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It Is Written Announces New Children’s Evangelism Program "Buried Treasure"

It Is Written is pleased to announce a brand-new children’s evangelism resource: Buried Treasure. The comprehensive 21-day program is specially designed to minister to children up to 12 years of age during an evangelistic series, Vacation Bible School, Sabbath school, or similar event. Buried Treasure is produced by My Place With Jesus, It Is Written’s ministry for children.

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Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Trustworthy? A Biblical Conversation About Science

On May 15, 2021, the North American Division will broadcast this symposium on COVID-19 vaccines. Healthcare professionals, communication experts, and church theologians will gather to help make sure church members are well informed when deciding whether to take the vaccine.

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ADRA, Adventist Church, And Adventist Health International Join Forces To Rush Relief To Help India’s COVID-19 Crisis

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is preparing to airlift critical medical supplies and several oxygen generation systems to ease India’s coronavirus health crisis. The humanitarian agency is partnering with the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, including its Health Ministries Department, and Adventist Health International (AHI), to expand relief operations in the South Asian nation.

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Andrews University Press Releases New Book on Faith and Science

Evidence for a designed creation and a worldwide flood is the focus of a new, popularly-oriented book from Andrews University Press intended for the college classroom and general readership. Design and Catastrophe: 51 Scientists Explore Evidence in Nature, has been released this month by Andrews, in partnership with the Geoscience Research Institute (GRI) in Loma Linda, California.

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Christian Record Services Welcomes Brian Carlson as Digital Media Manager

Christian Record Services is pleased to announce Brian Carlson will join the Mission Advancement department as digital media manager, starting full-time on June 1, 2021.

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Adventist Retirement Welcomes New Assistant Treasurer, New Associate Administrator/CFO

Adventist Retirement is pleased to welcome two new employees, Jennifer Chung, as assistant treasurer, and Andrew Choi, as associate administrator/CFO. Chung joins the department to fill the role of outgoing assistant treasurer Lisa Shannon, who has accepted a position with the Adventist Healthcare Retirement Plan. on May 1, Andrew Choi will join Adventist Retirement as associate administrator/chief financial officer (CFO). He fills the vacancy created when Romero became administrator in May 2020.

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New It Is Written Series, “Next Level Health,” to Start April 23

It Is Written is pleased to announce its new online evangelistic series, Next Level Health. Join John Bradshaw, It Is Written speaker/director, and health experts from across the country as they share practical ways to enhance every area of a person’s life: physical, mental, and spiritual. “Next Level Health” runs April 23-29

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Adventist Biography Series — An Unprecedented Publishing Project Changes Editors

Denis Kaiser has been named the new editor of the ongoing Adventist Biography Series, one of the most ambitious publishing projects in Seventh-day Adventist history. Kaiser is a specialist in Adventist history and a professor at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He will be assuming leadership of the series with the retirement of George Knight, who has served as series editor for the past 20 years.

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North American Division to Hold Prayer Convention

On April 9-10, 2021, the North American Division will launch its 2021 Prayer Convention, “And When They Had Prayed,” a theme based on Acts 4:31. While the event calls for “24/7-style” prayer, two special features of the program will livestream on the NAD Facebook page.

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Adventist Risk Management, Inc. Names Interim President

Adventist Risk Management, Inc. (ARM) announced on April 1, 2021, the appointment of Karnik Doukmetzian as interim president for both ARM and Gencon Insurance Company of Vermont (GICV). The appointment by the ARM board of directors came after president and CEO Tim Northrop submitted his resignation.