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Indiana Church Responds to Mental Health Crisis, Holds Special Event

Faith leaders from the South Bend, Indiana, area gathered at the South Bend First Seventh-day Adventist church on Sunday, April 24, to bring attention to the needs of improving the state's responses to crises. Members of the Saint Joseph County Chapter of Faith in Indiana, including South Bend’s Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church Pastor Claval Hunter, helped organize the "We Make Indiana" event.


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La Sierra University Enactus Places Third in the Nation for Entrepreneurial Outreach

It was a rollercoaster ride with an exhilarating ending that strengthened team bonds and proved a valuable learning experience as the La Sierra University Enactus team placed third in the nation for their entrepreneurial outreach projects in education and high-tech agriculture during the USA Exposition in New York on April 22, 2022.


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Changing Lives

David was a top-notch accountant. He had been working in the industry for 30 years. His children were through college, and he decided it was time to give back and do something in his life to make a difference in a tangible way. A change from crunching numbers to changing lives. He went back to university to become a teacher.


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The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Issues Joint Statement on Shooting in Buffalo, New York

Members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church family mourn all loss of life, but especially cry out against mass violence such as what took place this past weekend in Buffalo, New York.


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Faith and Basketball: High School Team Fights for Right to Compete and Keep Their Sabbath

On May 3, 2022, Becket, a non-profit, public interest legal and educational institution, along with the General Conference Office of General Counsel and North American Division, announced that the case, Oakwood Adventist Academy v. Alabama High School Athletic Association, will move forward in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.


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Return to Palau Film, Which Tells the Tragic Story of a Young Missionary Family, to be Screened at the International Christian Film Festival

"Return to Palau," the story of a young, Seventh-day Adventist missionary family that moves to the idyllic island nation of Palau and suffers a shocking tragedy, will be screened at the International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, May 6, 2022.


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Andrews University Leadership Program Adds Social Innovation Concentration

Andrews University has developed a new social innovation concentration for the Master of Arts (MA) in leadership. The goal of the program is to develop and equip individuals as social innovators and entrepreneurs with a missionary purpose, emphasizing community impact and transformation through discipleship and service. Sung K. Kwon, Ph.D., D.Min., who recently joined the department as associate professor of leadership, serves as director of the program.


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Reviving the Dead Church

What do you do when you go to a church where people don't trust each other and don’t welcome others? Where church leaders are in disagreements most of the time over theological views and don’t invite visitors for potluck? As the pastor, how can you bring healing to that church?