Casting Our Eyes to Calvary
The 2022 CALLED Convention Arena Experience
The North American Division’s CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention is a time centered around guiding, supporting, and celebrating pastors. The CALLED Arena Experiences not only met that goal, but exceeded it, focusing on pastoral health and how believers must be grounded first and foremost on Christ alone. Over the course of four days, the arena experience was the central point of group worship that capped each day with morning and evening sessions.
John Wesley Taylor V Elected as Seventh President of Andrews University
On March 7, 2023, the executive session of the Andrews University Board of Trustees elected John Wesley Taylor V to serve as the seventh president of Andrews University (and 25th president overall since Andrews University first began as Battle Creek College in 1874). Taylor will serve as the next Andrews University president and will continue to fulfill the "Legacy of Leadership" that is a hallmark of the university and is the inscription on the J.N. Andrews sculpture in front of Pioneer Memorial Church on the Berrien Springs campus.
Oakwood University Hosts Historic Evangelism Event in Collaboration with Southern Union, Gulf States Conference, and South Central Conference
“I conduct around 14 evangelism meetings every year; however, I’ll remember this one,” said Pastor Roger Hernandez, ministerial and evangelism director for the Southern Union Conference. Hernandez was talking about the successful “Revive” evangelism meeting that took place on the Oakwood University campus on February 17-25, 2023, an event sponsored and directed by Hernandez in collaboration with the university and two local conferences.
AdventHealth to Partner with Loma Linda University School of Medicine for New Medical School regional campus in Orlando
Central Florida is becoming a destination for world-class medical training as AdventHealth and the Loma Linda University School of Medicine announce a new medical school regional campus located in Orlando. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine - AdventHealth Orlando campus is expected to welcome up to 100 future students annually for third- and fourth-year clerkships.
Ukrainian Delegates Speak With Southern Adventist University Students About Service Amid War
Southern Adventist University’s School of Education and Psychology recently hosted two distinguished delegates from Ukraine. The campus welcomed Valeriia Palii, Ph.D., president of the National Psychological Association of Ukraine (NPAU), and Olena Vladovska, chief operating officer of Angelia Medical Center, a Ukrainian Seventh-day Adventist clinic.
ADRA Mobilizes to Aid Thousands of Victims After Earthquake Strikes Türkiye and Syria
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is stepping up emergency response efforts to assist victims of the powerful earthquake that struck southern Türkiye (Turkey) and north-west Syria just before sunrise on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.
Famous For . . .
Not long ago I attended a seminar during which the presenter asked, “What are you famous for?” I don’t remember details about the presentation, but I remember this question. Perhaps because it made me uncomfortable. And for some reason, that question has stuck in my mind. What am I known for?
Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center: Building a Bridge from the Church to the Community
In 2016, when Emil Peeler became senior pastor of the Capitol Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, he asked God, “How can I best serve this community?” The answer: Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center. The answer: Capitol Hill Counseling and Resource Center. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., its unassuming white brick exterior belies the transformational services offered within. This center has helped thousands battle mental health issues, realize their full potential, stop smoking, fight chronic diseases, adopt a healthier lifestyle, and much more.
Survivor of 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Shares Her Story With Pacific Union College Community
On January 12, 2023, nearly 60 years after surviving the Birmingham Church bombing that killed her older sister and two friends, Sarah Collins Rudolph told her story to Pacific Union College (PUC) students. Rudolph was the featured guest for a special Community on Thursday commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.