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Two Adventist Universities Unite as Southwestern Adventist University and Sahmyook University Sign Exchange Agreement

On Nov. 4, 2022, Southwestern Adventist University president Ana Patterson welcomed Sahmyook University president Il Mok Kim and director of international Education Jae Wook Yang to campus. They met to sign a three-year exchange agreement.


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PUC Offers St. Helena High Students Groundbreaking Conservation Technology Course

Pacific Union College has launched a groundbreaking collaboration with St. Helena High School, giving students the opportunity to learn how technology is applied to the environmental challenges they face in their own local communities and beyond – including severe drought and wildfires. The 10-week class will meet in person on PUC’s campus and provides the students with the chance to earn college credit. 


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The Spiritual Discipline of Gratitude

Like you, I have challenges in my life. At times they have threatened to overwhelm me. But I have a spiritual discipline of gratitude that is giving me the strength to overcome them. My overcoming involves being able to trust God more and live by the truth that I am loved by God, He is my provider, and I don’t have to know all the steps in my future. When it’s time, He’ll reveal the next step.


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The 2022 NAD Year-End Meeting Closes with Together in Mission

To start day six of the 2022 Year-End Meeting for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD), attendees saw video reports from both ASi and Oakwood University. On the heels of these inspiring videos came a review of policy revisions, led by Jorge Ramirez, undersecretary for the NAD.


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NAD Year-End Meeting Secretary's Report Depicts Church’s Post-Pandemic Resurgence 

On day two of the NAD’s Year-End Meeting, executive secretary Kyoshin Ahn and his team built upon president G. Alexander Bryant’s opening presentation by casting a vision for disciple-making in North America via the secretariat. Ahn and leaders from secretariat ministries, including the Office of Volunteer Ministries, Human Relations, eAdventist Membership Services, Archives, Statistics and Research and Professional Services, offered a comprehensive, optimistic view of the post-pandemic Church. 


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Intentionality in All Things: Sabbath at the 2022 NAD Year-End Meeting

In 2021, leaders of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) voted on three strategic focus areas for the church’s mission: multiply, media, and mentorship. These three areas were the theme of the vespers program on Friday night during the NAD’s year-end meetings at the NAD headquarters in Columbia, Maryland.


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2022 NAD Year-End Meeting Video and News Coverage

Welcome to the video stream and news coverage from the 2022 North American Division Year-End Meeting! Once the NAD Year-End Meeting begins on Oct. 27, 2022, you can watch below — and check out links to written news coverage and YEM reports as they become available.


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NAD President Tells Church Leaders to Step Out in Faith and Be Bold

During the divine worship service on Sabbath, Oct. 29, 2022, G. Alexander Bryant, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD), addressed church leaders directly, saying they are called to step out on the small faith that they have “in spite of the fear that may be present, and in spite of the obstacles that are certainly there.”