Long-Anticipated Secondary School Biology Textbook Published
Textbook, described as a “powerful tool,” is published by the NAD Office of Education.
The book, "By Design Biology: The Scientific Study of Life," represents years of effort by Christian scientists and educators to provide a text that investigates the origins of life from a biblical worldview and also explores the theory of evolution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"The Mysterious Note" had its Hope Channel premiere on April 4, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. ET, with more showings scheduled later in the month. The film looks to teach parents and kids what it means to be a good steward of the things God has entrusted them with.
The North American Division Welcomes New Director and Associate Director of Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries
Two key positions, director and associate director, on the NAD Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries team have been filled with familiar names. On April 7, the NAD committee voted the name of assistant director Washington Johnson II to serve as director; and assistant director Gilda Roddy was promoted to associate director.
Washington Adventist University Partners with Local Laurel College Center to Expand Educational Pathways
Howard Community College (HCC) and Prince George’s Community College (PGCC), both in nearby Maryland counties, announced in March 2022 a partnership with Washington Adventist University to expand access to bachelor’s degree programs at Laurel College Center. Founded by HCC and PGCC, Laurel College Center is a Maryland regional higher education center that serves students seeking associate and bachelor’s degrees.
Medical supplies and medications were airlifted to Ukraine during the first week of April through a collaboration between Adventist Health and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA).