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Escrito Está Speaker/Director Meets Guatemalan President, Prays with Him

On March 13, 2019, Pastor Robert Costa, speaker/director of Escrito Está, It Is Written’s Spanish-speaking ministry, visited President Jimmy Morales, president of Guatemala, to both express Escrito Está’s commitment to sharing Jesus and to pray for him in his role as the country’s leader.


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Sickle Cell Patient Cured Through LLU Children's Hospital's First Stem Cell Transplant

Doctors at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital recently conducted the institution’s first stem cell transplant in a sickle cell disease patient, effectively curing her of the inherited blood disease. The successful procedure offers hope and accessible treatment to those suffering from the disease in the Inland Empire and surrounding regions.


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U.S. Supreme Court Asks Government to Express View on Church Member's Case

Seventh-day Adventist church member Darrell Patterson’s religious discrimination case against Walgreens continues to gain interest and support. Patterson asked the United States Supreme Court to hear his religious discrimination case. He was fired by Walgreens in 2011 because he refused to work at a call center on the Sabbath.


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Record Attendance, Film Submissions at 2019 Sonscreen Film Festival

The Sonscreen Film Festival broke records this year as 265 student filmmakers, professors, professionals, and enthusiasts screened 57 official selections during the event on April 4-6, 2019. The official selections came from a pool of 95 submissions.


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eHuddle Reinvigorates Passion for Evangelism 

For two and a half days, on February 18-20, 2019, evangelism directors of conferences and unions, church administrators, pastors, innovators, and other leaders gathered at eHuddle in San Diego to share, learn, and dialogue on how the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America can more effectively reach people in a growing, secular culture. 


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Loma Linda University School of Public Health Study Links Unhealthy Diet to Mental Illness in California Adults

A Loma Linda University School of Public Health study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality — regardless of personal characteristics such as gender, education, age, marital status, and income level.


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Washington Adventist University Announces Two New Vice Presidents

Washington Adventist University recently welcomed Richard Castillo as the new vice president of Integrated Marketing and Communications, and Mark Sigue, as vice president of Ministry.


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Southwestern Adventist University’s Music Department Hosts Annual Music Festival at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Southwestern Adventist University’s annual Music Festival weekend culminated with a magnificent concert at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, as 280 students, representing 25 high schools, along with professional musicians combined their talents to bring honor and glory to their Creator.