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NAD Administrators Affirm Work and Assess Needs During Visit to the Guam-Micronesia Mission

Beginning January 4, 2024, a North American Division (NAD) administrative team visited several islands within the Guam-Micronesia Mission (GMM) for two weeks. “We wanted to provide encouragement and do an assessment of needs and see how we could better support the work there,” said NAD president G. Alexander Bryant.


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Christian Record Services for the Blind Marks 125 Years of Transformative Service

In the heart of compassion and dedication, Christian Record Services (CRS) stands tall as it celebrates an incredible milestone — 125 years of unwavering commitment to serving individuals worldwide who are blind and visually impaired. Since its inception in 1899, CRS has been a beacon of hope, breaking down barriers and providing life-changing services to individuals facing vision challenges. 


Walla Walla University School of Nursing Receives More Than $100,000 to Update Portland Simulation Lab

Walla Walla University School of Nursing has received a $105,231 grant from the Washington Student Achievement Council to upgrade nursing simulation labs on the Portland campus. This is the third significant grant awarded to the School of Nursing in the past year which total more than $490,000, continuing to support high-level nursing education at WWU.


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Mid-America Union Hosts Fourth Stop of Young Adult LIFE Tour

The fourth stop of the Young Adult LIFE Tour took place in the Mid-America Union Conference territory at the College View church in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Jan. 26-27, 2024. With more than 150 registrants and 900 in attendance on Sabbath morning, the event reached a large audience with the message of strategically engaging and encouraging all generations to grow together on our faith journeys. The Young Adult LIFE Tour, co-sponsored by the North American Division, unions, conferences and local churches, is an opportunity for family, friends and church members to come together in a dedicated space and place to empower young adults for ministry. 


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“It’s Just a Slab”: 2023 Pastoral Evangelism Leadership Council (PELC) Inspires Attendees to Embrace Change While Sharing Timeless Gospel Truths

“At PELC, you just might experience spontaneous praise syndrome!” said Oakwood University Church pastor Kimberly Mann in her welcome to the 2023 Pastoral Evangelism and Leadership Council (PELC), held on the university campus in Huntsville, Alabama, on December 3-6.


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Measuring Life by God’s Marks

While it’s natural to mark time by the tragedies and traumas that have marred our lives, we also mark time through triumphs. Wedding days, births, new homes, graduations, new jobs . . . these are some of the points—benchmarks—that give us measures of hope, joy. The sad reality for many of us is that those happy moments aren’t often equal benchmarks in this sinful world. The traumatic seems to win out. But then I think of Jesus and how He has created the best markers to live by.


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1,200 Team Up with 70-plus Community Partners to Make an Impact During Week of Caring

AdventHealth's "week of caring," celebrated Nov. 6-10, included team members from throughout Florida. All told, 1,220 team members volunteered nearly 2,500 hours to lend a hand to 76 community partners.


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Largest Cohort in Years Successfully Completes North American Division Planned Giving and Trust Services Certification Program

The North American Division (NAD) Planned Giving and Trust Services (PGTS) ministry recently celebrated the successful conclusion of its largest cohort in years. The 13-week certification program, held at the Arizona Conference of Seventh-day Adventists from November 28 to 30, brought together a record-breaking cohort of 40 individuals.