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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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Oakwood Adventist Academy Sabbath Accommodation Suit Settled, Written Policy Terms Agreed Upon by High School Athletic Association

On Sept. 27, 2022, the Oakwood Adventist Academy’s case against the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSSA) was resolved with a promise by AHSAA that moving forward it would reschedule all games that conflict with the Sabbath. OAA brought the suit against AHSSA this past spring after OAA was unable to play in the AHSAA state tournament for basketball in February.


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They Need to Know

I’ve been truly blessed that the pastors in my life have been committed, caring reflections of God’s love. They have not been perfect, but I’ve seen God in and through them. And in this appreciation month in particular I am grateful.


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Southwestern Adventist University’s President Affiliates With Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network

Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority in efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education, announced today that Southwestern Adventist University has chosen to be part of the Presidents for Latino Student Success network. This national network is comprised of college and university presidents and chancellors who commit to making their institutions learning environments where Latino students thrive. The institutions in Excelencia’s network are transforming higher education.


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Congregations in Central Ohio Come Together for Three Week Evangelistic Effort "Impact Columbus - Sharing Hope Revival"

In the summer of 2022, central Ohio churches of the Allegheny West Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, challenged their congregations to a public evangelism effort. Churches invited members from their local communities to participate in a city-wide Bible study. Congregations united to host a series of giveaways and community events at multiple locations. This outreach led to Impact Columbus – Sharing Hope Revival, a 15-day evangelistic campaign from August 20 to September 10, 2022.