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.
The Walla Walla University Peterson Memorial Library received a $10,000 grant from the Washington State Library. The grant will provide updated literature and resources to support student research on diversity and belonging.
The North American Division’s CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention is a time centered around guiding, supporting, and celebrating pastors. The CALLED Arena Experiences not only met that goal, but exceeded it, focusing on pastoral health and how believers must be grounded first and foremost on Christ alone. Over the course of four days, the arena experience was the central point of group worship that capped each day with morning and evening sessions.
A group of students at Pacific Union College has helped document the role of women in Adventist history by submitting new research to the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists. Maud Sisley. Alma McKibbin. Ruth Temple. Adventist women of firsts. Pioneers in mission, education, and healthcare, they were once household names. But their stories were forgotten – buried, by time and societal change, from the church’s collective memory.
On Sabbath morning, July 23, 2022, Daniel R. Jackson, former president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, passed to his rest after several months of battling cancer. He was 73.
AdventHealth and Central Florida organ and tissue donor program, OurLegacy, celebrated National Donate Life Blue & Green Day, this year on April 22, with a memorial pinwheel garden honoring the 230 Central Florida heroes who saved lives through organ donation in 2021.
After a two-year wait, Your Best Pathway to Health, a humanitarian arm of the North American Division, held a free mega-clinic in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium. From April 17-21, 2022, the clinic served more than 4,200 people in the metropolitan Indianapolis area. The goal of the event was to show God’s love by serving as many people as possible with free medical, dental, vision, and lifestyle care.
“Lord, I’d like students at the mission school to get Guide magazine,” prayed Laura Sámano, managing editor of Guide magazine. She longed to send the weekly magazine to Calexico Mission School middle schoolers. It seemed impossible: the dollar amount needed for 52 subscriptions discouraged her. “Jesus, I can’t afford to do this on my own, and I don’t think I can fundraise that much either,” Sámano prayed. "Please provide.”
On May 3, 2022, Becket, a non-profit, public interest legal and educational institution, along with the General Conference Office of General Counsel and North American Division, announced that the case, Oakwood Adventist Academy v. Alabama High School Athletic Association, will move forward in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.