GW Chew has always had a passion for entrepreneurship, missionary work, and food. Starting The Veg Hub restaurant as a center of influence in Oakland, California, was a no-brainer.
When the Camp Fire swept through Paradise, Calif., and the surrounding area this past November, including the communities of Magalia and Concow, it became the most deadly, costly wild fire in the state’s history. The ongoing impact in Paradise and surrounding area is still being counted. When the Northern California Conference (NCC) set up a special help fund to respond to this devastating tragedy, hundreds of members in the Pacific Northwest joined others from around the country to donate toward church-organized relief efforts.
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.
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.
Adventists in Maryland and Florida met the practical needs of those whose lives were upended during the government shutdown that took place Dec. 22, 2018 – Jan. 25, 2019.
The practice of faith community nursing in the Adventist Church was celebrated during the banquet ceremony of the 2019 North American Division Health Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Leaders and members of the Adventist Association of Faith Community Nursing (AAFCN), along with nurses who received specialized training during the summit to become a faith community nurse, attended the banquet on Jan. 24.
From the very first camp meeting of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, held in 1868 on the farm of E. H. Root in Wright, Michigan, to the 111 camp meetings held in the North American Division (NAD) in 2018, the benefits of these gatherings are still countless.
This winter, La Sierra University’s Zapara School of Business launched its first out-of-state Master of Business Administration program, offering graduate courses designed for busy health care professionals. The MBA cohort program at Adventist Health Castle medical center in Kailua, Hawaii, officially began instruction on Jan. 7, 2019.
February 7, 2019, marks 100 years since Desmond Thomas Doss’s birth in Lynchburg, Virginia. Doss, who passed away in 2006, grew up to be one of the greatest examples of love and kindness of the century as he served as an unarmed U.S. Army medic in World War II. Not many would go into the bloodiest battle of the war without a weapon. Armed only with his faith and a prayer, his faith, love, and patriotism changed the world.
John W. Thurber, best known as second tenor of the King’s Heralds quartet with the Voice of Prophecy from 1961–1967, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 87.