Over the past eight months many natural disaster have taken place. Through it all Adventist Community Services Disaster Relief (ACSDR) has been in the various location of need to offer support and assistance.
A major new Bible study resource sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Andrews University is scheduled for release at the 2015 General Conference session in San Antonio, Texas, according to Andrews University President Niels-Erik Andreasen. The Andrews Bible Commentary , the church’s first concise, one-volume commentary, is intended as a coordinated resource with the Andrews Study Bible , released by Andrews University Press in June 2010.
Lifestyle Magazine, the flagship program for Faith For Today, has won the Gold and Silver awards at the 2013 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. WorldFest is one of the oldest and largest film festivals in the United States. Secular and religious film and television producers from around the globe compete with their best programs at this prestigious festival
By Larry Becker, email@example.com Constituency delegates approved a series of changes to La Sierra University’s bylaws during a special meeting held on the campus on May 23. The revised bylaws document passed by a vote of 69-10, or 87 percent, well beyond the two-thirds vote required for passage. The bylaws revisions provide refinement to La Sierra University’s governance, while addressing some concerns about the university’s bylaws expressed since 1996 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, La Sierra’s regional accrediting agency.
Adventist Community Services Disaster Response assessing needs On Monday, May 20, the second consecutive day of tornadoes in Oklahoma, an EF5 tornado with peak winds of 190 mph, tore through part of the state, touching down on the town of New Castle, Moore and other Oklahoma City suburbs. The tornado spent 40 minutes traveling 17 miles on the ground and devastated an estimated 30 square miles that included neighborhoods and two elementary schools
Adventist Community Services Offers Help Following Rash of Violent Tornadoes in North Texas Adventist Community Services Disaster Response (ACS DR) is responding to the devastating tornado outbreak that hit last night in the Granbury and Cleburne, Texas area. There were ten tornadoes that affected the area, some as strong as an F4 category, killing six people, and injuring dozens of others. Several people are still unaccounted for
Assist blind and sighted people alike April 2, 2013 … Lincoln, NE/CRN “Blind parents deserve to be able to read to their sighted children, just as sighted parents do. Blind children who are learning Braille need simple books an adult can read along with them,” says Larry Pitcher, president of Christian Record Services for the Blind . The 114-year-old organization serving the blind community has just released Grandma Stepped on Fred! the latest edition in a Full-Vision ® book series, A Child’s Steps to Jesus
” do FAST” – d efend o rphans! The North American Division Education, Ministerial and Youth Departments are pleased to announce their partnership with Restore a Child in the new ‘ do’ Fast movement for Adventist schools, churches and youth groups. The four entities are joining together to launch a fast that introduces our students and young people to the Seventh-day Adventist worldview and the biblical mandate about the true fast as described in Isaiah 58
Special commemoration service to be held This year we have been marking the Sesquicentennial of the establishment of the Seventh-day Adventist Church , and will continue to do so through December 31st. On May 20-21, at North American Division (NAD) and General Conference (GC) headquarters, we will be marking the precise 150th anniversary of the first GC Session – the beginnings of the NAD, the GC, and the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist® Church. We will be using this commemoration to thank God for His leading, and recommit ourselves to the prophetic mission He entrusted to the remnant Church
The North American Division Music Committee for the 2015 General Conference Session (July 2-11 in San Antonio, Texas) is now accepting applications from musicians/ groups desiring to perform at the GC Session. Applications can be downloaded at the Session website . Scroll to “Music Application Packet” tab and follow all instructions carefully