Sloop disappeared on May 15; was in Kiev to help establish lifestyle center May 22, 2013 Kiev, Ukraine Angela Burdick/ANN staff A local Seventh-day Adventist Health Ministries worker from the United States has still not been found one week after he went missing in Kiev, Ukraine. Dr. Jay Sloop is Health Ministries director for the Upper Columbia Conference in the Northwest United States.
Employees, administrators sing from original hymnal; Black’s powerful prayer May 22, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters building sang old, “progressive” hymns and heard remarks from top church leaders in a brief afternoon ceremony yesterday that marked the 150th anniversary of the denomination.
Sustainable healthcare, medical schools set denomination apart, filmmaker Doblmeier says May 21, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN A documentary exploring the philosophy and legacy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s international health and humanitarian outreach is scheduled to air on Public Broadcasting Stations across the United States beginning in September. Martin Doblmeier, left, founder and president of Journey Films, with Nathan DeWild, director of Photography at Journey Films and a graduate of Southern Adventist University, on location in Brazil. The production team was filming along the Amazon River, where for 80 years the medical mission boat “Luzeiro” has brought healthcare to isolated communities.
U.S. commission tracks key offenders; some optimism over new ‘watch list’ countries May 13, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN This year’s report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has Seventh-day Adventist human rights experts concerned over growing state-sponsored or condoned intolerance toward minority faith groups worldwide.
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Anatoly [ah-nah-TOH-lee] was tired. Image © Ain Vares from GoodSalt.com He had been working for hours to share pamphlets and Bible study cards in his assigned territory with little success. He wanted to go home, but he had promised God that he would visit every home he could, so he continued to work