May 7, 2013
Biomass power plants in Chengdu to generate electricity
May 7, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is moving forward with plans to construct biomass power plants in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in southwest China.
A source of renewable energy, biomass power plants convert organic waste into biogas...
May 1, 2013
Board chaired by division president to submit proposal
May 1, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The board of the Simi Valley, California-based Adventist Media Center (AMC), which is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division, will recommend a proposal to the division that incudes a call for its six media ministries to relocate and a sale of the...
April 30, 2013
Those asking ‘difficult questions’ today are tomorrow’s leaders, Paulsen says
Apr 30, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A new book by retired Seventh-day Adventist world church President Jan Paulsen amplifies the questions, concerns and best hopes of hundreds of young people.
Paulsen, who prioritized ministry to youth and young adults during his...
In speech to Liberty dinner, Bennett promises active voice
Apr 30, 2013 Washington, D.C.
Mark Kellner, Adventist Review
Calling the freedom to worship “a core human right … that is under increasing threat around the world,” Andrew P. W. Bennett, Canada’s new Ambassador of Religious Freedom, pledged his nation’s support for those believers, worldwide, whose rights are...
Trained youth were some of first on scene, rescued four survivors
Apr 30, 2013 Savar, Bangladesh
Seventh-day Adventists were some of the first responders to a commercial factory building collapse in Savar, Bangladesh, that has captured international media attention and sparked debate over building standards....
April 29, 2013
Popular sport draws notice as players pray before games
Apr 29, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Mark A. Kellner, News Editor, Adventist Review
What would you do to attract young people to church, particularly in a nation where overt witnessing is difficult?
April 23, 2013
Eyes on potential constitutional changes later this year
Apr 23, 2013 Bucharest, Romania
RUC staff/ANN staff
As Romanian legislators consider changes to the national constitution, the Seventh-day Adventist Church is sponsoring a mass promotion of religious liberty with a marathon of town hall meetings, university lectures and inter-faith consultations.
April 18, 2013
Video part of ongoing diplomatic efforts to gain petition signatures for release
Apr 18, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A new video featuring the family of a Seventh-day Adventist pastor imprisoned in Togo was published on YouTube by the church’s world headquarters last week, the latest step effort to obtain signatures petitioning the government for his release....
April 17, 2013
Bus driver was terminated for Sabbath absences despite notification
Apr 17, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A Seventh-day Adventist school bus driver in the U.S. state of Louisiana has won the right from a federal appeals court to proceed with a workplace discrimination case over his observance of Sabbath....
April 16, 2013
Auditing service to adjust funding structure over four years
Apr 16, 2013 Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
In 1899, the fledgling Seventh-day Adventist Church had only $55.33 in a bank account here in Battle Creek. Two years later, the financial landscape had worsened. The church was some $40,000 in debt. The fiscal crisis would spur early Adventists to reorganize...