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Seventh-day Adventist Entities Respond to Charlottesville

In the aftermath of a clash that turned deadly on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, Seventh-day Adventist individuals and entities from across the United States have responded with a call for love and prayers for the victims, denouncing the violence and hate that led to the tragedy. Below is a round-up of the various statements that have been issued thus far:

Student Petition Urges: End Atlantic Union College’s Scam!

A group of current and former Atlantic Union College students have created a Change.org petition against the school titled, “

GAiN Conference Day 5

Sunday marked the last day of the GAiN (Global Adventist Internet Network) conference. It was a half-day with only four presentations and a handful of “project slams.”

GAiN Conference Day 4 - Sabbath

I heard a rumor earlier in the week that a herd of capybara spend their mornings sunbathing at the pond across the street from my hotel. So on Sabbath morning a newfound GAiN friend and I trekked around the pond, enjoying the numerous birds and flowering trees along the path. And then, sure enough: on the opposite bank there was the little family enjoying the early morning sunshine.

GAiN Conference Day 3

What a difference a day away makes. When the buses arrived on the UNASP campus close to 9:00 a.m. for Day 3 of the GAiN (Global Adventist Internet Network) conference, the changes were evident immediately. More flowers had been planted, and some new grass laid.

GAiN Conference Day 2

The second day of GAiN, Thursday, August 10, was dedicated to exploring three Adventist institutions in Brazil: Novo Tempo

GAiN Conference Day One

We boarded the buses at 7:30 a.m. on August 9 and headed 30 minutes west to Brazil Adventist University (UNASP) for Day 1 of the GAiN (Global Adventist Internet Network) Conference.

In keeping with the motto of GAiN, “Wired for Mission,” the day’s presentations were dedicated to hearing about the mission of the Adventist Church from individuals directly involved in the cause: the Global Mission Center directors.

GAiN Conference Day Zero

The 2017 Global Adventist Internet Network (GAiN) kicks off on August 9 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, this year’s GAiN Conference is held on the campus of Brazil Adventist University (UNASP).

Loma Linda University Reaffirms Support of LGBT Individuals

In what is becoming a common forum for proclaiming policy changes, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to announce a ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. Military.

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