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Hacksaw Ridge Producers Headline 2017 Sonscreen Film Festival

Two producers of the Academy Award-winning biopic “Hacksaw Ridge” will headline the 2017 Sonscreen Film Festival in Loma Linda, California. Former chair and CEO of 20th Century Fox Bill Mechanic and Terry Benedict, director of the Desmond T. Doss documentary “The Conscientious Objector,” will discuss the 2017 Oscar winner and their work in the film industry. 

See Terry Benedict's exclusive interview with Spectrum.

General Conference Corporation Sues Pathfinder Shirts LLC

The General Conference Corporation of Seventh-day Adventists has sued a small Florida-based company, Pathfinder Shirts, LLC, over what the General Conference says is unauthorized use of the Adventist Church’s trademarks. The General Conference is not seeking monetary damages but seeks to stop Pathfinder Shirts from selling products emblazoned with church logos.

In Landmark Sermon, Chris Oberg Discusses Science of Sex and Gender

In a watershed sermon on gender and sexuality, La Sierra University Church Senior Pastor Chris Oberg explored reproductive discontinuity and gender dysphoria with her husband Kerby Oberg, a scientist and professor at Loma Linda University. The sermon came during a series titled "The Skin We're In" in which the La Sierra Church pastoral staff wove conversations with congregants and community members into their sermons.

North American Division Leaders Address Student Questions on Race, Gender, Sexuality and More

In the first of several planned unscripted conversations with college-age Seventh-day Adventists, North American Division leaders responded to submitted questions in a

NAD Leaders to Young Adventists: 'Undiluted, Transparent, Let’s Talk'

The North American Division has planned a Facebook Live town hall meeting to engage college-age Adventists. NAD President Daniel Jackson and Executive Secretary G. Alexander Bryant will answer audience questions in an conversation they have said will be “undiluted, transparent.” The Tuesday, March 14 event, called “Is This Thing On?” will be livestreamed from the campus of Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is the first in a series of broadcasts planned for various Adventist universities.

More Upheaval at River Plate Adventist University

River Plate Adventist University (Universidad Adventista del Plata), the Seventh-day Adventist University in Entre Rios, Argentina, has announced the replacement of several senior leaders as repercussions of a smuggling scandal continue.

The university has been at the center of a legal inquiry into charges that university leaders in concert with the Argentina Union Conference and local ADRA personnel attempted to smuggle millions of pesos worth of electronic goods into the country without paying import tariffs.

Escándalo de contrabando lleva a líderes adventistas en Argentina a renunciar

Una investigación acerca de las actividades de contrabandeo que involucró a líderes de la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día en Argentina ha llevado a la salida de los máximos administradores de la Unión Argentina, de acuerdo con un comunicado oficial.

Smuggling Scandal Leads Argentine Adventist Leaders to Resign

An investigation into smuggling activities involving Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in Argentina has led to the departure of top administrators of the Argentina Union Conference, according to

Trans-European Division Asks General Conference to Amend Working Policy, Create Single Credential

The Trans-European Division of Seventh-day Adventists (TED) has unanimously voted a strong request to the General Conference that consideration be given to issuing a single credential for those in

NAD Issues Statement on Chico Adventist Church Baptism

Leaders of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists today issued the following statement in response to the baptism at the Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church of a woman in a same-sex marriage. The baptism received attention as the result of an article in a far-right website. The Church in North America issued its response in a special edition of the NAD NewsPoints bulletin via email and the NAD website. The statement follows in its entirety.

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