Jared Wright

New Pew Data Shows Evangelical Support for Carson, Increasing Willingness to Vote for Irreligious Candidates

Data from a new Pew Research Center survey conducted January 7-14, 2016 suggest that while Americans continue to place a high value on the religious beliefs of political candidates, an increasing number of potential voters are OK with candidates seen as less religious. In addition, while being an atheist has always been a political liability in the United States, the share of American adults who say they would be less likely to vote for an atheist candidate has been declining over time.

Florida Hospital for Women Celebrates Grand Opening

The Florida Hospital for Women, part of the Adventist Health System and located in Orlando, celebrated its grand opening Thursday with a day of public festivities.

Adventist Community Services Responds to Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

Adventist Community Services (ACS) is partnering with local authorities in Flint, Michigan to provide drinking water to residents there during a city-wide water crisis.

Viewpoint: Could Ted Cruz Have Gotten This Far Without His Wife Heidi?

On November 4-5, 2015, about a year out from the 2016 presidential election, things looked good for Ben Carson. He overtook Donald Trump at the top of the stacked GOP primary field at 24.8% of the Republican vote and posted solid fundraising numbers. For the retired Seventh-day Adventist neurosurgeon, his presidential bid couldn’t have been going better.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Transgender People

In the United States, 2015 was a landmark year for transgender people.

Desmond Ford's New Book Recalls Conflict Over Sanctuary Doctrine, Dismissal from Adventist Employment

Former Adventist pastor, theologian and professor Dr. Desmond Ford has released a new book in which he documents the events that led to his dismissal from denominational employment in 1980.

Oakwood Personnel Cuts Reveal Troubling Trend in Adventist Higher Education

Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education in North America is in trouble, as yesterday’s announcement of personnel reduction at Oakwood University reveals.

Pacific Union Conference Hopes to Attract Top Musicians with inSpire Songwriting Contest

The Seventh-day Adventist Church, generally speaking, has had a problem with art. To be more specific, the Adventist Church has struggled in knowing what to do with creatives.

Loma Linda Health's "Live It" Web Series Offers Keys to Health, Long Life

You know that Loma Linda, California is a Blue Zone, famous for its high concentration of centenarians. But what factors contribute to longevity, and how? A new video series produced by Loma Linda University Health’s Advancement Films digs into the research that links specific dietary and lifestyle patterns to long life.

2015: The Year of #BlackLivesMatter

A major, ongoing 2015 news story in the United States was the growing stature and centrality of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The social movement began with a social media hashtag in 2013 following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed Trayvon Martin. In the final days of 2014 after unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, Seventh-day Adventist leaders and lay members spoke out.

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