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Breath of Life Invites Prayer for Pastor/Evangelist C.D. Brooks, Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Charles D. Brooks, the Seventh-day Adventist pastor and evangelist and speaker/director emeritus of Breath of Life television ministry, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Better known as C. D.

Desmond Ford Will Address Controversial Adventist Topics This Weekend in New South Wales

Desmond Ford, who two days ago celebrated his 87th birthday, will speak this weekend at two events in Morisset, New South Wales. Among the topics of discussion: Ordination and the Investigative Judgment.

Southern Adventist University Considers David C. Smith to Succeed President Gordon Bietz

Southern Adventist University’s Presidential Search Committee is vetting David C. Smith, the senior pastor of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church and former president of Union College, as its candidate for university president.

Rejecting LGBT Children of God Means Rejecting the Full Body of Christ - An Interview with Eliel Cruz

Eliel Cruz is a graduate of Andrews University who has gone on to do organzing work and journalism at the intersections of faith and the LGBT+ community. Cruz recently launched a new venture, in the fundraising stage, that will document gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender nonconforming individuals of many faith traditions. Cruz travels to various conferences on faith and sexuality, and in the process, has learned the stories of many for whom their religious identities and LGBT+ identities overlap.

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.

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