Jared Wright

Annual Council Considers Authority Document That Demonizes Many Church Entities

The Secretary’s Office of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC) has released a sweeping document on church governance and authority in advance of the 2017 Annual Cou

Adventist Church in Argentina Counters Smuggling Charges

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Argentina (la Asociación Argentina de los Adventistas del Séptimo Día - AAASD) has issued a second press release concerning allegations that administrators at River Plate Adventist University (Universidad Adventista del Plata) smuggled undeclared electronic goods into the country to avoid import fees.

Jorge De Sousa Matías Arrested for Alleged Involvement In Smuggling Enterprise

Jorge De Sousa Matías, Vice President for International Development at River Plate Adventist University (Universidad Adventista del Plata), has been arrested by Argentina’s Policía

BREAKING: Adventist Leaders in Argentina Detained for Allegedly Smuggling Millions in Electronic Goods

Leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Argentina have been detained for allegedly smuggling some $15,000,000 Argentine Pesos ($991,000 USD) worth of goods into the country.

Higher Ed Headlines: PUC Land Sale Could Conserve Redwoods (and More!)

Pacific Union College Preserves Redwoods with Land Sale Creating Conservation Easement. Pacific Union College wants to sell the development rights to its 856-acre redwood forest near Angwin, California, by establishing a conservation easement, a common land preservation tool.

La Sierra University Hires Full-time Title IX Coordinator

La Sierra University has led North American Adventist institutions in implementing federal Title IX mandates, though as I reported in May, the institution's implementation was not without challenges. Within the first year of the university's opening its Title IX office, some students alleged that La Sierra was slow in responding to charges of sexual assault and that university leadership mishandled Title IX claims, leading to a website and petition urging change.

Canton Adventist Church Raises Funds for Louisiana Family Who Lost Everything to Flood

The Canton Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Georgia is raising money to help victims of devastating floods in Louisiana.

Pew: More Global Religious Freedom Despite Rising Religious Violence

New findings from the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world, show that in terms of religious f

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