Pam Dietrich

News Headlines: Adventist, Methodist and Muslim Leaders Promote Reconciliation in Tennessee (and More!)

Adventist, Methodist and Muslim Leaders Promote Reconciliation in Tennessee. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, four faith leaders, have directed candlelight vigils and prayer services, not only for their own congregations but for the whole city after a 24-year-old Muslim man raised in Chattanooga gunned down five U.S. servicemen last year.

News Headlines: Adventist Health Specifies End-of-life Policies in Response to New CA Law (and More!)

Adventist Health Specifies End-of-Life Policies in Response to New CA Law. In California, an individual with a terminal illness will have the option to seek an aid-in-dying drug as part of the End-of-Life Op

News Headlines: Vandal Leaves Stabbed Bible at Lincoln College View Church (And More!)

Vandal Leaves a Bible Stabbed at the Lincoln College View Adventist Church. Custodial staff at the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, found a Bible stabbed with a church kitchen knife and left in the prayer chapel.

News Headlines: SWAU Alum, American Idol Rickey Smith Dies Car Crash (and More)

SWAU Alum, American Idol Finalist Rickey Smith Dies in Car Crash. Rickey E. Smith, Jr., a graduate of Southwestern Adventist University and a finalist on the reality TV show American Idol, was killed when a drunk driver going the wrong way on I-240 outside Oklahoma City struck Smith's car head-on.

News Headlines: Oakwood's Aeolians Honor Slain Officer in Columbus, Ohio (and More!)

Oakwood University Choir Honors Slain Officer with Song and Walk. The Aeolians, an Oakwood University choir, sang and walked a mile in honor of a Columbus, Ohio, police officer who was killed during a SWAT standoff.  Members of the Central Seventh-day Adventist Church brought the choir that was visiting Columbus for a performance.  The church and the choir decided to pay tribute by singing the national anthem, offering comfort to the officers who remain.  The pastor of Columbus Central, John Boston, is also a Chaplain for the Columbus Police Department.

News Headlines: Decision Not to Give Infant a Heart Generates Controversy

Decision Not to Give Infant a Heart Generates Controversy.  Washington Post opinion piece about an infant taken off the heart-transplant list at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital prompted a letter to the editor from Loma Linda’s executive director for public affairs. In the opinion article, Chairman of the Special Olympics Timothy P.

News Headlines: Tulsa Adventist Church Heavily Damaged by Tornado (And More!)

Tulsa Adventist Church Heavily Damaged by Tornado. The Bethel Seventh-day Adventist Church in north Tulsa, Oklahoma, had its roof torn off by a tornado during their Wednesday night prayer meeting.

Headlines: Chicago Residents Flooded with 600K+ Copies of Great Controversy (And More!)

Chicago Residents Flooded with 600,000+ Copies of The Great Controversy. More than 600,000 copies of The Great Controversy have been mailed out–unsolicited–across Chicago.

News Headlines: Loma Linda University NICU Featured in Honda TV Ad

LLU Children’s Hospital Featured in SoCal Honda TV Ad. Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital’s (LLUCH) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is featured in a recent Southern California Honda Dealer’s “Random Acts of Helpfulness” advertising campaign. The television and radio commercials are the first to feature a hospital in the campaign. In the SoCal Honda commercial, men and women in blue delivered three van loads of equipment to the NICU.

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