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.
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.
Decision Not to Give Infant a Heart Generates Controversy. A 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.
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.