Pam Dietrich | Comments

Adventist Church in Jamaica Distances Itself from Pastor’s Political Endorsement. The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica has distanced itself from the remarks of Pastor Michael Harvey, vice-president for spiritual affairs at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and senior pastor of the NCU church. Harvey spoke out in favor of the People’s National Party (PNP) at a mass rally in St. Andrew.

Jared Wright | Comments

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.

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Arkansas-Louisiana Conference Sues City Over Religious Freedom. The Arkansas-Louisiana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and two church members filed a federal lawsuit against White Hall, Arkansas, because the city requires a group to apply and receive a permit to go door-to-door evangelizing and seeking donations.

Jared Wright | Comments

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.

Jared Wright | Comments

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

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Andrews University Attempts Guinness World Sit-up Record. Wednesday, over 520 participants at Andrews University tried to break the Guinness Book of World Records' one-minute sit-up record. To achieve the record, participants needed to correctly do sit-ups for a full minute.

Adventist News Network, Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists | Comments

The Adventist News Network has reported that Leonard Asoy, 56, the recently-elected president of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists, has passed away. The ANN report follows in full:

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Winter Storms Cause Two Million Dollars in Damage at Milo Adventist Academy. Milo Adventist Academy suffered two million dollars in damage from a winter storm followed by heavy rain prior to the Christmas break. The school closed early for Christmas vacation, but reopened January 4th.

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