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September 26, 2017

Alumnus Michael Nixon, the recently-named vice president for diversity and inclusion at Andrews University, talks about the genesis of his job, his experience as a black student in the Andrews community, and how he hopes to make Andrews a more inclusive place.

Question: You have been appointed the first vice president for diversity and inclusion at Andrews University. What does that mean? 

September 5, 2017

A three-year-old Facebook page invites Adventist members everywhere to post pictures of their churches, huge and humble, and now has attracted 240,000 followers. Creator Josue Schmidt says he is helping the Adventist community to connect through social media.

August 29, 2017

Walla Walla University theology professor Paul Dybdahl tells how he came to write his new book about world religions and how studying about other faiths can challenge, refresh, and bless.

August 23, 2017

In this exclusive and wide-ranging interview, the new president of Adventist University of Health Sciences in Florida, Dr. Edwin Hernández, discusses his philosophy of education, his own life-transforming experiences as a student, and the difficulty of filling David Greenlaw's shoes.

August 6, 2017

Kaleb Eisele in Orangeburg, South Carolina, hopes that his short profiles featuring a wide variety of Adventists will initiate conversation and encourage empathy, connecting people through stories.

August 4, 2017

The Advent movement began in the United States after the Great Disappointment in 1844, with the Seventh-day Adventist Church becoming an official denomination in 1863. In 1979, Charles E. Bradford was elected to succeed Neal C. Wilson as president of the North American Division (NAD). Wilson, who served as a vice president in the General Conference with responsibility for North America, moved on to become president of the General Conference.

July 25, 2017

Australian dietitian Sue Radd talks about her new award-winning cookbook, the village-inspired plant-based recipes it is filled with, and the research behind them.

July 20, 2017

A very special engagement photo has gone viral, showcasing the head-over-heels love of a 70-year-old retired schoolteacher and 67-year-old retired florist—an Adventist couple who attend the First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Huntsville, Alabama.

July 12, 2017

Nobody would think badly of Maestro Herbert Blomstedt, now in the evening of life, if he decided to slow down his pace a little. On Tuesday, July 11, he celebrated his 90th birthday, yet his plans include conducting 90 concerts this year in venues all around the world. That means a lot of traveling, rehearsal days, and interviews – activities that go hand-in-hand with such an intense program.

July 6, 2017

Rolando Rizzo, who recently published his fourth novel, with an Adventist publishing house, has been called the Italian John Steinbeck. But he has had no success so far in finding an English-language publisher.