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Seventh-day Adventist Church adopts new brand promise

“We can help you understand the Bible to find freedom, healing and hope in Jesus.” The Adventist Promise sets a clear expectation of what the worldwide public can expect from all Adventist entities and members.  The Adventist Promise aims to deliver a clear message about what the movement stands for, and seeks to leave a lasting impression on people in the 21st century.  It is framed as a brand promise which is used by organizations worldwide to clearly explain what they offer to customers,...

Former drug addicts make decisions for Christ

Former drug addicts were among 23 people who were baptized on November 25 at Kita Kore Seventh-day Adventist Church in Dei District of Western Highlights, Papua New Guinea. The baptisms followed a two-week evangelistic series conducted by district director Pastor Andrew Jacob. Solomon Paul, communication director for the Western Highlands Mission, said local minister Joe Aki had significantly influenced the lives of the drug-addicted men, who were despised in their community. He reached out to...

Young woman with cancer travels halfway across Brazil to participate in Reset camp

Rosangela Cardoso is a youth leader and physical education teacher at an Adventist school in Tucurui, southern Para, Brazil. “Two years ago it became painful for me to breathe. At first, doctors said it was a temporary pain, a side effect of a pneumonia I had,” says Cardoso. Last year, in greater pain, she returned to the hospital. After running several tests, the doctors diagnosed her symptoms as emotionally related and gave her some medication. Her health only worsened.  A new reality In May...

Hope Radio goes to air in Kirbati

The South Pacific’s newest Adventist Hope radio station has hit the airwaves, aimed at sharing the good news about Jesus to the residents of Kiribati. The new station is located at the Kiribati Mission headquarters at Korobu, South Tarawa. On Monday, November 12, it went to air for the first time. Radio announcer Tarataake Angirio made the first transmission, later saying that it was an historic day for the Church. “It was something to be happy about and to be proud of as Seventh-day Adventist...