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ADRA appoints Annetta Gibson as new Vice President for Finance

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced the appointment of Annetta “Ann” Gibson as vice president for finance. Gibson began her appointment, effective December 4. Gibson steps into the role previously held by Michael Kruger who now serves as president of ADRA.   “Ann is a widely respected leader and we’re pleased to welcome her to ADRA as our newest executive team member,” says Ella Simmons, board vice chair and general vice president of the General Conference of...

A New Commandment

Jesus is our perfect example of the way to live in this world. While on earth, He gave His disciples a “new” commandment, that is, “love one another” just as He loved them (John 13:34, ESV). He faithfully lived out this commandment in His life and ministry. He loved people fearlessly, unconditionally, and extravagantly.  Boundless Jesus was notoriously indiscriminate in displaying His love. No exception was ever practiced. Jesus greeted all people “as children of God” (Ellen G. White, Christ’s...

With religious freedom under threat, is there a way forward?

Editor’s note: At a Capitol Hill press conference today, U.S. Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT) announced the introduction of a proposed law called Fairness for All. The legislation, which was introduced into the House of Representatives, aims to ensure that the free and open exercise of religion cannot be eroded, regardless of future political trends. Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty advocates were among those who participated in the event to express their support.  Therewas a time,...

Seventh-day Adventist World Church president sends letter of encouragement to members in Burundi

Editors note: Since May of 2019, the Adventist Church members in Burundi have endured ongoing persecution from the countries government. On October 24, the president of the Burundi Union Mission, pastor Lamec Barishinga, was arrested. This arrest was part of an escalating series of threats and attacks on the Seventh-day Adventist Church by the government of Burundi. For further reading about the situation of our Adventist brother and sisters in Burundi, please visit the Pray for Burundi...

 

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