Monday, February 4, 2013

Seventh-day Adventists in the News│January 2013

Percival Wilbert (Will) Jackson remembered│Cayman Islands, Jan 28
In 2007, Percival (Will) Jackson receives the medal of an Officer of the order of the British Empire from then-Governor Stuart Jack.

Price to replace illegally cut redwoods going up. A Redlands Seventh-day Adventist Church may pay nearly $100,000 to replace two city-owned trees it illegally cut down (CA). The Press-Enterprise│USA, Jan 31

Liquor: La Sierra University dry zone could shrink. "... La Sierra University is run by Seventh-day Adventists, who oppose alcohol consumption ..." (CA) The Press-Enterprise│USA, Jan 31

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Confessions of a Gay Boy Scout. "... The same goes for Mormon troops, Seventh Day Adventist troops and basically any troop connected to one of those fundamentalist organizations ..." Huffington Post│USA, Jan 31

Packed funeral grieves slain 15-year-old teen Tyson Bailey. Tyson Bailey, 15, was remembered for his leadership, smile and bright future amid anger his young life was cut short. He was fatally shot in a Regent Park highrise on Jan. 18 (Toronto Central SDA Church). The StarNewsTalk1010680News│Canada, Jan 31



 The Aeolians choir of Oakwood University will give concert at Loma Linda University Church. The Aeolians, a 45-voice choir from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala., will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Loma Linda University Church, 11125 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA. Redlands Daily Facts│USA, Jan 30

High School Wrestling: Mt. Blue coach to step down after championships. "O’Connor is leaving the job for his faith. He was recently baptized into the Seventh Day Adventist church, O’Connor said he decided to honor his contract for this season, but Saturday meets conflict with his Sabbath day." (ME Morning Sentinel│USA, Jan 31

Alzheimer’s Association plans for Annual Caregiver’s Conference. (Calhoun SDA Church, GA) Calhoun Times│USA, Jan 31

The Wardlaw Brothers Kick Off Promo Tour For Forthcoming February 5 Release GOD'S BEEN THERE (Bellfort SDA Church, Houston, TX). Breathe Cast│USA, Jan 31

Kirkland Citizens Invited to Emergency Training Class Starting Feb. 25 (Kirkland SDA Church, Kirkland, WA) Kirkland Patch│USA, Jan 31

City aims to honor Colfax for civil rights work (South Bend, Ind). Chron│USA, Jan 31

Southern Baptist Convention says Royal Ambassadors could rival Scouting "... The Seventh-day Adventists claim 30,000 Pathfinders clubs for boys and girls grades 5-10 ..." Associated Baptist Press│USA, Jan 30

Poetic Jamaican Rhythms: Reflections from the Heart Published by Outskirts Press (Eliathah SDA Church, Tamarac, Florida). PR│USA, Jan 30

Death of dance teacher who was always smiling. "... Ms Elzbieta Chalecka was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Hobart Road..." Cambrige News│England, Jan 30

Corning church to offer depression recovery program (Corning Seventh Day Adventist Church, NY).  The Leader│USA, Jan 30

Pacific Adventist University in Papuan New Guinea (PNG) will establish its nursing school at Atoifi Hospital once the Seventh Day Adventist Mission approves the proposal. Solomon Star News│Soloman Islands, Jan 30


Clark County unveils first CHIP+ health improvement program (Meadow Glade SDA Church, Battle Ground, WA). The Reflector│USA, Jan 30

Community outreach dinner continues (Ronan, MT). Valley Journal│USA, Jan 30

Soup recipe makes a hearty dish out of veggie fare. (Mary Ellen Briscoe from Logmon, CO). Times Call│USA, Jan 29

Food staples’ humble origins. Toledo Blade│USA, Jan 29

Submitted photo of Dr. Emmanuel P. Katsaros, rheumatology program director at LLUMC, Kris Sutton, assistant to the LLU Health's Living Whole program, Olivia Moses, DrPH, administrator, Living Whole program, David Hahn, Arthritis Foundation Inland Empire advisory board chair, and Monica Caraballo, executive director of Arthritis Foundation Inland Empire. Dec. 4, 2012. Credit Loma Linda University Health

Loma Linda University Health Touts Award from I.E. Arthritis Foundation. Redlands -Loma Linda Patch│USA, Jan 28

There's a Robot Helping People who Suffer from Hip Pain. Adventist Medical Center is the only hospital in the Oregon using a robot to assist in performing hip surgeries (Portland, OR). PR Newswire│USA, Jan 28

Searching for lost victims of Nazi human experiments. "... Jewish victims were the largest religious category, but there were also about 100 Catholic priests, and other religions included Seventh Day Adventists ..." BBC│England, Jan 28

Retail detail: the conflict in the circuits regarding religious accommodations continues. "... a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled that Rent-A-Center, Inc. ... had no duty to accommodate its Store Manager, Ferdinand Charles, when he requested to have every Saturday off to practice his faith as a Seventh Day Adventist ..." Lexology│USA, Jan 28

Southern California Christian school goes to court over religious liberty. (Alan Reinach, a constitutional lawyer affiliated with the SDA Church) Yahoo│USA, Jan 28

Two Minnesota Moms Write Vacation Bible School Programs. Small Town VBS by Gennifer Anderson and Sonja Toews (Wadena SDA Church, Minnesota). PRLog│USA, Jan 28

Renbel sets to mark church arrival. Solomon Star│Solomon Islands, Jan 28

Local church to host talks on Hollywood violence. (Abundant Life SDA Church of Wenatchee, WA) Wenatchee World│USA, Jan 28

 Beyond Black and White. All Africa│Uganda, Jan 28

In 2007, Percival (Will) Jackson receives 
the medal of an Officer of the order 
of the British Empire from 
then-Governor Stuart Jack. 
Witnesses include OBE recipients 
John McLean, 
left, and Linford Pierson. 
– Photo: File
 Percival Wilbert (Will) Jackson remembered. "... Mr. Will was a Christian man and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist for over 63 years ..."  Compass Cayman│Cayman Islands, Jan 28

 Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awarded $425,359 to 58 non-profit organizations throughout southwestern Oregon. "... Coos Bay SDA Community Services & Food Pantry, $10,000 ..." The World Link│USA, Jan 28

Fat is a spiritual issue (again). The Vancouver Sun│Canada, Jan 28

Beat the ‘Blue Monday’ spending blues with CAP. Dromore Leader│England, Jan 27




Shirley Clarke’s son Gabriel was shot in the stomach Jan. 11.

 Is it safe to walk to church? --Gabriel Clarke, 13, was shot going to Berea SDA Church. Boston, MA. The Boston Globe│USA, Jan 26

Twelve new members for Huntsville-Madison Athletic County Hall of Fame announced. Jeff Redcross. AL.com│USA, Jan 26

This is your brain on Google: How technology will soon invade our heads. The Globe and Mail│Canada, Jan 26

Stanley Khumalo provides education for orphans. "Sindwane Fund". NewsDay│Zimbabwe, Jan 26

 Religious Freedom in the United States, led by Melissa Reid, former associate editor of Liberty Magazine and current executive director of North American Religious Liberty Association (First SDA Church, Chattanooga, TN). Times Free Press│USA, Jan 26

The missing link: For some, conversion to Judaism was long overdue. Frederick News Post│USA, Jan 26

Nar-Anon, a twelve step program that helps relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, meets thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple SDA Church, Durham, NC. Nar-Anon.org. The Durham News│USA, Jan 26

Reasons vary for churches to part with denominations. Several Oklahoma churches over the last dozen years have parted ways with their denominations, citing a variety of reasons. (Enid SDA Church, OK). NewsOK│USA, Jan 26

The Rebirth of Taft Avenue. Manila Bulletin│Philippines, Jan 26

 'Church Politics' comes to light. Church Politics: Spiritual lessons for 21st Century church leaders. By Dr. Meric Walker and Dr. Trevor O'Reggio. The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 26

End of the Culture Wars?  CounterPunch│USA, Jan 25

Youth Group Organizes Spelling Bee Contest. All Africa│Liberia, Jan 25

More Brevard faithful satisfy spiritual hunger with 'Daniel Fast'. Churches try food plan as a way of spiritual renewal. Florida Today│USA, Jan 25

Benefit Concert for Kimberly Price set for February 2 (Roanoke SDA Church, VA). The Roanoke Times│USA, Jan 25

Russian Orthodox Church Redraws Its Map of the North Caucasus (Eurasia Daily Monitor). The Jamestown Foundation│Russia, Jan 25

Christian school in Thousand Oaks files religious liberty lawsuit. Alan Reinach, a constitutional lawyer and leader of the Church State Council affiliated with the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. (Ventura , CA). Ventura County Star│USA, Jan 25

 Foundation steps in to keep "God Is Love" sign lit. The sign dates to 1943 when it was put up by George Gruesbeck, a Seventh-Day Adventist (Fort Myers, FL). USA Today│USA, Jan 24

The neon God Is Love sign, a sentinel of faith along McGregor Boulevard since 1943, seems to be in disrepair. The property owner where the sign is situated recently moved out and it is unclear if the sign is operational. Michael Braun│News-Press.com

Saving 'God is Love' sign plans to proceed. The sign dates to 1943 when it was put up by George Gruesbeck, a Seventh-Day Adventist (Fort Myers, FL). USA Today│USA, Jan 24

 "God Is Love" sign in need of help. The sign dates to 1943 when it was put up by George Gruesbeck, a Seventh-Day Adventist (Fort Myers, FL). News-PressVIDEOPOLL│USA, Jan 24

Seventh-day Adventist University names new economics centre after abortionist (La Sierra, a Seventh-day Adventist University in Riverside, California). Life Site News│USA, Jan 24

 Seventh Day Adventist Church grows, moves to new location (Conyers SDA Church, GA). Newton Citizen│USA, Jan 24

Denton Moore adjusts some letters on the message board at Statesville Seventh Day Adventist Church on East Broad Street on Wednesday night. Bethany Fuller/Statesville Record & Landmark

 Statesville churches use message boards to inspire (Statesville SDA Church’s, NC). Statesville Record & Landmark│USA, Jan 24

Violinist Jaime Jorge to present free Christian concert Feb. 8 at the Campion SDA Church (Loveland, CO). Report Herald│USA, Jan 24

Coble students make 'Backpack Buddies' for needy children (Coble SDA Elementary School, GA). Calhoun Times│USA, Jan 24

Iceland’s Creeds. Island Review│Iceland, Jan 24

MLK Jr. march sends message of unity (GA). Calhoun Times│USA, Jan 24


Stanford Law School opens Religious Liberty Clinic. (... The cases the clinic is currently working on include ... a group of Seventh Day Adventist employees who do not want to work on their Sabbath ...). The Standford Daily│USA, Jan 24

 Royal College of Music students hold concert for Stanborough Park church in Garston. Victoria Balan and Minyoung Bae are both studying at the Royal College of Music in London (Stanborough Park SDA Church in Garston). Watford Observer│England, Jan 24

Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert Set For Sunday. Southern Adventist University’s Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert at the Collegedale SDA Church (TN). The ChattanooganUSA, Jan 23

Evolutionary conundrums for believers. Online Opinion│Australia, Jan 23

How Social Networking Puts Your Business on Steroids. Forbes│USA, Jan 23

Tottenham residents to have say on proposed closure of John Loughborough School. Tottenham Journal│England, Jan 23

Paradise Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church. 8000 pounds of food a week to about 500 families (Pastor Will James, Paradise Valley SDA Church, National City, CA). San Diego Reader│USA, Jan 23

World religions teach that life is sacred; differ on legality of abortion. (Huntsville, AL). AL.com│USA, Jan 22

Local church to host health-focused seminar Saturday. Drs. Thomas and LaVerne Jackson, co-founders of M.E.E.T. Ministry (Dyersburg SDA Church, TN). State Gazette│USA, Jan 23

Eating your medicine: Classes show how food can fight cancer. Food for Life│The Cancer Project (Yuma SDA Church, AZ). Yuma Sun│USA, Jan 23

Emotions strong during MLK walk. RecordNet│USA, Jan 22

 New Sessions for “The Full Plate Diet” Start Feb. 13 at Loma Linda University. SFGate│USA, Jan 22

Rent-A-Center Beats EEOC's Religious Bias Suit. "... A Washington federal judge ruled Friday that Rent-A-Center Inc. didn't violate civil rights laws by firing a Seventh-Day Adventist who refused to work on Saturdays, dismissing a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ..." Law360│USA, Jan 22

Montgomery celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service (Montgomery, MD). Gazzette│USA, Jan 21

 North Carolina marks King day with solemnity, service (Durham, NC). WRAL│USA, Jan 21



 Are We Closer To Living Dr. King's Dream? WKRGVIDEO│USA, Jan 21

Nyack Church, NAACP Host MLK Service. Guest preacher Pastor Roger Williamson of Berea Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nyack, NY. PatchVIDEO│USA, Jan 21

At Stanford, Clinical Training for Defense of Religious Liberty. (... The clinic’s students, who began this month, are taking cases focused on free expression of religion — representing Seventh-day Adventists who were fired by FedEx for refusing to work on Saturdays ...). New York Times│USA, Jan 21

Tampa celebrates MLK Day, inauguration. Hillsborough County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Memorial Service at Mt. Calvary SDA Church in Tampa, FL. Fox 13│USA, Jan 21

 Jamaican-born motivational speaker Alvin Day to host seminar. Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen, King's House. First Look│Jamaica, Jan 21

Loma Linda University Investigators Find Racial/Ethnic Differences in Parents’ use of Children’s Mental Health Services. SFGates│USA, Jan 21

Tall for his height. Stephanson Ottley. Guardian│Trinidad and Tobago, Jan 21

Yvonne Bui
Honors for Loma Linda Academy students. Yvonne Bui, 17, a senior at Loma Linda Academy, is a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit competition (scoring above 220 on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test -PSAT). She becomes the 102nd LLA student to qualify as semifinalist or commended student in the school's past 23 years. Other students are distinguished: Michael Lawrence, Marie Del Aguila, Chase Atiga, Iris Lee, Dillon Liang, Alexandra Stream, Cynthia A. Viera and Charlene Wang. Redlands Daily Facts│USA, Jan 21

Health fair offers life-saving screenings. (Arden Community Health Fair│Arden SDA Church, NC). Blue Ridge Now│USA, Jan 20

Gay Family in the House: A Letter to President Obama. David Valdes Greenwood, author, 'Homo Domesticus: Notes from a Same-Sex Marriage'. Huffington Post│USA, Jan 20


 





Researchers explore benefits of vegetarian diet. Findings will be presented next month at a Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition at Loma Linda University. Jan 17

Gun owners, gun control foes flex muscles in California. Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Day was the response to National Gun Appreciation ... (Hollywood SDA Church, CA). Los Angeles Times│USA, Jan 19

 Gun enthusiasts, families of victims of violence split on proposed restrictions. Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Day ... (Hollywood SDA Church, CA). Los Angeles Times│USA, Jan 19


The marriage split. The New Zealand Herald│New Zealand, Jan 19

Professional Development Day promotes growth and success (Seventh Day Adventist Primary School, Basseterre, St. Kitts). ZIZ Online│ St. Kitts, Jan 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Bloomingdale-Riverview Area (Mount Calvary SDA Church, Tampa, FL). Bloomingdale-Riverview PatchTBO│USA, Jan 19

Friendship Primary Seeks Divine Help With Prayer Breakfast. The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 19

 Interfaith Network Hosting Blood Drive Sunday (SDA Church of Wayne, NJ). Wayne Patch│USA, Jan 19

 T&T drug trafficker used own child as decoy, says judge (SDA Church in San Pedro). Stabroek News│Guyana, Jan 19

Minn. man, Wilkinson, charged for shooting granddaughter. Stanley Wilkinson is pastor at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Rochester, MN. Associated Press - Crookston Times│USA, Jan 18

Felony charge is filed against Rochester man who shot granddaughter.  Stanley Wilkinson is pastor at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Rochester, MN. StarTribune│USA, Jan 18

Grandfather charged in accidental shooting. Stanley Wilkinson is pastor at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Rochester, MN. KTTC│USA, Jan 18

29th Annual Interfaith commemorative celebration program honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Nyack NAACP│on Monday at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church ... Pastor Roger Williamson, of Berea Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nyack, will be the guest preacher for the service. New City Patch│USA, Jan 18

Would Jesus Christ Mind If You Flew to Paradise on a Sunday? The controversy is further complicated by the fact that, while all religious folks on the island (Aitutaki) are Christians, a minority of the Christians are Seventh-day Adventists, who celebrate the sabbath on Saturday. The Atlantic│USA, Jan 18


 Manhattan Concierge Runs a Foundation to Help Haiti (Yves Deshommes from Creole French Gethsemane SDA Church in Brooklyn, NY). The New York Times│USA, Jan 18

Sanitarium ads raise question marks (...Sanitarium was founded and is operated by the Seventh Day Adventist Church...). The Sidney Morning Herald│Australia, Jan 18

 Official prayers for Obama are a political hot potato. USA Today│USA, Jan 19

To honor King, they pray, pack meals. The 33rd annual Martin Luther King Triangle Interfaith Breakfast is Monday at the Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park. Rev. Dr. Ronald Smith, president of the Southern Union Conference of the SDA Church, will be the keynote speaker. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is also on the agenda. WRAL│USA, Jan 18

Watch This: Hell and Mr. Fudge (“The Healing Place” a Seventh-day Adventist downtown Denver ministry, CO). 303 Magazine│USA, Jan 18


 Depression recovery program at the Central SDA Church (Huntsville, AL), WAAY 31│USA, Jan 18

Depression Recovery series to be offered at Huntsville's Central Seventh-day Adventist Church (AL). Al.com│USA, Jan 17

 Englewood resident celebrates 100th birthday (Violet Parks Bailey). NorthJersey.com│USA, Jan 17

Children will conduct Saturday's worship service at Campion Seventh-day Adventist Church (CO). Report Herald│USA, Jan 17

Jamaica In Severe Crisis. President of the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Pastor Everett Brown. The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 17

Religious groups free to discriminate against pregnant women (... Sanitarium was founded and is operated by the Seventh Day Adventist Church ...). The AGE│Australia, Jan 17

Religious opt-outs make Australia’s anti-discrimination law a “bigot’s charter” (... Sanitarium was founded and is operated by the Seventh Day Adventist Church ...). National Secular Society│Australia, Jan 17

Surgeon of the world. Dr. Randell Skau brings a wealth of experience to his job (Oroville, CA). News Review│USA, Jan 17

ZIMBABWE'S Vice President Landa John Nkomo died today. (Former student of Seventh Day Adventist School in Mazivisat). The Zimbabwean│Zimbabwe, Jan 17

Prayer service held for Roxbury shooting victim. (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston Globe│USA, Jan 17

Hundreds show support for Roxbury teen who was shot (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston Herald│USA, Jan 17

Alyssa Davis, 22, carries a bowl of brownie mix while Loma Linda University nutrition students cook 200 vegetarian meals Tuesday, Jan. 15. The International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition is coming to Loma Linda next month.Photo: KURT MILLER│The Press-Enterprise Staff Photographer

Researchers explore benefits of vegetarian diet. Findings will be presented next month at a Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition at Loma Linda University. The Press-Enterprise│USA, Jan 17

Loma Linda University study determines omega-3 fatty acids promote functional recovery after traumatic injury to the nervous system. Highland News│USA, Jan 17

NAACP hosts gospel concert to celebrate King's life and legacy (Seventh-day Adventist Children's Choir, Portland, ME). Maine Sunday Telegram│USA, Jan 17

Qassam named Huguley's president of medical staff (Huguley Memorial Medical Center│Adventist Health System, TX). Alvarado Star│USA, Jan 17

Panel examines religious prejudice (Place Adventist Fellowship and Thousand Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Church, CA). Thousand Oaks Akorn│USA, Jan 17

On Religion, Some Young People Show Both Doubt And Respect. Rigoberto Perez, 30, raised as Seventh-day Adventist. NPR│USA, Jan 17

Smoke-free city grades released (... Loma Linda, which was founded by Seventh-Day Adventists who commonly shun meat, alcohol and caffeine, banned smoking in bars, restaurants and government buildings in 1986, before a statewide ban was enacted ...). The Press-Enterprise│USA, Jan 16

A rejoinder to Bishop Wale Oke's "The Stone that the Builder rejected". Nigeria MW Daily News│Nigeria, Jan 16

Resist Societal Moral Decay, Says St James Custos (Harrison Memorial High School 60th anniversary│Montego Bay SDA Church). The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 16

Very nature of hell explored in faith film. "Hell and Mr. Fudge" (Bakersfield Central SDA Church, CA). The Bakersfield Californian│USA, Jan 16

Actors relate ‘Ate Guy moments’ in Baguio. (... “My mother was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist, and there are so many things that you are not allowed to do when you are a member [of this group], one of them is watching movies." ...). Inquirer│ Philippines, Jan 16

Stanford Law School opens Religious Liberty Clinic (... Upcoming cases involve land use issues surrounding the building of a mosque, religious outreach to the homeless and the firings of Seventh-day Adventists who refused to work on Saturdays ...). Stanford News│USA, Jan 16

'Never Lose Sight Of Your Goals' - Attorney Urges Youngsters At 'The Great Children's Banquet' (Riverton Meadows SDA Church). The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 16

New seminary institute greeted with ‘fear and faith’ at annual convocation. Bangor Theological Seminary (... The Seventh Day Adventist said he reacted to the plans for The BTS Center with “fear and faith.” ...). Bangor Daily News│USA, Jan 16

Peter Gelzinis: Bullet rips hole in mom’s spirit (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston HeraldVIDEO│USA, Jan 16

Group spiritually strengthens Whitestone members (Whitestone SDA Church). Solomon Star│Solomon Islands, Jan 16

Pontiac resident Arika Simmons, a senior at Royal Oak High School, recently went on a mission trip to Nicaragua with the nonprofit Maranatha Volunteers International. She is pictured with two of the children she helped while there.

Royal Oak student travels to Nicaragua by herself for mission trip (Arika Simmons, a senior at Royal Oak High School, recently went on a mission trip to Nicaragua with the nonprofit Maranatha Volunteers International, Royal Oak, MI). Daily Tribune│USA, Jan 16

More Young People Are Moving Away From Religion, But Why? Rigoberto Perez, 30, raised as Seventh-day Adventist. NPR│USA, Jan 15

Gunshot victim, 13, recovering but in pain (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston Globe│USA, Jan 15

Wounded Roxbury boy’s mother issues a plea. Urges assailant to surrender (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston Globe│USA, Jan 15

Promising news about teen shot while walking to Boston church (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). NECN│USA, Jan 15

Mother of wounded boy, 13, implores attackers to turn themselves in (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston.com│USA, Jan 15

Boy shot in Roxbury recovering after surgery (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston Globe│USA, Jan 15

White Memorial documents its 100-year history (White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA). Nurse.com│USA, Jan 14

Children direct, coordinate 'The Heart of Christmas' at Joppa church (Abigail Surgeon and Krista Villan from the Wilna SDA Church). Baltimore Sun│USA, Jan 14

Expelled Bulawayo Rastafarian pupil takes school to court (Seventh Day Adventist-run Bulawayo Adventist Secondary School). Zimdiaspora│Zimbabwe, Jan 14

Professor Marilyn Anderson's plant therapy (Northern Caribbean University). Jamaica Observer│Jamaica, Jan 14

'Simeon's Story' author will tell the tragedy of Emmett Till (Capitol City SDA, Sacramento, CA). The Sacramento Bee│USA, Jan 14

Jack: I’ll fight to the last for Tobago freedom. Guardian│Trinidad and Tobago, Jan 14

Oakwood University's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration features Vanderbilt historian. AL.comVIDEO│USA, Jan 13

Prosthesis won't stop grab for glamour. Las Vegas Review-Journal│USA, Jan 13

Centenarian Benjamin Whyte laid to rest (Benjamin Alexander Whyte│North Street SDA Church). Jamaica Observer│Jamaica, Jan 13

 St Kitts: back to my island roots. Telegraph│St. Kitts-England, Jan 13





Those at Berea Seventh-Day Adventist Church prayed for the teenager. John Tlumacki /GlobeStaff
Boston teen shot on way to church is recovering. (Gabriel Clarke from Berea SDA Church, MA). Boston.com│USA, Jan 12

 Reverend: It's a miracle choir boy survived Roxbury shooting. My Fox Boston│USA, Jan 12

 Teen shot on way to church in stable condition. WHDHVIDEO│ USA, Jan 12

Church prays for Roxbury youth hit by gunfire. The Boston Globe│USA, Jan 12

Police seeking info about grey vehicle connected to Roxbury shooting. Necn.comVIDEO│ USA, Jan 12

 Teen Shot In Roxbury Friday Was On The Way To Choir Practice. CBS Boston│ VIDEO│ USA, Jan 12

Putting faith in medicine: Medical establishment moves toward a more holistic model of health care . Deseret News│USA, Jan 12

 Pathfinders donates to worthy cause (Workmans Pathfinders and the Workmans St. George SDA Church). The Barbados Advocate│Barbados, Jan 12

 StepFast Program series on nutrition and lifestyle choices (Standifer Gap SDA School, Chattanooga, TN). Times Free Press│USA, Jan 12

"The Art of Marriage" seminar (Collegedale SDA Church, Chattanooga, TN). Times Free Press│USA, Jan 12


Adventists' Contribution To Nation Building - 1962-2012. Jamaica Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 11


 New Jersey Symphony President Quits After Questions on His Past. New York Times│USA, Jan 11

 Been There, Done That. The Dartmouth│USA, Jan 11

Seventh Day Adventists offering seminars (Ogden SDA Church, UT). Estandar-Examiner│USA, Jan 11

 Seventh Day Adventist host. Matt & Josie Minikus and Eric & Monique Johnson│“Songs of Ascent: A Concert Through the Book of Psalms” (Mt. Pleasant SDA Church, MI). The Clare County Review│USA, Jan 11

Upcoming walkathon part of national fitness push (Dubuque SDA Church, IA). TH Online│USA, Jan 11

 Accused killer's family devastated by murders, offers condolences (Virginia Beach, VA). WVEC│USA, Jan 11

 New year smiles. Church mission trip gives Westmoreland residents free health care (Sheffield and Negril SDA Churches). Jamaica Observer│Jamaica, Jan 10

Dr Gerald Bailey (left) and Dental Assistant, Leann Lyons clean the teeth of a young resident of Negril during the health clinic at the Negril Seventh-day Adventist Church, recently.

Sex Abuse in a Small Town Church. Brian and Jennifer Doe sued The Arizona Conference Corporation of Seventh-day Adventists and Charles Byron Smith Jr., in Pima County Court. (Sunsites Community Church in Pearce, Ariz.) Courthouse News Service│USA, Jan 10

Loveland Seventh-day Adventist Church cooking class will help with New Year resolutions (CO). Reporter Herald│USA, Jan 10

Holiday plans abandoned so Mike can help in cyclone relief (Civil defence expert Mike Langford / ADRA). This is Cornwall│UK / NewZealand, Jan 10

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in 330 Crash (Pine Springs Ranch, a SDA camp in the Riverside County, CA). Mountain News│USA, Jan 10


 Campion Seventh-day Adventist service to include vespers concert (CO)Report Herald│USA, Jan 10

113th Congress Most Religiously Diverse Ever -- and Why It Matters. By Dwayne Leslie, Director of Legislative Affairs, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Huffington Post│USA, Jan 9


No Marmite, no worries. 'Marmageddon' year turns out to be more of a bonanza for spread-maker Sanitarium. The New Zealand Herald│New Zealand, Jan 9

"Energy Balance" will be presented by Dr. Judy Sloan. The Knoxville Vegan Supper Club (Jan. 20 at Knoxville First SDA Church, TN). Knoxnews│USA, Jan 9

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: The drug the EU decided to ignore (... Asklepion Pharmaceuticals, a laboratory controlled by the Church of the Seventh Day Adventist ...). PressEurop│French, Jan 9

Auburn's Kosaka brothers share song to help others (Bonney Lake SDA Church, WA). Auburn Report│USA, Jan 9

 Why Plant-Based Diets Are All The Rage. Bussines Insider│USA, Jan 9

Trumpeter Chiz Rider will play traditional, contemporary Christian music in Calimesa (Calimesa SDA Church, CA). Redlands Daily Facts│USA, Jan 9

 Family of murdered Navy reservist pleads for tips. Jeffrey Guzman Perez, 22, was a "true victim" detectives say. Orlando Sentinel│USA, Jan 9

A picture of Jeffrey Guzman-Perez is displayed as Carmen Guzman,right,mother,as the family makes an emotional plea to the public about their son's murder. (Red Huber, Orlando Sentinel)
Family, investigators plead for tips in unsolved murder. CFNews│USA, Jan 10

Detectives search for clues in unsolved murder of Navy reservist. Fox 65VIDEO│USA, Jan 9

Memorial Tribute to The Honorable Barbara Lett Simmons (Washington DC). The Washington Informen│USA, Dec 9

John E. Konrad, broadcasting executive. He had been GM of WGTS-FM Radio (Washington Adventist University - MD). The Baltimore Sun│USA, Jan 8

USA Fights Veterans' 'Guinea Pig' Claims. (... It also tested mustard agents and lewisite during and shortly after World War II and tested biological agents on 2,300 Seventh-day Adventists who were conscientious objectors from the 1950s to the early 1970s ...). Courthouse News Service│USA, Jan 8

Community’s generosity helps provide food for needy residents (ASI, Adventist Laymen’s Services and Industry). Compass Cayman│Cayman Islands, Jan 8

Poole named regional controller of Howard Memorial, UVMC (Adventist Health). The Ukiak Daily Journal│USA, Jan 8

Top World Experts to Gather, Share Latest Findings at 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition at Loma Linda University. SFGate│USA, Jan 8

Faith, Community, and Labor Demand that SUNY Downstate Medical Center Remain a Full Service Public Hospital (Marantha SDA Church, NY). ReadMedia│USA, Jan 8

Sound decision Music man Gianluca puts positive spin on his craft. The Royal Gazzette│Jamaica, Jan 7


 New Hope for Cancer Patients, Adventist Medical Center Takes Aim at Cancer (Adventist Medical Center Portland, OR). PR Newswire│USA, Jan 7

Pastor wants end to 'freeness mentality' (Pastor of the Mandeville SDA Church, Greg Baldeo). Jamaica Observer│Jamaica, Jan 7

Lessons From the End of the World. Mother Earth News│USA, Jan 7

Franco-Haitian youth commemorate earthquake anniversary (Maranatha French SDA Church, NY). Examiner│USA, Jan 7


Adventist communicators prepare for citywide evangelism (NY). Examiner│USA, Jan 7

Service above self. Florene Clarke on her love affair with policing, social work (Spanish Town SDA Drum Corp.). Jamaica Observer│Jamaica, Jan 7

Scenic, unspoilt Monte Video. Trinidad Espress Newspaper│Trinidad and Tobago, Jan 6

EEOC (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Settles Seventh Day Adventist Religious Discrimination Suit. Experts say religious discrimination claims in the workplace are expected to be a growing problem for employers (... James Wright applied for employment with Altec Industries Inc.'s Burnsville, North Carolina). Workforce.com│USA, Jan 2






A 30-foot inflatable figure from an Old Testament tale involving King Nebuchadnezzar stands outside the Cedarhome Seventh-day Adventist Church in Stanwood as parishioners arrive for a Wednesday night prayer meeting. "Nebe," as members of the congregation call him, is meant to attract attention and curiosity to an upcoming sermon series on the books of Daniel and Revelations.
 Stanwood church erects 30-foot figure from Old Testament (Cedarhome SDA Church, WA). Herald Net│USA, Jan 5

International intrigue. Film on theft of “Mona Lisa” is just one among full slate of foreign favorites at film festival (Joe Medeiros). Recordnet│USA, Jan 5

 John Konrad, WGTS radio station manager, died Jan 2. (Washington Adventist University). Washington Post│USA, Jan 5

 Jan. 12. Lifestyle choices and preventive health by Dr. Zeno Charles-Marcel (Standifer Gap SDA Church, TN). Times Free Press│USA, Jan 5

 Culture of tobacco: Prevention, education key to curtail cigarette smoking. Enid News│USA, Jan 5

Alwayne Shaw, a member of the Cheesefield Seventh-day Adventist prayer band (right), shares a scripture from the Bible with Steve Smith, labourer of Wallens Housing Scheme, while Venessa O'Meally, one of the leaders of the group follows in her Bible. - Photo by Karen Sudu
Cheesefield SDA Church Provides Solace (St Catherine). The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 5

 Samoa redirects cyclone aid as shelters close (SDA Church facilities in Lalovaea and Magiagi│Adventist Development and Relief Agency). Radio New Zealand International│New Zealand, Jan 4

 A New Book About Jonestown, the West Coast Cult That Led to a Massacre. (SDA Church Central Spanish, Los Angeles, CA). LAWeekly│USA, Jan 3

Camarillo SDA Church sponsors faith-based health expo (CA). Thousand Oaks Acorn│USA, Jan 3

 Full stomachs, empty souls.  Studies suggest obesity is a problem in churches. Liberal Christians may scoff at the evangelical diet craze, but perhaps they’re on to something. The United Church Observer│Canada, Jan 3

Abundant Life Expo in Jefferson (Jefferson Central SDA Church, TX). News-Journal│USA, Jan 3

A few milestones in 2013. Jamaica Observer│USA, Jan 3

Waynesboro SDA Church to host cooking classes (Chambersburg, PA). Public Opinion│USA, Jan 3

 Page 3 Profile: Angus T Jones actor. The Independent│USA-UK, Jan 3

 Seventh Day Adventist Church to promote French in church. Radio New Zealand International│New Zealand, Jan 2

 Next Stage Theatre Festival: Awake revived at Factory Theatre (Toronto West SDA Church). The Star│Canada, Jan 2

 Waynesboro Seventh-day Adventist Church aids area families (Chambersburg, PA). Public Opinion│USA, Jan 2

At minutes after 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve, 
Odane Griffiths (left) stepped into the pool at 
Andrews Seventh-day Adventist Church
along Hope Road in St Andrew,
where he gave his life to Christ.
Seen here conducting the
baptism ritual is Pastor Samuel Lewis.
- Rudolph Brown/Photographer
 New Year Welcomed By Adventists At Sunset (Kencot SDA Church in St Andrew). The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 2

 Adventist Church Ordains Twelve. The Gleaner│Jamaica, Jan 2

 Retired doctor’s diet contributes to fitness (Glenn Wiltse, NM). Rio Rancho Observer│USA, Jan 2

Food for Life. Mail Tribune│USA, Jan 2

 SDAs celebrate last 13th Sabbath. Spy Ghana│Ghana, Jan 2

Planet in Distress Seminar (Cliff Gleason, Pastor, Concord SDA Church, NH). NH.com│USA, Jan 2

 Seventh-day Adventist Church to host financial seminars (Silverton Community SDA Church, CA). Stateman Journal│USA, Jan 1

 Christmas project brightens holidays for needy families (Napa SDA Community Church, CA). Napa Valley RegisterUSA, Jan 1

 From Two And A Half Men to angry young men - show rocked by second fall-out. The Independent│USA-UK, Jan 1


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  1. My Wife divorce me for no reason, Thanks to Dr Brave for bringing back my wife,and brought great joy to my family once again, My name is James Mack. i live in Italy, I`m happily married to a lovely and caring wife,with two kids A very big problem occurred in my family seven months ago,between me and my wife so terrible that she took the case to court for a divorce she said that she never wanted to stay with me again,and that she did not love me anymore So she packed out of my house and made me and my children passed through severe pain. I tried all my possible means to get her back,after much begging,but all to no avail and she confirmed it that she has made her decision,and she never wanted to see me again. So on one evening,as i was coming back from work,i met an old friend of mine who asked of my wife So i explained every thing to her,so she told me that the only way i can get my wife back,is to visit a spell caster,because it has really worked for her too So i never believed in spell,but i had no other choice,than to follow her advice. Then she gave me the email address of the spell caster whom she visited.(bravelovespell@gmail.com}, So the next morning,i sent a mail to the address she gave to me,and the spell caster assured me that i will get my wife back the next day what an amazing statement!! I never believed,so he spoke with me,and told me everything that i need to do. Then the next morning, So surprisingly, my wife who did not call me for the past seven {7}months,gave me a call to inform me that she was coming back So Amazing!! So that was how she came back that same day,with lots of love and joy,and she apologized for her mistake,and for the pain she caused me and my children. Then from that day,our relationship was now stronger than how it were before,by the help of a spell caster . So, i will advice you out there to kindly visit the same web site: http://bravesp.blogspot.co.uk/,if you are in any condition like this,or you have any problem related to "bringing your ex back. So thanks to Dr Brave for bringing back my wife,and brought great joy to my family once again. { bravelovespell@gmail.com }, Thanks you Dr Brave, i will always be testifying about your good work.and for any questions call me {James Mack} on +393279282206.This spell is a 100% Guarantee for your situation.

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  6. I want the world to know a great man that is well known as Dr Miracle,he has the perfect solution to relationship issues and marriage problems. The main reason why i went to Dr Miracle was for solution on how i can get my husband back because in recent times i have read some testimonies on the internet which some people has written about Dr Miracle and i was so pleased and i decided to seek for assistance from him on his email (MIRACLESPELLHOME@YAHOO.COM) which he did a perfect job by casting a spell on my husband which made him to come back to me and beg for forgiveness.I will not stop publishing his name on the net because of the good work he is doing. I will drop his contact for the usefulness of those that needs his help.His Email Dr miracles"CONTACT via EMAIL:MIRACLESPELLHOME@YAHOO.COM You can contact him today and get your problem solved.Call +2348071398555.." or you can also contact him through his website http://miraclespellhome.wix.com/dr-miracles

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    the man i had wanted to marry left me 2 weeks to our wedding date and my life was upside down coz our relationship has been on for 3 years..i really love him,but his mother was against our relationship and had no good pay job. So i went on search on internet on how i can get my boyfriend back and i come across this great spell caster Dr Mojo website,www.magagulasolutioncenter.com,i told him what happen and explained the situation of things to him.at first i was undecided,skeptical and doubtful,but i just gave it a try.And in 3 days when i return back from work,i receive a phone from him and apologizing that everything had been settle within him and his mother/family that we should get marry and the mother also called,and my now husband also got a new and good pay job.I didn't believe it coz the spell caster only ask for my Name and my boyfriend name,and few items that i purchase,all i wanted him to do.... Well we are happily married now and expecting a our little kid and my husband also got a good pay job and our live s became better now.you that is reading this Dr Mojo can also help you just as he help me,distance is not a barrel i stay in Turkey and Dr Mojo stay there in Africa his a very kind man,please contact him and your problem will be over.
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