The Telly Awards has named Jesus 101 as a winner for the 38th Annual People’s Choice Telly Award for the program titled "Chosen: The Marginalized Woman (The Bleeding Woman)." Jesus 101 is a media ministry of the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
William Clinton Scales, Jr., a pastor and evangelist who spent his life in service to the Lord, passed away on May 27, 2017, near Birmingham, Alabama. He was 82. Approximately 750 attended a celebration of his life and legacy on June 11, 2017, at Oakwood University Church in Huntsville, Alabama. The memorial service was also livestreamed on the church’s website.
Approximately 12 information technology staff from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, came to Oakwood University on May 18 to meet with Oakwood's IT team in Huntsville, Alabama, in a second-of-its-kind technology summit.
Themed "Never Alone," 2017 Adventist Christian Fellowship Institute Encourages Student/Church Collaboration
Adventist students on public university campuses are challenged daily for their faith in God and their Adventist beliefs. It takes spiritual strength and support from family, friends, and the local church to stay strong in faith when students and faculty continually challenge one’s Christian worldview and Adventist lifestyle.
On June 1-3, the North American Religious Liberty Association (NARLA) hosted the Religious Liberty Summit, an annual event designed to educate and train local church members on the current religious freedom advocacy trends and developments.
On February 23, "Is Genesis History?" was listed as the most attended movie in United States theaters, with more than 143,000 people attending the showings of the creation film. The film had encore showings in the U.S., as well as a debut in Canada.
More than 150 diplomats, religious liberty advocates, and guests gathered on June 1 for the 15th annual Religious Liberty Dinner held in the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute in Washington, D.C. The annual event is held to celebrate and bring attention to a central human right: the freedom of religion or belief.
Sean Bernardo is like many other 10-year-old boys. He enjoys playing video games, he is sometimes annoyed by his two younger sisters, and he loves sports: basketball, soccer, tennis, swimming, and pretty much any activity that lets him burn off his energy.