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United Feet foot washing for homeless in Loma Linda, Calif. area

Students, Alumni Reach the Hearts of the Homeless Through Feet

As a Loma Linda University student, Tevita Palaki once skipped meals to financially support his budding ministry. Today, the non-profit organization, United Feet, which Palaki launched as a sophomore in 2015, sends out volunteers up to four times a week to serve local homeless by offering them the Christian act of footwashing.

Calvin Rock

Race, Protest, and Adventist Leadership Addressed in New Book

Calvin B. Rock, former long-time president of Oakwood University, former chair of the Loma Linda University Board of Trustees, and retired general vice president of the General Conference, has authored what one prominent Adventist historian claims is “the most important book ever published on race relations in the Adventist Church.”

Guiding Families Resource NAD

New Resource, Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Adventist Edition, Previewed at April Meeting at NAD Headquarters

On April 20-21, 2018, a select group of lay members, pastors, educators, and church administrators attended a meeting held at the headquarters of the North American Division (NAD) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, to participate in a workshop and preview a new resource titled "Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Adventist Edition."

Pathfinder from the British Union’s Manchester Southern Asia Church writes an answer for one of 90 questions based on the Biblical books of Daniel and Esther.

Historic Pathfinder Event Showcases Faith and Biblical Scholarship Among Youth

The 2018 Pathfinder Bible Experience Division Finals draws nearly 4,000 people from the North American Division and British Union.

Samantha Grady

Samantha's Story

During fourth period Samantha Grady and her classmates at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida were learning about the 1936 Summer Olympics in Germany and the Holocaust. The students were typing on their computers when shots rang out.

Is This Thing On? Union College

Is This Thing On? Facebook Live Event Goes to Walla Walla University

The next "Is This Thing On?" NAD Facebook live event will be held at 4 p.m. (PDT) on May 12 at Walla Walla University. Students will dialogue with church leaders from the NAD during a 120-minute livestreamed conversation. Dan Jackson, NAD president; Alex Bryant, executive secretary; and Tom Evans, treasurer, will answer questions via audience and social media during the program’s third Facebook Live event.

spring 2018 NAD produce giveaway

Fresh Produce Giveaway Lays Foundation for “Friendship Evangelism”

Thousands of pounds of spinach, kale, mango slices, and bananas were distributed at the North American Division (NAD) headquarters to residents in need on Sunday, April 8. Approximately 125 people filled reusable grocery bags provided by Adventist Community Services (ACS) with fresh greens.

Sonscreen 2018 filmmaker panel

Sonscreen Film Festival Showcases and Celebrates Young Christian Filmmakers

The North American Division (NAD) welcomed 225 student and professional filmmakers and guests to the 2018 Sonscreen Film Festival. The three-day festival, run by the NAD, screened 47 official selections from student filmmakers. The event culminated with an awards ceremony and closing reception, with 11 student films garnering awards.

ACF Philadelphia mission trip March 2018

Young Adult Mission Project Focuses on Three Philadelphia University Campuses

Philadelphia, home to more than 35 institutions of higher learning, recently saw more than 70 young adults from across the North American Division (NAD) gather specifically to reach three of those campuses. On March 1-4, 2018, these campus ministry students focused on reaching out to Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, and Drexel University.

road and car flooding photo

Adventist Disaster Relief Continues in the Midwest

While efforts continue in varying degrees across the North American Division, since late February, Adventist Community Services (ACS) has remained active in areas affected by natural disasters in Michigan and Missouri.