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ADRA STATEMENT ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY

NOTE: In addition to this ADRA statement, check out the third episode of the Adventist Peace Radio podcast (episode 3; all episodes). The episode focuses on ADRA and the refugee crisis. Silver Spring, Md.— This World Refugee Day, there are … Continue reading

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AT: Voluntourism: More Harm than Good

Adventist Today has republished a story about some of the unintended consequences of global volunteerism–“Voluntourism: More Harm than Good” (Heather Ruiz, 19 Aug 2015). The article begins with this explanation: In August, 2013, Heather Ruiz traveled through West Africa as … Continue reading

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ANN: A new networking association is formed for Christ’s “unusual ambassadors”

Adventist News Network (ANN): The World Adventist Public Officials Association (WAPOA) aims to connect Adventists around the world who serve their country as elected or appointed officials. July 22, 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, USA | Bettina Krause It can … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Love in Action.

José Cortes, Jr., has written a powerful essay for NAD Ministerial on practical community engagement. He begins: “What if our Adventist Churches across North America began a conspiracy? What if we decided in harmony with all the other churches across … Continue reading

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ADRA Continues to Respond to Earthquakes in Nepal

Adventist Today reported on ADRA’s response to the devastating earthquake on April 25 (link). Subsequent tremors and quakes in the area have caused additional damage. Regardless of the risks, ADRA continues to work in the area, as seen in this … Continue reading

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Viewpoints #19: Kevin Kuehmichel, Pastor Committed to Community Service

Pastor Kevin Kuehmichel is the founding pastor of Walk of Faith Fellowship in Cleveland, Ohio. After 17 years there, he recently accepted a new pastoral position in California. In the latest installment of the Viewpoints Interview Series, I asked Kevin … Continue reading

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Racial Divides in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

My primary area of social action involvement is human trafficking. As the research coordinator at a Christian nonprofit that works against trafficking in Nepal, I still find myself continually learning. I also work in media, where I report on various … Continue reading

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