Tag Archives: ADRA

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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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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ANN: Denomination Appoints Ebola Response Coordinator

Ansel Oliver reports for the Adventist News Network: The Adventist Development and Relief Agency has appointed an Ebola Response Coordinator in a move that Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders say will help the global denomination and its numerous entities respond to … Continue reading

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NEWS: Ukraine, Reform Movement, and Forest Fires

What is ADRA doing in the Ukraine? (ADRA Canada, 29 July 2014; link) ADRA is supporting people displaced by fighting from the eastern part of Ukraine. This assistance includes hygiene kits, clothes, socks and underwear, disposable tableware, towels, and napkins. … Continue reading

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Carl Wilkens: I’m Not Leaving

I’ve written previously about Carl Wilkens, the only American to stay in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide: Adventist Today interview AU Summit on Social Consciousness God’s Compassion through and for Humanity Today I finally read his book, I’m Not Leaving … Continue reading

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Week’s Links [#5 updated]

This week’s list is shorter than usual, just choosing five stories from three outlets. 1. Adventist Church sides with Muslim woman in workplace religious freedom case (Elizabeth Lechleitner, Adv News Network, 12 Dec 2013) The Seventh-day Adventist Church yesterday filed … Continue reading

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ANN Video

The most recent ANN video speaks to a number of social issues. [error: for some reason it won’t embed] (source)

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