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New book encourages joy and diversity for children

How do you instill community and joy in your children when you live in one culture, but come from another? The answer for Judith Nyirenda is simple: “Write a book.” Judith is from Malawi but has lived in the UK since she was 19. She originally studied at Newbold College of higher educationbefore diversifying in her career path, including being the mother of three children. Having worked in journalism and marketing, she wondered how she could show her children to be proud of their home culture;...

Adventist Christian Fellowship Institute equips students to “Be the Difference” on their campuses.

The 2019 Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) Institute was hosted at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 20-25. About 80 students from the U.S. and Canada attended. Some had attended previous years, but most of them were new to the ACF Institute. The theme for this year is “Be the Difference.”  The second annual Public Campus Ministers Conference was also held at the same location. Attendance increased from eight in 2018 to 45 this year from across the NAD. ACF helped host the...

Adventist Church in Costa Rica and Nicaragua commit to reaching former members

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Central American Union, which comprises of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, officially launched Inter-America’s territory-wide initiative to seek out former church members during a special training throughout its six regional church fields.  More than 1,300 church elders, pastors, and Sabbath school leaders gathered earlier this month to be trained in how to reach former members and bring them back to the church. More than 100,000 members have left the...

Adventist doctor pioneers possible cancer cure

An Adventist doctor from Sydney is at the forefront of a revolutionary treatment that could potentially cure cancer. In an interview with Australian current affairs program 60 Minutes, Dr. Ken Micklethwaite from the Westmead Institute said he and his team have been working with modified immune cells, called CAR T cells, which could help cure blood cancer. In regular circumstances, our immune system cannot distinguish cancer cells from regular cells. However, these modified CAR T cells can. “We...

 

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