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Commentary: How the Volatility of the Financial Markets Is Affecting the Adventist Church

In the turbulent times we are all currently traversing, Seventh-day Adventists everywhere are also pondering what impacts the health and economic crises of the moment are having upon the Church. Is the Church able to do anything to mitigate its effects? Most nations of the world and vast areas of their economies have been all but shut down, with no clear road map to re-entry, even in places that have cautiously implemented a loosening of social restrictions. What started as a mild inconvenience...

Leonard Brand talks science and faith

Leonard Brand is former department chair and professor of biology and paleontology in the Department of Earth and Biological Sciences at Loma Linda University, California (U.S.), where he has taught and researched since 1970. He talked with Bookshelf about his long-term interest in the integration of faith and science and the contribution his books make to this project. Tell us about your personal and professional interest in science and faith. I have confidence in what the Bible tells us...

Adventist Clinic Delivers Fifteen Hospital Beds to Hospital in Peru

In a scenario where the capacity of the Carlos Monge Medrano hospital in Juliaca, Peru, has reached its limit due to COVID-19, the American Clinic of Juliaca—a health ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—has agreed to support the national health ministry’s contingency plan. In this instance, it made 15 electric hospital beds available to the population for the care of patients infected with this deadly virus. Juliaca is a city of more than 276,000 people and is the capital city of San...

The Power of the Publishing Work

For many years the Seventh-day Adventist Church has used various methods to share the biblical message of salvation to people. Public evangelistic series have been held, as well as local evangelistic drives and small group ministries. Bible studies have been offered and sharing the gospel through the church’s health ministries. Other methods, such as Christian education, social networks, and radio and TV ministries have been used. These ways of practicing evangelism have resulted in significant...