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Adventist youth help at-risk pregnant women with needed supplies, encouragement

Assembling a baby's layette is a special moment for expectant mothers. Sometimes, these parents-to-be don’t always have the means to purchase these necessities. That’s what happened to Lavínia Bispo, who is 23 and expecting her first child. Married and with a planned pregnancy, she saw her world fall apart when the marriage ended. At eight months pregnant and unemployed, she left the city of Maceió, capital of the state of Alagoas, with to restart her life in Curitiba, Paraná. “When I got here,...

Closing Down or Opening Up?

Literature evangelists (LEs) are facing unusual challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. While these challenges appear daunting, the pandemic has also provided some unique opportunities. Even when some doors are closing, so to speak, others are opening.  Each LE in our region has been counseled to follow the local ordinances where they live regarding COVID-19 protocol. As they have practiced social distancing, they have found God is still able to work and open hearts. Here are several recent...

The Adventist Church And ADRA Italy provide relief during the Coronavirus pandemic.

"Hi, I'm from ADRA. I'd like to bring you some food because I know you could use it. I’ll bring enough for two weeks for you and your children, and then I'll bring you more. May I?"  The answer: "Yes, you can! But tell me who you are and why you're doing this."  "I'm a Christian, a Seventh-day Adventist, and a health care worker, I distribute an all-powerful drug: love!” This is one of the incidents experienced by Adventist volunteers in Rome during the long weeks of confinement at home....

Pandemic of racism

While 2020 has seen the world caught in the COVID-19 pandemic, another important global issue has risen to the fore—the pandemic of racism. On May 25, African-American man George Floyd was murdered by a white Minneapolis police officer. Mr. Floyd’s death is one of several deaths recently at the hands of law enforcement officers. Within hours of the live video of his death going viral, the United States erupted in protests and the movement gained momentum on the international stage. In major...