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In Inter-America, Church begins effort to unify radio and television ministries

In an effort to strengthen Seventh-day Adventist-operated radio stations throughout Inter-America with the church’s Hope Channel Inter-America television network, media specialists met to network and collaborate on increasing efforts to spread the gospel. “It’s important for us to lay the groundwork for the establishment of the Hope Radio Inter-America network through collaboration, inspiration and dialogue together following our integrated media strategy plan to unify radio and television...

Pacific Union College partners with Angwin Community to Protect Against Wildfire

Beginning in January 2019, Pacific Union College (PUC) plans to begin work on an approximately 3-mile shaded fuel break to protect the Angwin, California, United States, community of 3,500 residents. With financial support from community members and alumni, the college plans to construct a shaded fuel break on a prominent ridge between Pope Valley and Angwin, running from Howell Mountain road to the Las Posadas State Forest.  Angwin Volunteer Fire Department Chief J.R. Rogers explains, “A...

Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approves student’s right to be absent from exams for religious beliefs

In a landmark decision, members of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies’ Constitution, Justice and Citizenship Committee (CCJ) approved the Clean Bill made by the Senate to Chamber Bill 130 from 2009 (originally Bill No. 2,171, of 2003, authored by federal representative Rubens Otoni)The approved text deals with the application of tests and attribution of attendance to students who are unable to attend school for reasons of freedom of conscience and religious belief. The content will, therefore, be...

In Haiti, Adventist Church launches Hope Channel Inter-America in major cities

After nearly two years of making the proper connections in the cable company business, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Haiti recently launched Hope Channel Inter-America in an effort to spread the gospel message to the millions of people on the island.  Local church leaders consider it a true blessing and milestone to have been able to launch the television channel through two special live church services held on Nov. 10, 2018, from Port-au-Prince. “This has been several years in the...