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Korea’s Supreme Court gives historic legal victory to young Adventist student

The almost two-year legal ordeal of Han Ji Man, a young Seventh-day Adventist medical student in Korea, ended last month when the country’s Supreme Court upheld his right to take university exams outside of Sabbath hours. Adventists in Korea are celebrating the landmark ruling, issued January 31, which they hope will signal a new era of legal protection for Sabbath keepers and other people of faith. “This verdict is historically important for Korean Adventists and provides a judicial precedent...

Church leaders urged to model healthy lifestyles

As Seventh-day Adventist world church leaders rejoiced over healthier bodies after a week of exercise and plant-based meals at a Global Leadership Summit in Jamaica, church president Ted N.C. Wilson implored them to maintain healthy lifestyles and serve as living examples of the Adventist health message to the world. Wilson upheld a balanced, Christ-centered lifestyle free from meat and caffeine in his closing remarks to the 12th annual gathering held this year in Montego Bay. “The focus has...

In Mexico, students complete church building for remote jungle congregation

A new Seventh-day Adventist Church building was completed in the heart of the Lacandon Jungle in Chiapas, Mexico, thanks to the efforts of students from Montemorelos University in North Mexico. Construction of the building, which began three years ago, took place on the same site as the 50-year-old wooden structure where members used to gather for worship services. The university students and volunteers who built the new facility are part of a group called Adventist Missionary Youth. They began...

Christian charities welcome news of children off Nauru

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is among a coalition of Christian charities welcoming news that the final four children will be leaving the island of Nauru. Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week announced that the children and their families have all been approved for departure to the United States for resettlement. “When the Prime Minister took office in August last year there were 109 children still on Nauru and today this announcement means the final four and their families...