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HELM Training in Southern Philippines Attracts Local Community

March 13, 2014

The Adventist church in Negros Oriental and Siquijor (NSM), Philippines held a one-day health education seminar for the Lifestyle Modification level 1 training at the Siquijor Seventh-day…

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Alojado is new Treasurer for Timor Leste Mission

March 3, 2014

Alberto “Albert” Dimaclid Alojado will be serving as the treasurer for the Adventist church mission in Timor Leste, effective in April of this year. He replaces Budi Dharmadi who has returned to Indonesia to serve in his home country.…

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Seventh-day Adventists celebrate ‘Love in Action’

March 3, 2014

Close to 20,000 Seventh-day Adventists rallied at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila for a victory celebration of the “Love in Action” initiatives of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in…

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Adventist appointed as Chief of Police in Sulawesi province, Indonesia

February 24, 2014

The new North Sulawesi Province chief of police was inaugurated on February 14 at the National Police School at Karombasan, Manado. Based on the official Telegram released by the Indonesian…

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Loving and keeping religious freedom, our commitment

February 12, 2014

Religious liberty has never been valued by people as much as those who live in countries where freedom doesn't exist or hardly felt. At the Festivals of Religious Freedom held at the Traders…

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Festival of Religious Freedom celebrated in south Philippines

February 10, 2014

“It’s great to be free!” This is the sentiment of more than 3,500 advocates for religious freedom who came to celebrate the event, February 1, at Davao City’s CAP…

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North Sumatra Volcano erupts affecting Adventist churches

January 28, 2014

Since September 2013, Mount Sinabang in north Sumatra has sporadically erupted, causing damage to homes and livelihood and prompting villagers to temporarily move to safer areas. However, the…

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Torrential rains in Manado, Indonesia cause widespread flooding

January 20, 2014

Torrential rains fell in northeastern Indonesia for four days beginning January 14, causing floods that have devastated houses, claimed lives and destroyed livelihood. The National Disaster…

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Adventist members spend Sabbath amid debris and damage from typhoon Haiyan

November 19, 2013

This past Saturday, typically a day of worship for Seventh-day Adventists, church members in the typhoon-affected areas of Leyte province gathered together to praise the Lord for protection while…

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Adventists making slow but steady progress after super typhoon Haiyan

November 19, 2013

Over a week has passed since 15 ft high tidal surges from typhoon Haiyan knocked the city of Tacloban, Leyte to its knees, claiming thousands of lives and leaving survivors in dire need of food,…

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Division President Baptizes Own Father
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Miracle school dedicated to God in Myanmar
November 15, 2017

Local church leaders unsuccessfully tried to use their connections to

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Large-scale Adventist meetings draw over 2,000 in Pakistan
November 15, 2017

Organizers cite prayer and long-term local efforts for the large

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