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Adventist youth in Sri Lanka focus on special needs children

October 11, 2015

Twenty year-old Gobi Krishana and eighteen year-old Mohan Raj are among the One-Year-in-Mission (OYIM) volunteers for the Adventist church in Sri Lanka. They're used to leading out in compassion…

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Adventist seminar addresses national domestic violence issue in Bangladesh

August 26, 2015

Adventists recently responded to the challenge of domestic violence which is a national concern in Bangladesh. Leaders from the Bangladesh Adventist Union Mission (BAUM) as well as the Dhaka…

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Leaders in Malaysia use Vacation Bible School to enhance adult evangelism

August 26, 2015

A recent Adventist evangelistic series in Sarawak, Malaysia featured a unique variation on ministry to children. As church leaders in Kampung Simboh prepared for the August 2-8 evangelistic…

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Children’s Spiritual Celebration attracts more than 900 participants in Indonesia

August 26, 2015

Adventist children’s ministry leaders in West Java, Indonesia use a variety of activities to encourage a more vibrant relationship with Jesus among children. On August 9, more than 700 children…

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New Myanmar Union Mission officers appointed

May 6, 2015

The Adventist church in the southern Asia Pacific region recently appointed three leaders to serve as executive officers of the Myanmar Union Mission (MYUM). They were named during the 2015…

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SSD president calls for revival among church members with a re-emphasis on the Integration of Evangelism Lifestyle in 2015

January 30, 2015

During executive meetings at the start of the year, Alberto Gulfan Jr, president of the Adventist church's southern Asia-pacific region (SSD), reemphasized personal revival for every church member…

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Super typhoon Hagupit downgrades to tropical storm yet inflicts damage and flooding in the Philippines

December 12, 2014

Since Friday, news of a super typhoon possibly making a direct hit to the Philippines province last year devastated by typhoon Haiyan kept the nation and the world on the edge of their seats.…

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Adventist church schools in Singapore reach more than students

October 10, 2014

Like all mothers, Wang Lihong, Lia Hai Ying and Wei Yan Li want their children to have the best future possible and for them the means to do that is through education. With their children, they…

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