Adventist CIO Lamoreaux asks Church tech experts to ‘imagine the possibilities’


Seventh-day Adventist Church Chief Information Officer Nancy Lamoreaux opened the denomination’s annual technology conference today by asking how the Church and its members plan to continue embracing technology to spread the gospel.

Her question is one that will be answered over the next few days by experts on implementing emerging technologies for mission and delivery of education. Seguir leyendo

Adventist IT professionals offer tech advice on security, app development


 Day two of the Global Adventist Internet Network conference featured the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s top IT professionals dispensing advice and tips on cyber security, app development and the use of geographic software for more effective regional mission.

GAiN this year is being held online and is drawing participants from nearly 70 countries. Seguir leyendo

Adventist Church to launch distance-learning Web portal


Leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division offered a preview of its upcoming Web portal for education and training resources, an initiative that is expected to bolster distance learning for ministers, lay leaders and students.

The initiative, named Adventist Learning Community, will enable Church entities and schools to share courses and certification resources for ministries best practices. Seguir leyendo

Adventists Speak of Outpouring of Holy Spirit During 10 Days of Prayer


Midway through a 10-day prayer initiative, Adventist believers around the world say they are already seeing an outpouring of the Holy Spirit though renewed unity in their churches and many answered prayer requests, including for an alcoholic who stopped drinking in Kenya and a boy who speedily recovered after surgery in India.

Scores of Adventists are meeting from Jan. 7 to 17 in churches, by telephone, and via social media as part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s annual Ten Days of Prayer, which is being held for the fourth year.

People participating in the hourlong prayer meetings, modeled after biblical account of Pentecost, are seeking an outpouring of the Holy Spirit on themselves, loved ones, and the church at the start of the new year. Seguir leyendo

Top Adventist Leaders Build a Church in the Dominican Republic


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The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s 29 top leaders traded their laptops and cell phones for paintbrushes and shovels on Wednesday as they constructed a church building—some for the first time—on the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic.

Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Adventist Church’s General Conference, led the group of division presidents, general vice presidents and other senior church administrators in taking a break from a weeklong business meeting to assist in the project in the town of La Romana. Seguir leyendo

Street Named After Ellen G. White in Dominican Republic


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A city in the Dominican Republic has named a street after Seventh-day Adventist Church co-founder Ellen G. White in recognition of her contribution to the world through her writings about God, health, and family.

The decision by La Romana, a city of 127,000 people, marks the first time that a street has been named after White anywhere in the world.

La Romana Mayor Maritza Suero announced the renaming of 7th Street to Elena G. de White Street at a ceremony attended by Adventist world church president Ted N.C. Wilson and other church leaders. Seguir leyendo

3,052 Baptized and 200 Pastors Ordained in Dominican Republic


housands of people packed a stadium in the Dominican Republic’s capital on Sabbath to celebrate 3,052 baptisms and the historic ordination of more than 200 pastors at the close of a worldwide Ten Days of Prayer initiative by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

The worship service at Santa Domingo’s El Palacio de Los Deportes stadium, transmitted live online and via radio and television, was attended by the Adventist Church’s 29 top leaders, including General Conference president Ted N.C. Wilson, who preached the sermon. Seguir leyendo

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