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August 2018

Bolingbrook Community Gathers to Rise Against Hunger

In Luke’s gospel, Jesus meets a lawyer who, though he knows he is to love his neighbor as himself, doesn’t know what constitutes “neighbor.” Jesus demonstrates the concept of neighbor through the para…

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Camporee Documentary Gains Film Festival Recognition

A documentary chronicling the production of a five-night dramatic sequel performed during the Forever Faithful Camporee in Oshkosh, Wis., received recognition from Christian film festivals. “The Mak…

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Celebrating Adventist Youth Heritage |A team of MDiv students and their sponsors journeyed

MICHIGAN - When most of us consider the early pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, we likely visualize elderly men with long beards and women with expressionless faces. What we often forget i…

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Hispanic Youth Find Encouragement at Bilingual Youth Congress

More than 300 Hispanic young people from around the Union gathered on the campus of Andrews University for fellowship and Christian growth, performing practical acts of service at the Conéctate (to co…

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Homeless Project Creates Awareness

Joanna Jones is a native of Dayton, Ohio, and an Andrews University senior, studying photography with a minor in leadership. Recently, she embarked on an endeavor through which she hopes to better the…

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Lake Region Conference Holds Quadrennial Session

Delegates of the Lake Region Conference re-elected R. Clifford Jones as president and Yvonne Collins as treasurer, while voting Garth Gabriel to serve as its executive secretary. The 28th Quadrenni…

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Lake Region Moves into New Headquarters

Lake Region — After almost 60 years in cramped offices on Chicago’s State Street, the Lake Region Conference has relocated to a more spacious headquarters in Mokena, Illinois. Lake Region Conferenc…

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Michigan Junior High Students Conduct Evangelistic Meetings

Berrien Springs, Michigan—For the fifth year in a row, junior high school students at Ruth Murdoch Elementary School pitched a tent on the campus of Andrews University and preached sermons directed to…

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Reaching Millennial generations

Ministry leaders from around the world gather to focus on mission to younger generations. BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich.—On April 12–14, the Global Mission Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies (CSPS), in…

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Scores of Lake Region youth mobilized for service in Detroit

On March 17, the Detroit Burns Avenue Church served as host to the collaborative efforts of the Motor City Youth Federation and the Burns Avenue “Isaiah 58” outreach initiative. Lake Region—More than…

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September 2018

An encounter with God's love changed George Corliss forever

MICHIGAN — George Corliss, a popular religious broadcaster, became ill in April; on Sunday, July 11, he passed away from pneumonia at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. He was 61. Many people came t…

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Andrews Academy students participate in Jordan archeological dig

One of the unique features of Andrews Academy (AA) is its partnership with Andrews University (AU). Academy students can take college classes their junior or senior year, with some classes as dual cre…

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Associates serve those in need at First Mission at Home Clinic

A team of nearly 70 associates and physicians from AMITA Health volunteered to serve those in need at its first-ever Mission at Home event in Harvey, Ill. The team treated more than 200 patients thro…

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Indiana Conference Launches Podcast

INDIANA—With more and more people turning to podcasts for their news, Indiana Conference has jumped on the bandwagon and is creating fresh content through a regular series called “Hope for the Heartla…

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Local conferences take steps to revitalize youth Sabbath school

With Youth and Young Adult Sabbath School languishing in many churches, leaders are formulating plans to restore Sabbath school for youth. The Youth Department of the North American Division has offic…

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Meaningful Conversations

Learning another language can be a challenging, tedious process. One of the ways Andrews University helps their English as a Second Language (ESL) students is with the Conversation Partners program. O…

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New online music hub aims to revive hymns and boost congregational singing

When Jesus and his disciples were in the upper room, Jesus washed the disciple's feet, setting an exam,ple for them to serve one another, and they concluded this first communion service by singing a h…

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New school opens in Southwest Indiana

INDIANA — Four years ago, members of the Evansville Hispanic Church decided they wanted to launch a new private Christian school for their church members’ children and the surrounding county. In Augu…

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Remembering a Legend

LAKE REGION - One of the most powerful and moving evangelistic sermons I’ve ever heard was preached by Dr. Philip C. Willis Sr. Reflecting depth and breath, the sermon appealed to my head as well as t…

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Two multiethnic pastors employed in Michigan Conference

On July 14, Sb Ngaih Cin was installed as pastor of the Grand Rapids Myanmar Company of the Michigan Conference. Cin will oversee the Grand Rapids congregation of 75 members and also a Group of 50–5…

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