September 2022 Issue

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September 2022 Issue


Origins of Andrews University

The direct origins of this first Adventist institution of higher learning, its name and current location, are known probably only to some Adventist veterans and history buffs.

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Identifying with imperfect pioneers

Introduction: Last month we published the final chapter of George Knight’s book, Lest We Forget. We now introduce a new column brought to you by the Center for Adventist Research. The name of the column, HIStory, is emblematic of the fact that we firmly believe that the story of the Adventist denomination and its people is a segment of the everlasting gospel. So our history is included in His story of redemption and love. —Editor

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Ten percent becomes one billion

From the very beginning of earth’s history (Gen 4 and 14:20), the Bible provides insights into tithes and offerings, considered a demonstration of one’s faith and complete dependences on God.

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Embracing Faith

Tyler Kern’s passion for filmmaking began when he was just three years old. He recalls, “My mother would always record me with her camcorder, and I loved being in front of and behind the camera.” His early years of life were filled with creativity and discovery as he pieced together home movies, commercials and music videos.

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What God taught me

My name is Delilah Drew and I’m a senior at Andrews University studying Medical Laboratory Science. My five siblings and I attended all of the Adventist schools in Berrien Springs prior to college. You could say our family supports Christian education very well. My older sister, who did student missions in Kosrae, Micronesia, encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone by giving God a year of service.

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Indianápolis inaugura un templo nuevo

“El Señor usará a muchos hombres y mujeres con habilidades comunes. Al trabajar de manera humilde alcanzarán el corazón de la gente. . . . La cantidad de bien que estos portadores de luz en realidad logran no puede ser jamás comprendida en este mundo” (EUM Ms 34, 1902, pár. 8).

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Current Matters

New community programs at Andrews

Andrews University is excited to highlight two new programs directed toward community engagement: community art classes and Explore Andrews summer camps. Both aim to bring individuals to campus for hands-on learning and creativity.

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City of Lansing sued by Justice Dept. for discrimination against Adventist member

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against the City of Lansing for the alleged firing of a Lansing Seventh-day Adventist Church member who refused to work on the Sabbath, a violation of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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AdventHealth GlenOaks names new president and CEO

AdventHealth has named Vladimir Radivojevic president and CEO for AdventHealth GlenOaks, a 143-bed hospital serving the Glendale Heights community, effective July 17.

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Irons Church Dedicates New Community Center

Value of donated services tops $450,000

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Lake Region church to serve as evangelism training hub

North American Division Evangelism Institute launches new urban initiative

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One ABC store. Three simultaneous camp meetings.

How an Indiana store fullfilled the needs of the Lake Union

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Indiana church breaks ground for new school

Future phase to include medical evangelism center

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Indiana church responds to mental health crisis

Faith leaders from the South Bend area gathered at the South Bend First Seventh-day Adventist church on Sunday, April 24, to bring attention to the needs of improving the state's responses to crises.

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