24 August 2023 |
Patients Evacuated From Adventist Health White Memorial After Power Outage
“Hundreds of patients, including some infants and others in critical care, had to be evacuated early Tuesday from Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital in Boyle Heights after part of the complex lost power … One woman gave birth during the evacuation, a hospital official said.” Full story at the Los Angeles Times website.
International Religious Liberty Association Holds Ninth World Congress
“Nearly 200 religious liberty leaders, scholars, and advocates from around the world met for the 9th World Congress of the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, August 21-23.” Full story at Adventist Review website.
Caleb Mission Volunteers in Peru Exceed Blood Donation Goal
“Pastor Alan Cosavalente, director of Youth Ministries for the North Peru Union, indicated this is the fifteenth year that they have donated blood on a voluntary basis. He also pointed out that these campaigns are carried out as a Christian principle, being an invaluable act of benefit to others.” Full story at ANN website.
Dr. John C. Peckham Releases Book to Theologically Examine SDA Fundamental Beliefs
“The General Conference Biblical Research Institute (BRI) and Andrews University have partnered to publish a book for general and classroom readers that theologically examines each of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s fundamental beliefs. Titled ‘God with Us: An Introduction to Adventist Theology,’ the book is authored by Dr. John C. Peckham.” Full story in AU Press Release here.
Former Newbold College Principal, John D. Baildam, Dies at 73
“Former Newbold College of Higher Education president John D. Baildam passed to his rest on August 22… Appointed as the college principal in May 2014, Baildam served in that position for eight years but served the school for more than 40 years in several teaching, leadership, and administrative roles.” Read more at Adventist Review website.