News Briefs for May 11, 2023
11 May 2023 |
Adventist Pastor Wins Medal at World Transplant Games
“A Seventh-day Adventist pastor from Victoria, Australia, has won two bronze medals at the 2023 World Transplant Games. Pastor Fraser Catton was among 150 athletes on Team Australia competing in the games, held April 15–21, 2023, in Perth, Western Australia.” Full story at Adventist Record.
Should King Charles III Remain the “Defender of the Faith?”
TEDNews released a commentary on the coronation of King Charles III as he balances the traditions of the King’s being “a defender of the Christian faith” while ruling in a country that embraces “the contemporary insistence that all truths are equally valid.” Read the full commentary at TEDNews.
AdventHealth Breaks Ground for New Campus in Kansas
“AdventHealth Lenexa City Center will be a 25-acre mixed-use campus with a variety of medical and retail services. The first phase of development will feature the 98-bed hospital and a three-story, 56,000-square-foot medical office building and represents a $247 million investment.” Read more at AdventHealth site.
Animated Version of The Great Controversy Set to Release May 19
“The Great Controversy is aimed at 18-to-35-year-olds and has been produced as a response to the question many people have about God’s goodness in the face of bad things happening. The film promises to be intriguing for all who see it and is designed to resonate with audiences in a postmodern context.” Read full story at ANN site.
Schools of Behavioral Health and Pharmacy Receive $750,000 Grant for HIV Prevention
“Loma Linda University Schools of Behavioral Health and Pharmacy recently received a $750,000 grant to implement a community pharmacist-led HIV prevention program in the Inland Empire since HIV disproportionately impacts minority populations in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.” Full story at LLU News site.