Student Missionaries Choose to Serve

A large population of our long-term volunteer missionaries are from Adventist colleges and universities around North America.  During missions weeks on Adventist university campuses, a common reaction from students is, “You mean, take a whole year off?!  Why would I want to do that?”  It’s hard for many college students to imagine setting aside plans and…

Devotioanl: Looking Dumb

Learning is hard—and humbling.  When we’re kids, we are learning all the time—how to read, how to ride a bike, how to swim, how to play the piano.  It’s like a full-time job, and it takes vulnerability that we take for granted.  But then there comes a point, maybe at around age 12 or 13,…

8-28-14 Adventist schools in Pacific Islands outfitted with emergency communication equipment

Re-posted from: Seventh-day Adventist Church North American Division News NAD Office of Volunteers staff Silver Spring, Maryland, United States   Nine Pacific Islands in the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Guam-Micronesian Mission are each now outfitted with backup emergency communication equipment in the event that normal forms of communication are unavailable, such as cell phones and landlines. Leaders…