News Updates

Ophelia Gherman, M.D.
January 30, 2018
Prevention and treatment options against this year's potent flu season

This year's flu season is being called “the plague” with every state in the US experiencing an intense increase in the influenza virus. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), this year's flu season has a death toll of 30 children and is still rising. Out of all deaths combined, 8.2% were due to lung complications linked to influenza-caused pneumonia.

 

John Bosco
January 30, 2018
CONGO, Democratic Republic of
Conflict in North Kivu continues and our brethren and sister in the North Kivu Mission are being affected.

NORTH KIVU, the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO—Conflict in North Kivu continues and our brethren in the North Kivu Mission are being affected. War has started, especially in the Kimoka area where rebellions have occurred and some of our people have died amidst the turmoil.

 

Larissa Tenorio Gessner
January 29, 2018
The Son of God was born on earth with no evil inclinations. He was also born as any other child: in need of instruction and education in both worldly and spiritual matters.

The Son of God was born on earth with no evil inclinations. He was also born as any other child: in need of instruction and education in both worldly and spiritual matters.

 

EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

The educational environment in Jesus’ time was somewhat like today’s educational context.

 

Andre Devai
January 24, 2018
Brazil
On January 20-23, 2018, a group of volunteers began a three-day humanitarian mission in Cachoeirinha.

CACHOEIRINHA, BRAZIL—On January 20-23, 2018, a group of volunteers began a three-day humanitarian mission in Cachoeirinha. Cachoeirinha (little waterfall) is a city in Brazil's southernmost state, Rio Grande do Sul. The city has a population of 118,278 and neighbors the state capital, Porto Alegre. 

 

Rolly Dumaguit
January 22, 2018
New Caledonia
The First Sabbath Offering for July 2016 went towards a church in New Caledonia. Here are the results.

MARÉ ISLAND, NEW CALEDONIA—On the first Sabbath of July 2016 a First Sabbath Offering was taken up. Those funds went towards a new church in Maré Island, New Caledonia. On January 7, 2018, the resulting church was dedicated and inaugurated. 

 

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