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NCU TO CONFER HONORARY DEGREES

Northern Caribbean University (NCU) will confer the honorary degrees of Doctor of Science and Doctor of Humane Letters on Dr E. Albert Reece and the Honourable Lascelles Chin respectively, during the institution’s graduation exercises to be held on Sunday, August 14. Dr Reece and Mr Chin will be recognized by the University, for the invaluable…

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In The Bahamas, Former Adventist leader laid to rest in state recognized funeral

Nassau, Bahamas | John Garcia/IAD Staff Silas N. Mckinney The former president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in The Bahamas and the West Indies Union, Pastor Silas N. McKinney, was laid to rest in a state recognized funeral this weekend. High-ranking government officials and church leaders were in attendance. Pastor McKinney died on July 16,…

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Montague urges Jamaica to pray

National Security Minister Robert Montague and his opposition counterpart, Peter Bunting, have taken the lead, holding hands in prayer about the violence in the country, and they are encouraging Jamaicans to come on board. The men joined in prayer at Tuesday’s launch of the Jamaica Umbrella Groups of Churches’ National Day of Prayer at Guardian…

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Adventist Church Ready to Assist Members After Russia Limits Evangelism

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in Russia expressed hope that a restrictive law that came into force this week would not be used against the evangelistic work of Adventists but said they were ready to assist church members accused of violating it. The law — part of a package of anti-terrorism legislation — outlines severe restrictions…

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Former West Indies Union President Passes

Written by Nigel Coke  Former president of the West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Pastor Silas Napoleon McKinney, passed to his rest on Saturday, July 16, 2016. He was 89. Pastor McKinney, who had been sick at home for several years, spent the last four weeks of his life in the Princess Margaret Hospital,…

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CAMP VERLEY SANITARIUM WILL FULFILL A DESIRE THAT ELLEN G. WHITE HAD FOR THE WORK IN JAMAICA

Centre (HBLC), a US-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a five-star quality lifestyle center/resort on a part of the property at Camp Verly in Spring Gardens, St. Catherine. The signing took place on June 26, 2016 after months of negotiation and meetings between the parties. Citing a letter from the book,…

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Hope Channel Inter-America signs collaboration agreement with Montemorelos University

Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico | Libna Stevens/IAD Inter-American Division leaders representing Hope Channel Inter-America signed a special collaboration agreement with leaders at the Montemorelos University last week that will allow both to team up in a number of projects for the multi-channel television network. The agreement, signed on the Montemorelos campus in Mexico, on July…

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Pastor Silas N. Mckinney Dies

A great champion for the gospel falls asleep in Jesus. About 10:55 a.m, Saturday morning, July 16, 2016, Pastor Silas Napoleon McKinney, age 89, an outstanding evangelist and church leader, passed away while in Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, The Bahamas. Pastor McKinney had been sick at home for several years and was taken to the…

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Pastor Donald Mwamwifu Passses

by Danielo Daniels The Administration and members of the North East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (NEJC) are deeply sadden by the passing of Pastor Donald Mwamwifu, who died on Monday, July 4, 2016 at his home in Manchioneal, Portland,  after a long struggle with ill health.  He was 56. Pastor Mwamwifu Pastor Mwamwifu, who…

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Adventists Hold High-Level Moscow Talks About Law Restricting Missionary Work

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders have raised concerns with senior Russian officials about new legislation that would severely restrict missionary activity in Russia by outlawing home churches and the free distribution of religious literature. The legislation — part of a raft of antiterrorism bills — was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin into law on July…

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