Posts Tagged compassion

Hilo Adventist Church Ministers to Evacuees from Kilauea Volcano Eruptions

On the morning of May 3, 2018, the most active volcano in the world, Kilauea, changed thousands of lives on the Big Island of Hawaii. The island was impacted by many earthquakes throughout the day measuring up to 6.9 with Kilauea erupting in the residential area Leilani

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Compassion100K – ATL2016

Compassion100K – ATL2016 from Gainesville SDA on Vimeo. Help. Hope. Here in Atlanta. We sought to bring awareness to hunger, homelessness, human trafficking, health, and the help that our city needs. How did we do this? We sought compassion through 100K in donated volunteer hours, $100K in

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Seven Days Without

Laying on the bottom bunk in a large room with another 149 men, I wondered what might happen in the middle of the night as I slept among a small handful of Washington DC’s homeless men in a downtown shelter.  The previous three nights I’d slept in

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To Flint with Love

Donna Jackson - Ministerial Spouses Leader for the Adventist Church in North America Friends, how did you react when you first heard of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Little children dangerously affected for the rest of their lives .... If it moved you to want toRead more

Acts of kindness are common, welcome at this time of year

BY JEFF JARDINE   This is the time of year when people are inspired to help others, and sometimes because they are inspired by them. Here are some recent acts of kindness you might find inspiring: A few weeks ago, Nora George walked into The Bee’s

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Compassion and the Christmas Season

Yes I know, it is clear that Jesus was not born on December 25, and that does not mean Adventists cannot practice Compassion during the Christmas Season. Compassion must be a lifestyle that permeates every waking hour, every day of the year, including this Holiday Season. Compassion

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Adventists Respond to the Call to Care for Refugees

To close the door to refugees cannot be an option. To “welcome” them by marking them with shame and suspicion is unacceptable. To incite fear based on prejudice is irresponsible. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are compelled to welcome ALL who are seeking refuge. Throughout the

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A Visit With A Homeless Pastor

This past Thursday, I took the Metro from Silver Spring to Washington DC., together with two colleagues. Our purpose was to visit with a homeless man. Just as we walked out of the Gallery Place – Chinatown Metro Station, we could see the homeless. What a contrast!

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A Conspiracy in North America (Part 2)

I envision the day when our church will be known for our Compassion and Love for humanity rather than for the things we oppose. The day when this happens we will be in great historic company, we’ll be in the company of Jesus. Jesus was known for

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A Conspiracy in North America

What if our Adventist Churches across North America began a conspiracy? What if we decided in harmony with all the other churches across Bermuda, Canada, United States and the islands of Guam and Micronesia that we are going to love our cities like Jesus did? What do

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