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A Glow In The Dark?

Through the years, great minds have been exercised as to whether or not the light is on in the fridge after the door has closed! Somehow, in spite of assurances that the light goes off, there is still an element of doubt that some entertain. However, the "glow" in the...

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Seventh-day Adventist Position Statement on Homosexuality

The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes that every human being is valuable in the sight of God, and we seek to minister to all men and women in the spirit of Jesus. We also believe that by God's grace and through the encouragement of the community of faith, an individual may...

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Animal Crackers

You would think that we have come a long way from the belief of medieval travelers in the borametz, a cross between a plant and an animal. While never encountered in real life, it was thought that this plant produced melon-like fruit which when ripened burst open to reveal miniature...

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church and the AIDS Epidemic – Guidelines

Rationale The global epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has profoundly impacts the worldwide gospel mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Church leaders are called to respond through initiatives in education, prevention, and community service, and through personal acts of kindness to persons and families involved in the crisis....

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Birth Control: A Seventh-day Adventist Statement Of Consensus

Scientific technologies today permit greater control of human fertility and reproduction than was formerly possible. These technologies make possible sexual intercourse with the expectation of pregnancy and childbirth greatly reduced. Christian married couples have a potential for fertility control that has created many questions with wide-ranging religious, medical, social, and...

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It’s the Weather for it

It is a British occupation to blame the weather for virtually everything, but there is one area at least where this might be with some justification–the increase in infectious disease worldwide! A Report has just been released by Jean-François Guégan (of the Institute for Development Research, Montpellier, France) examining the...

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Immunization Guidelines

The Seventh-day Adventist Church places strong emphasis on health and well-being. The Adventist health emphasis is based on the Bible, the inspired writings of Church co-founder Ellen G. White, and is informed by peer-reviewed scientific health literature. As such, we encourage responsible immunization/vaccination, and have no religious or faith-based reason...

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New Scientific Evidence Confirms EGW Counsel

In this video clip, Dr. Peter Landless, Director of the Health Ministries Department at the headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist church comments on a recent report from the World Health Organization. After a careful review of the accumulated data, the International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified processed meat as carcinogenic to humans based...

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Seventh-day Adventists and Nutrition

The Seventh-day Adventist Church encourages a balanced vegetarian diet. “The diet God ordained in the Garden of Eden--the vegetarian diet--is the ideal, but sometimes we cannot have the ideal. In those circumstances, in any given situation or locale, those who wish to stay in optimum health will eat the best...

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Another Year for Thee

This year has sped by at amazing speed. Time certainly flies, and I fly more.  Early October already marks the introduction of Christmas decorations in malls and shopping outlets, yet most of the world hurries on, forgetting that “Jesus is the reason for the season.”  How is it with you...

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