[Sentani, Jayapura, Papua]
At approximately 9:15 am local time on April 9, an Adventist Aviation-Indonesia (AAI) mission plane piloted by veteran pilot Bob Roberts crashed upon take-off at the AAI headquarters in Papua, claiming his life as well as those of several passengers on board. It is believed that there were six passengers and that at least two have been taken to a local hospital, although this has not yet… Read more
Crowded train stations, heated streets, chatter-filled city parks, quiet secluded shops, markets brimming with hawkers and the noise of daily life. These became the stage for random acts of compassion by Adventist youth in the southern Asia-pacific region (SSD) on March 15 during Global Youth Day.
The mission? To mirror Christ’s character which is deeply rooted in compassion. As these young people walk the streets of Hat… Read more
At 1:30 on the afternoon of March 15, over a thousand Adventist youth in Manila gathered for a Global Youth Day compassion walk. Participants walked over three kilometers from historic Lapu-lapu monument in Rizal Park to Harbour Square to make a statement that compassion is better communicated through practical ways. This compassion walk was led by Pastor Jobbie Yabut, Youth Ministries director for the church in the southern Asia-Pacific… Read more