My world is a place where people find hope.


When describing a pivotal moment in the life of Jesus with his disciples the bible says that Jesus “showed them the full extent of his love” (John 13:1 NIV).

How did Jesus show the disciples just how far his love would go? By taking off his outer garment, wrapping a towel around his waist and going from disciple to disciple—washing their feet.

The ultimate demonstration of love is to serve.

Setting aside our own agendas, in service we live out our commitment to the well being of others, often to our own discomfort.

Life often deals a painful blow to our fellow citizens of this world. It may leave a community without clean water, a child without access to education or it may convince a mother who struggles to provide for her children that there are no good options.

Every day the Spirit of God motivates people to act in selflessness and self sacrifice to change the world that others face from a place of hopelessness to one of hope.

Seventh-day Adventists believe that the admonition to love God with all of your mind, heart and soul naturally leads to the commitment to loving your neighbor through acts of kindness and service.

You are invited to discover some of the ways we try to change the world. More than that you are invited to join us and discover how God wants to change the world through you.

He Gave His Blood

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Reaching Arizona’s Homeless Through The Bridge Foundation

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North American Teen Lives to Make a Difference

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Social Justice, A Christian Duty?

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Public Affairs and Religious Liberty

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Adventists and Religious Liberty

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Not Forgotten

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It is More Blessed to Give: Maddings on a Mission

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Serving a New Continent

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Help for the abused

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A message to share Jesus said: “Go and make followers of all people in the world” (Matthew 28:19). Known as “the Great Commission,” these words motivate Seventh-day Adventists. In 1874, John Nevins Andrews left for Europe as the first official Adventist missionary. He organized a group of believers in Switzerland and helped start a publishing…

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A call to serve Since the establishment of the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Service (SAWS) in 1956, the Adventist Church has continually prioritized humanitarian aid and community development. Today, Adventist humanitarian work reaches into more than 120 countries and serves tens of millions of people every year. This priority springs from a deeply held belief in…

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