Editorial by Rubén Ramos

Mark Zuckerberg and his roommate, Eduardo Saverin, founded a social network that, in 15 years, engaged one third of the world’s population. By the end of 2018, the company reported 2.7 billion active users who, at least once a month, use one of the company’s core products: Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram or Messenger. Company leaders have plans to continue growing until they can connect with everyone on the planet.

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Story by Edwin Garcia / Image by Mohamed Hassan

Eli Rojas, who leads Men’s Ministries, Family Ministries and is the Ministerial director for the Chesapeake Conference, shared the following tips for starting a Men’s Ministries program at your local church:

Peter Simpson, Hispanic Ministries coordinator for the Ohio Conference, relays the organizational vow of hte Revive Mission church, to which all members agreed.

Story by Heidi Shoemaker

After two-and-a-half years, the Revive Seventh-day Adventist group in Cleveland was officially organized last fall as the Revive Mission church. Approximately 40 members attended the ceremony, held at the First Cleveland Spanish church—the group’s “mother” or home church.

Blue Mountain Academy students and Assist program director Craig Johnson meet with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf

Members of Blue Mountain Academy's Assist group recently had a wonderful civics lesson as they joined director Craig Johnson visiting the Pennsylvania State Capitol of Harrisburg to visit with Governor Tom Wolf.

Johnson is looking to expand the visits to state senators and the governors office to more students next year.

John Rengifo, associate pastor of Chesapeake Conference's Atholton church, baptizes Krystal Moreland after attending just one prophecy seminar meeting.

Story by Andre Hastick

Although Chesapeake Conference's Atholton church in Columbia, Md., concluded a Revelation Today prophecy seminar last fall, their evangelistic effort is still bearing fruit. Seminar attendee Krystal Moreland recently took her stand for Christ through baptism. Her story, however, is unique from others who participated in the meetings.

Story by Clarencia Stephen

Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation (Adventist Rehabilitation) is excited to announce it has received approval for its White Oak Certificate of Need from the Maryland Health Care Commission. The approval allows Adventist Rehabilitation to move its services from Takoma Park to Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center (White Oak Medical Center) in 2020.

“We look forward to offering our skilled rehabilitation services to the community in a new, state-of-the-art treatment facility,” said Brent Reitz, president of Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation. “We will fully transition our services to White Oak Medical Center within a year after construction begins this spring.”