ARM Assists with “First of its Kind” Training for Union Insurance Coordinators in South Africa

St. Albans, England December 6, 2016 – Some 50 leaders of Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) Unions gathered in Pretoria, South Africa, on Nov. 8-10 for a unique training experience. “I believe this was the first [training] of its kind,” enthused Goodwell Nthani, chief financial officer of the SID. The training was unique because risk […]

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Sandton Church Quadruples In Only 9 Months

Sandton Church, situated in the leafy Johannesburg suburb of Sunninghill, South Africa, has quadrupled in size in the last nine months. “Nine months ago our humble 200 seated sanctuary was so full, there were often people seated outside in the open air. We were looking forward to starting the construction of our new 600 seat […]

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Seventh-day Adventist Church Response to the recent and current Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Southern Africa Indian Ocean region is outraged by the recent/current xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa.  There is no justifiable reason to warrant the senseless violence and prejudice bringing shame to a new and free democratic South Africa. To embrace true freedom means to renounce a spirit […]

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SID Leaders gather to strategise on direction of the SDA Church

Executive Officers and their spouses of the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division – SID (Conferences and Unions) gathered at Birchwood Conference Center in South Africa to strategize and collaborate on the mission of the church under the theme: “Striving for Excellence.” The first day was spent with a deliberate focus on marriage and parenting.  Attendees […]

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