COVID-19

Dealing with the mental health impact of social distancing

With society now being called to practice social distancing, it’s become even more difficult for those who live alone to socialize. Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can make people feel anxious and out of control. Feelings of loneliness and isolation that are exacerbated during social distancing can cause our mental health to suffer. Carolina Osorio, …

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ATCU Leaders Strategize to Stay Connected During COVID-19

“Physical distancing does not mean spiritual distancing” is the central focus of the message from Pastor Peter Kerr, president of the Atlantic Caribbean Union of Seventh-day Adventists (ATCU) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Pastor Kerr explains that this is the time for persons in communities around ATCU to see Adventists’ commitment to family, community, and, most …

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How to Stay Healthy at Home

uring this unique time of social distancing and sheltering-in-place, the question many are asking is, “How do I stay healthy?” Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, co-directors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s prevention program at Loma Linda University Health, say it is not only possible to maintain your whole-person health but it is also is vital during pandemics such …

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Coronavirus Claims Life of Adventist Pastor in Indonesia

A Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor in Jakarta, Indonesia, was confirmed to have died of complications due to COVID-19. Information was confirmed by local health authorities, a week after his death on March 23, 2020. He was placed under PUI (Person Under Investigation) while confined in the hospital, local officials reported. No name or other personal …

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Dear Grandparents – A Message of Love From Around the World

#dear grandparents, a short social media clip released today is already bringing both a smile and a tear to grandparents, parents and children around the world. Already being translated and subtitled in a multitude of languages including Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish, 15 children show their love and concern for their grandparents, each speaking in …

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At Least 3 Adventists Dead, 53 Infected With COVID-19 in Spain

As of March 23, 2020, at least three Seventh-day Adventist members have died and 53 are fighting COVID-19 in Spain, regional church leaders shared in an e-mail with Adventist Review. “The situation is dire for several of our infected members, including young people,” wrote Samuel Gil Soldevilla, communication director of the Spanish Union of Churches Conference …

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