Fiji’s new president was sworn in today at Government House in Suva, the island nation’s capital. His Excellency President Jioji (George) Konousi Konrote is the island nation’s first Seventh-day Adventist head of state.
An extraordinarily diverse group of lawmakers from around the world called for greater global efforts to end religious persecution and repression at a Seventh-day Adventist co-sponsored conference in New York.
"At what point do Seventh-day Adventists speak out publicly about political issues?" asks Adventist Record assistant editor Kent Kingston. "Or to put the question another way, at what point do political issues become spiritual and moral issues?"