Here is our weekly roundup of headlines featuring Adventists around the world.
Gillian Seton, Loma Linda School of Medicine graduate, finds that news coverage of the ebola epidemic exaggerates the risks of infections but misses the real needs to defeat the outbreak. Full Aritlce: Loma Linda Graduate Working in Liberia Updates Ebola Situation
Faith Bodle from Beaumont, Texas says she was disfellowshipped by the Beaumont Seventh-day Adventist Church for using and for speaking in support of using medicinal marijuana to relieve symptoms of physical ailments. Full Article: Marijuana Advocate Ousted From Church
Capt. Edgardo Rivas, an SDA chaplain, is serving his second deployment to Afghanistan, offering spiritual guidance to service members in his organization and conducting a Seventh-day Adventist service for civilian and military personnel each Sabbath morning at Bagram Air Field. Full Article: Chaplain’s mission continues as combat missions end in Afghanistan
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/6372