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Seventh-day Adventists are people who love to be connected. Watch this video to learn how 18 million members worldwide are connected through faith and community.
Learn about the man – Desmond Doss – the Seventh Day Adventist World War II medic who refused to carry a gun or take a life and became the first conscientious objector to receive the Congressional Medal of Honour.
Desmond Doss is credited with saving at least 75 soldiers — without ever carrying a weapon. The battle at Hacksaw Ridge, on the island of Okinawa, was a close combat fight with heavy weaponry. Thousands of American and Japanese soldiers were killed, and the fact that Doss survived the battle and saved so many lives has confounded and awed those who know his story. His story unfolds in a film directed by Mel Gibson called Hacksaw Ridge.
“Tell the World” shares the compelling story of a small group of farmers from the northeast region of the United States who would go on to set the foundation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Since the 19th century, the Church has been at the forefront of matters relating to health, education, communication and Biblical interpretation.