Story by Kettering Adventist HealthCare Staff
We're surrounded by hearts in February. Along with the paper and chocolate versions, there are the human ones: the beating hearts of more than 300 million Americans.
Unfortunately, we're also surrounded by heart disease. In the U.S., it's the leading cause of death for both men and women. “Heart disease can be prevented and controlled,” says Harvey Hahn, MD, a Kettering Physician Network cardiologist. “February is Heart Month, and it serves as a reminder that we need to give our hearts some TLC.”
Even in a short month's time, you can do a lot to take better care of your heart.
Story by Heidi Shoemaker
In his book Mentoring by Design, Edward Marton, Ohio Conference Youth
Ministries director, poses
the question, “How could a congregation release and empower young people for ministry and disciples for service?” A young adult himself, Marton’s book looks at the model of mentoring from personal, biblical and Seventh-day Adventist histor- ical perspectives. His passion for mentoring is clear, and the
book explores the foundation of these models, adapted and applied within the Ohio Conference by Marton, both as a senior pastor and youth director.
Story by Donna Bigler
Choral performances by high school students from high school schools will be featured at the 2017 Choral Festival that is being hosted by Washington Adventist University (WAU) from February 8-11. Students from seven academies in the Columbia Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will participate in the festival. They will stay on campus, take master classes, rehearse and offer three concerts that will be open to the public.
The concerts will be held: