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     The Japanese school year begins in early April and ends in mid-March. However, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, many Adventist educational institutions, like the rest of Japan, were temporarily closed from April to May 2020. These closures have significantly impacted the secondary Adven...
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     In February 2020, we, the singing missionaries of the Golden Angels 16th group, had completed a two-month spiritual, physical, and musical intensive training and were ready to follow a scheduled packed with mission work. Then came COVID-19. Because of the coronavirus, we had to stop the mis...
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     Since the beginning of 2020, COVID-19 has become one of the most prolonged world-wide news topics in human history. The virus has changed the whole world drastically and every detail of our individual lives fundamentally. In Korea, children have been staying at home since last Christmas wit...
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    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan has put a lot of effort into containing the virus and has been able to control the spread in Taiwan so far with testing and quarantining. In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Taiwan Conference (TWC) has taken decisions. First, TWC set up a crisis manage...
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     In 2019, the first two missionaries for Public Campus Ministries (PCM) were sent to Hsinchu Church, which opened on June 16, 2018. The Hsinchu area is called the Silicon Valley of Taiwan because the city includes Hsinchu Science Park, the country’s hub of high-tech industry. Although ...
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    Due to all the chaos of evacuating after the eruption of Taal Volcano in the Philippines in January 2020, it completely slipped my mind that we had to take part in Super Training. I had heard so many horrendous rumors about Super Training, which is why I really wanted to avoid this activity at al...
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    It was not common in Korea for a local church to host a blood drive. However, as blood shortage has continued because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Cheonghak Church in Gyeonggi, Korea, decided to make a bold move to urge local people to participate in blood donation. On the Sabbath of March ...
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    Even though the coronavirus is bringing fear upon the world, fearless young people in Japan are coming up with creative ways to make a stand. From March 17 to 26, 2020, a group of young people, who were supposed to participate in the March Youth Rush program but no longer were able to do because ...
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    Amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the Mongolian government declared a state of emergency in Mongolia and has taken active measures. Since January 27, 2020, schools and public gatherings have been suspended until April 30. In response to this circumstance, the Mongolian Mission (MM) start...
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    Due to the widespread outbreak of coronavirus across the world, many countries have exercised travel bans to other countries and people with confirmed infection are being required to remain in quarantine until they are recovered and found negative. About three months after the initial outbreak, t...