Brokenness is a fact of life, we can't escape it. Whether through circumstance or neglect people, and often whole communities, find themselves in physical or emotional trauma. This is where Christians have the opportunity to help relieve their pain.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church, through ADRA, has been involved in rebuilding lives for almost 90 years. ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) is a humanitarian agency that creates opportunities, empowers people and shares hope. ADRA aims to facilitate this ministry through
- Encouraging church members to utilize their spiritual giftedness in a variety of compassionate ministry projects
- Fostering a variety of community, church-based, projects that minister to felt-needs
- “Felt-needs” training seminars for church members
- Different fundraising ventures which includes the ADRA Appeal