The annual ASI Interamerica Division Convention 2019 was held at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas form August 21-25, 2019. Under the theme "Reviving the Spirit of Service, members gathered from the varios countries of the Inter America Division for four days of worship, fellowship, networking and training. the president of the Inter America Division of Seventh-day Adventist Dr. Elie Henry opened the convention ofn Wedneday afternoon with an inspiring message, asking " what shall I render unto the Lord for all his blessings?"
Special guest at the opening ceremony was the Honorable K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, who represented the government of the Bahamas and brought greetings and welcomed everyone to the Bahamas.
A wonderful cultural presentation informed and entertained the audience about the history and culture of the Bahamas. The humorous skit with actors in bright colorful costumes was cherrfully received.
The main speaker for the four day event was Pastor John Bradshaw of It is Written Television. He presented a series of spirit filled and sometimes animated sermons and devotionals which inspired and motivated the attendees to mirror Christ's Service model in their lives.
The convention benefitted from a cadre of high level profesional presenters who delivered cutting edge information on health, law, business and leadership. Presenter included; Dr. Leonard Johnson, who spoke on "Your Profession and Your Calling to Serve". Evangelist Zuki Mxoli, who spoke on "Service-A seret to Grow your Enterprise", Dr Phillip Baptiste, who spoke on, "Leading like Jesus", Dr. Andrew Harewood spoke on, "Shaping Your Leadership", Dr. Balvin Braham spoke on, "Leading and Serving", Mr. Jose Romero did a very reviting presentation on "Online Protection", Mr. Cecil Foster on, "Funding Your Business through IPO", Ms Tavia Dunn presented on the Legal Profession, and Mrs Janelle Scantlebury-Smith presented on Adventist Volunteer Service.