April 11, 2011
Breaking Church News

Wilson Opens Spring Meeting Sermon with Call to Christ's Righteousness 

'Our only hope' at history's close, General Conference leader says.

ADRA Board Studies Agency's Reorganization

February cutbacks dropped 17 full-time positions.

AAA Board Votes on La Sierra University Accreditation

AAA grants the university a limited extension.

Adventist Youth Make a Statement in Orlando

United Youth Cogress opened April 6

European Court Rules on Italian Crucifix-in-classroom Case

Displays affirmed, but minority religions fear lack of protection.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Court Says Adventist Postmen Can’t Get Saturday Off

Sabbaths off creates “undue hardship,” Missouri circuit judge rules.

Small Churches Feeling Financial Squeeze

Only 12 percent reported unchanged giving from 2009.

Alabama Church Bans Employees Social Networking with Minors

The policy was implemented April 1.

Study Suggests Young Adults Can Get Fat at Church

First time longitudinal study of obesity linked to religious involvement.

This Week's Special Features

Jesus and the Word

We have the Scriptures available in every language.
What are we going to do with that?

Celebrate Your Troubles

An excerpt from The Blessing of Adversity by Barry Black,
chaplain of the U.S. Senate and a Seventh-day Adventist minister.

When Loss Is Gain

Confronting the realities of life with the promise of Scripture.

The Black Swans of Life 

How do we deal with the black swans of life?

As Things Unravel: An Adventist Ponders the Middle East

Shawn Boonstra shares his perspective on today's headlines.

What's Happening to These Kids?

Why the childhood obesity epidemic must matter to Adventists.

As Others Don't See Us

We aren't as well known as we think we are.

 

Maranatha Mission Stories

Produced by Maranatha Volunteers International (MVI), in Sacramento, California, the weekly 30-minute telecast features stories from around the world. Host Dick Duerksen introduces viewers to communities that have been changed, and mission volunteers share inspirational personal testimonies of their experiences.

Let's Pray

The Adventist Review staff meets each Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. for worship and prayer. We'd love to include your prayer requests, so send them to prayer@adventistreview.org. Let's share in each other's lives.

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