April 27, 2012
Punta Cana Updates

Reports From the World Religious Freedom Congress

World Religious Freedom Congress Opens
With Call to Avoid Secular Society's Lead

Close to 900 delegates meet in Dominican Republic for seventh world event.

Religious Liberty Protection Comes From Grassroots, Expert Says

Government important, but people "on the ground" essential.

For Many of World's Women, Needed Rights Often Involve More than Faith

Religious liberty congress hears of emerging issues.

In World Fields, Religious Liberty Is Often a Hard Struggle

Imprisonment, death, police raids not uncommon, IRLA panel discloses.

Images From Punta Cana 

A photo gallery of the world religious freedom congress.

Breaking Church News

Is the World Church Missing Out on $12 Billion in Tithe?

Global tithe report suggests unrealized potential.

Dominican Republic: ADRA Helps on Road Safety

Local unit aids in truck-driver training.

Hungary: Adventist Church Gets Official Nod

Recognition ends months of uncertainty.

This Week's Special Features

Titanic Lessons

Transformation Tips: Have we learned Titanic's lessons after 100 years? Ask Delbert Baker.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Cover Feature: Martin Klingbeil helps us understand how images from the past can help us understand God's character.

The Domino Effect

Editorial: You never know how one act leads to another, says Gerald Klingbeil.

Why Do Angels Come in Threes?

Cover Feature: Nathan Brown revisits a well-known Bible passage

Lost Sheep?

Cover Feature: Addison Hudgins, a young adult herself, takes a look at why so many of her peers are leaving the church.

Video Messages From Bill Knott

Web Exclusive: Adventist Review editor Bill Knott delivered these sermons at the 140th Annual Festival of Faith camp meeting in the Southern New England Conference.

Titanic Warning Signs

Web Exclusive: Don't wait until it's too late to make course corrections, says Wes Youngberg.



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