August 14, 2015
Breaking Church News

Grateful South Pacific Villagers Name Baby After Adventist Group

Five news briefs, including ADRA donates $1.2 million to Liberia, and a U.S. church organizes a zoo.

12,000 Adventists Touch 200,000 Lives in Venezuela

Volunteers spend nine days bringing smiles to faces amid difficult times.

Gary Thurber Elected Mid-America Union President

He replaces Thomas Lemon, who was chosen as a General Conference vice president in San Antonio.

Adventists Gear Up for Pope’s U.S. Visit

Church members aim to reach out to Philadelphia with a positive message of faith and family.

Study Finds Challenges in Nurturing Baptized Adventists

But “Before and Beyond Baptism,” conducted in the South Pacific, also affirms members’ commitment to the church.

Hope in Hiroshima 70 Years On

News commentary: The uplifting stories of two Adventist survivors of the atomic bomb blast.

First Adventist Named Chaplain of Jamaica's Police

Gary Anthony Buddoo-Fletcher will counsel, train, supervise and assess police officers.

This Week's Special Features

‚Äč“Speak, for Your Servant Is Listening”

Discover: How does service engenders faith? Ask Andrea Nagy.

A Time to Marginalize

Editorial: The body of Christ must defend itself when it's under attack, says Bill Knott.

Putting Bots in the Bleachers

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Gary Swanson asks, "what constitutes meaningful worship?

A Cup of Water

The remarkable story of how 33 members of an Indian family became active Adventists.

A Conspiracy in North America

Commentary: José Cortez shares twenty-two ways to make your church relevant in your community.

First Ever Historical Drama Tells Advent Story

Michael Campbell reports on a new evangelistic tool that church leaders want in every Adventist home

Two Firsts for Deaf Ministries at GC Session

The Deaf are now more closely integrated into world church.



Loma Linda University Church

Based on the university campus in Loma Linda, California, this church houses the largest Seventh-day Adventist congregation in North America. Under the leadership of Pastor Randy Roberts, the church has spawned several ministries, including an interactive Internet ministry that extends the church's reach worldwide.

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