August 26, 2013
Don't Miss the Festival of the Laity Online

Get equipped for effective ministry with no registration, travel, or hotel expenses! The North American Division Adult Ministries Department is offering FREE online training for Sabbath school, personal ministries, and prison ministries leaders through the Virtual Festival of the Laity, Sept. 11-14. Attend from the comfort of your home, church, or office--all you need is a computer with Internet access. All church leaders can benefit from these live broadcasts. Visit www.festivalofthelaity.com to sign up.

World Religion News

Headline From Religion News Service

Lutherans Elect First Female Presiding Bishop

ELCA has more than 4 million members.

Church of England Under Fire for Potential Fracking Profits

The church has an investment portfolio of 6 billion pounds.

Conservatives Vow Suit Over NJ Gay Conversion Law

Governor Chris Christie signed the bill on August 19.

Oklahoma Anti-Shariah Amendment Struck Down

The amendment was approved by Oklahoma voters in 2010.

 

 

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Lutherans Elect First Female Presiding Bishop

ELCA has more than 4 million members.

Church of England Under Fire for Potential Fracking Profits

The church has an investment portfolio of 6 billion pounds.

Conservatives Vow Suit Over NJ Gay Conversion Law

Governor Chris Christie signed the bill on August 19.

Oklahoma Anti-Shariah Amendment Struck Down

The amendment was approved by Oklahoma voters in 2010.

This Week's Special Features

The Telemachus Testimony

Transformation Tips: Delbert W. Baker reminds us that our silence helps no one.

Martin Doblmeier: Filmmaker

August 22 Cover Feature: Stephen Chavez reports on the award-winning filmmaker who has turned his camera lens on Adventists--again.

Commitment

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil takes a look at what it means to be committed--in all its forms.

Coming to Our Senses

Heart and Soul: Biblical Studies: Scott Moncrieff on a watershed paradigm shift.

What if God Made Movies?

August 14 Cover Feature: "The raw ability to create a visual story comes from God," says Lynelle Ellis.

ASI Updates

Reports from the 2013 ASI convention in Orlando, Florida.

SHAREHIM in Nicaragua

Web Exclusive: Micheal Goetz, youth pastor at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University, is leading a team of 27 students in an evangelistic thrust in Nicaragua. Follow their journey day by day.

 

More Features

Messages From Bermuda

With 3,172 members and 10 churches, the Bermuda Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is spreading the good news of the gospel throughout that island nation. The conference also operates an elementary school and day academy. Under the leadership of President Jeffrey B. Brown, the conference has recently started an Internet ministry that features selected messages delivered at conference churches.

Let's Pray

The Adventist Review staff meets each Wednesday morning at 8:15 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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