August 29, 2014
Breaking Church News

40,000 Turn World Cup Stadium Into a Praise Center

Adventists pack a Brazilian stadium to celebrate their World Cup outreach initiative.

First Church to be Built in World's 2nd Smallest Country

Volunteers needed to help construct the Adventist church in Nauru, population 9,400

Church Sponsors First Religious Liberty Event in Britain

The 2,000 attendees agree to promote freedoms where they go.

EUD Buys Oldest Adventist Church in Europe

The Inter-European Division will purchase the building in Tramelan Switzerland.

Adventist Church Names 2 Doctors as Honorary Health Leaders

The appointees are Dr. E. Albert Reece, medical school dean at the University of Maryland, and Harvard Professor David R. Williams.

News Briefs: WWU Nursing Denied Accreditation

The decision is under appeal.

This Week's Special Features

The Adventist Church and the Hobby Lobby Decision

Web Exclusive: Why did the church choose to weigh in on the Hobby Lobby case? Todd McFarland, General Conference associate general counsel, shares his perspective.

Silent Victims

August 28 Cover Feature: Celeste Ryan Blyden looks at the what happens to children when their parents are incarcerated.

Don't Be a Friendly Church

Adventist Life: Nathan Sarli wants you to leave the greetings to the greeters. You read that right, now read the rest.


Editorial: "There is more to excellence than status," says Lael Caesar.

The Equality of Sin

Introducing the Why: Jimmy Phillips takes a look at the question: "Is one sin greater than another?"

Gospel in a Wine Cup?

Heart and Soul Devotional: Vara Prasad Deepati says "No problem, no miracle!"

Andrews Theologians Approve Statement on Headship

The statement emphasizes Christ's role in relation to the church, His body.

It Is Written

The weekly half-hour telecast that communicates the gospel of Jesus Christ in nine languages and 130 countries. Based at the Adventist Media Center in Simi Valley, California, the program is hosted by Pastor John Bradshaw.

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