August 3, 2011
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Catholics Offer $50 Million for Crystal Cathedral

The mega-church is seeking to recover from bankruptcy.

Campus Crusade Ditches Name for 'Cru'

The ministry began in 1951.

Senators Debate Gay Marriage Bill

If passed, the measure would rescind the Defense of Marriage Act

Christian Leaders Call for Holy Land Protection

The leaders want to help Christians stay in Israel.


Breaking Church News

Commentary: Norway's Violence and Healing

Former world church president Jan Paulsen shares his thoughts on the tragedy.

Light Bearers, ARISE Ministries Merge, Uniting Two ASI-member Groups

Goal is to synergize, equip believers

Atlantic Union College Temporarily Shuttered

Washington Adventist University to take up slack for 2011-2012 year.

Clearing Path for Recovery, Adventist Shares Gospel in Action

ASI member teams with disaster unit to help Joplin tornado victims.

Church Says La Sierra Employees' Lawsuit is 'Without Merit'

Outside counsel will defend school, leaders.

Don A. Roth, Adventist Communicator, Dies

The former GC associate secretary gave more than 60 years to church service.

Former Oakwood President Frank Hale Dies

Funded minority scholarships at Ohio State, championed educational diversity.

August 11, 2011 Adventist Review

"Formed in Christ"

Cover Feature: AR editor Bill Knott speaks with leading professors at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary about the debate behind spiritual formation.

Sermons on School Walls

Feature: Conna Bond tells the story of how ASI-Maranatha's One-Day Schools are teaming up with artist Nathan Greene.

The ABCs of Marketing the Gospel

Devotional: E. Edward Zinke takes us through the idea of what exactly it takes to help the gospel go further.

Erasing the Divide

Editorial: Editor Bill Knott reminds us of what it means to be called servants of God.

The Real or the Illusory

Editorial: ASI President Norman Reitz talks about service in the real world.

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This Week's Special Features

Uncomfortable Questions

Editorial: Going against the flow -- Lessons to be learned from the church in Nazi Germany. Read on with associate editor Gerald A. Klingbeil.

I'd Rather Be a Sheep

Cover Feature: Take a fresh look at Psalm 23 with Martin Klingbeil.

Why Conservative Churches are Growing

Web Exclusive: A compelling essay from Albert Mohler.

Stress and Civility

Editorial: Sandra Blackmer offers a solution.

Going Wrong With Confidence

Cover Feature: What have we learned in the 150 years since the beginning of the Civil War in the U.S.? Bert Williams explains. 

Slavery and the War: Both North and South are to Blame

Spirit of Prophecy: Ellen G. White had something to say about the crime of slavery.

It's True: Your Behavior Affects Your Genes

The Life of Faith: Can genetics affect one's Christian journey? Andy Nash shares his perspective.

Undeserving: The Casey Anthony Verdict

Web Exclusive: Read Shawn Boonstra's take on this controversial piece of news.


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