August 9, 2013
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Breaking Church News

Thousands Pack ASI Opening Night

‘Look A Little Higher’ is Fournier’s sermon topic.

DayStar Academy: Radical Rescue, Radical Vision

Former UC professor launches new venture.

Asscherick, Reality 7 Inspire Adventist Youth

Former punk rocker encourages youth.

ASI Europe Elects New Leaders, Promotes Evangelism

The meeting drew nearly 1,200 attendees.

New Media Program Launches in Quebec

Program provides missionary training for students.

This Week's Special Features

Pass This Along

Editorial: Bill Knott takes a look at what's really "new" in the church.

It's Personal: ASI Reaches Around the Globe

ASI Cover Feature: Conna Bond shares inspiring stories of ASI members around the world.

Redeeming the Blind

Devotional: "Jesus wasn't the author of man's blindness, but He did authorize his salvation," says Justin McNeilus.

Humbled and Exalted

Dateline Moscow: Andrew McChesney's account of unexpected blessings in the company of important people.


Editorial: What constitutes a winner in God's eyes is different from what we may think. Lael Caesar explains.

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.

Gabrielle's Story

July 25 Cover Feature: Wilona Karimabadi tells the story of a devoted follower of God caught in terrible times.


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