December 11, 2013
Adventist Community Service Offering

Adventist Community Services provides you with opportunities to serve communities in Christ’s name. ACS volunteers provide support and assistance in disaster relief ministries, in elder care, crisis care, community development (inner city/urban), tutoring and mentoring, and ACS promotes youth engagement with Youth Empowered to Serve. Your financial gifts to the Adventist Community Services Offering, December 14, make it possible for ACS to continue impacting and transforming communities--one life at a time.

Breaking Church News

GC President Offers Condolences on Mandela's Death

Pastor Ted N. C. Wilson releases a statement about the former South African president.

Christmas Card Campaign to Offer Support for Imprisoned Members

Monteiro and Amah in Togo, Masih in Pakistan, still jailed on no evidence.

U.S. Federal Judge Strikes Down Law Giving Clergy Tax-free Housing Allowance

Adventist Church likely to join appeals against the ruling. Same jurist issued 2010 ruling against National Day of Prayer, was overturned

Adventists Provide Aid in Aftermath of Nov. 17 Midwest Tornadoes

Some members lose homes, but church-related damage minimal.

Adventist Church HQ Gives Aid for Philippine Relief Efforts

Worst natural disaster in country’s history displaces 11 million people.

In Cyprus, Adventists Celebrate 100 Years

Church on historic island began small.

Northern Ireland Adventists Raise Money for Philippines Typhoon Relief

A "Big Community Breakfast" also educates community on healthy living.


World Religion News

Shaped by Methodists, Mandela Paid Tribute to the Role of Religion

Beloved statesman will long be remembered for an attitude of forgiveness and reconciliation.

December 12, 2013 Adventist Review

Christmas With Abraham

Cover: What happens with God comes to dinner?

Christmas Angel

Story: How else can this story be explained?

Reaching Russia With the Word

Adventist Life: Going into all the world, no matter the cost.

Red Intrepid

Editorial: God raised men and women unafraid to travel light, according to Bill Knott.

Please Trespass

Column: Searching the Obvious: Dixil Rodríguez explains how God knocks down barricades--seen and unseen.

"Eat Your Vegetables"

Column: Introducing the Why: Its all about God's temple, says Jimmy Phillips.

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This Week's Special Features

Will I Feel at Home There?

Reflections: Elizabeth Boyd reminds us that this earth is not the Christian's home.


Heart and Soul: Theology: Poetry is a vehicle of praise, exhortation, meditation, and understanding, says Scott Moncrieff.

Words and Truth

Heart and Soul: Devotional: Scott Moncrieff interviews Marilyn McEntyre about the link between literature and the Bible.

Flee the Comfort Zone with Mike Tyson and Me

Column: Dateline Moscow: The ultimate comfort zone is where Jesus is King, says Andrew McChesney.

25 Hope-filled Messages (Videos)

Web Exclusive: Adventist Church President Ted N. C. Wilson shares daily video messages during this holiday season.

Cartography of Faith

November 28 Cover: Dixil Rodríguez reminds us that we're all pilgrims.

A Formula for Resisting Revenge

Column: Transformation Tips: Bad things happen. But how we respond is entirely of our choosing, says Delbert Baker.


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