December 19, 2012
Breaking Church News

After Newtown Tragedy, Church Leaders Offer Condolences

Wilson, Jackson shares messages of sympathy and hope.\


Web Exclusive: Where is God when tragedy strikes? Lael Caesar shares his perspective.

Former SPD President Dies

R.R. Frame also headed up the Adventist Media Center

Israeli Artifacts Displayed at SAU

SAU-Hebrew University findings support Davidic history.

Adventist Pastors Meet to Study Retreat

Ministers from U.S., Canada gather in Maine.

Hope4U Magazine Launches Across Africa

Adventist World-sponsored project to help Pathfinders raise funds.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

High Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases

The court is likely to hear cases in March.

Charities Fight Changes on Tax Deductions

Charities normally depend on high-income donors.

Episcopalians Under Fire for Hosting Muslim Convention

It's the first MPAC meeting held in a Christian church.

Britain: Christianity Loses Ground to Islam

Christians in England declined by four million from 2001 to 2011.

December 19, 2012 Adventist Review

Longing for a Messiah

Fulfilling humanity's desire for intimacy with God.

Finding Their Way

Do today's young adults have a natural habitat?

Turning Christmas from Blue to Merry

In times like these the church can be a powerful resource.

The Mathematics of Salvation

What is God's formula for perfection?

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This Week's Special Features

The Church in Winter

Editorial: Bill Knott reminds us that when the elements are least friendly, Jesus visits His people.

A Christmas Greeting From the GC President

Web Exclusive: Ted Wilson shares a video greeting, along with music from around the world.

Operation ELF

December 13 Cover Feature: "Has a Grinch Stolen Your Christmas?" asks Michael Oxentenko.

The Whisper Behind the Thunder

Devotional: Michael Lombarto on hearing the mighty God softly.

Your Church of Awesome

The Life of Faith: What makes our church awesome? Andy Nash has an answer.

A Holiday Wake-up Call

Web Exclusive: AR columnist Gary B. Swanson asks, "Whatever happened to the simplicity of Christmas?"

Called Together

Video: Watch AR editor Bill Knott make a Möbius and explain its significance.


More Features

Community Praise Center

Based in Alexandria, Virginia, this Seventh-day Adventist congregation has a strong focus on mission and outreach. Under the leadership of Pastor Henry Wright, the church has a vibrant worship ministry.

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 Let's share in each other's lives.

AR Video Report

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