December 19, 2014
Calling Adventist Artists

If you are an Adventist artist, photographer, musician, poet, songwriter, author, or videographer, with a passion for sharing God’s story, you’ll want to attend the FREE inSpire 2015 conference January 23-24 at the La Sierra University Church in Riverside, California. The theme of the program is Peace Makers: Creativity Through the Lens of Peace. Come and fellowship with other artists. For more information and to register, click here.  

Breaking Church News

Author and Theologian Herbert E. Douglass Dies

One of Douglass' last wishes was to be remembered as kind, and people who knew him say he would.

Danish Theologian Børge Schantz Dies

Schantz saw a remarkable 37-year story result in three baptisms just before he died.

Vanuatu: Evangelistic Series Draws 6,000 Daily

Church leaders seek prayers for the second major outreach this year.

Canadian University College Changes Name

The new name, Burman University, aims to end confusion about the old name.

'Landmark' Decision Inches Avondale Toward University Status

The Australian college becomes the first non-university to get the right to self-accredit all higher education courses.

This Week's Special Features

Teenagers, Service, and Transformation

December 18 Cover Feature: Julie Z. Lee on the long-term impact of short-term missions.

The Imperfect Leader

​Heart and Soul -- Devotional: Robert Kennedy III reminds us of the reality of human limitations.

The Stephen Farr Story

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A gripping video testimony of devastation, despair, and redemption, produced by the Associated Students of Walla Walla University. 

Between Suicide and Salvation

Introducing the Why: Only one thing that can vanquish the darkness, says Jimmy Phillips. Read on.

Biblical Hermeneutics 101

Heart and Soul Biblical Studies: Have you ever wondered what that means? Michael Zwaagstra breaks it down for us.

Whither Publishing?

December 10 Cover Feature: Steve Chavez on how Adventist printing responds to changing demographics.

Companions at the Gates

Editorial: Bill Knott reminds us to "Choose well and wisely those with whom you share the path."


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 Bron Jacobs, 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 prayer@adventistreview.org. Let's share in each others' lives.

AR Video Report

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