December 21, 2011
Breaking Church News

Adventist Honored by White House

Doctor cited for work at the National Cancer Institute.

Evangelism Symposium Urges Simpler Gospel Presentation

Church leaders share resources and ideas.

Pastor Gives Inside Story of Chilean Miners

Carlos Parra Díaz recounts tales of courage.

Adventist Youth Win "Gold Hope Prize"

"Equal Opportunity Project" provides homework help, tutoring for disadvantaged kids.

Storyboard, "Felts," Now Available for Tablet Computer
With GraceLink Program

iPad app evokes much-loved storytelling method, updated for digital era.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

New Study Reveals Public's View of Southern Baptists

The Southern Baptist Convention is the largest Protestant body in the U.S.

American Cardinal John Foley Dies

He apparently suffered from leukemia.

Study: Atheists Distrusted as Much as Rapists

Nearly 800 people participated in the survey.

Muslim Reality TV Show Stirs Pushback

Companies pull ads from All-American Muslim.

December 22, 2011, Adventist Review

The Darker Side of the Manger

Cover Feature: Few of us consider this aspect of the nativity story, says Gerald Klingbeil.

Becoming What We Are Not

Biblical Studies: Rex Edwards reminds us that sanctification is not a place at which one arrives, but a way one travels.

Transcending Talk With Tithe

As I See It: Read an open letter to Adventist leaders from Allan Martin.

"Be Not Afraid" vs. "Let It Be"

Editorial: Forget the Beatles--there is something much better, notes Bill Knott

False Flags

Transformation Tips: How do we spot false flags? Ask Delbert Baker.

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This Week's Special Features

Celebrating With Compassion

Editorial: Carlos Medley reminds us that giving is better than receiving this holiday season.

When Angels Won't Do

Cilff's Edge: Clifford Goldstein asserts that the sacrifice of Christ centers on the sacredness of God’s law.

Frontline Witnessing

Cover Feature: Sandra Blackmer tells the story of student colporteurs sharing Jesus door to door.

The Man in the Red Suit or the Humble Shepherd

40 Below: What's the real story of Christmas? Erica Richards explains.

Love's Pure Light (Video)

Web Exclusive: Watch the 2006 Christmas television show.

Her Music Continues

Cover Feature: Virginia-Gene Rittenhouse was one of Adventism's
great musical visionaries. Just ask Jennifer Mae Barizo.

What the Prodigal Did Right!

Devotional: Honesty with self is a great and painful virtue, says Beatrice Neall.

Feeling Connected

Web Exclusive: Gary B. Swanson reminds us that everyone is hardwired for connectedness.


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