December 26, 2012
Calling All Prayer Warriors

Join the North American Division Prayer Ministry team on Thursday January 3, 2013 for an all-night prayer call starting at 10:00 pm Eastern Time to 5:00 am Eastern Time. Call 712-432-0031; access code is 435650#.  For more information go to:

Breaking Church News

Holiday Outreach Celebrates Belief in Biblical Creation

Surgeon Ben Carson, others laud Bible's message as relevant for today.

Communicators Must Adapt Message, Leito Says

More than 200 church leaders gather in Miami for media training.

Former South Pacific Division President Dies

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

After Newtown Tragedy, Church Leaders Offer Condolences

Wilson, Jackson share messages of sympathy and hope.

Hope4U Magazine Launches Across Africa

Adventist World-sponsored project to help Pathfinders raise funds.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Newtown Shooting Stirs Religious Gun Control Advocates

Christians, Jews, Muslims, and Sikhs unite to curb gun violence.

Unbelief Now the Third-Largest 'Religion'

Christians, Muslims make up the two largest groups.

Jews, Muslims Applaud New Circumcision Law

Germany's new law passed by a 434-100 vote.

Vatican Adopts Austerity Measures

The 2011 budget deficit reached $19 million.

December 27, 2012, Adventist Review

And a Happy New There

Cover Feature: "There's more than a new year coming," says Lael Caesar.

Dear Reader ...

Feature: AR editors share meaningful moments from 2012.


Story: Deborah Holloway on doing it right the first time.

All Is Well

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil reminds us that things aren't so bad.

Dokimazo 2012

Transformation Tips: Delbert Baker explains what dokimazo means to our lives.

To read more, click here.

This Week's Special Features

Special GYC 2012 Edition

Web Exclusive: Here's a special issue of the Adventist Review targeted at young adults (formatted in PDF).


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

The Mathematics of Salvation

What is God's formula for perfection?

Longing for a Messiah

December 20 Cover Story: What does it take to fulfill humanity's desire for intimacy with God? Ask Andy Nash.

Turning Christmas From Blue to Merry

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

The Church in Winter

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

A Year-end Greeting From the GC President

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


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

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AR Video Report

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