December 7, 2009
Breaking Church News

ARM Elects a New President

Robert Kyte takes the helm at Adventist Risk Management.

GC Ministerial Secretary James Cress Dies

A sudden illness claims life of a tireless Adventist leader and "pastor of pastors."


World Religious News

Headlines from Religion News Service

German High Court Rules Against Sunday Shopping

The ruling has prompted protests.

Canadian Judge Rules Breakaway Churches Must Leave Property Behind

The church properties are valued at $18.7 million.

N.Y. Church Apologizes to Native Americans

After 400 years, Collegiate church holds healing ceremony.

Handwritten Bible Sells for $15,000

The project had more than 31,000 contributors.

This Week's Special Features

The Biggest Unsolved Mystery

Why is the media taken with end-time events?

Loaves and Haystacks

If the words "Haystack," "Special K Loaf," and "Big Franks" make your mouth water, read this.

Are You Psychic or Something?

An impromptu conversation turns into an opportunity to share Christ.

Marriage, Homosexuality, and the Church

A landmark conference probes several sensitive issues.

Without Gloating

To become stingy in our praise is unacceptable.

Is There a Better Way?

Has the time come to rethink how the church is structured?

Charting a Different Future

Can Adventists schools survive the changes swirling around them?


Worship at Sligo Church

Based in the outskirts of Washington D.C., in Takoma Park, Maryland, the Sligo Adventist Chruch has a vibrant community program and variety of ministries. Under the leadership of Pastor Charles Tapp, Sligo offers a vibrant worship service. Click above to visit Sligo today.


Adventist Community Service Offering December 12

 Adventist Community Services invites you to join us in making a difference in our communities by participating in our annual offering on December 12. We encourage you to get involved in our mission to provide vital help to individuals and families who are unemployed, working-poor, uninsured, and disadvantaged in metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Bermuda. Help build a better world. For more information, click here.

Were you ever a Pathfinder?

Hundreds of thousands of Adventists around the globe share the experience of learning and growing together with peers, participating in camporees and service projects, and deepening their relationship with Jesus.  But there’s no place to celebrate all that amazing history—YET.  Plans are being laid for a Pathfinder Museum in Battle Creek, Michigan, near the Historic Adventist Village—and your ideas and support are vital.  Join the museum’s Facebook group at to share your ideas and enthusiasm for a museum celebrating the unique Adventist experience of Pathfindering.  Click here for more information about 2009 Pathfinder group visits to Battle Creek. To access the August 27 Adventist Review article about the proposed museum, click here.  

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