December 8, 2014
Remember ACS on December 13

Adventist Community Services provides you with opportunities to touch a heart, and transform a community. ACS volunteers provide support and assistance not only in disaster relief ministries, but also in elder care, crisis care, community engagement, Hope for Humanity, tutoring and mentoring, and youth engagement. Your financial gifts to the Adventist Community Services Offering, December 13, make it possible for ACS to continue impacting and transforming communities’ one life at a time. To donate online, click here.

Breaking Church News

5 frequently Asked Questions on Women's Ordination

Fifteen of the Adventist Church’s leading thinkers answer your questions.

El Salvador: John Carter Praises God for 4,800

The evangelist learns from a former vice president that his message about Jesus came at just the right time.

Church Members Asked to Join Efforts to Reach the Deaf

The Adventist Church is expanding its efforts to share Jesus with an often-neglected group.

Voluntourism Does More Harm Than Good

News commentary: Young Adventists should think twice before signing up for short-term volunteer stints in Third World countries.

Uganda's President Urged to Support Sabbath Observance

A local Adventist leader makes a personal appeal on behalf of the country’s 260,000 church members.

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This Week's Special Features

‚ÄčA Tribute to First Responders

Transformation Tips: Delbert Baker counsels us to follow the methods of the Master First Responder, Jesus Christ.

My Deceitful Heart

Story: Former Review editor Bill Johnsson fesses up about once being a legalistic health nut.

The Last House

November 27 Cover Story: Benjamin Baker's story as a young literature evangelist who saw the fruit of his labor long after he thought he would.

Between the Lines

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A monthly column offering highlights of staff members’ activities at Adventist Review and Adventist World.

That Crucial First Year

Editorial: Bill Knott on how we can help support those newest to our spiritual family.

Bikers With a Mission

WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Produced by the Pacific Union Conference's Church Support Services, "Bikers With a Mission" profiles a unique California ministry.

Adventist Scholars Commemorate Gerhard F. Hasel

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Leading Evangelicals join in acknowledging the impact of Hasel’s teaching and writing.

The Conundrum

Heart and Soul Theology: Yong Shin Chee on how he came to understand the Trinity.

Reaching Your Heart Radio

Based at the Reaching Hearts Church, an Adventist congregation in the Allegheny East Conference, the program airs weekly in the Washington D.C. area and is heard  throughout North America on XM Satellite Radio at 10 p.m. ET on week nights and Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.. The speaker is Michael Oxentenko, who pastors the congregation in Spencerville, Maryland.

Let's Pray

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