January 19, 2015
Breaking Church News

Threatened Closure of Adventist Academy Serves as a Wake-Up Call

News commentary: The world has changed drastically over the past century, and Adventist boarding schools need to adapt.

Dominican Republic: 3,052 Baptized and 200 Pastors Ordained

A historic Sabbath caps the Adventist Church’s Ten Days of Prayer.

Leonard Barnard, First Adventist Mission Pilot, Dead at 95

Barnard pioneered aviation medical work on Papua New Guinea.

Street Named After Ellen G. White in Dominican Republic

Elena G. de White Street is the first street in the world to be named after the Adventist Church co-founder.

Union College Gymnast Badly Injured in Fall

The 23-year-old student was in a safety harness when she fell 23 feet.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

High Court Weighs a Church’s Right to Advertise Services

A decision is expected next spring.

Nigeria: Boko Haram Massacres 2,000

Militants take over a town in Borno state.

Four Jewish Victims of Paris Market Attack Buried in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the services

First Female Head of Catholic Charities USA Appointed

The 105-year-old agency serves 10 million people annually.

This Week's Special Features

The Final Word

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil asks us to join him in praying for humility to truly know God’s Final Word personally.


Story: Alejandro Medina's powerful experience of serving God in the middle of a drug war.

Through the Valley of Death

January 15 Cover Feature: Floyd Greenleaf on learning the painful lessons of faith.

​How Does God Choose?

Introducing the Why: Jimmy Phillips asks the question, "Where does God fit into tragedies like this?

Running on Empty

Adventist Life: Michael Pearson's story of when safety depended on making it to the next gas station.

Prayer Blog

WEB EXCLUSIVE: During the 10 Days of Prayer initiative (January 7-17), the Adventist Review features prayers by well-known Adventist leaders from around the world. Check back every day to read new prayers. 

Rehearsing a Divorce

Editorial: "Spare me the highbrow, eyebrow-arching lectures claiming there is no proved connection between violence observed and violence enacted," says Bill Knott.

To Educate Is to Redeem

January 8 Cover Feature: Andrew McChesney's story of a former marine attending an Adventist campus illustrates the sometimes-overlooked role that Adventist universities play in introducing students to God. You'll also want to view the video testimonies of other students who found God in college.

Life + Health Network

Based in Loma Linda, California, Life+Health Network is a 24/7 health ministry that broadcasts on the internet, Roku (www.roku.com), TVU Networks and iPhone and Android apps. The focus is on sharing the Adventist health message with programs on lifestyle and preventive medicine to those who are searching for answers to chronic health challenges. Started by the Adventist Medical Evangelistic Network, Life+Health Network is continuing to find new and creative ways to provide hope and healing while sharing the gospel around the world.

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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