July 17, 2013
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Breaking Church News

Adventists Poised to Assist India Flood Victims

Early monsoons strand tens of thousands.

Journal of Adventist Education Fills Major Need

The magazine is a resource for thousands of Adventist teachers.

Robotics Group Instills Science Skills

The program trains students in technology disciplines.

Maryland Church Reopens After 2012 Fire

The 68-year-old building was restored in a little more than a year.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Iranian Christian Convert Tried for Participating in House Church

Mostafa Bordbar could face a 2- to 9-year sentence.

Catholic Hospitals at Odds With Bishops Over Birth Control Mandate

Bishops believe that religious protections are too narrow.

Conservatives Say Religious Freedom is 'Under Attack' in Military

New legislation would protect religious "actions and speech."

Opponents to Boy Scouts Policy to Launch Alternative Group

The new program will have a Christian worldview.

July 18, 2013 Adventist Review

Cats, Kids--and Jesus?

Cover Feature: All about navigating social media with a purpose.

Unwrapping the Myth of Healthy Adventists

Adventist Life: Deanna Moore shares a young adult's perspective.

The D Word

Editorials: "Does doctrine really matter?" Gina Wahlen takes a look.

Don't Hang Up Your Harp

Back to Basics: Hyveth Williams reminds us that we should praise God in whatever circumstances we find ourselves.

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This Week's Special Features

Pretoria Dispatch

Web Exclusive: AR associate editor Lael Caesar reports from the World Youth Conference in South Africa.

A Lesson in Trust: The Editor and the Bullwhip (Video)

AR editor Bill Knott learned a lesson in trust from his friend, Brett Townend.

Daring to Dream

Adventist Life: Sandra Blackmer's report on 3ABN's new urban network targeting inner-city minorities.

This Book Belongs to...

Searching the Obvious: Dixil Rodríguez tells the story of a special book.

At a Ross for Words

Editorial: Bill Knott reminds us of how God's presence steadies us when the winds howl.

"I Dont Want a God Who..."

July 11 Cover: Clint and Gina Wahlen on how we respond when God isn't who we think He is.

Mark Finley's New York Diary

Web Exclusive: A veteran evangelist reflects on the NY13 Revelation of Hope campaign.

Lover or Seducer?

June 27 Cover Story: Christians should make sure they're not being deceived, says John Markovic. 

 

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