July 18, 2012
Breaking Church News

Two Local Conferences Tap New Presidents

Valentine heads to Central States, Honoré to helm Northeastern.

Former GC Lay Activities Leader Dies

Valentin Schoen was 98.

Book Distribution, Response, Exceed Early Goals

Rumors of legal action to stop distribution unfounded, church attorney says.

Former GC Treasurer Becomes Acting ADRA President

Robert Rawson takes the reins.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Study: Pastors' Concerns for Others May Harm Their Own Health

Study reveals high rates of chronic diseases.

Vatican Logs $19 Million Deficit

Loss blamed on global market declines.

Church of England Postpones Vote on Female Bishops

A vote is now scheduled for November.

Atheist Files Complaint Over Pennsylvania Restaurant's Discount for Churchgoers

Restaurant owners say the promotion was designed to drum up business.

July 19, 2012, Adventist Review

To Beast or Not to Beast

Cover Story: In teaching about prophecy, are Adventists presenting Jesus clearly? Shane Anderson asks.

In Christ

Adventist Life: Wayne Blakely reminds us that what matters most is what Christ is doing for us now.

Carpe Diem Unplugged

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil shares reader responses to his March 22, 2012, editorial, "Carpe Diem."

The Intentional Use of Influence

The Leadership Connection: In this new Adventist Review column Dr. Leslie N. Pollard shares his perspective on Christian leadership.

To read more, click here.

This Week's Special Features


Editorial: Kimberly Luste Maran on keeping the groundwork and being prepared.

A Different Ministry

Adventist Risk Management's effort to protect children from sexual abuse.

Stalking My iPad

Introducing the Why: Jimmy Phillips, an iPad, and a special book. What happened?

You Don't Have to Pray Alone

Adventist Life: Scott Steward on how old and new media unite millions in immediate prayer.

Present Truth in Music

July 12 Cover Feature: "The truth of music gets obscured if too much attention is focused on the performer," says Herbert Blomstedt.


Web Exclusive: Have you ever read a great story that ended too soon? Gary Swanson says you're not alone.

"One Voice About Our Whole Humanity"

A consensus statement from the Third International Bible Conference held in Jerusalem, Israel.


More Features


Based at the Adventist Media Center in Simi Valley, California, Descubra (translated "Discover"), a weekly telecast, reaches millions of Spanish-speaking people with messages of peace, love, and hope. The program is carried in 216 U.S. markets (52 million available homes) throughout North and Central America on Esperanza TV, on Nuevo Tiempo in Central and South America, on 3ABN Latino throughout all Spanish-speaking countries in the western hemisphere, and on satellite systems worldwide. Pastor Frank Gonzalez is the speaker.

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 other's lives.

Visit Us on Facebook

Share your comments, recommendations, and suggestions. Respond to our articles and posts. 

Send the Kids You Love to KidsView

Go to our Web site to discover our latest edition! And don't forget to find us on Facebook!

Follow AR on Twitter

We'll send ongoing alerts and updates of special features and news stories to your PC or cell phone.