July 24, 2013
Don't Miss the Festival of the Laity Online

Get equipped for effective ministry with no registration, travel, or hotel expenses! The North American Division Adult Ministries Department is offering FREE online training for Sabbath school, personal ministries, and prison ministries leaders through the Virtual Festival of the Laity, September 11-14. Attend from the comfort of your home, church, or office -- all you need is a computer with Internet access. All church leaders can benefit from these live broadcasts. Visit www.festivalofthelaity.com to sign up.

Breaking Church News

Kevin Krueger Takes Helm at WGTS-FM

General Manager began work as a student announcer.

Study Committee Votes Consensus Statement
on 'Theology of Ordination'

Document to go to 2014 Annual Council, 2015 General Conference session.

After New York, Adventists Continue Global Outreach

World divisions note significant plans.

Tennessee Pastor Dies on Panama Mission Trip

Jeff Brown collapsed during an afternoon outing.

SECC Camp Staffer Loses Home in Forest Fire

124 campers evacuated, property safe so far.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Sudan Christians Face Growing Hostility

Church leaders cite increased restrictions.

Churches Tighten Marriage Policies

Many are stipulating traditional marriage only.

Britain Asks Church of England to Take Over Schools

More than 3,000 academies operate in England.

Lutherans Reelect Matthew Harrison Despite Newtown "Debacle"

LCMS membership numbers 2.4 million.

July 25, 2013, Adventist Review

Gabrielle's Story

Cover Feature: Wilona Karimabadi tells the story of a devoted follower of God caught in terrible times.

Lost: One Adventist Child

Adventist Life: The Taylors make a case for Adventist education.


Editorial: What constitutes a winner in God's eyes is different from what we may think. Lael Caesar explains.

Humbled and Exalted

Dateline Moscow: Andrew McChesney's account of unexpected blessings in the company of important people.

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This Week's Special Features

Imprisoned Disciple

Web Exclusive: The story of António Monteiro (New Updates)

Unwrapping the Myth of Healthy Adventists

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

Don't Hang Up Your Harp

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

Cats, Kids--and Jesus?

July 18 Cover Feature: All about navigating social media with a purpose.

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

Web Exclusive: AR editor Bill Knott learned a lesson in trust from his friend Brett Townend.

The D Word

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

Pretoria Dispatch

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

"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.


More Features


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