July 8, 2013
Adventist Community Services

Adventist Community Services provides you with opportunities to serve communities in Christ’s name. ACS volunteers provide support and assistance not only in disaster relief ministries, but also in elder care, crisis care, tutoring and mentoring, and ACS promotes youth engagement with Youth Empowered to Serve. Your financial gifts, volunteerism, and prayers, make it possible for ACS to continue impacting and transforming communities one life at a time. For more information visit, www.communityservices.org.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Syrian Christians Face 'Ethno-religious Cleansing'

Some 93,000 people have died and 1.6 million Syrians have left the country.

Church Leaders: Contraception Mandate Threatens Religious Liberty

The controversy has fueled 60 lawsuits.

San Diego Judge: Public School's Yoga Instruction Not Religious

The practice has a secular purpose, the judge says.

Evangelicals Score High on Patriotism

Nearly 70 percent say they're proud to be American.

This Week's Special Features

Geography of Happiness

Transformation Tips: Delbert W. Baker points us to the source of true happiness.

Offline

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil asks," What would happen if you turned your computer off for a day."

Made in the Image of Apple?

Web Exclusive: Gary B. Swanson asks, "Is technology expanding the bounds of humanity?"

Mark Finley's New York Diary

Web Exclusive: Mark Finley, a veteran evangelist, reflects on the Revelation of Hope campaign.

Lover or Seducer?

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

Forgiveness

Heart and Soul: Theology: How is forgiveness possible? Ask Roy E. Gane

Sexuality as Something Sacred

Adventist Life: "Why can't we get this 'sexuality thing' right?" wonders David E. Thomas.

Seventh-day Adventists and Other Churches

June 20 Cover Feature: There's a growing desire by leaders of other churches to know more about our church, says William G. Johnsson.

 

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Aldergrove Church

The Aldergrove Seventh-day Adventist Church is located in British Columbia, Canada. Under the leadership of Pastor David Jamieson, the church has several innovative ministries, including an aggressive Internet ministry.

Let's Pray

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