June 13, 2011
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Oregon Couple Convicted in Faith-healing Trial

Timothy and Rebecca Wyland will be sentenced on June 24.

Faith Leaders Call a Strike on Tobacco

They want to ban tobacco use in major league baseball.

Canadians Sue Over Religion in Daycare Centers

Some Catholic and Jewish parents are challenging Quebec province in court.

Study: Egyptians Say No to Theocracy

Most Egyptians want religious freedom in new constitution.

 

Breaking Church News

Elinor Wilson, 91, Widow of Former GC President, Passes Away

Mother of current GC president was teacher, shared 68-year marriage.

This Week's Special Features

What's in a Name?

Editorial: AR editor Bill Knott explores the purpose and signifcance of the Adventist name.

Into the Highest Heaven

Cover Story: Clifford Goldstein reflects on the continued humanity of Jesus.

The Prodigal Son in the House

Devotional: Kyung Ho Song retells the story of two lost sons; and one father who searched for them both.

From a Haircut to a Funeral

Dateline Moscow: Andrew McChesney reminds us that Jesus can take any situation and turn it into a opportunity to share Him.

How to Spot a Healthy Church in 30 Seconds

Web Exclusive: Joe McKeever asks, "Does the Bible give us a clue?"

The Allure of Modesty

Web Exclusive: A. J. Kiesling want to know "What does real sex-appeal look like?"

 

La Voz De La Ezperanza

Targeting those who speak and understand Spanish, La Voz de la Ezperana broadcasts are transmitted from more than 1,000 radio stations in 35 countries. Under the leadership of Frank Gonzalez, the ministry also produces "Descubra," a series of evangelistic TV progams that air in 216 markets in the U.S. and on several satellite systems that broadcast the program around the world.

Let's Pray

The Adventist Review staff meets each Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. 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.

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Are You a Modern-day Disciple?

Do you want to be more effective in sharing God’s love with family, friends, and neighbors? If so, you should attend the “Festival of the Laity” September 7-10, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. The convention features workshops in 50 ministries including Sabbath school, youth, young adult, prison, and puppet ministries. The program also features dynamic preaching and wonderful music. For more information or to register, visit the Festival of the Laity Web site.