March 16, 2015
Breaking Church News

15-Year-old Rugby Player Stands for Sabbath -- and Wins

The English teen will get to play in national school finals even though he refused to play on Sabbath.

110-Year-Old Man Baptized in Guatemala

The baptism offers a reminder that it is never too late to embrace Jesus, church leaders say.

Vanuatu: ADRA Warns of Difficult Recovery After Cyclone

The Adventist agency starts training island residents how to prevent a disease outbreak.

1,500 Baptized Under El Salvador's Scorching Sun

The local church aims to establish 100 new churches by June.

Mayor of Belize's Largest City Praises Adventist Education

The mayor meets Adventist Church leader Ted N.C. Wilson at the start of Wilson’s six-country tour.

Fire Kills 3 Boys at Kenyan Boarding School

The boys saved their classmates but then went back one last time.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Kenya: Catholic Church to Fight Hunger by Farming Land Reserves

An estimated 1.6 million people need food assistance in Kenya.

Breakaway Episcopalians Win Texas Church Property Fight

More than 60 parishes will retain their property.

White Christians Now a Minority in 19 States

The U.S. religious landscape is changing dramatically.

NC Sheriff Bans Sex Offenders From Church

Sheriff Danny Millsaps invited offenders to attend services at the county jail.

This Week's Special Features

Thank God for the Difference

Heart and Soul Theology: John Nixon on why God made male and female.

Myopia No More

Editorial: "End-time prophecy is no comfort to the men and women whose most vital and intimate relationships are coming to an end, unsupported and unhelped," says Bill Knott.

‚Äč“So Send I You”

March 12 Cover Feature: "With God, the 'ordinary' becomes extraordinary," says Sandra Blackmer.

What My Pet Parrot Peanut Taught Me About Media

Commentary: Nancy Wilson reminds us that we are all influenced by our surroundings, and how we spend our time determines who we become.

Between the Lines

A monthly column offering highlights of staff members' activities at the Adventist Review and Adventist World.

Why Adventist Church Isn't Taking Sides on Same-Sex Marriage Case

How Adventists deal with a reality that does not conform to their understanding of Scripture.

The Longue Durée

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil looks at why Adventists appreciate big picture thinking.

Responding to Tragedy

Transformation Tips: Tragedy confronts us at every turn. What do we do? Delbert Baker delves into the topic.

Interacting With an Atheist

Commentary: Martin Weber says examples like former Adventist pastor Ryan Bell remind us that Christianity demands an irrational leap of faith when we evaluate Jesus from the limited perspective of pure logic.


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