May 18, 2011
What's Your Passion?

What ministries are you interested in? Is it hospitality, children’s ministry, giving Bible studies, friendship evangelism, or maybe Sabbath school? If you want to be a more effective ministry leader in your local church, attend the Festival of the Laity, September 7-10 in Dallas, Texas. The convention features seminars for more than 50 ministries, as well as wonderful preaching and music. To get more information and register visit

Breaking Church News

Unity is Key, Wilson Says, in Kenya Visit

GC president meets head of state.

"Friends of Hope" Effort Reaches Millions in South America

One-day event includes 1.2 million e-mails.

Columbia Union Conference Secretary Dies Suddenly

J. Neville Harcombe was 71.

Newbold College Board Appoints New Principal

The board taps Philip R. Brown, a vice president at Avondale College.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Billy Graham Home After 5-day Hospital Stay

The evangelist is recovering from pneumonia.

Church of England Says Cathedral Attendance is Growing

Church leaders report 7 percent growth in 2010.

Churches Form 'Circle of Protection' Around the Poor

Faith leaders lobby against cuts to anti-poverty programs.

After Court Gives OK, Christians Mark National Day of Prayer

An appeals court dismissed a suit challenging the NDP law.

Jesuit to Become a Congressional Chaplain

Patrick Conroy was selected by House Speaker John Boehner.

May 19, 2011 Adventist Review

Pack Your Survival Kit Now

The end of the world is coming, but we don't have to be unprepared.

Sex and the Christian

Scripture's take on one of God's greatest gifts.

An Unforgettable Flight

How could he eat a box lunch when everyone around him had none?

Is "Reformation" a Confusing Term?

Heaven's call to reformation is a call to reevaluate our comittment.

The Face of Home Depot

There are times God dramatically gives us new gifts and abilities.

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This Week's Special Features

Caring Enough to Confront

Are you willing to be a "truth-teller"?

Alphabet Soup

God stands ready to supply our greatest need.

Beyond the Creation Story

Understanding the crucial links of biblical truth--all of them.

Who Does the Choosing?

If the future is set, do we still get to choose?

Facebook Christians

Is your relationship with Jesus real, or just an online profile?

The Seventh Day: It's More Than a Name--It's a Mission

Seventh-day Adventist is more than a name. It's a link to our past and our future.

Sandra Blackmer's India Adventure

Follow Adventist Review's assistant editor as she visits literacy projects in India.


The Word for These Times

The 2010 Ministry Professional Growth Seminar was uplinked from the First Congregational Church in Pasadena, California, adjacent to the Fuller Theological Seminary campus. The program aired on the Hope Channel. Sponsored by Ministry International Journal for Pastors, the three-hour broadcast features outstanding speakers including Roy Adams, Lawrence Geraty, Marguerite Schuster, and Miroslav Volf.

Let's Pray

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