May 23, 2012
May 24, 2012, Adventist Review Summer Special

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The Warming Light

Introduction: Bill Knott introduces us to this special issue and wishes readers well as they explore it.

Summer Camp: Where God Spends His Summers

Summer Meetings: If you never went to summer camp, you may have missed out.

Under the Big Top

Summer Meetings: Celeste Perrino Walker reflects on the cool things about going to camp meeting, and invites you to come along.

Super-Special Summer Vacation Sabbaths

Summer Travels: Wilona Karimabadi offers suggestions for taking a summer vacation Sabbath and making it really great.

Taking a Vacation?

Summer Travels: Sandra Blackmer tells us about some unique spots in Adventist history, and why you should visit them.

Smart Trips

Summer Travels: The doctors tell you how to stay healthy and make the most of your vacation.

Good Books

Summer Divisions: Mark Kellner has a few great suggestions for good summer reading.


Summer Diversions: Margaret Butler talks about a moment of inspiration in the midst of disaster.

First-Time Missionaries

Summer Diversions: Jean-Luc Lezeau tells the story of his first mission opportunity abroad for the Lord.

An Audience of One

Summer Diversions: "It matters only that we're faithful," says Loren Dickinson.

Vacation Bible School

Summer Outreach: Kimberly Luste Maran reminds us of the special times to be found at VBS.

On Vacation with God

Summer Outreach:Vacations can offer us blessings and challenges, according to Gerald A. Klingbeil.

Web Letters

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World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Archaeologists: Israeli Artifacts Support Solomon's Temple

Artifacts resemble those described in the Bible.

Methodists Strike Accord with Five Black Denominations

The churches will share sacraments, affirm clergy and ministries.

Catholic Bishops to Scrutinize Girl Scouts

Bishops are reviewing the church's relationship and complaints.

Methodists Reject Calls for Divestment From Israel

Archbishop Desmond Tutu lobbied for divestment.

This Week's Special Features

Media Blitz

Editorial: In an age of increasing media, how do we navigate it all? Gerald Klingbeil has some ideas.

Walls of Salvation

Back to Basics: Hyveth Williams reminds us of what must happen in order to fulfill the promise of Isaiah 60:18.

Adventist and Single

Cover Feature: Stephen Chavez explores the lives of Adventist singles to see what they are thinking and feeling, and why we have to care.

More Holy Days for Adventists?

Heart and Soul Biblical Studies: Roy E. Gane revisits the issue of Israelite festivals.

Women and Their Words

Cover Feature: Gina Wahlen introduces us to the women who changed a few things in this magazine's history.

The Arched Eyebrow

Editorial: "Scorn is the weapon we pick up when persuasion fails to persuade," says Bill Knott.

Punta Cana Updates

Reports from the World Religious Freedom Congress in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Forest Lake Adventist Church

Located on the Forest Lake Academy campus in Apopka, Florida, the congregation is lead by the teaching ministry of senior pastor Geoff Patterson. The church has established a vibrant Internet ministry that reaches scores of people around the world.

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