May 6, 2013
Engage Your Community

The Nonprofit Leadership Certification program sponsored by Adventist Community Services trains church leaders to play a vital role in their local communities. The wide range of seminars provides participants with a road map for effective, meaningful community change. Session I and Session II will be hosted by the Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. For more details and to register, click here. 

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Religious Freedom Violations Cited in 15 Countries

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom releases its annual report.

Black Pastors Unite to Fight Gun Violence

Gun violence is the leading cause of death among black males 15-19.

Jerusalem Court Upholds Women's Prayer Rights at Western Wall

Ultra-orthodox leaders say the actions are offensive.

Mormons OK With Boy Scouts' Proposed Membership Policy

The compromise policy allows gay members but no gay leaders.

Breaking Church News

Shawn Boonstra to Lead Voice of Prophecy Ministry, Board Says

Former speaker/director of It Is Written takes the helm.

Media Center Board Votes Sweeping Operational Changes

Simi Valley property to be sold, ministries to relocate.

Adventist Youth Among First Responders to Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Four rescued alive, 26 others recovered by teens trained in disaster relief.

Religious Freedom Under Global Threat, Canadian Ambassador Says

In speech to Liberty dinner, Andrew Bennett promises active voice.

Walla Walla Pastor to Lead Kettering College of Medical Arts

Alex Bryan ends four-year ministry in the Pacific Northwest.

This Week's Special Features

In the Kitchen With Helen

April 25 Cover Feature: Wilona Karimabadi's story about a family who cares about eating right.

Prague Dispatch

Web Exclusive: Assistant editor Stephen Chavez files daily reports from the European Health Conference in the Czech Republic. Check back frequently for new updates.

The Philemon Principle

Transformation Tips: Delbert Baker takes a look at an often-overlooked but important book.

More Than You Asked For

Devotional: Paulasir Abraham on the advantages of a different kind of "freebie."

Why a Modern Prophet?

Web Exclusive: What is the function of a modern prophet? Alberto Timm explains.

Postmodernism in the Classroom

As I See It: Can an Adventist find biblical values in a postmodern classroom? Ask Michael Zwaagstra.

Walking the Newsbeat

April 18 Cover Feature: Debbie Michel's story of her life as a journalist who wanted to find more than the news.


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