November 21, 2012
Breaking Church News

GC Leaders Affirm Care and Principle on Gay Issues

Church statement on gays, lesbians emphasizes "compassion."

Annual Council Promotes Community, Outreach Initiatives

Programs for preachers' kids, anti-child abuse, and evangelism introduced.

Earthquake Kills Five Adventists in Guatemala

Worst temblor in 36 years.

Educational, Organizational Matters Top One Agenda

Chinese Union Mission to focus on Hong Kong, Macau, and mainland China.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Poll: 60 Percent of Voters Back Traditional Marriage

Researchers surveyed 800 voters.

First Buddhist, Hindu Join the New U.S. Congress

But the legislature remains overwhelmingly Christian.

Jews Push Back on Scouts Anti-Gay Policy

Many Jewish clubs will pull out of the annual Ten Commandments hike.

Vatican Convicts Second Man in "Vatileaks" Scandal

Claudio Sciarpelletti was given a suspended prison sentence.

November 22, 2012 Adventist Review

Caught in the Act

Cover Feature: A little glimpse of a global family.

Characters That Mean It

Biblical Studies: "In practice," suggests Marcos Paseggi, "our actions and motives are not always so clear-cut."

Objective or Neutral

Editorial: "Neutrality is not the same as objectivity," says Lael Caesar.

The Best Way to Die

Dateline Moscow: Andrew McChesney wanted his plane to crash. Why?

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This Week's Special Features

Fighting the Good Fight

Back to Basics: Hyveth Williams suggests that in today's spiritual warfare, Christians may be fighting the wrong adversary.

Living Mission

Cover: Florida Hospital's Spiritual Ambassadors are changing their world, says Wilona Karimabadi.

Premarital Sex or Purity?

40 Below: Alexis A. Goring asks, "What happens when self-satisfaction becomes one of our highest priorities?"

Wild Goose Chase

Editorial: How do you keep the right balance between the past and the present? Gerald A. Klingbeil shares his perspective.

God's Economy

Searching the Obvious: "Like Jacob, we refuse to let go without receiving a blessing; and these are always abundant," says Dixil Rodríguez.

The Circle of Caring

Editorial: Bill Knott shares his deep appreciation for pastors who truly know how to represent Jesus.

Then Sings My Soul

November 8 Cover Feature: Ellen White on how nature reveals the Creator.

 

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