November 21, 2013
Adventist Community Service Offering

Adventist Community Services provides you with opportunities to serve communities in Christ’s name. ACS volunteers provide support and assistance in disaster relief ministries, in elder care, crisis care, community development (inner city/urban), tutoring and mentoring, and ACS promotes youth engagement with Youth Empowered to Serve. Your financial gifts to the Adventist Community Services Offering, December 14, make it possible for ACS to continue impacting and transforming communities--one life at a time.

Breaking Church News

Earthquake Damages Church Property in the Philippines

The 7.2-magnitude quake killed at least 222 people.

Annual Council Ends With a Flurry of Administrative, Ministry Actions

GC Ministerial Association will now support deacons and deaconesses.

Kenyan Adventist Wins NYC Marathon Women's Division

Also Colorado Adventists raced to raise funds for vulnerable children.

Postmodernism: A Great Opportunity for Witnessing

 Web Exclusive: Montenegro conference focuses on evangelizing secular audiences. Claude Richli reports.

In Philippines, an Outpouring of Support After Devastating Typhoon

GC president Wilson urges united prayer.

 

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World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

American Bible Society Fires New President

Douglas Birdsall held the ABS post for six months.

High Court Debates Legislative Prayers

A ruling expected before the court adjourns next summer.

Activists to Fast for Immigration Reform

Five people committed to fast until Congress passes immigration reform.

Quebec's Secularism Charter Heads to Lawmakers

The bill would ban "overt" religious expression in the public square.

November 21, 2013 Adventist Review

From Clicktivist to Activist

Cover Feature: Can the world's problems be solved in front of a keyboard?

Dear Father

Heart and Soul Biblical Studies: A son tries to answer his father's decades-old questions.

Married, but Alone on the Sabbath

Adventist Life: A day of worship--for her but not for him.

"This Gospel"

Cliff's Edge: You can trust Scripture, over and over again.

Jews, Christians, and Psalm 110

The Life of Faith: Who is "the Lord" found in this verse?

Go Ask Erica

Editorial: Are new believers worth it?

This Week's Special Features

A Story of Reconciliation at the Hospital Named for Ellen White

Web Exclusive: DeLona Bell (right) writes about a former gang member who now works to help others find a path to a better life.

An Urgent Prophetic Calling

Web Exclusive: A video message from the General Conference president. 

Reach the World Next Door

Cover Story: Scott Griswold, a mission specialist, suggests ways of sharing the gospel with the non-Christians who live in our neighborhoods.

Creation Focus

Heart and Soul: Theology: Once we understand our origins, everything else fall into place, says George T. Javor.

The Jews of Adventism

Web Exclusive: Growing in number, ancient and modern sabbatarian faiths connect, says Mark Kellner.

Xenophobia and God

Editorial: Lael Caesar believes that, as Adam's children, we are xenophobic about the Bible's God.

 

More Features

The Voice of Prophecy

Based in Simi Valley, California, the Voice of Prophecy celebrated 80 years of broadcasting in 2009.  Founded by H.M.S. Richards, Sr., Shawn Boonstra is the current speaker/director. Programs are heard throughout North America and on stations around the world.

Let's Pray

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