November 30, 2009
Breaking Church News

GC Ministerial Secretary James Cress Dies Suddenly

Sudden illness claims life of tireless Adventist leader and "pastor to pastors."

A GC Treasurer Dismisses Poverty Mind-set in West Africa

George Egwakhe encourages leaders to abandon the phrase "I'm poor."

AUC Nursing Exam Scores Among the Highest in the U.S.

All 25 passed board exams.

Adventist Student Missionary Murdered in Micronesia

Kirsten Wolcott, 20, a student missionary, was jogging when attacked, officials said.


World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Americans Pin Poverty Passage on Obama, Not Bible

American Bible Society says many credit Obama for Prov. 3:18.

Religious Hate Crimes Highest Since 2001

The new report was compiled by the FBI.

Lutheran Dissidents to Form New Church

An estimated 700 congregations may join the new body.

Christian Scientists Concerned About Health Care Provisions

Some spiritual care measures were struck from the Senate bill.


This Week's Special Features

The Biggest Unsolved Mystery

Why is the media taken with end-time events?

Loaves and Haystacks

If the words "Haystack," "Special K Loaf," and "Big Franks" make your mouth water, read this.

Marriage, Homosexuality, and the Church

A landmark conference probes several sensitive issues.

Without Gloating

To become stingy in our praise is unacceptable.

Are You Psychic or Something?

An impromptu conversation turns into an opportunity to share Christ.

Is There a Better Way?

Has the time come to rethink how the church is structured?

Charting a Different Future

Can Adventists schools survive the changes swirling around them?


How About Worshiping in Beautiful British Columbia?

The Aldergrove Seventh-day Adventist Church is located in Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada. Under the leadership of Pastor David Jamison, the church has several innovative ministries, including an aggressive Internet ministry. Click on the link above to check them out.

"Were you ever a Pathfinder?

Hundreds of thousands of Adventists around the globe share the experience of learning and growing together with peers, participating in camporees and service projects, and deepening their relationship with Jesus.  But there’s no place to celebrate all that amazing history—YET.  Plans are being laid for a Pathfinder Museum in Battle Creek, Michigan, near the Historic Adventist Village—and your ideas and support are vital.  Join the museum’s Facebook group at to share your ideas and enthusiasm for a museum celebrating the unique Adventist experience of Pathfindering.  For more information about 2009 Pathfinder visits to Battle Creek, go to:

To access the August 27 Adventist Review article about the proposed museum, click here.  


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