November 5, 2012
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Election Day Communion Aims to Heal Partisan Breach

More than 400 churches will launch this new tradition.

Mormon Missionary Applications Soar by 471 Percent

Church leaders lowered the age limit for participants.

Grand Canyon U. Turns Down a New Free Campus

Local residents objected to the land transfer.

Pope's Butler Starts 18-month Sentence

Paolo Gabriele can still appeal for a papal pardon.


Breaking Church News

NAD President Issues Call for Inclusive Churches

Criticism, faultfinding, disconnects believers from the Gospel, pastor Dan Jackson says.
This Week's Special Features


Editorial: "Meekness is not weakness; it is God," asserts Lael Caesar.

Origins: Beliefs Have Implications, Part 2

Transformation Tips: According to Delbert Baker, "Creation is interrelated with salvation truth." Do you agree?

Together Perfect

Heart and Soul Theology: Deleise Cole-Wilson reminds us of how valued we are in God's eyes.

Standing Together

Heart and Soul Theology: Lael Caesar offers thoughts on how to be many and yet one.

Diversity in Five-Part Harmony

October 25 Cover Feature: On November 1 Adventist leaders from North America gathered for a diversity summit. The theme of the event was "Crossing Divides: Transcending Our Differences Through Jesus." In anticipation of this meeting the Adventist Review asked five authors to write about aspects of this topic they hope to see addressed at the meeting.

Listening to the Spirit

Adventist Life: It is the Holy Spirit who dynamically drives the church forward, suggests Cedric Vine.

Election 2012

Web Exclusives: During this election season the Adventist Review presents two articles on biblical principles for exercising our citizenship. Ryan Bell shares "Loving Your Neighbor at the Ballot Box," and S. Joseph Kidder authors "Voting Wisely."


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La Voz de La Esperanza

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