November 8, 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

NAD Executive Committee Recommendation "Affirms" Ordination for Men and Women

The vote, which was a recommendation and does not change current NAD policy or practice, passed by a margin of 182 to 31.


NAD President Dan Jackson's addressed church leaders on November 2 at the Year-end Meeting.

Kenyan Adventist Wins the NYC Marathon

Olympic silver medalist Priscah Jeptoo's winning time was 2:25:07.

Moving Forward Together

A response from the General Conference to recent actions in North America.

Sandra Roberts Elected President of Southeastern California Conference

She served as SECC executive secretary since 2004.

This Week's Special Features

Christ, Character, and Creation

Theology: "Christ cannot be the God of either progressive creation or theistic evolution," says John T. Baldwin.

Next Time, Stand!

Transformation Tips: Delbert W. Baker reminds us that we can trust God always--and stand with Him--even in the worst situations.

Busan Diary

News editor Mark Kellner reports from the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea.

Growing Up With Guide

Cover Feature: Times change, but Guide magazine remains constant. Kim Peckham takes a look at its wonderful history.

How a Runaway Horse Led Me Home

Dateline Moscow: Andrew McChesney reminds us that God's power is very real.


Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil asserts that a "whatever" attitude offers no real motivation to live for the kingdom.

The Prophetic Rendezvous of 1844 Adventism

Theology: Was the time of Adventism's birth accidental or providential? Ask Elijah Mvundura.

What on Earth Happened in 1844?

October 17 Cover: Two Adventist scholars, Arthur Chadwick and Ingo Sorke, share an in-depth study on the events surrounding October 22, 1844.


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Praise 90.1

Broadcasting throughout the Tennessee Valley for 25 years, Praise 90.1 (WJOU FM) is owned and operated by Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. The noncommercial format includes brief educational and spiritually uplifting programs along with a unique music format called Inspirational Soul.

Let's Pray

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