October 10, 2012
Called Together

The "Called Together" banner for the articles appearing in issues of the Adventist Review is based on a Mobius band, created by giving a strip of paper a one-half turn and connecting the ends. The resulting continuous loop illustrates our essential connections to each other, even though we sometimes find ourselves on different sides of an issue.--Editors.

Breaking Church News

ADRA Pioneer Milton Nebblett Dies

Former pastor brought experience from refugee work in Vietnam.

Florida College Becomes New Adventist University

Distance learning, remote campus, swell growth.

California Passes Workplace Religious Freedom Law

New legislation protects Sabbathkeepers.

Church Launches Committee to Study Theology of Ordination

Report expected in 2014.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Toledo Mosque Hit by Arson
The center will be uninhabitable for at least three months.

ENInews Suspends Service, Seeks Further Funding

Officials hope the suspension is just temporary.

Man Behind Anti-Islam Film Arrested

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was arrested on probation violations.

Poll: Most Americans Don't Believe Scientology Is a Religion

The poll was conducted by 60 Minutes and Vanity Fair.

October 11, 2012, Adventist Review

The Question of Ordination

Cover Story: Adventist Review editor Bill Knott interviews Artur Stele, director of the Biblical Research Institute, about the study under way on this important issue.

"Can't We All Just Get Along?"

Feature: What does it take to resolve a conflict? Sandra Blackmer shares a solution.

Even Our Adversaries

Editorial: Stephen Chavez reminds us that civility and Christ-like behavior must always rule the day.

The Girl With Dirty Blond Hair

Introducing the Why: A chance encounter makes Jimmy Phillips ask, "What does it take to win people for God's kingdom?"


Reflections: "Our disagreements great or small are only temporary when we look at the big picture," says Dan Jackson.

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This Week's Special Features

Vote Wisely

Web Exclusive: S. Joseph Kidder shares biblical principles for exercising our rights as citizens.

Embezzlement in the Church

Web Exclusive: Easy access to church funds creates the opportunity to defraud the congregation, says General Conference treasurer Robert E. Lemon. 

2012 Week of Prayer Readings

Special Edition: In support of the Week of Prayer, the Adventist Review is giving unrestricted access for this special issue. We've provided all the readings for the week, including the children's stories. We trust that this material will be a blessing for you.

The Fundamentalist

Cliff's Edge: Cliff Goldstein on Alex Rosenburg's scientific leaps and bounds, and what that all means for believers.

The Deep Limitations of the Digital Church

Web Exclusive: Does digital worship suffice in a flesh-and-blood world? Ask Albert Mohler.

Hell and Mr. Fudge

September 20 Cover Feature: This film has a great story to tell, says Jennifer Jill Schwirzer.

Standing Together

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

Healing Old Wounds

Adventist Life: A new perspective on healing past hurts is shared by Carol Sherman Cannon.

Getting Nowhere Fast

Editorial: "We could reminisce about the 'good old days' of theological unity, and try to establish an Amish version of Adventism," says Gerald Klingbeil.


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Hymns and Favorites

Transmitting exclusively through the Internet, Hymns and Favorites is a commercial-free ministry of Positive Life Radio, based at Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington. The all-music format offers traditional hymns and inspirational favorites from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

Let's Pray

The Adventist Review staff meets each Wednesday morning at 8:15 for worship and prayer. We'd love to include your prayer requests, so send them to prayer@adventistreview.org. Let's share in each other's lives.

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