October 12, 2011
Breaking Church News

Trecartin Appointed President of New
Greater Middle East Union Mission

Szilvasi to continue as union secretary; Iseminger replaces Trecartin as GC undersecretary.

Montemorelos Enrollment Strong Months After Shooting

New security measures in place to protect students, faculty, and staff.

Wilsons Meet Norwegian Adventists at Oslo Weekend

The GC president offers condolences after violent attack.

Weimar's Health Program Retools to Meet Global Needs

Wilson attends launch of the NEWSTART Global health program.


2011 Annual Council Special Report

Read ongoing reports from news editor Mark Kellner.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Report: Trends for U.S. Churches Mostly Point Down

U.S. churches have aging memberships.

High Court Weighs Government Role in Church Hiring

Major religious liberty case takes center stage.

U.S. Christians Rally Around Iranian Pastor

Youcef Nadarkhani faces execution.

State Dept. Chides Eight Countries on Religious Freedom

Seven of the countries receive sanctions.

October 13, 2011, Adventist Review

Sweeney's Garden

Cover Feature: Kimberly Luste Maran interviews a couple that understands what it means to serve.

Lessons From Oysters

Adventist Life: George Babcock on learning to be thankful in all things.

No Fear

Heart and Soul Devotional: Why should we be fearless? Lelis Souza de Silva has reasons.

Truth in Advertising

Editorial: Bill Knott asserts that as our culture has drifted libertarian in the past 50 years, we have grown quiet on an important front.

Running--For a Crown

Introducing the Why: Jimmy Phillips needs us to feel a keen desire for seeing Jesus come--a desire he shares.

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This Week's Special Features

Abuse Happens, Even in Church

Web Exclusive: Carla Baker, North America Division Women's Ministries director, makes a compelling case for an emphasis on abuse prevention.

The Room and the Light

Cliff's Edge: Why is faith so important for Christians? Clifford Goldstein explains.

Home to Eden

Second Sabbath Week of Prayer Reading: Ellen G. White shares a glimpse of the Christian's final destination. For more Week of Prayer readings, click here. 

The Mediator

Wednesday Week of Prayer Reading: Retired Adventist Review editor William G. Johnsson explains Jesus' role as High Priest and Mediator for humankind.  

Mark Kellner's Sojourn in Israel

Web Exclusive: Follow Adventist Review news editor Mark Kellner as he retraces the steps of Jesus.

The Other Face of Adventism

Editorial: Adventism is not only experiencing phenomenal growth and stirring success stories--read on with associate editor Gerald Klingbeil as he looks at some unfamiliar places.

German Trip Connects Adventist Leaders, Laity, Pastors in Revival Focus

Web Exclusive: Ted Wilson leads meetings, retraces footsteps of Protestant reformer Martin Luther.


Light of Hope 

Based at the Lakeview Seventh-day Adventist Church in Powder Spring, Georgia, this evangelilstic broadcast airs in the metro Atlanta area and also reaches Europe, Central Asia, and North Africa through the Hope Europe satellite network. Light of Hope's speaker is Peter Kulakov, pastor of the Lakeview church. 

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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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