October 12, 2015
Annual Council News

As Church Membership Shifts, Ng Looks to the South to Lead

GC executive secretary takes a hard look at the church’s need to penetrate difficult-to-reach regions as membership nears 18.8 million.

Adventist Leaders Appeal for Church Entities to Respect Ordination Vote

The General Conference and division officers also underscore the key role of women in the church.

Wilson Urges Every Church Member to Become a Sower

The Adventist Church leader uses his Annual Council sermon to emphasize Total Member Involvement.

Marcos Faiock Bomfim Elected New Stewardship Director

Delegates elect departmental staff to a number of positions during Annual Council.

'Everyone a Sower'

Transcript of president Ted N.C. Wilson’s sermon at the 2015 Annual Council.

Adventist Megaclinic Seeks to Assist Record 10,000 People in Los Angeles

Your Best Pathway to Health looks for volunteer doctors, dentists, and lawyers for its biggest event in the U.S.

More Adventist News

Bahamas: Hurricane Joaquin Badly Damages 6 Churches

A pastor’s wife says God protected her and her husband amid strong winds and rising floodwater.

Andrews Seminary Approves Document on Homosexuality

The 21-page document offers a biblical and pastoral perspective.

World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Suicide Law Called Unjust, Grotesque

California legalizes physician-assisted suicide.

Many Americans See a Creator’s Hand

Creation believers found among the non-religious

NAE Issues Ethics Code For Congregations

The document will help leaders nurture their churches.

Oklahoma Ten Commandments Statue Removed From Capitol

The state Supreme Court ordered the move.

This Week's Special Features

Hit to VW Stock Price Linked with Cheating

Commentary: It's hard to miss in the Bible straight-forward declarations regarding cheating that are mentioned more than once, says Michael Cafferky

Invisible Fences

Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil talks about what happens when we set up barriers.

How to Keep Young People Like Me in Church

Commentary: Millennials need to be moved from being spectators to participants.

Jesus Outside Scripture

The Life of Faith: The argument that Jesus of Nazareth never existed has almost no support today, says Andy Nash.

How Should We Help the Homeless?

Commentary: Pastor Tim Madding reflects on his week as a homeless person in Washington D.C.

Almost There?

Commentary: The pope's trip to the U.S. is a "reassurance marker" that we are almost home.

Aldergrove Church

The Aldergrove Seventh-day Adventist Church is located in Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada. Under the leadership of Pastor David Jamieson, the church has several innovative ministries, including an aggressive Internet ministry.

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