October 16, 2009
Adventist News and 2009 Annual Council Report

Zambia Outreach Nets 1,600 Baptisms

Lay members and church leaders join together to fulfill reaping goals.

Canadian Evangelist Lawton Lowe Dies

Lowe also served as a missionary in India and Sri Lanka.

Approval for Adventist University Pending in Paraguayan Congress

School expected to quicken the pulse of nursing in a country with few nurses.


Annual Council 2009

Adventist Church Manual Revisions Move Foreward

Questions on role of women in ministry remain, however.

Special Feature

Read the GC Secretary's complete report.

Adventist Church Adds 1 Million Members for Six Years Straight

GC secretary encourages an honest look at records, cites membership audits as catalysts to growth.

Conservative Investing Helps Church Weather Economic Downturn

Wage, hiring freezes help keep church operations within budget.

Delegates Move 2010-2015 "Tell the World" Plan to GC Session

Vote to be held in Atlanta on strategy to "Reach Up, Reach Out, Reach Across."

Reconciliation, Unity, Involvement are Paulsen's Annual Council Themes

World church president emphasizes cross of Christ as central to Adventist message.


This Week's Special Features

Are We Killing Adventist Education?

An excerpt from a recently released book.

Where Have All the Grown-ups Gone?

Young adults are growing older, but are they growing spiritually?

The Allure of Modesty

What does real sex appeal look like?

Singing Our Songs

Our readers respond.

Beyond the Tears

What happens after life's crushing tragedies?

Out of the Darkness

How to keep going in spite of our heartaches

7 Secrets of Healthy Churches

Author Thom Rainer researched 2,000 healthy churches and found out what they had in common. Here are the results of his survey.

AR Week of Prayer Edition 2009

The entire collection of daily readings is completely unrestricted and available to all.



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