October 4, 2010
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

California Voters to Decide Marijuana Legalization

Supporters see Prop 19 as a way to raise taxes.

Court Limits German Church's Ability to Fire Workers

The court ruled that a church organist's rights were ignored when he was fired.

Land-use Disputes Often Involved Religious Minorities

Religious minorities are particularly vulnerable to discriminatory zoning actions.

RNA Honors Top Religion Reporting

The Washington Post and New York Times took top honors.

This Week's Special Features

R&H Announces Major Reorganization, Staff Cuts

Officials project a $2.4 million loss this year.

LLU School of Public Health Founder Dies

Mervyn Hardinge did groundbreaking research into vegetarianism.

Selling Ourselves Out

What do truly wise consumers know?

2010 Week of Prayer Readings

This year's theme is "People of  Hope." In support of the Week of Prayer, the Adventist Review is giving unrestricted access for this special issue until December 1. 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 Devil's Cheerleaders

Are gossipers doing the devil's work?

Tithing: What's In It for Me?

What is the relationship between stewardship and discipleship?

Why Did This Happen to Me?

What to say--and what not to say--when someone asks this question.

When We Disagree

A call for civility as we "dialogue."


Good News from It Is Written

A weekly half-hour telecast that communicates the gospel of Jesus Christ in nine languages and 130 countries. Based at the Adventist Media Center in Simi Valley, California, the program is hosted by Pastor Shawn Boonstra.

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