September 10, 2014
Breaking Church News

ADRA Teams up With Four Adventist Groups in Ebola Outbreak

The relief agency is working with GlobalMedic, Loma Linda University, Adventist Health International, and Adventist Health Ministries.

Inaugural Congress in Germany Seeks to Empower Women

More than 700 women gather from 20 European countries to discuss how to live their Christianity in the family and community.

Ejler Jensen, Adventist Pioneer on Okinawa, Dead at 102

Jensen was known for serving others as a pastor and hospital administrator in Japan and Malaysia.

Online Conference to Teach Adventists How to Manage Resources

The stewardship gathering, open to all Adventists, will be held on September 19-21.

Adventist News in Brief

An El Salvador musical parade and the rescue of a baby elephant are among the four church news briefs this week.

September 11, 2014 Issue Focus

First Points From Genesis

Cover Feature: Sin altered, but did not ruin, God's perfect creation. Lael Caesar explores this topic.

Ready to Be Real

Feature: Divorce is real. Why can't we discuss it? Ron Matthews gets us ready to talk.

St. George and the Dragon

Editorial: Bill Knott reminds us that this is the time for all believers to get stronger.

Silence

Searching the Obvious: Our prayers may be met with silence, but that doesn't mean He isn't answering. Dixil Rodríguez shares a true story.

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This Week's Special Features

Are We Listening?

Editorial: Does good counsel go in one ear and out the other? Sandra Blackmer takes a look.

"In This World You Will Have Trouble"

The Life of Faith: Andy Nash reminds us that no one ever said life would be easy.

Silent Victims

August 28 Cover Feature: Celeste Ryan Blyden looks at what happens to children when their parents are incarcerated.

The Adventist Church and the Hobby Lobby Decision

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Why did the church choose to weigh in on the Hobby Lobby case? Todd McFarland, General Conference associate general counsel, shares his perspective.

Don't Be a Friendly Church

Adventist Life: Nathan Sarli wants you to leave the greetings to the greeters. You read that right, now read the rest.

Excellence

Editorial: "There is more to excellence than status," says Lael Caesar.


Maranatha Mission Stories

Produced by Maranatha Volunteers International, based in Sacramento, California, this weekly 30-minute telecast features stories from around the world. Host Dick Duerksen introduces viewers to communities that have been changed, and personal testimonies from volunteers who have been touched by Maranatha.

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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