September 2, 2013
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World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Kazakhstan: 18 Baptists Fined for Worship Meetings

Three were fined 'two months' salary.

Biblical Worldview Pertinent to D.C. March

Anniversary energized Blacks to continue their God-given purpose.

African Anglicans Set a New Course

October conference to focus on biblical faithfulness.

Israel: Orthodox Men Demand Beard-friendly Gas Masks

Many Orthodox men do not shave their beards.


Breaking Church News

Andrews University: New Seminary Dean Installed

Jiří Moskala is welcomed to his new position at August 27 dedication.

Northern Asia Adventists Launch Mission Conference

Thousands gather in Jeju Island, Korea.

For Taiwan's People, Adventist Seeks a Better Life

Taiwan Adventist Foundation has "healthier life" as goal.

This Week's Special Features


Editorial: Gerald Klingbeil takes a look at what it means to be committed--in all its forms.

Coming to Our Senses

Heart and Soul: Biblical Studies: Scott Moncrieff on a watershed paradigm shift.

"Tell 'Em About the Dream"

Editorial: Bill Knott talks about the significance of Martin Luther King's speech and the commitment Adventists still need to make to its ideals.

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech (Video)

Web Exclusive: Relive the words that are still making waves in the world 50 years later.

The Telemachus Testimony

Transformation Tips: Delbert W. Baker reminds us that our silence helps no one.

Martin Doblmeier: Filmmaker

August 22 Cover Feature: Stephen Chavez reports on the award-winning filmmaker who has turned his camera lens on Adventists--again.

What if God Made Movies?

August 14 Cover Feature: "The raw ability to create a visual story comes from God," says Lynelle Ellis.

ASI Updates

Reports from the 2013 ASI convention in Orlando, Florida.


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