September 2, 2014
Visit The Screening Room

The Adventist Review Online introduces a new feature we call The Screening Room. This feature showcases videos produced by Seventh-day Adventist filmmakers. In time, The Screening Room library will feature a wide array of content, including documentaries, short stories, devotional thoughts, testimonies, and more. This week's feature, Not a Fan, is a personal testimony from Andrew Ashley, Southern Adventist University's student association preisident. To view the video click here.

Breaking Church News

California Quake Devastates Adventist School

The school, Napa Christian Campus of Education, launches a drive to raise $200,000 for reconstruction.

Adventists Seek Inquiry After Indians Reconvert to Hinduism

A reconversion ceremony prompts fears that hard-line Hindus are compelling people to switch faiths.

More Than 100 South Americans to Share Jesus in Egypt

Young people sign up for Colombia Adventist University’s school of missions after a major congress.

Adventist Church Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Hijab Case

A church lawyer says the case, if left unchecked, could risk the workplace rights of Sabbath-keepers.

Religion News Service

Headlines From Religion News Service

Recovered from Ebola US Missionary Discharged

Kent Brantly received doses of an experimental drug.

New Contraception Mandate Spurs More Ire

The new guidelines were released on August 22.

Study: Suicide Rates Higher Among Baby Boomer Men

Middle-aged suicide rates are higher than those for the elderly

Greece, NY: Policy may Prohibit Atheists From Public Invocations

The new rules include "religious clergy" and "religious assemblies."

This Week's Special Features

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.


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

The Equality of Sin

Introducing the Why: Jimmy Phillips takes a look at the question: "Is one sin greater than another?"

Gospel in a Wine Cup?

Heart and Soul Devotional: Vara Prasad Deepati says "No problem, no miracle!"

Andrews Theologians Approve Statement on Headship

The statement emphasizes Christ's role in relation to the church, His body.

It Is Written

The 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 John Bradshaw.

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