May 12, 2014
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Supreme Court Approves Sectarian Prayer at Public Meetings

The measure passed with a 5-4 vote.

Kenya's New Polygamy Law Bad for Families, Christian Leaders Say

Clergy leaders say the law will dilute the principle of holy matrimony.

Survey: When Science and Faith Collide, Faith Usually Wins

More than 1,000 people were surveyed.

Report: Internet Hate Speech Can Lead to Acts of Violence

If left unchecked, what's acceptable online can be presumed acceptable in the real world.


Breaking Church News

Columbia Union to Establish a School of Evangelism

The school will be located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This Week's Special Features

The Conversion of Harry Orchard

Cover Feature: James R. Nix (pictured, right) shares a story of a career criminal's road to being a changed man.

The Steps Not Taken

Editorial: Bill Knott on what the Lord of the Sabbath has promised us if we don't hurry through the blessing.

How Did Mother's Day Get Started?

Adventist Life: Appreciating the role of mothers once a year is not enough, says Tabitha Abel.

Last Word: "Strength to Love"

Web Exclusive: Dr. Ella Simmons’ final thoughts about the historic Cape Town Summit

Affordable Health Care

Editorial: "Healthy churches are those that recognize their brokenness and rely completely on the celestial Healer," says Gerald Klingbeil.

Feel the Rhythm--Smell the Roses

Biblical Studies: Gerald Klingbeil on how to read biblical poetry in an age of Facebook and Twitter. 

Adventist Review Poetry Special

"An Introduction"  "Free Verse"   "Hymns"  "Rhymed Verse"

April 23 Cover Feature: This week's issue features works by and for our readers. We've opened the entire issue for your inspiration and enjoyment. Check out the sections above.

United Prayer Works

Web Exclusive: See the new video series produced by the General Conference.


Hymns and Favorites

Transmitting exclusively through the Internet, Hymns and Favorites is a commercial-free broadcast ministry of Positive Life Radio. The all-music format offers traditional hymns and inspirational favorites from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

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 Let's share in each other's lives.

AR Video Report

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