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Newly released Video Footage Documents Post-Apartheid Adventism

Video that has previously been kept out of public circulation has been made available for the first time since 1996. It documents the delicate work done after the end of Apartheid in South Africa in what later became the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The video was produced by the Adventist News Network at the request of the General Conference. 

Young Adventist Voices: Election Day in the USA

In an experimental series for Spectrum Media, Alexander Carpenter has produced a series of videos titled Young Adventists Speak.

The series highlights the voices of Adventist students, scholars, musicians and others highlighting the intersections of faith, history and politics.

 In conjunction with the opening of the Desmond Doss biopic Hacksaw Ridge, the series began with Ronald Osborn's overview of the shifting history of Adventists and war. 

A Balm in Gilead

The harvest is past, the summer is ended,
    and we are not saved.
For the wound of the daughter of my people is my heart wounded;
    I mourn, and dismay has taken hold on me.

Is there no balm in Gilead?
    Is there no physician there?
Why then has the health of the daughter of my people
    not been restored?

The 9/11 Table of Silence Project

"The Table of Silence Project represents the common threads of humanity which unite all mankind into a single force with common goals and aspirations regardless of race, culture, or religion.  Through this event, we wish to achieve the dual purpose of celebrating and honoring peace and freedom for all people suffering oppression, through listening, a united moment of silence - a call for Peace in our world." - Jacqulyn Buglisi, choreographer

Let There Be Light! A Multisensory Sabbath Liturgy

From out of the darkness, God's original abode, come the words
"Let there be light!"

Experience Sabbath worship through the prism of light and darkness. This multisensory liturgy combines creative soundscapes with visual meditations. Welcome to an online space for meditation and prayer, and the restoration of the soul. Let there be light!

General Conference Delegates Discuss Women's Ordination

Four General Conference Session delegates—from Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division, Trans-European Division, and the North American Division—talk about the vote to allow divisions to make provision for the ordination of women.

This short video from Spectrum Media provides candid thoughts on this Session's most controversial subject.

 

Dutch Delegate: Denying Women's Ordination Spiritually Harms European Adventism

Megen de Bruin-Molé, a delegate from the Netherlands reflects on how an anti-women's ordination outcome would harm European Adventism both spiritually and politically. She shares her belief that the social media power of young Adventism provides hope for change.

Delegates Show Support for Electronic, Secret Voting

General Conference delegates from around the world raise questions about what's causing the electronic voting system problem, express confidence in the electronic voting system, and suggest a solution. This video from Spectrum Media provides the candid responses of several delegates.

Delegates React to Adventist Church Financial Report

Three delegates—Inter-American Division, General Conference, Trans-European Division—reflect on the GC Treasurer's report on Friday, July 3, 2015. The report was presented by outgoing Treasurer Bob Lemon, who has announced his retirement. Undertreasurer Juan Prestol-Puesán will replace Lemon as General Conference Treasurer.

Three Delegates Reflect on Ted Wilson's Re-election

As the delegates exited the floor minutes after voting for Ted Wilson's return to as General Conference President of Seventh-day Adventists, we interviewed three—a youth director from Malawi, a missionary from Grenada, and a physician from California.

Here they share their reactions to the morning business session on Day 2 of the General Conference Session.

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