Argentina Union of Seventh-day Adventists Creates Commission to Investigate Smuggling

On September 22, leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Argentina were detained in connection with containers of undeclared electronic goods brought into the country. The alleged smuggling saw at least one leader of River Plate Adventist University arrested by Argentina's federal police.

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. 

Will Anglicanism Become the New — or Returned — Religion of Pitcairn Island?

ANGWIN, CALIFORNIA — An American priest of the Anglican Rite Old Catholic church has announced plans to challenge the 130-year-long history of the Seventh-day Adventist religious faith on Pitcairn Island, the small South Pacific island home of about 50 descendants of the ill-famed mutineers of the ship H.M.S. Bounty.

Ben Carson Will Not Serve in Trump Cabinet

Ben Carson has rejected a position in U. S. President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, according to media reports today.

Trans-European Union Discusses "Unity in Mission" Document During Year-end Meeting

Leaders in the Trans-European Division are united in mission. Watch them in discussions at the dinner table or in committee during their Year-end Meetings in Bečići, Montenegro, and you will see a positive exchange of ideas in progress. Together they are looking for positive ways to share the Adventist Message across the varying cultures that include communities from the extremely secular to the Orthodox, Catholic, or predominantly Muslim.

Lively mission-focused debates occur at the Trans-European Division Year-end Meetings.

Friedensau Adventist University Administration Issue Statement on "Unity in Mission" Document

Today, the administration of Friedensau Adventist University issued a statement responding to the General Conference's "Unity In Mission" document, which that body's Executive Committee voted during its Annual Council on October 11, 2016. The response from Friedensau follows in its entirety. -Ed.

Survey: The Adventist Vote & the 2016 National Election

With the results of the 2016 Presidential election only recently announced, the campaign, the candidates and our selection of the candidates are fresh on our minds. Spectrum readers are invited to participate in a research study that explores political behavior and religious perspectives of the readers of Adventist Today and Spectrum. The "Adventist Vote" survey takes about 5 minutes to complete.

Young Adventists Speak (& Sing): Peace Pairings

In this final part of this series, Geoffrey Nelson-Blake​ and Sterling Spence​ perform three reflections on contemporary culture and politics. The three readings—"American Holy Days," "Housing Rest," "Boycott Church"—are intercut with three songs—"Coal Heart Bound," "All the Winners," "And It Goes."

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