• Jason Hines | Comments
    The popularity of what has become known as prosperity gospel leads to some Christians upholding something like the prayer of Jabez as proof that prayer is the way to get things from God.
  • Pam Dietrich | Comments
    Also in this week's roundup of news headlines: Miracle Meadows Christian boarding school operator sentenced for excessive discipline; six Zambian church members killed, nine injured in auto crash; Gayle Tucker succumbs to pancreatic cancer; St. Lucia churches maintain political neutrality; and Tulsa churches begin repairs from tornado damage.
  • Ken Curtis | Comments
    Most of us have experienced how we can be drawn into the rhythms that surround us...Of course not all rhythms we move to are...helpful. There are other patterns, those that are shaped by things like worry, stress, anxiety or fear, whether they are out where we can see them, or quietly playing in the background, that also draw us in and, once established, tend to have more corrosive qualities about them.
Jared Wright | Comments

An article published in a South African newspaper concerning the qualifications of two top Seventh-day Adventist leaders has created waves from the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division all the way to the General Conference in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Jared Wright | Comments

SILVER SPRING - The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has announced the first change to the denomination’s corporate identity in over two decades. General Conference Communications Director Williams Costa, Jr.

Bonnie Dwyer | Comments

Dark clouds squeezed out big fat raindrops for the opening of Spring Meeting at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists headquarters.  Division officers from around the world and newly appointed Executive Committee members were gathered to assess the numbers crunched from tithe and year-end giving, dividends on investments, a

Jared Wright | Comments

Loma Linda University Clinical Psychology student Alex Larson is looking for participants who can help provide data about Adventist views on religious disaffiliation. Larson describes the research project this way:

Jared Wright | Comments

In a sense, Patricia Marruffo’s Sabbath-afternoon ordination service on March 26 was business as usual for Southeastern California Conference where she serves as Pastor for Children and Families at the Azure Hills Church. Southeastern, after all, has been ordaining qualified women to pastoral ministry since March 2012, and long before that issued the same ordained-commissioned credentials to both men and women.

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Tulsa Adventist Church Heavily Damaged by Tornado. The Bethel Seventh-day Adventist Church in north Tulsa, Oklahoma, had its roof torn off by a tornado during their Wednesday night prayer meeting.

Jared Wright | Comments

Everett Brown, the president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, said at an Editor's Forum of the Jamaica Gleaner that he hopes to soon employ the first woman pastor in Jamaica. Brown's remarks came during a conversation with the leader of the Jamaica Union Conference about the Seventh-day Adventist Church's 2015 vote on ordination at the San Antonio, Texas General Conference Session.

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