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May 2018
Adventist Review Online | Unity Oversight Committee Continues to Meet

May 15, 2018 Compliance Process Outline Begins By: Unity Oversight Committee After several months of dialogue and gathering data, the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Unity Oversight Committee has begun outlining elements of a compliance process that will be considered by world church leaders later this year. The Committee, which met May 14 at the church’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, had a positive and productive time together and is moving toward consensus on the basic elements of the document that will go to Annual Council in October, said Mike Ryan, who chairs the......

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May 2018
Discipleship model sees mass baptism in Madang Manus Mission :: Adventist News Network

May 15, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Jarrod Stackelroth The farming-cycle discipleship model is “reaping results” in Madang Manus Mission (Papua New Guinea), according to Mission president Garry Laukei. A successful evangelism series during late April and early May has seen 142 baptized and 300 standing for baptism in the future. The South Pacific Division provided funds for the series, with Tasmanian Conference president and Institute of Public Evangelism (IPE) director, Gary Webster, conducting the three-week campaign. More than 5000 people attended each night. “Although we experienced a couple......

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May 2018
Adventist Review Online | God Has a Thousand Ways of Calling His Own, Say Adventists in Japan

May 15, 2018 Stories of people from different backgrounds and faiths who are accepting Bible truth. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review & Northern Asia Pacific News Shoki Kohara had become unemployed. Waiting at a bus station in Tokyo one day, a mission-minded Adventist gave him a flyer, inviting him to evangelistic meetings. To the member’s great surprise, Kohara showed up for the meetings and eventually accepted Jesus as his Savior and Lord. Though he had some doubts at first, he finally decided to enroll in baptismal classes, and in due time, the......

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May 2018
Unity Oversight Committee continues to meet :: Adventist News Network

May 15, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Unity Oversight Committee After several months of dialogue and gathering data, the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Unity Oversight Committee has begun outlining elements of a compliance process that will be considered by world church leaders later this year. The Committee, which met May 14 at the church’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, had a positive and productive time together and is moving toward consensus on the basic elements of the document that will go to Annual Council in October, said Mike Ryan, who......

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May 2018
Adventist Review Online | Venezuelan Migrants to Brazil to Receive $600,000 in Aid

May 15, 2018 Adventist humanitarian agency is on the ground assisting families to cope By: Kimi-Roux James, ADRA International News & Adventist News Network Venezuelan refugees arriving at the cities of Boa Vista and Pacaraima, in Roraima, Brazil, recently received encouraging news. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), a humanitarian organization related to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have partnered to provide $600,000 in immediate aid for the region. According to government research, there are more than 50,000 Venezuelans......

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May 2018
Family brought to the spotlight :: Adventist News Network

May 15, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Beth Thomas/ANN Set aside by a United Nations resolution in 1994 as International Day of Families, May 15 is celebrated globally as a day to celebrate family and draw attention to issues that affect the family unit.  The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes that today’s families face many challenges. For the past 99 years (the department celebrates its 100th anniversary next year), the Family Ministries department of the World Church has focused on people......

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May 2018
Adventist Review Online | Bible Conference Delves Into the Significance of Ellen G. White’s Writings

May 14, 2018 In Central America, leaders challenged to uphold belief in the Spirit of Prophecy. By: Gustavo Menéndez, Inter-American Division News & Adventist Review Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist pastors and laypersons from across Central America gathered recently for a Bible and Gift of Prophecy Conference to reaffirm their commitment to upholding Bible truths as the only rule of faith and practice. They also were challenged to uphold the church’s understanding of the Spirit of Prophecy, manifested in the writings of Adventist Church co-founder Ellen G. White. The more than 600 in......

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May 2018
Adventist Review Online | New Church Plant in Australia to Focus on Children and Health

May 14, 2018 Core group includes families with children and medical doctors. By: Johnny Wong, Adventist Record & Adventist Review A new church plant in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia will focus intentionally on families with children and health. On April 14, 2018, Gateway Adventist Centre planted its fourth church in 15 years. “We want our children to be involved in mission,” said Chai Tian, a mother of two children. In 2008, she was a young adult Bible worker and church planter for Gateway’s second church. Together with ten other young families from two......

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May 2018
Sabbath School study guide now available anywhere, anytime, in multiple languages :: Adventist News Network

May 14, 2018 | Sydney, Australia | Tracey Bridcutt An Adventist Church pastor has turned his talents to app development, helping to make the Sabbath School Adult Bible Study Guides available in multiple languages for phones and tablets. Jared Martin, the associate pastor at Mt Gravatt and Brisbane Fijian churches in Queensland, Australia, has been working on the project since 2016 when he and his wife were based at an Adventist boarding school in Scandinavia. They didn’t have access to a printed version of the English Sabbath School (SS) Bible Study Guides......

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May 2018
Statuten en reglementen | Kerkgenootschap der Zevende-dags Adventisten

In mei 2017 gaven de afgevaardigden op de vijfjaarlijkse vergadering (het uniecongres) suggesties mee aan de Commissie Statuten en Reglementen (CSR). De commissie benutte het afgelopen jaar om die suggesties en opmerkingen te bestuderen. Kansen Tijdens het behandelen van de artikelen en reglementen zag de CSR veel kansen voor eventuele verbeteringen. De commissie heeft daarom een kennissessie gepland met de afgevaardigden. Zij hebben allemaal een uitnodiging ontvangen voor de informatieavond van 17 mei. Op deze avond ontmoeten commissieleden en afgevaardigden elkaar en heeft de CSR de kans om afgevaardigden vertaalkeuzes en veranderingen......

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