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Oct 2018
Treasury report emphasizes accountability, faithfulness in the use of funds :: Adventist News Network

Oct 15, 2018  |  Battle Creek, Michigan, United States  |  Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review Adventist News Network Follow 20181014-IMG_1884 Sunday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church Executive Committee’s Annual Council 2018. Magnifying Glass View Larger The Seventh-day Adventist Church takes the use of church monies very seriously, said General Conference treasurer Juan Prestol-Puesán in presenting the Treasury Report on October 14, 2018. Prestol-Puesán’s report, which opened the business sessions of the 2018 Annual Council in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States, shared some of the ways the church......

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Oct 2018
God wil een relatie met jou

God wil een persoonlijke relatie met jou, niet met je rijkdommen. Waar het nu echt om gaat als je het over rentmeesterschap hebt: daar besteedden ze in Amsterdam-Zuidoost een programma van een week aan. Want waarom is het lastig om trouw tienden af te dragen en gul te geven? Omdat we te veel schulden hebben? Of lukt het niet goed te plannen en budgetteren? Spreker was David Neal, departementshoofd Rentmeesterschap op het Europese hoofdkantoor (Trans-Europese Divisie). Verantwoordelijkheid De gemeente kijkt enthousiast terug op een geslaagde week. Vooral interessant, schrijft Ken Owino, gemeentelid,......

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Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Treasury Report Emphasizes Accountability, Faithfulness in the Use of Funds

October 15, 2018 Juan Prestol-Puesán says the church is extremely careful in managing church monies. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist World The Seventh-day Adventist Church takes the use of church monies very seriously, said General Conference treasurer Juan Prestol-Puesán in presenting the Treasury Report on October 14, 2018. Prestol-Puesán’s report, which opened the business sessions of the 2018 Annual Council in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States, shared some of the ways the church ensures a careful managing of its funds. “Tithe is sacred,” he noted, “and we do not deal with it trivially.”......

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Oct 2018
Adventist Church embarks on ‘New Era’ in missionary work :: Adventist News Network

Oct 15, 2018  |  Silver Spring, Maryland, United States  |  Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Jeff Scoggins, a U.S.-based pastor and the son of missionaries, received a call to the Euro-Asia Division, a vast territory that encompasses Russia and many of the other former Soviet republics. Eight months later, he was flying with his wife, Becky, to Moscow to serve as field secretary in charge of Global Mission projects and strategic planning at the Euro-Asia Division.  Scoggins took one month of Russian-language lessons in preparation for the trip.  This scenario for becoming a......

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Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Annual Council Delegates Vote to Adopt Compliance Document

October 14, 2018 World Church Executive Committee approves steps recommended by Unity Oversight Committee By: Adventist News Network and Adventist Review  Following more than five hours of presentations and discussion, delegates to the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s annual meeting of its full Executive Committee approved a recommendation from the church’s Unity Oversight Committee (UOC) to create a new compliance process to assist with the need to implement church policies and voted actions. Today’s action, expressed in a vote of 185 to 124, with two abstaining, approved a document entitled Regard for and......

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Oct 2018
Adventists urged to be faithful like church pioneers :: Adventist News Network

Executive Committee Members gathered at the Battle Creek Tabernacle for worship on Sabbath, October 13, 2018, during Annual Council 2018. Magnifying Glass View Larger Seventh-day Adventists should emulate the church’s pioneers by being faithful and proclaiming the “good report” of Jesus’ soon return despite any obstacles, Adventist Church president Ted N.C. Wilson said at the church’s birthplace in Battle Creek, Michigan. Wilson, speaking in his annual pastoral address to church leaders, also warned against influences from inside and outside the church that seek “to derail and......

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Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | “Extraordinary Tithe” Continues to Fund Mission

October 14, 2018 World church treasurer updates leaders on family’s large unexpected tithe return. By: Adventist Review Staff “Tithe is sacred,” noted Juan Prestol-Puesán, treasurer of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, “and we do not deal with it trivially.” Prestol-Puesán comments were made as part of an update for the General Conference Executive Committee on the Church’s use of a large tithe return that began in 2007.    An Unexpected Commitment  Prestol-Puesán’s financial report briefly rehearsed the history of this “extraordinary tithe,” a term used to designate sizable tithe returns given under special......

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Oct 2018
“The Past with A Future---Looking Back to Move Forward Led by God” :: Adventist News Network

Hebrews 10:23-25 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.  And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” What an enormous privilege to be in Battle Creek, Michigan, as we focus on “The Past with A Future—–Looking Back to Move Forward Led by God.”  The Lord has been leading His......

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Oct 2018
Adventist Review Online | Annual Council Opening Highlights the Commitment of Early Missionaries

October 12, 2018 In Battle Creek, mission stories focus on those who lost their lives in the mission field. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review Seventh-day Adventist missionaries who went to overseas mission fields at the turn of the 20th century knew they might not come back alive but were happy to give all they had, including their life, to share Jesus in faraway lands. This was the gist of the opening presentation at the 2018 Annual Council of the Adventist Church, which started in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States, on October 11,......

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Oct 2018
“The Past with A Future---Looking Back to Move Forward Led by God” :: Adventist News Network

Hebrews 10:23-25 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.  And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” What an enormous privilege to be in Battle Creek, Michigan, as we focus on “The Past with A Future—–Looking Back to Move Forward Led by God.”  The Lord has been leading His......

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