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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | ‘It’s Not the Message nor the Method — It’s the Messenger!’

August 2, 2018 Adventist laymen’s convention 2018 starts with a call to allow God to use us for mission. By: Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review If we ever want to finish the work of sharing Jesus with everyone, we cannot go on doing business as usual, said John Bradshaw on the opening night of the 2018 Adventist Laymen’s Services and Industries (ASi) international convention in Orlando, Florida, United States, on August 1. “There is no way in the world we can be satisfied with the status quo. We must change gears!” said Bradshaw,......

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Aug 2018
Adventists bring distinct perspective to high-level religious liberty talks :: Adventist News Network

Aug 02, 2018 | Washington D.C., United States | Bettina Krause, communication director, International Religious Liberty Association Participants at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Participants at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on July 24, 2018. . Two Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty advocates were among those invited to participate in a landmark religious freedom summit organized by the US Department of State in Washington, D.C. The event, which began July 24, was the first-ever of its kind, and brought......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Largest Adventist Community Center in the Middle East Opens in Egypt

August 1, 2018 Cairo’s Center Church is turned into the Ramses Cultural Center. By: Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission The plan seemed perfect: transform an aging Seventh-day Adventist church in the heart of Egypt’s capital into a vibrant community center. But construction companies dismissed the idea of completely rebuilding Cairo’s Center Church. “There is no way that you can get a permit,” said a top engineer at one construction company. Church leaders prayed and decided to move forward in faith. They contacted one more construction company and inquired about the process of securing......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Student Volunteers Build School in the Amazon

August 1, 2018 ADRA-sponsored trip gets young people involved in frontline mission. By: ADRA International News and Adventist Review More than 220 university students from North and South America took part in the new Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) volunteer program “ADRA Connections” this July in the Brazilian Amazon. Students assisted in the construction of the Adventist Technical School of Massauari (ETAM) in Boa Vista do Ramos, Amazonas, Brazil. The school enrolls 45 students, aged 5 to 14, some of whom previously had no educational background. “I wanted to come on......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | More Than 20,000 Baptized in the DRC After Member Involvement Drive

July 31, 2018 Pastors and lay members, even children, join forces to share Jesus in 899 sites. By: Prince Bahati, East-Central Africa Division, and Adventist Review The ripple of the world church’s Total Member Involvement (TMI) program has reached the North East Congo Union Mission (NECUM), in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with unprecedented impetus. More than 20,000 people were baptized after recent evangelistic meetings in the area. TMI is an initiative of Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders that seeks to involve every member in sharing Jesus with friends and neighbors. Northeast......

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Aug 2018
The largest Adventist community center in Middle East inaugurated on July 31st :: Adventist News Network

Jul 31, 2018 | Cairo, Egypt | Ana Paula Lima, Egypt-Sudan Field Communication Assistant With almost 120 years of presence in Egypt, the Seventh Day Adventist Church owns a very well-located building in the heart of the Old and great city of Cairo. It has been the desire of church leaders over the last 65 years to utilize the church for social and public service. Now, the Central Church is going to reopen the doors of the Ramses Cultural Center (RCC) after a complete renewal. The RCC will be a center of......

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Aug 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists in Jamaica Request Employers to Respect Workers’ Sabbath Rest

July 31, 2018 Appeal reminds business owners of the laws that protect freedom of worship. By: Jamaica Union and Inter-American Division News The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica recently appealed to employers in the private and public sectors to respect the constitutional rights of workers to enjoy freedom from religious discrimination. The appeal referred to a release from the National Workers Union (NWU) which indicated, among other things, that a worker at the Petroleum Company of Jamaica (PETCOM) had been on suspension without pay since December 2017 because he refused to work......

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Jul 2018
The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Conscientious Objection :: Adventist News Network

Jul 31, 2018 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Ted N.C. Wilson The question of military service arose early in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Officially organized in 1863 during the height of the United States’ civil war, the new denomination almost immediately had to wrestle with how its members would respond to the call of arms. As with other difficult questions, the pioneer leaders studied the issues using the Bible as their guide and concluded the position most consistent with Biblical principles was noncombatancy (the conscientious objection to......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Conscientious Objection

July 31, 2018 Historic position still stands today. By: Ted N. C. Wilson The question of military service arose early in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Officially organized in 1863 during the height of the United States’ civil war, the new denomination almost immediately had to wrestle with how its members would respond to the call to arms. As with other difficult questions, the pioneer leaders studied the issues using the Bible as their guide and concluded the position most consistent with biblical principles was noncombatancy (the conscientious objection to......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | ADRA Seeks to Help Greek Fire Victims

July 30, 2018 Adventist camp evacuated last year because of another fire is safe. By: Victor Hulbert, Trans-European Division News With more than 90 dead, almost 200 injured, and more than 2,000 homes destroyed following deadly wildfires near Athens, Greece, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is already working to provide support. The fires, thought to be the deadliest on record, broke out on Monday, July 23, 2018. Mati, in east Attica, is thought to be the most affected area. Despina Tologlou, lead person for ADRA operations in Greece, was planning......

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