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Bible Heroes World Championship—An Online Gamer’s Trivia Paradise

Do you enjoy playing video games? Or, do you enjoy reading the Bible? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you will absolutely enjoy playing Heroes 2: The Bible Trivia Game! In the words of ...

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New-found Purpose Lets Love Shine

Darryl Groves is the pastor of the Gatton Seventh-day Adventist Church, in the heart of South Queensland’s Lockyer Valley. He is also the project manager for the ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief...

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What in the Word: Sin

Sin: It’s an unpopular word for some in our world. Some assert it brings connotations of guilt. They claim it’s a way for one group to control another. Yet, it is central to the human condition, and a...

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 Mark Finley, assistant to the president of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, makes a presentation at the 2021 Annual Council meetings on the connection between Adventist identity and the Word of God. [Photo: [Photo: Brent Hardinge / Adventist Media Exchange (CC BY 4.0)]

At Annual Council, Presenters Reflect on Adventist Identity, Hermeneutics, and Grace

Mark Finley, Artur Stele, and Michael Ryan share perspectives on contemporary church challenges.

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Erton Carlos Köhler, Executive Secretary, General Conference (GC) speaks to Executive Committee members at 2021 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. [Photo Credit: Brent Hardinge / Adventist Media Exchange (CC BY 4.0)]

An Earnest Appeal to Engage with Our Spiritual Identity

General Conference secretary calls Adventist leaders to face challenges and recommit to mission.

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The Beauty of the Sabbath

How to understand the nuance and beauty of the Sabbath

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Pacific Press Promotes Creation Books for Creation Sabbath

There are some amazing books out there about biblical creation, but there are also some weird ones. How do you find those that are worth reading and avoid those that promote strange ideas or unbiblica...

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Is It Time to Seek Help for Stress and Anxiety?

The psychological and emotional impact of the pandemic has been traumatic for many individuals, causing a collective feeling of stress. In fact, recent data from the American Psychological Association...

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Salalapa Adventist Church, built by the Enra Basket ministry in Araki Island. [Photo Courtesy of Advetist Record]

Couple Dedicates Personal Resources to Plant and Build Churches in Vanuatu

Twenty-six people were baptized after the first evangelistic meetings were held on Araki Island, Vanuatu, on August 15–28. Led by Pastor Renold Toa, the meetings were an initiative of the Enra Basket ...

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Adventist Mother and Daughter Are Centenarians

Life is short, as they say, but there are a few privileged people who live longer than most of us do these days. In the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines, lives Francisca Montes-Susano, who i...

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Gary Hartman of Milton Church volunteered to pack clothing items at the LightHouse Thrift Store in Columbus, Wisconsin

Adventist Church in Wisconsin Gives Afghans refugees Warm Welcome

The desperate airlift out of Kabul had barely kicked into gear last month when a call went out to the State of Wisconsin’s Volunteer Organization Active in Disaster (VOAD) group. The sudden collapse o...

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Paul H. Douglas, Treasurer, General Conference (GC) delivers the Treasurer’s Report at the 2021 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. [Photo Credit: Brent Hardinge/Adventist Media Exchange]

Annual Council 2021 Treasury Report Emphasizes Positive Gains, Encourages Investment in Mission

Paul Douglas, treasurer of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC), opened his inaugural Treasury Report to the 2021 Annual Council’s Executive committee, with some good news.  “In looki...

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The Adventist Mission office shares a tribute video of church leaders that passed away of the coronavirus during the LEAD Conference on Friday, October 8, 2021.

Adventist Leaders Pause to Remember Church Workers Lost to COVID-19

GC Executive Committee honored the memory of those who fell in the line of duty.

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Erton Carlos Köhler, Executive Secretary, General Conference (GC), gives his Secretary’s Report at the 2021 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. [Photo Credit: Brent Hardinge/Adventist Media Exchange]

The Seventh-day Adventist Church Works to Overcome Challenges of COVID-19 and Reach People for Christ.

The Secretariat Report for the 2021 Annual Council focuses on the mission and determination of the Adventist Church during the pandemic.

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How To Master It and Strengthen Your Relationships through Forgiveness

Forgiveness. It is a concept that is central to our Christian walk, however it is taught more in theory than in practice. We are told to forgive when wronged and yet the details on how, are often left...

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Ted N.C. Wilson, General Conference President, delivers the Sabbath Sermon at the 2021 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. (Photo: Brent Hardinge / ANN)

Adventist Church President Makes Clear-Cut Appeal to Live According to God’s Word

“Don’t lose focus on why we are Seventh-day Adventists,” Ted N. C. Wilson implores.

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Ted N.C. Wilson, General Conference President, delivers the Sabbath Sermon at the 2021 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. (Photo: Brent Hardinge / ANN)

“Trust God’s Prophetic Word in the Coming Conflict”

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson delivers the Sabbath Sermon during the 2021 Annual Council Meetings.

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Jay Johnson, Andrews University professor of engineering, recently received the Shen Kuo Award for Interdisciplinary Achievements. [Photo provided by Andrews University]

Andrews University Engineering Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Jay Johnson, Ph.D., professor of engineering, was recently awarded the Shen Kuo Award for Interdisciplinary Achievements from the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA). Scienti...

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A mother holds her son as she receives hygiene materials, one of several items distributed in the community. [Photo Credit: Wa Wa Win/ADRA in Thailand]

ADRA Seeks to Minimize COVID-19 Risks Among Migrants in Thailand

International humanitarian agency focuses on improving access to health resources among the most vulnerable and marginalized to reduce virus transmission

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Pastor Appreciation Day: How has COVID-19 affected the wellbeing and mental health of pastors?

Over the past 18 months, Seventh-day Adventist pastors and church leaders have faced unprecedented challenges in the face of COVID-19, widespread lockdowns and other tragedies. As today is Pastor Appr...

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