South Pacific Restructures Church for More Effective Operation

The Adventist Church in the region incorporating Australia, New Zealand, and south pacific islands, has moved decisively to reduce the amount of church administrative structure.

Church Supports U.N. Call for Better Management of Natural Resources in Central Africa

"As a church organization, we take very seriously the Christian principle of being stewards of this earth and its resources," says the church's general secretary.

Vice Presidential Candidate Highlights the Pitfalls of Sabbath-keeping on the Job

There is a critical lack of legal protection for Sabbath-keepers in the workplace, says Seventh-day Adventist attorney Mitchell Tyner.

Special Report: Adventist World Session Media Coverage "Broke New Ground"

"It was a not-to-be-missed opportunity to let the Canadian public know more about the Adventist Church and what we stand for," says Ray Dabrowski, communication director for the Adventist Church worldwide.

Increased Hardship, Continued Growth for Adventist Church in Myanmar

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Myanmar (Burma) continues to grow despite obstacles including rules about holding public meetings and publishing new materials, according to a veteran pastor.

People of Faith Have Public Responsibility, Says Adventist Legislator

"Adventists have a unique contribution to make to public dialogue and to public service," says David Pendleton, Hawaii State Representative.

Adventists to Attend the Millennium Assembly of the United Nations

Seventh-day Adventists will be present as observers at the Millennium Assembly of the United Nations, billed the largest gathering of heads of state in the history of humanity.

Adventist Laity Demonstrate Commitment to Mission

1,800 lay Adventists gave more than US$4.2 million in a single offering on August 5 to support local and international projects.

Hope International Report Released

An ad hoc General Conference committee has concluded that three Seventh-day Adventist-associated lay groups "operate in a manner that is consistent with offshoot movements."

"Quit Now" New Smoking Study Concludes

The risk of smoking-related lung cancer is much higher than previously thought, a new study on smoking shows.

Adventist College Earns Top Ratings

Avondale College, the only Seventh-day Adventist tertiary institution in Australia, was awarded a five-star rating

Forgotten Victims of War Aided by New Initiatives

According to United Nations' (UN) estimates, 300,000 children have been recruited to fight in wars-from the Balkans to Sierra Leone to Sri Lanka

Victory for Religious Freedom Advocates

A bill aimed at strengthening religious freedom in the United States was approved on unanimous consent by Congress on July 27

Baby Rosita and Mother Highlight Plight of Mozambique

The world will never forget the video showing the helicopter hovering over that tree, picking up this beautiful little baby with her mother

Adventist World Radio Receives Permit to Build a Bigger Voice

This new station will enable us to add some 15 new languages to the nearly 60 that AWR is already using

Adventist Stamp Web Site Launched

The newly formed Seventh-day Adventist Philatelic Society International has launched a Web site

Largest Gathering of Adventist Teachers to Convene

An estimated 6,000 teachers will attend the convention

Women in the Pulpit Issue Splits Congregation in Malawi

Regular worship and congregational activities were halted when members of the congregation and church leadership wrangled over women preaching in the pulpit at the Bangwe Seventh-day Adventist Church

Adventist Growth Sparks Church Building Challenge

demand for new church buildings is at an all time high, says Pastor Michael Ryan

Ravaged East Timorese Markets Rebuilt

The rehabilitation project, which started at the end of June, was initiated due to the destruction of all market sites

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