Adventists in the News

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News from the Seventh-day Adventist World Church Headquarters

13th Sabbath Offering exceeds US$1 million, makes history
Offering to fund innovative evangelism in Europe; other allocations will support Mission to the Cities, Adventist media expansion

Inter-America celebrates big-city impact from Mexico City
Strategic planning for outreach brings new membership results

Adventist leaders promoting first-responder training for domestic violence
Summit next month aims to put trained responder in more congregations

Australian ambassador commends Adventist contributions in health, education
Former deputy PM Beazley says secular country supports religion

Decision to suspend “The Record Keeper” comes with strong endorsement for creative outreach
Adventist church leaders questioned some of the series’ theological implications

Black vegetarians at lower risk for heart disease, Adventist health study says
Research is part of ongoing study of Adventists funded by NIH

Creative outreach projects highlighted at Council on Evangelism and Witness
Emphasis on results, accountability; pizza restaurant doubles as a church for growing community of Sabbath-keepers

Adventist Church joins amicus brief in support of ‘parsonage allowance’
Challenges ruling that clergy tax-exempt housing allowance is unconstitutional

Adventist mission pilot Roberts dies in plane accident in Indonesia
Longtime missionary to Africa, Southeast Asia flew thousands of relief flights

RHPA Board votes smaller, leaner profile for publishing house
Workflow and personnel changes to save $1.5 million within a year

New details released in cyber attack that defrauded Adventist Church of half a million U.S. dollars
Sophisticated online scammers hacked email account used to conduct church business

ADRA part of relief efforts following earthquake in Chile
Food, water part of initial response

Help Oakwood win again
Historically Black Adventist university in running for prize; #OakwoodTHDRYS

Creative acts of service mark second annual Global Youth Day
Adventist Youth skip hearing sermon to ‘Be the sermon’

Sexuality summit concluded with call for consistency, caring
Adventist Church vice president, Education director, seminary professors draw lessons from the Cape Town leadership conference

Adventist professor’s devotional series urges appropriate conversation about sex
Reclaim ‘spirituality of sexuality,’ Nixon says at Cape Town summit

Top Adventist health leader calls for compassion, regardless of cause
Dr. Landless surveys medical evidence on causes, incidence of homosexuality

La réalité de ce monde déchu nécessite de la nuance, de l’humilité selon les scientifiques adventistes du comportement
Fox encourage l’Eglise à adopter non seulement le message de Jésus, mais également ses méthodes dans l’exercice du ministère

Panel members tell moving stories of brokenness, change
Trio tells their journey to denomination’s sexuality conference

Preserve identity of church, but minister to gay and lesbian community, panelists at Adventist sexuality summit say
Experts addresses employment, family, legal, pastoral, psychological and theological issues

At sexuality summit, Adventist Church president reflects on ‘human brokenness’
Approach sin with ‘clarity and tact’ and faithfulness to biblical truth, Wilson says

'In God’s Image' summit on sexuality opens in Cape Town
Conference to address LGBT issues

Joint statement from Russian, Ukrainian Adventist leaders urges peacekeeping, prayer
Dispute over Crimea heightens tension in Eastern Europe

New Ellen White Encyclopedia highlights lifetime of ministry
Church historian calls it ‘most important reference work in half a century’

Religious freedom festival in Haiti highlights peaceful coexistence
Advocates recommend National Day of Religious Freedom in country

In North America, a return to Adventist Church’s traditional medical missionary outreach
At annual health summit, a call for comprehensive health ministry; ‘one mission and one vision’

Trans-European Division President Wiklander to retire in July
Native Swede will have served 19 years as president

For family of missing Adventist doctor, April service to bring some closure
Sloop disappeared in Ukraine in May 2013; still no leads in case

Remembrance: In costume, Hoshino presented Adventist Church co-founder White
Presented on campmeeting circuit, church anniversaries

Wilson’s South Pacific visit includes meetings with government leaders, evangelism outreach
Adventist Church President also helps open new college campus