Over 2,600 people prepare for baptism in Romania

Adventists gear up for nationwide baptisms after evangelistic meetings in February. More than 2,600 people are preparing for baptism in Romania following a major Seventh-day Adventist evangelistic campaign earlier this year, a church leader said. A total of 2,667 people are participating in baptismal classes after attending evangelistic meetings organized...

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We baptized 20,000—Now what?

Pastoral convention equips leaders to nurture new members in Kenya. Over 400 pastors and church leaders gathered at the University of Eastern Africa Baraton in Kenya a few days ago for a five-day pastors’ convention sponsored by the Church’s West Kenya Union region (WKUC). Keynote speakers for the event included...

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Press Release: GC/NAD Statement on Unity Discussion

The General Conference officers and the officers and union presidents of the North American Division met on Thursday, January 19, to discuss unity in mission as it relates to church governance and women’s ordination. The group affirmed their commitment to Christ through the Holy Spirit, the 28 Fundamentals Beliefs of...

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Senate Chaplain Barry Black, Adventist pastor, keynotes U.S. National Prayer Breakfast

Addressing President Donald J. Trump and a room filled with American political and civic leaders — as well as international leaders including King Abdullah II of Jordan — on February 2 at the 65th National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black, a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, recalled the motivation...

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Adventist leaders call for training of next generation of leaders

Seventh-day Adventist world leaders called for the training of a younger generation of leaders to complete the church’s mission of spreading the gospel. About 40 church leaders, including division presidents, university presidents, and senior General Conference officers, spoke about the role of young people at the 10th Global Leadership Summit...

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ADVENTISTS PRAY FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY ISTANBUL AIRPORT BOMBINGS

Rick McEdward, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Middle East and North Africa, joined Adventist believers across the region in praying for those affected by deadly suicide bombings at Istanbul’s main airport — an attack that felt particularly close to home because regional church administrators and their families...

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