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Does bloodshed matter when it’s not reported?

The world recoiled in horror as ISIS operatives executed innocent journalists, humanitarian workers and others by beheading them on camera. More recently, cameras captured the violent assault on

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Be able to tell your own mission stories

Go, therefore, and enjoy an adventure of service

in Anytown, USA, Australia or Germany, but is that where we are most needed? Though regional workers must certainly help share the gospel in their own areas, there are not nearly enough of them. The [...] places that I have worked for the last five years (Ethiopia, South Sudan and Liberia), the regional workers carry a heavy load and pray earnestly for missionaries. If you are reading this and feel like

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Thank you, Adventist Church for properly recognizing mental health issues

In addition to clinical psychologists, social workers often provide front-line care

have produced hundreds of Adventist social workers. At one time the Adventist Social Workers Association boasted more than 700 members. Many social workers serve as professional counselors on the front [...] numbers. The International Federation of Social Workers is an association of national organizations in 90 countries representing more than 745,000 social workers serving worldwide. Adventist mental health [...] might not realize is that that many front-line professionals addressing mental health are social workers. Pioneers in Adventist social work education such as Dr. Edith Fraser – who presented at the conference

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Research shows that relationships are the best form of evangelism

It’s a church soul-winning program that doesn’t cost money

remembers that it was a co-worker that invited him to church so many years ago. The figure I usually hear for the influence of moms, dads, friends, relatives, neighbors and co-workers is usually between 70 [...] God do? He takes full-time ministers and disguises them as teachers, police officers, construction workers and nurses. He gives them the necessary gifts, passions, credentials, and then He assigns them to

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10th Abuse Prevention Emphasis Sabbath is August 27

Decade anniversary can help your church raise awareness of violence against women

women could get their hair done and receive massages. In the North American Division, a church social worker with limited resources recently opened a shelter that now treats dozens of women emerging from substance

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Denomination's first emotional health conference seeks to destigmatize mental illness

Adventist churches should be 'havens of acceptance' in community

to attend and consider their approach to the issues of mental health and depression among their workers. Too often, God-fearing people tell those suffering from depression or other emotional difficulties

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The Industrial Age of churches and ministries is over

While principles don't change, methods of sharing them should

is here forever. This is the recession of the industrial age, the receding wave of bounty that workers and businesses got as a result of rising productivity but imperfect market communication. In short:

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Problems with Adventist futurism

False excitement damages the church's image and message

will be designated as bigoted, pharisaical, and fanatical. The work of the truth, because of these workers, will be thought to be unworthy of notice." When it comes to eschatology the Scripture provides

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A deeper response to a deeper disaster

Desperation in Haiti is more about poverty than an earthquake

into practice. So as we give, as our communities participate in fundraising events and as aid workers do their best to alleviate the suffering on the ground in Haiti, it is worthwhile considering why

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Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.

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