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Inter-European Division Elects Department Leaders

The Inter-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (EUD) met for its mid-year Executive Committee decisions, at the Mid-Year Meeting (MYM), as regularly scheduled for May.

has a long experience in different fields of evangelism, working through Hope TV Romania, Bible Correspondence School, and other specific programs and projects. For the Communication Department and

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Women's Weekend Event with Heather-Dawn Small on May 7 and 8, 2021, via Zoom.

Longing for God - filled - revived - called

the life of a daughter of God: that is to say God's love for us and our love for Him. Using the Bible, she showed us the longing that God has for His children and how we can maintain in our lives the [...] came to know Jesus. She explained how we can keep and strengthen our connection to God through the study of the Word of God. She also showed how this promotes joy. This love relationship is important if

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Friedensau: Symposium on Adventist Interpretations of Biblical Apocalypticism

23 speakers and 250 guest auditors from 30 countries met through Zoom.

Adventist Interpretations of Biblical Apocalypticism”. Organized by the Institute of Adventist Studies (IAS), the main aim of this conference was to shed light on the way Seventh-day Adventist perspectives [...] The conference has confirmed that the appropriate approach to, and precise meaning of some of these Bible texts has been a matter of considerable debate in the Advent movement, and continues to be so. At [...] Prof. Rolf Pöhler, professor of systematic theology and director of the Institute for Adventist Studies, as the main speaker and organizer of the symposium, commented: “The demand for the symposium far

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Friedensau Adventist University hosts international symposium: “The Kingdom of God is at Hand”

'We must ensure that the apocalyptic message remains meaningful to us today'

The Fourth International Symposium, sponsored by the Institute of Adventist Studies at Friedensau University , was planned for April 2020. But the Covid-19 pandemic threw a spanner in the wheels and [...] a simultaneous German translation. On Monday dr. Rolf Pöhler, the director of the Adventist Studies Institute, opened the proceedings with his keynote address about “Adventist Apocalypticism Facing [...] a brief overview of the issues Adventists face in making sense of the apocalyptic writings in the Bible, after having proclaimed their message now for almost two centuries. How do we deal with the disturbing

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NORTH GERMAN ADVENTISTS VOTE TO IMPLEMENT EQUAL ORDINATION PRACTICE FOR MEN AND WOMEN

Executive Committee Takes up Resolution from 2012

an ordination recommendation at that time. Another reason was that a theological study group (Theology of Ordination Study Committee/TOSC) was appointed in 2013 to work on the issue of ordination of women [...] Naether assessed this as a "valuable contribution to the development of his church" and it also corresponds to Reformation thinking. Reference to the situation of the world church Pastor Mario Brito

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Adventist Education Helps Students Join and Remain in the Church, Studies Show

Experienced educator discusses data that highlight the impact of Adventist schools.

Taylor said. The Valuegenesis Study, for instance, lasted more than 20 years. That study examined 2,200 12th-graders in Adventist schools. According to Taylor, the study showed that the more years in Adventist [...] mentioned was the Youth Retention Study, which showed a positive relation between Adventist education and a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and a commitment to personal Bible study. It also affected the importance [...] is Study looked at factors that contributed to students’ success in Adventist education. More than 800 schools participated, with 52,000 students in Grades 3-9 and Grade 11. “Results from the study indicated

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New Online Bible Course for Women

Our Heavenly Father

We are excited to introduce to you a new online Bible Study Course Heavenly Father. God teaches us to understand His love for us with simple examples. He is the most loving Father: although our love [...] for the better and what we can do with God's love. The new online Bible Course “Heavenly Father" https://hope.study/courses/S-FRwixnd/ is especially designed for women. You will also find

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Adventist Mission supporting prisoners in Romania

'It is difficult to live in a penitentiary and even harder to be a true Christian in that environment'

lockdown, we began to correspond through written letters with detainees. For the older volunteers, it was practically a return to the 1990s when the letter was the only means of correspondence with detainees [...] presented in various seminars as well as in sermons, baptism preparation meetings, and individual studies. Hope TV is present in every cell of the penitentiaries and, where the detainees want, they [...] limited because their number was much smaller due to lack of space. We started working on some correspondence programs. We also started recording sermons in our homes to send to the penitentiaries

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"Life is an Adventure": The Ministry of G. T. Ng

Executive secretary of the General Conference announces retirement after nearly half-a-century of ministry.

depression. He said, “I couldn’t eat, I couldn’t sleep, I couldn’t study. Life was not worth living.” One day he took his Bible and his hymnal to a park, and he sat under a coconut tree where he read [...] the support of his family, he lost financial support that had been kept for his education. While studying, he spent a lot of his time working odd jobs to put himself through school. Though he was on [...] headed to Cambodia to begin their life as missionaries. There in the city of Phnom Penh, they studied the Cambodian language. They helped to meet the needs of refugees with clothing and rice, and they

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Adventist Women of the Past (8)

Women’s History Month

Basel where, during a period of illness, she met Adventist believers. Following a passionate study of the Bible, she was baptized in 1896 and became a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. T he Missionary [...] Granel di sale , Giuseppe De Meo writes: "These four women devoted themselves to a work of correspondence and translation... Their commitment and influence were decisive for the Adventist work in Italy"

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