This is a special day of prayer, established by the Adventist Church 25 years ago, scheduled annually on the last Sabbath of May.
including 2.2 billion children (aged 0-18) – amongst them millions of children and young people without parental care or at risk of losing it. There are an estimated 151 million children worldwide who have [...] poverty, discrimination or pregnancy. Children belong in families, not institutions In Uganda , 50,000 children are growing up in children’s homes, but only a minority are orphans. Poverty [...] countries, hurt and much more. Children at risk need to be protected and helped so that they can use their God-given talents to their fullest. They need our prayers. Children worldwide suffer insidiousFind out more
"Those who are abused need people to advocate for them when they do not feel strong enough to do this for themselves".
powerful stories of women who had survived horrific abuse at the hands of their husbands. Harald Giesebrecht, a pastor from Norway, gave an insightful presentation on the spiritual abuse of children. He [...] causing fear and shame, and using it to manipulate children’s behaviour. He invited us to reflect on whether we are making God and Jesus a source of children’s fear and distress, or a source of love, and comfort [...] countries gathered together online to learn how to listen, to believe, to care and to protect the children and adults who have experienced domestic abuse. The 'End it Now' conference was hosted by theFind out more
European Enditnow Conference organized by Swedish Union
powerful stories of women who had survived horrific abuse at the hands of their husbands. Harald Giesebrecht, a pastor from Norway, gave an insightful presentation on the spiritual abuse of children. He pointed [...] causing fear and shame, and using it to manipulate children’s behaviour. He invited us to reflect on whether we are making God and Jesus a source of children’s fear and distress, or a source of love, and comfort [...] countries gathered together online to learn how to listen, to believe, to care and to protect the children and adults who have experienced domestic abuse. The 'End it Now' conference was hosted by theFind out more
"We live in a time when restoring relations in families are crucial"
people. The story of creation teaches us that Adam and Eve didn't have to deserve to rest. We often think that we need to “deserve” something, and this is often the way we teach our children. All the [...] interested individual, but the entire family. He showed that in the New Testament there are a number of stories of conversions, the consequence of which is the acceptance of Christ by all the household (“oikos” [...] community can support these parents. Karsten Stank from Germany spoke about parenthood, respect for children, and non-violent communication. He supported what he presented with many examples from his familyFind out more
Longing for God - filled - revived - called
God" Heather-Dawn led us through the experiences of her own life of faith, accompanied by wonderful stories and incidents that she or other women of faith have had with God. It was a delight to listen to her [...] 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 love that we experienced when we first came to know JesusFind out more
The third day of the Global Adventist Innovation Network.
cannot go to church. HopeTown is a project designed for children, specifically a series of videos with a spiritual message; these videos follow the story of a family that is facing the dangers of a threat. [...] Tjeransen, director of communications for the Adventist Church in Norway, presented a musical play for children, entitled ‘ Christmas in Shadowdale ’, produced by Hope Channel Norway . The project isFind out more
Executive secretary of the General Conference announces retirement after nearly half-a-century of ministry.
represent his name. But behind those three things is a man with a great sense of humor and a backlog of stories to tell of how God faithfully leads from one adventure to the next. Ng grew up in Singapore [...] nothing to worry about. There is a plan for you, and it’s a perfect plan.” Ng and Ivy have two children and three grandchildren. He says, money is no object as far as grandchildren are concerned. Ng isFind out more
Revamped version engages users for a journey through the Bible.
Church leaders and the game creators hope Heroes 2 will help children, youth, and adults become better acquainted with amazing stories of the Bible. “We want everyone to realize they are called to be [...] document of Western civilization, but young people today know more about comics than the Bible stories,” said Sam Neves, associate director of communication for the Adventist Church. “ Heroes is a [...] a project that speaks this new visual language through a trivia game that brings these ancient stories to life. What happened to these Bible heroes matters. We should all know what happened to them so weFind out more
The January 2021 ceremony was a time of celebration, reflection, and prayer.
Surangel and Sons Company. His parents shared stories illustrating how their son exhibited determination, leadership, and integrity since childhood. The stories showed the strength of his family faith and [...] saying, “She is a teacher, and so I thought,I have to be married to a teacher so she can teach our children well .” That intentional teaching took the form of weekly Sabbath School, church activities [...] world’s leaders during this crucial time of history.” The original version of this story was posted on the Guam-Micronesia Mission site and reposted on the North AmericanFind out more
everything in our culture, our structures, and even our church through the lens of the gospel story. In that story of loss, rescue, freedom, and the power of choice, we learn crucial lessons on how to treat [...] popular novel took its title from the temperature at which books burn. Fahrenheit 451 told the story of a dystopian world where books were not only banned but burned by a squad of “firemen.” 2 [...] was caught allowing a woman to lecture his students on why married women shouldn’t keep producing children. Augustus, concerned with the declining birth rates among the Roman elite, ordered Corvus to beFind out more