Global Evangelism, Integrity Dual Themes of October 16 Annual Council Sessions

Global Evangelism, Integrity Dual Themes of October 16 Annual Council Sessions

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN — Dual themes of mission outreach and organizational integrity were presented to delegates at the 2018 Annual Council of the Seventh-day Adventist world church on October 16.   Featured presentations included Adventist Health System, the church's Hope Channel broadcasting network, and the General Conference Auditing Serv

Mission, Outreach a Focus of Annual Council’s October 15 Sessions

Mission, Outreach a Focus of Annual Council’s October 15 Sessions

BATTLE CREEK, Michigan — Having dealt with a controversial "compliance document" on the first day of the 2018 Annual Council, leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist world church focused on outreach on several fronts during the Monday, October 15, session. Dr. Ganoune Diop, Director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty for the General Conference, r

What Two Speakers at the 1888 Message Study Committee’s Conference Taught Me About Faith in God — And About God’s Faith in Man

What Two Speakers at the 1888 Message Study Committee’s Conference Taught Me About Faith in God — And About God’s Faith in Man

The recent 2018 conference of the 1888 Message Study Committee offered a rich assortment of messages designed to strengthen the faith of believers in what Ellen G. White called "a most precious message." In the first installment of my report on this event, I gave a general overview of the sessions presented. In this installment, I will employ a mor

Why a 130-Year-Old Event Still Impacts Adventism: Inside the 1888 Message Study Committee Conference of 2018

Why a 130-Year-Old Event Still Impacts Adventism: Inside the 1888 Message Study Committee Conference of 2018

Some 130 years after the General Conference session of 1888 sent shockwaves throughout the Seventh-day Adventist world, what Ellen White called “a most precious message,” delivered at that historic event, is still having an impact on the movement.   As many as 300 people gathered recently in Berrien Springs, Michigan—this author’s front yard,