‘Build God’s Church — Jesus is Coming!’

This is a transcript of the Sabbath sermon that Adventist Church leader Ted N.C. Wilson gave at the ASI Convention in Spokane, Washington, on Aug. 8, 2015.

Longing for His appearing

When I arrived home after a long trip several years ago, my family welcomed me back warmly, except for our little son, William. My wife explained that during my absence he had missed me and even gotten sick, and now he was hiding from me...

Engaging Adventist Millennials: A church that embraces relationships

Fortune 500 companies to media firms to major faith communities are asking this question with interest: “What does it take to engage with the Millennial generation?” The North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church recently commissioned a study by Barna Group to investigate how its congregations…

Church IT Security Essentials

Hackers and others are always seeking vulnerable targets that can be easily infiltrated. Have you given any thought to how secure the computer systems are at your church or school office? Utilizing several easy steps will create a safety net around computer systems and the information contained on them. A…

Importance of speaking well - Part I

By diligent effort all may acquire the power to read intelligibly, and to speak in a full, clear, round tone, in a distinct and impressive manner. By doing this we may greatly increase our efficiency as workers for Christ.

NINE B.L.E.S.S.I.N.G.S. of Pastoral Visitation

I sang with Nancy, a senior member of our church, to a 95-year-old church member in a nursing home one Sabbath afternoon. The next day, I was told that Walter,* whom we had visited, had died peacefully a few hours after our visit. How blessed Nancy and I were to usher a faithful member who had…

Mission to the Cities: Hope for Large Urban Centers

The urban evangelism initiative has been launched by the General Conference with the intention to reach more than half of the worldwide population, living in urban centers with more than 200,000 inhabitants. Although historically Seventh-day Adventists have worked in large cities for decades,…

Church Fills Baptistery With Water Every Month

A congregation near Dallas highlights the key role that local churches play in the Adventist world church.

VIDEO: Boonstra & Goldstein – The Greater Threat: Religion or Culture?

Two experienced trend-watchers wrestle with how prophecy and headlines intersect.

United in prayer – Miracle at the Ukrainian Border – By Pavel Goia

Robert owned a construction business in Italy and was very successful. However, deep in his heart was a hunger for a closer walk with God, and the desire to serve God in full time ministry. Finally, one day, he left his work behind, and started serving the poor and needy, trusting that God would provide…

FREE eBook: Church Growth Myths by David Ripley

"Early in my ministry I witnessed that a majority of local churches were working very hard, but did not have strong growth. The churches were full of spiritually minded, conscientious people eager to share Jesus with their world, but something important was missing. It began to dawn on me that we were…

ARtv is Live!

Adventist Review and Adventist World have launch ARtv, a new way to reach urban millennials.

Adventist Education Declared Worthy of Becoming Fundamental Belief No. 29

Church leaders will speak about the link between education and church mission at a LEAD conference.