Julie, our son, Clayton, and I recently attended an It Is Written partnership Sabbath at the invitation of Bob and Angie Kalaf. Thank you Bob and Angie for giving us an opportunity to spend time together with you, your family and our wider church family. And thank you for the opportunity to listen as our team from It Is Written and Adventist Media Network shared the opportunities that exist for us as we all partner together to share the gospel in this digital age.
It is Written Oceania has been the most-watched religious program on Australian television for some years now, thanks to excellent production and to the marketing and negotiation skills of our team at Sanitarium, who have been working with TV network executives to have the program aired on two channels.
As a Church we are what we are only as we each give all that we are and place ourselves at the disposal of the Holy Spirit.
I greatly appreciated the presentations of the It Is Written leadership. It was totally inspirational. Everyone in our Church should know just what is happening and what possibilities exist. But the point I want to make here is something that was shared with my wife by one of the attendees who shall remain nameless. This attendee commented that she was impressed by the commitment and the professionalism of those who were presenting on behalf of It Is Written on the day. I could not agree more. Our Church family has wonderful, committed, professional people who willingly give their time, talent and experience in the service of the Lord and I thank God every day for you. As a Church we are what we are only as we each give all that we are and place ourselves at the disposal of the Holy Spirit. Thank God for that privilege.
Dr Barry Oliver is president of the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.