The Seventh-day Adventist world Church is growing steadily. But while membership jumped 1.6 per cent in a recent six-month period, potential growth continues to suffer because of substantial membership loss over the past 50 years.
Moving to streamline the church’s work at a time of rapid growth, delegates opened the General Conference session on Thursday by officially approving the addition of an unprecedented 35 new union conferences to the Adventist world church.
Seventh-day Adventist churches are springing up around the world at the fastest rate in the denomination’s 152-year history, with a new building opening its doors to worshippers every 3.58 hours, according to newly released figures.
Giving one's life to Christ is never a small thing. Yet for many of us, the decision comes with relatively little consequence. Not so for people like Romina Masih, whose decision to become an Adventist was met with denunciation and death threats.