Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Samoa marks 100 years of literature evangelism

“The history and growth of the Samoan work is closely linked with literature evangelism and publishing."

Valediction

James Standish wrapped up his tenure as Adventist Record editor on Tuesday. Here are five big ideas he has tried to share through the pages of the magazine over the past five years.

Church accounts for lost members

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.

Great expectations

It's that special candlelit dinner, where he asks "will you?" and she says "yes". There once was a time where this kind of marriage proposal was considered romantic. No longer.

GC delegates approve record 35 new unions

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.

Structuring for the future

Is our current church structure still the most appropriate way of achieving our mission in Australia? That's the question the Australian Union Conference is considering as it plans for the future.

Adventists planting churches at record rate

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.

A different life

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.

Planting a new garden

Like vegetables, there is little we can do to actually "make" disciples. Yet we all play a crucial role in helping them grow.

The big picture

There was something different at this year's South Pacific Division executive committee's year-end meetings.
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