Friday, September 17, 2021
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NZPUC grapples with retention and nurture

"We need to make disciples not converts."

PNG leaders meet, plan and worship in Lae

If current growth trends continue, Adventist membership in Papua New Guinea (PNG) will reach 300,000 before the end of 2017. And, thanks largely to PNG, membership across the South Pacific Division is likely to hit the half million mark.

Wewak Adventists prepare to break down walls

Gander Memorial Church in Wewak, Papua New Guinea, has a problem, but it’s a good one.

Next generation church?

To stop the millennial exodus, we as a church need to stop and listen to them.

One big problem

We have a problem. A serious problem—and it only seems to be getting worse! Nearly half of all newly baptised Adventists leave the Church.

TMI needed to help stem membership losses

G T Ng, executive secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, called on every Adventist to actively nurture new church members to stem an outflow that is seeing one of every two newly baptised members eventually leave the Church.

SPD church membership grows in 2015

By the end of 2015 there were 445,590 Seventh-day Adventist Church members in the South Pacific Division, according to recently released membership data.

Record growth for Adventist Church in 2015

An all-time record 1.26 million people joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 2015, according to the Church’s “2016 Annual Statistical Report”.


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.

Mission to the Cities

"Melbourne, we have a problem." There are fewer Seventh-day Adventists per capita in Melbourne than in any other city in the South Pacific.
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