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Allow more people to serve in local church leadership positions

Local churches can do more to accommodate a variety of people in leadership roles as they elect church leaders. This is something to consider now as many Seventh-day Adventist churches globally are...

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More denominational self-evaluation would make mission more effective

As leaders we need to make more time to evaluate our programs at the grassroots level in order to better understand the effectiveness of our programs, mission and direction.It's easy for us to write...

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Why our book 'Understanding Creation' was written

Why our book 'Understanding Creation' was written

There is a need for more written material dealing with Creation, especially on how to deal with the scientific challenges to the biblical account. The recent book "Understanding Creation" was written...

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Germany trip connected Adventist leaders, laity, pastors in revival focus

Germany trip connected Adventist leaders, laity, pastors in revival focus

Our Seventh-day Adventist believers in Germany are interested in the Adventist message, involved in sharing with others, and want to be informed about the revival and reformation experience moving...

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Amid memory of tragedy, let's renew our efforts to share hope

On September 11, I was in a committee at the General Conference when I received word about the unfolding tragic events in New York City and Washington. I remember having a strange surreal feeling that...

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'Person of the year' says stay generous, connected

'Person of the year' says stay generous, connected

Each year on our national day -- Australia Day, January 26 -- a prominent person who is considered to have made a significant contribution to Australian society is named "Australian of the Year." I'm...

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