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Annual Council 2019

Executive Committee Members Debate Proposed Compliance Action

Tuesday afternoon’s much-anticipated discussion of possible discipline for church entities deemed not compliant with ordination votes and policies witnessed surprising turns as delegates to the Annual...

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“God in Shoes” coordinates widespread outreach in Orlando, Florida, to serve women and their families

“God in Shoes” coordinates widespread outreach in Orlando, Florida, to serve women and their families

"Tomorrow, your character, smile, and everything you carry is going to be about God and immolating the aroma of Christ to wherever you are going to serve,” said Jo Dubs, founder and director of the...

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Adventist Church leaders approve plan for tithe parity among divisions

Adventist Church leaders approve plan for tithe parity among divisions

Achieving parity in tithe contributed by world church divisions to the Adventist Church’s world headquarters dominated the Monday afternoon discussion of the delegates to the Fall 2019 General...

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Annual Council 2019

Recommendations resulting from the 2018 Annual Council Compliance Action

A document outlining recommendations resulting from the 2018 Annual Council Compliance Action was distributed to General Conference Executive Committee members today.  The 2018 decision was a...

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Annual Council 2019

Despite uncertainty, Adventist Church finances are on target, Treasurer says

Adventist Church treasurer Juan Prestol-Puesán began his financial report to the members of the Executive Committee attending the 2019 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, by...

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The Adventist Church and its agency, ADRA, make public appeal to help out of school children worldwide

The Adventist Church and its agency, ADRA, make public appeal to help out of school children worldwide

The Seventh-day Adventist Church and its international humanitarian agency, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), announced today a new global campaign, “Every Child. Everywhere. In...

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Seventh-day Adventist World Church Secretary’s report emphasizes “Mission First”

Seventh-day Adventist World Church Secretary’s report emphasizes “Mission First”

“I’m glad to be alive today!” G. T. Ng, executive secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, began the 2019 Secretary’s Report with an exclamation and a smile. He then continued by talking...

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Sharing Our Mission: Sabbath at Annual Council

Sharing Our Mission: Sabbath at Annual Council

As the sky darkened, indicating Sabbath had begun, the Friday evening portion of Annual Council began with song service led by Charles Haugabrooks, a regular on programs such as 3ABN and Hope Channel....

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Executive Committee member during Sabbath School at the Annual Council 2019 in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America.

Statement on the Biblical View of Unborn Life and Its Implications for Abortion

Following a period of study and discussion, a diverse group of Seventh-day Adventist theologians, medical experts, healthcare administrators, ethicists and Church administrators have worked to produce...

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“God’s Restoring Salvation---Our Last-day Message”

“God’s Restoring Salvation---Our Last-day Message”

Editor's Note: President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church gave the sermon, Saturday, October 12, 2019, during the 2019 Annual Council meeting of the Church's Executive Committee. Below is a...

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