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Who are we and why are we here?

Who are we and why are we here?

Note: During each Spring Meeting and Autumn Council of the General Conference Executive Committee, time is set aside for personal testimonies addressing the question, “Who Are We and Why Are We Here?” Below is the testimony given at the 2018 Spring...

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Missionary Book of the Year debuts at World Church Spring Meeting

Missionary Book of the Year debuts at World Church Spring Meeting

Publishing work in the Seventh-day Adventist Church began with a vision. Ellen White, Church co-founder, was shown the early Adventist pioneers should print a “little paper” and circulate it among the people. From this seemingly insignificant...

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Adventist Church makes strides in world’s biggest cities

Adventist Church makes strides in world’s biggest cities

Adventist Mission helped plant 80 churches and open 15 “centers of influence” in cities of more than 1 million people in 2017 as the Seventh-day Adventist Church steps up efforts to spread the message of Jesus’ soon coming in major cities. Gary...

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Significant elements line up for positive financial report

Significant elements line up for positive financial report

The Seventh-day Adventist Church posted a financial gain in 2017 of US $1.6 million, highlighted treasury leaders of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC) on the opening day of the Spring Meeting of the GC Executive Committee, one of...

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In the face of financial challenges, the Adventist Church refocuses on Stewardship and Systematic Giving

In the face of financial challenges, the Adventist Church refocuses on Stewardship and Systematic Giving

The chief financial officer/treasurer (CFO) of the General Conference (GC) encourages members to return to systematic giving and increase support for stewardship ministries. “Since the 1980’s the emphasis in stewardship has somehow dwindled,” Juan...

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Adventist Church launches new mission website

Adventist Church launches new mission website

The Seventh-day Adventist Church announced a new website and app for missions, during the 2017 Annual Council meetings. Expected to launch August 2018, VividFaith will be a virtual community where those who want to serve the Church can find places...

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