News

Published:
October 14, 2019

The growth of administrators within Adventism has outpaced the growth of pastors and membership in recent years, according to studies done by the Adventist Office of Statistics, Archives, and Research.

Published:
October 13, 2019

General Conference President Ted N. C. Wilson focused on the transforming power of Christ’s love in his sermon for the 2019 Annual Council worship service as he delved into the purpose of Christ’s death and resurrection.

Published:
October 11, 2019

With a proposed statement on abortion on the table for consideration at the 2019 Annual Council meeting of the General Conference’s Executive Committee, we thought it would be helpful to publish the current official guidelines on abortion that were approved and voted on October 12, 1992.

Published:
October 11, 2019

What follows is a draft of the proposed statement on abortion reviewed by the General Conference and Division Officers (GCDO). That committee suggested a few modest editorial changes be made before it goes before the 2019 Annual Council Executive Committee for consideration.

Published:
October 11, 2019

With a marching drum corps demonstration, hymns of holiness, and the New England Youth Ensemble playing Vivaldi, the 2019 Annual Council meeting of the General Conference Executive Committee opened Thursday evening, October 10, 2019.

Published:
October 11, 2019

Engagement watches, Saturday night Rook games, vegetarian potlucks, debates on proper construction of the “haystack” — for many Seventh-day Adventists these things are instantly familiar. But do anecdotal experiences constitute a denominational culture, and are cultural practices linked to Adventist K-12 school enrollment in America?

Published:
October 9, 2019

In this week’s news round-up, an Adventist security guard sues his former employer for religious discrimination, an Adventist composer’s biblically-themed piece garners praise in Boston, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital recognized for its dedication to mental health care, and a new Adventist high school is being developed on the campus of Burman University.

Published:
October 8, 2019

It’s time for the October Annual Council of the General Conference Executive Committee, and that means it’s time for us to ask for your financial support. 

Published:
October 7, 2019

This is intended to be a legal primer on the abortion issue as it is addressed before the courts, not to address the moral and/or religious issues that are involved.

Published:
October 4, 2019

On October 2, 2019, the Geoscience Research Institute (GRI) issued the following news release regarding the upcoming Annual Council discussion on abortion.

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