Adventist message spreads quickly across Papua New Guinea through small groups
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Maryellen Fairfax) on July 11, 2020 at 1:15 pm
The Adventist message is spreading across the Madang and Manus Mission (MMM) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) faster than ever, with four small groups actively participating in Discovery Bible Reading (DBR) programs. According to MMM president Garry Luakei, who visited the groups on Sabbath, July 3, a small group format is proving to be the best way to reach people in the area, with new people joining every week. “I was really happy to spend whole Sabbath with the small groups,” he said. “The work is...
In Inter-America, Leaders Are Challenged For Faithful and Effective Service in Mission
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division News) on July 11, 2020 at 1:11 pm
Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist leaders from across all levels of the church throughout the Inter-American Division were called on to continue rising to serve faithfully and effectively, as the 4th Annual Segment Leadership Development (SeLD) Conference concluded Thursday, July 9. Nearly 3,000 administrators, department directors, institutional leaders, church pastors and elders connected via the Zoom video platform in what became a historic online leadership training event meant to empower...
Church after COVID: What will it look like?
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Rachel Aitken) on July 11, 2020 at 1:08 pm
Is your church’s online experience intentional and impactful? This is the question the Adventist Church Online Network (ACON) team is posing to attendees of its upcoming five-week event, beginning July 18. In addition, ACON is providing a forum for the question we’ve all been wrestling with: “What does church look like going forward?” The momentum for this event was driven by a need identified by Pastor Victor Kulakov, Discipleship Ministries leader of the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference...
Reading made easy
by AdventistNews@gc.adventist.org (Andrew McChesney) on July 11, 2020 at 1:02 pm
There were no schools in his village, Seeyah, in Liberia. As a boy, he worked on the family rice farm. When he grew older, he married and had nine children and still worked on the farm. He had no reason to read. One day, a Seventh-day Adventist evangelist, Willie Helbig, arrived in the village. Joe was interested to learn from the Bible, and he and other villagers asked the evangelist to study with them. Willie agreed and, a month later, all 50 adults in Seeyah and a neighboring village, Dehyu,...
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