Relay: Smart Witnessing for 21st Century Youth

21 May 2015 | St Albans, United Kingdom [Paul Tompkins, tedNEWS] The Trans-European Division (TED) Relay Institute of Youth Evangelism has now been in operation for over 7 years and continues to encourage, enrich and equip Seventh-day Adventist youth for a life of sharing the saving power of Jesus.

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'The Last Empire' in Hungary

21 May 2015 | Satoraljaujhely, Hungary [Eric Kormos, tedNEWS] From 3-9 May 2015 an evangelistic series titled ‘The Last Empire’ was held in Satoraljaujhely, Hungary close to the Slovak border. The speaker for the series was Anthony Kent, Associate Secretary of the Adventist Ministerial Association at the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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From Norway with love

11 May 2015 Røyse, Norway [Gry Haugen/tedNEWS] ADRA (Adventist Relief Agency) Norway has been allocated NOK 5 million (about GBP 500,000.00) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to erect 19 temporary school structures while renovating 19 schools in Nepal after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 7,675 people struck the country on Saturday 25 April 2015. Around 4,750 schoolchildren will thereby be able to return to school.

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Settling the Past and Building a Future in Hungary

29 April 2015 Pécel, Hungary [Róbert Csizmadia, tedNEWS] On Friday, 23 April 2015 a document entitled ‘Joint Declaration on Settling the Past and Building a Common Future’ was signed between the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the KERAK Community in Hungary starting the process of healing the 40-year schism.

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Mission to the Cities in the Trans-European Division

28 April 2015 St Albans, United Kingdom [Ivan Milanov, Laszlo Gallusz, Deana Stojkovic/tedNEWS] At the Trans-European Division (TED), Mission is our top priority. Making God Known in Europe characterises almost all of the activities of our Division. Outreach is governed by the Adventist Mission and Evangelism Committee (AMEC), and monitors the Mission activities within our territories. In close consultation with the General Conference we endeavour to promote and implement the initiatives of the World Church and to foster new patterns and methods of outreach which are relevant to the European culture and mind-set. All TED Departments are joining together to help our Unions and Fields make a positive difference in their territory of influence.

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International Bible Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia

24 March 2015 | Novi Sad, Serbia [Marija Trajkovska, tedNEWS] More than 960 participants from the South-East European Union (SEEUC) and Adriatic Union (AUC) gathered together in the Master center of Novi Sad Fair in Serbia, to take part in the International Bible Conference, on March 15 – 16, 2015.

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Vegetarian Diet Cuts Risk of Certain Cancer, Adventist Study Finds

16 March 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States [Andrew McChesney/Adventist Review] A vegetarian diet may reduce your risk of certain kinds of cancer by 22 percent, according to a new analysis from the Adventist Health Study-2.

Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that eating a plant-based diet offers significant protection against cancers of the colon and rectum, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer.

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Adventist Church Adopts Stance on Vaccines

16 March 2015 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States [Andrew McChesney/Adventist Review] The Seventh-day Adventist Church has issued an official statement on vaccines, saying it “encourages responsible immunization” and has no faith-based reason to discourage believers from participating in immunization programs.

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Want to become a better leader? Stop talking and start listening.

16 February 2015 | St Albans, United Kingdom [Adrian Peck, tedNEWS] Organisations frequently talk of the need to be learning entities, consultative and open to constructive criticism and feedback, but few in reality follow through these assertions. Putting this into practice the Trans-European Division (TED) gathered 79 ‘front strikers’ in St Albans, United Kingdom, from 9-13 February to function as a think-tank, addressing the key issues and challenges that face, and will continue to face, the TED over the next five years.

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Aiming Higher

The mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as recently reformulated by the General Conference and adopted by the Trans-European Division is to call all people to become disciples of Jesus Christ, to proclaim the everlasting gospel embraced by the three angels’ messages of Revelation 14:6-12, and to prepare the world for His soon return.

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