The Church in Mission – from the Alamodome to the World

11 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Victor Hulbert, tedNEWS] Catching the after-lunch attention of any audience is not easy. For delegates who have patiently worked through a 10-day agenda, and for the many visitors who joined them for the weekend and are looking forward to the Saturday evening Mission on the Move, it may be even more of a challenge.

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Cross the Jordan, don’t Retreat!

11 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Katie Allen, tedNEWS] "When it comes to productivity, the Wilson family wins hands down", said the humorous G. T. Ng, General Conference (GC) Executive Secretary, introducing Ted Wilson as the main speaker at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday morning, 11 July.

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Six-flag Unity in San Antonio

11 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Victor Hulbert, tedNEWS] On the day that Serbia's Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić, was chased away by stone-throwing protesters at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a rich mix of 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists representing almost every culture on the planet found themselves in joint, heart-felt worship at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

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GC President Spends Time with Returning Youth Evangelists

11 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Stephen Wilson / Victor Hulbert / tedNEWS] As the General Conference in San Antonio comes to an end it is clear that the mission of the church is not only planned, reported and strategized on the floor of the Alamodrome, but in countless other meetings throughout the building where God's work is discussed and prayed about. One such meeting happened on Friday morning, 10 July in the room now vacated by the nominating committee.

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Be One Light

9 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Katie Allen, tedNEWS] The audience erupted into a round of applause, waving torches to create a sparkling sea of light as the Trans-European Division's (TED) video report came to an end, on Thursday, 9 July, at General Conference Session.

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Vision Beyond our Resources

9 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Victor Hulbert, tedNEWS] On Thursday, 9 July, the Trans-European Division Caucus meeting at the General Conference (GC) Session in San Antonio, Texas met to vote Director positions for the next five years. While generally the GC Session has seen minimal change in directors, the TED by contrast has decided to make a serious attempt at restructuring.

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Trans-European Division Officer Team Now Completed

9 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Victor Hulbert, tedNEWS] The election of officers to serve the Trans-European Division was completed on Thursday morning, 9 July, with Audrey Andersson and Nenad Jepuranović being asked to continue in their roles of Executive Secretary and Treasurer.

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One Person’s Light Can Make a Change

8 July 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA [Katie Allen, tedNEWS] The last Division report of the evening at General Conference Session, on Wednesday, 8 July, came from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD), whose representatives illuminated the stage with a rainbow of coloured lanterns to emphasise how one person's light can make a change.

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