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Issue 780

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Issue 780

Mission to the Cities London Focus for October

10 October 2013 London, United Kingdom [Kirsten Øster-Lundqvist / BUC News] London is the direct focus this month for the 'Mission to the Cities' initiative of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church. After months of preparation, outreach programmes are running in Brixton church as well as Youth Missions in several venues across London... Read more


 

‘Connect to Escape’ Impacts Central Albania

11 October 2013 Tirana, Albania [Julian Kastrati & Dea Përtafi, tedNEWS] There was great anticipation in Albania leading up to the weekend of 4-6 October 2013 as many people looked forward to the follow-up of the ‘Connect to Escape’ series, featuring Dr. Miroslav Pujic, Trans-European Division Ministry to Postmoderns... Read more


 

Canoe and ‘Escape’ – a holiday canoeing mission trip in Poland

5 October 2013 Warsaw, Poland Michał Rakowski and Zofia Włodarczyk] From 21-24 July 2013, a group of 30 people went on a canoeing mission trip on the Nida River in Poland. The group, which was comprised of adults, young people and children, stopped in small villages and towns to distribute Adventist books and magazines... Read more


 

It`s time to re-catch an old vision!

14 October 2013 St Albans, United Kingdom [Miroslav Pujic, tedNEWS] Have you ever felt discouraged at the immense challenge of sharing the gospel to a postmodern world? Frustrated that so many people just don`t seem to be interested in Christianity anymore? Disappointed with the ‘fresh techniques’ for witnessing that... Read more

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Issue 779

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Issue 779

In Egypt, mob burns Adventist Church in Assiut

15 August 2013 Cairo, Egypt [ANN] The burning of a Seventh-day Adventist Church in the city of Assiut during rioting last night was not part of a wider, organized political movement, local church officials said. The Assiut Adventist Church, located approximately 220 miles south of Cairo, was attacked by a mob... Read more


 

David Asscherick: 'The best thing to keep the youth focused...'

5 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] David Asscherick is co-director of Light Bearers and co-founder of ARISE. A former extreme sports enthusiast and punk rocker, David turned his life over to the God of the Bible at the age of 23. He has spent the last 15 years travelling the globe preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ... Read more

 


 

Seventh-day Adventists in Sweden elect new Union President

25 July 2013 Stockholm, Sweden [Rainer Refsbäck, tedNEWS] The Swedish Union Session, took place at Ekebyholmsskolan on 2-6 July 2013. Although much time was spent discussing and negotiating, the overall atmosphere was one of spiritual enrichment and challenge... Read more


 

Study Committee Votes Consensus Statement on 'Theology of Ordination'

23 July 2013 Linthicum Heights, Maryland, United States [Mark A. Kellner, Adventist Review] By a vote of 86 to 8  – a ratio of almost 11 to 1 – delegates at the Seventh-day Adventist® Church’s Theology of Ordination Study Committee (TOSC) agreed yesterday to approve a consensus statement on an Adventist theology of ordination... Read more


 

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AYC 2017 - Invitation


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Issue 778

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Issue 778

Don’t Lose The Dream!

4 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Yvonne Bauwens, tedNEWS] Soon the arena will be silent and only the echoes of 4,000 young people’s laughter will ring down the corridors. Voices fade, tears are wiped dry and the vivacious participants of this incredible, thought-provoking and inspiring Pan-European Youth Congress here in Novi Sad will begin their journeys home. Our closing thoughts came from the mouth of Pastor Gilbert Cangy... Read more


 

'We'll sing forever, joined together, in the Power of One'

4 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] Music has always been a vital part of the worship, but it does not happen very often that it is so exceptionally good. 7 musicians and 7 singers have joined their talents together for the Pan-European Adventist Youth Congress to lift up Jesus and lead the... Read more


 

'Gifted hands' start a new chapter during the Power of One book crossing!

4 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Tabitha Krznar, tedNEWS] Hearts were warmed and the pages of 6,000 Christian books were turned as the eager Power of One participants distributed them across Novi Sad during today's Book Crossing outreach activity. Brown paper bags sporting the now... Read more


 

Jesus has the power to make you strong

4 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] About 4,000 thousand people gathered in Novi Sad for the morning worship. Many local visitors have come to join young people at the Pan-European Adventist Youth Congress. This year marks 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 'As we move and grow as a church, we are challanged,' said Stephan Sigg, one of... Read more


 

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Issue 777

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Issue 777

Where’s the water?

2 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Yvonne Bauwens, tedNEWS] Voting. I am sure many of you have voted in your life. Pastor Patrick Johnson tells Friday evening’s participants about three possible options for electing a new world leader, and their vote decides the fate. Ha! No pressure!The first two of our candidates have questionable lifestyles... Read more


 

Power of One youth leave a smoking Impact on Novi Sad

2 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Tabitha Krznar, tedNEWS]  There was a marked decrease in the cigarette smoking of the Novi Sad residents occupying ‘Mercartor Centar’ today. Brave Power of One (Adventist Youth Congress, AYC) team troops made their mark by asking bystanders to swap their cigarettes in exchange for fresh fruit as a part of one of the six outreach... Read more


 

Tell your story and make a difference

2 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] It’s all about making a difference in Novi Sad today. Friday is the Impact Day that many have been waiting for and Patrick Johnson, the speaker for the morning worship, emphasized it using the story of a possessed man from Mark 5. Having cast out the evil spirits from the man, Jesus put the robe of his righteousness around him and asked... Read more

 

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AYC 2013 - Impact day


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Issue 776

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Issue 776

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the tallest…

1 August 3013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Yvonne Bauwens, tedNEWS] David and ‘Goliath’ take to the stage for round two of an encapsulating message from the vibrant Pastor David Asscherick who, on Thursday morning encouraged our young people not to take giant sized steps to Christ, but ‘David’ sized attempts as we learn to walk with God... Read more


 

AYC Congress Packs a Punch!

1 August, 2013, Novi Sad, Serbia [Tabitha Krznar, tedNEWS] A pinch and punch for the first day of the month kicks off day two of the AYC Congress in Novi Sad. Participants powered on full steam ahead immersing themselves in the congress activities. The AYC social scene delivered unique stations continuing with workshops, art, craft and both spiritual and physical food. Today’s... Read more


 

Reason to Keep Getting Up

1 August 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] Bustling streets of Novi Sad and bright sunshine welcomed young Adventists making their way into SPENS,  European Adventist Youth Congress site, this morning. Aleksandra and Enoch opened the morning programme by introducing two... Read more

 

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AYC'13 Opening Programme


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Issue 775

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Issue 775

THE POWER OF ONE is available today

31 July 2013 Novi Sad, [Agniesza Kluska, tedNEWS] A large glowing red cross was lifted up off the stage and so the morning worship began. Short video segments, warm welcome from the hosts and inspiring music followed, all under the theme for today: ‚The Power of Jesus to make us NEW‘... Read more


 

Ice Rinks, Exhibitions and Art

31 July, 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Tabitha Krznar, tedMEDIA] The rising temperatures and heat of the Novi Sad sun have only increased the energy of the Power of One congress delegates who attended the first of the Adventist Youth Congress (AYC) Workshops, social activities and Art Exhibition from 11:00-18:30 today... Read more


 

Take a Gamble

31 July 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Yvonne Bauwens, tedNEWS] The burning lights of the Crucifix as it rose up above the stage glowed warmly and we got the show on the road for the second evening meeting here at AYCongress in Novi Sad. The exceptionally high standard from the daily drama team, musicians and singers beats any X-Factor performance as they lead the 3,000 participants in song and uplifting worship... Read more


 

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AYC Today, Wednesday


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Issue 774

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Issue 774

A Free Refill at the European Youth Congress in Novi Sad

31 July 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Yvonne Bauwens, tedNEWS] Welcome, Greece! Welcome, Hungary! Welcome, Estonia! Welcome, Norway! These are just a few out of the 45 countries represented here making total of around 3,000 guests. Each cheers at the calling of their name, while waving flags and standing tall for their nation, as an exceptional array of coloured clothing takes to the stage and we are treated to some traditional Serbian dancing – The Kolo... Read more


 

First Impressions from AYC 2013

31 July 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [Agnieszka Kluska, tedNEWS] Some have been travelling 14 hours by bus, some have been travelling 8 hours by car, but for some it has been only a 2-hour flight. Young Adventists from all around Europe have been flooding to Novi Sad, the third largest city in Serbia, to take part in Pan-European Youth Congress under the theme ‘The Power of One‘... Read more

 

 

 

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Power of One - Adventist Youth Congress 2013.


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Issue 773

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Issue 773

European Youth Congress, less than 24 hours away!

29 July 2013 Novi Sad, Serbia [tedNEWS] Tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 July, at 20:30 CET - Central European Time, European Adventist Youth Congress (AYC) will begin with the opening programme. This type of event takes place every five years and is a gathering of young people from all around Europe.

We are expecting to have around 3,000 young people gathering at ‘Spens’ (Sport Center) and around 4,000 on Saturday, 03 August. The meetings will use the theme “The Power of ONE”. This is going to be a remarkable congress having excellent speakers such as Gilbert Cangy, David Asscherick, Matthew Gamble, Patrick Johnson, Dejan Stojkovic, and many more. There is much planed in the five days to come: from morning prayer to evening worship and after glow, workshops, baptismal service, Impact Day and Book Crossing.

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Issue 772

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Issue 772

"Mission to the Cities" Initiative Creates Zeal for Evangelism in TED

3 July 2013 New York, United States [tedNEWS/ANN] The NY13 initiative is the first in the “Mission to the Cities” (MTTC) campaign, which was unveiled in 2011 by Adventist Church President, Pastor Ted N. C. Wilson. This year’s outreach meetings and training in New York City are the basis for future outreach campaigns worldwide... Read more


 

"Connect to Escape" Comes to New York City

1 July 2013 New York, United States [E. Douglas Venn, tedNEWS] One hundred and fifty people attended the "Connect to Escape" lunch seminar in Manhattan's Midtown area, most of them business people working in the surrounding offices, to enjoy delicious vegetarian food and talk about current situations in the society. The objective of the seminar was to share the wisdom from the Ancient Book... Read more


 

Hundreds Baptized as First NY13 Phase Wraps up at Nassau Coliseum

29 June 2013 Uniondale, New York, United States [Mark A. Kellner, Adventist Review] Wearing a dark blue baptismal robe, Tomas Olivera of Peekskill, New York, stepped into the giant pool placed before the platform at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on this afternoon and knew only one thing: he was finally... Read more


 

Adventist Church Sessions in Adriatic Union Conference

27 June 2013 Zagreb, Croatia [Darko Kovačević, tedNEWS] On 9 June 2013 the Adriatic Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (AUC) held its sessions at the campus of the Union College in Maruševec, Croatia. Zlatko Musija, former President of the Croatia Conference, was elected Union President replacing Pastor Branko Bistrović. Pastor Neven Klačmer replaced... Read more


 

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Issue 771

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Issue 771

In Europe, Adventist Social Media Sparking Interest in Spirituality

04 June 2013 St. Albans, England [Ansel Oliver/ANN] The development of a social media strategy for outreach in Europe is paying off for Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders trying to connect with those potentially interested in learning about God. The online community LIFEconnect, launched in 2010, offers content and discussion groups for various lifestyle topics... Read more


 

Government Minister Visits ADRA-UK & Praises Grass Roots Work

23 May 2013 Watford, United Kingdom [Bert Smit, ADRA-UK CEO/BUC News] International Development Secretary, Justine Greening and Watford MP, Richard Harrington, visited the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA-UK) offices in Watford on Monday morning, 20 May 2013, for an extended one and a half hour tour and meeting... Read more


 

Adventist Elected President of Swiss Bible Society

30 May 2013 Aarau, Aargau, Switzerland [Herbert Bodenmann/APD/ANN] Delegates of the Swiss Bible Society elected Seventh-day Adventist theologian Reto Mayer as the organization’s president during their May 24 meeting, making him the first Adventist appointed to the post in the society’s 58-year history. Mayer, associate treasurer of... Read more


 

U.S. Study of Adventists Finds vegetarians Live Longer

04 June 04, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States [Ansel Oliver/ANN] People who eat a vegetarian diet live longer than those who eat meat, according to a study of more than 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists. A study published yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association, said vegetarians experienced 12 percent fewer deaths...  Read more


 

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