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Newbold diversity lecture highlights challenges of being a Muslim woman in the UK

22 February 2018 | Binfield, UK [Michael Pearson/tedNEWS]  The Scottish poet, Robert Burns, wrote of ‘seeing ourselves as others see us’, but sometimes it is helpful to see and try to understand others through their own eyes. That kind of thinking led to Julie Siddiqi presenting the Newbold Diversity Centre lecture on Tuesday, 13 February, ‘Being a Muslim Woman in the UK: A Perspective’.


Adriatic youth spend 14 days in a refugee camp

14 February 2018 | Katerini, Greece [tedNEWS with Slavica Marčeta] For the second year in a row, young people from the Adriatic Union of Seventh-day Adventists volunteered their winter holiday to work at a refugee camp in Greece.


New methods, new audiences for Croatian publishing house

14 February 2018 | Zagreb, Croatia [tedNEWS with Mario Šijan] From a historic reformation printing press, to the latest in social media apps, the Adventist publishing house in the Republic of Croatia is taking giant strides in making Adventist literature available and accessible in a rapidly changing world. While books and magazines are still popular, they are looking to new, innovative methods of distribution and marketing in order to achieve mission success.


Adventist pastor gains recognition for Poland’s most important book in biblical studies in 2017

13 February 2018 | Warsaw, Poland [Daniel Kluska] Adam Grześkowiak, a pastor in Białystok, Poland, has been recognized for his contribution to biblical literature by the theological and philosophical website Orygenes+.  In 2017, his book, “At the Feet of Gamaliel…” (Acts 22:3) Application of Jewish Exegesis in 1 Corinthians, beat 91 other submissions on biblical studies to first place on a list of the most interesting and important publications in Polish.


Others centred ministry focus for TED Super-Tuesday

12 February 2018 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert] Once a month, officers and directors of the Trans-European Division gather to discuss and agree upon Mission projects within our region while also spending quality time together sharing initiatives and ideas. Often a specialist in a particular area of mission will be invited to share their expertise.  In-house, these days have become known as ‘Super-Tuesdays’.


'Hacksaw Ridge' attracts best foreign film award and generates baptism in Poland

8 February 2018 | Warsaw, Poland [Jan Kot / Victor Hulbert] Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson’s blockbuster movie on the courage of Adventist WWII medic, Desmond Doss, has been awarded the title of ‘Best Foreign Film‘ at the prestigious Polish award ceremony, Bestsellery Empik 2017.  The award ceremony on Tuesday, 6 February, recognised the best-selling books, films, CDs, games and magazines across the country.  Hacksaw Ridge outstripped other cinema hits such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Bridget Jones 3.



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