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No wholly holy places

12 March 2018 | Jerusalem, Israel [Victor Hulbert]  Can there be anything more exciting than standing right in the centre of the world? Not according to a kindly Armenian Christian who discreetly shared some of the less accessible parts of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre with a group of six Adventist pastors.

European Divisions combine to deliver family ministries training

8 March 2018 | Friedensau, Germany [Elizabeth Iheoma] A converted barn at Friedensau Adventist University, Germany, provided a warm and friendly venue for 22 participants from across Europe who attended the 2018 Family Ministries Leadership Training (FMLT). They met between 16-21 February to enhance their knowledge and skills for supporting and enriching family relationships.

Adventist ‘gift’ towards 100th Anniversary celebrations in Estonia

26 February 2018 | Tallin [Victor Hulbert]  It is exactly 100 years since Estonia first gained independence as a nation. While celebrations engulfed this small Baltic nation of just 1.3 million people, the country’s president suggested that citizens might consider what they can give back to their country. Members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church were happy to oblige!

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.