The official news service of the Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist church



A 90-Year ‘Passion for Mission’ highlighted at TED Year-End Meetings

22 November 2019 | Bečići, Montenegro [Victor Hulbert]  For ninety years, the Trans-European Division has overseen the mission and ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a vast, diverse, and ever-changing territory. Now a new book and a short documentary film highlight a passion for mission right from the early origins of the Church in Europe through to the continued challenges of outreach in largely secularised societies.

TED Women in Ministry Retreat provides breathing space, facilitates rejuvenation

20 November 2019 | Bečići, Montenegro [Victor Hulbert]   Inspiring preaching, insightful workshops, helpful networking – but most of all – time! For female pastors, Bible workers and administrators across the Trans-European Division (TED), the opportunity to meet, relax and share at the TED Women in Ministry retreat was, for them, a godsend.

Adventist Literature highlighted at Belgrade book fair, Serbia

19 November 2019 | Nova Pazova, Serbia [Saša Todoran]   The International Belgrade Book Fair is a significant event in the Serbian cultural calendar. Held at the end of October, the decades old event attracts people to enjoy a variety of literary activities covering creativity, education, cultural exchanges with a variety of countries and the launch of literary and social initiatives.

Books on beaches lead to baptisms

19 November 2019 | Herceg Novi, Montenegro [Saša Todoran]  What can be more relaxing that sitting on a beach in a beautiful location, and with a good book. This is the reality for the many thousands who visit the Adriatic coast in Montenegro during the summer season. Adventist Literature Evangelists (LEs) are providing that book.

Of Brexit, Empire and Theology

12 November 2019 | Binfield, UK [Helen Pearson]  A General Election is looming in the UK and Brexit continues to divide the country, so the title of the November Diversity lecture at Newbold College could not have been more appropriate: Theologising Brexit – Anti-blackness and Christian Mission – A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique.

A thought for Armistice day

11 November 2019 | Grantham, UK Pastor David Neal, editor of the British Union Messenger, reflects on war, peace, Brexit, and control.  This piece first appeared in the 8 November editon of Messenger. Who’s in control?

Andrew Graystone speaks at Newbold College Beach Lecture.

Being Human in a Digital Age – an ethical challenge for the church?

14 October 2019 | Binfield, UK [Helen Pearson]  In an age where more than half the people in the world now have access to the internet, what effect is the digital age having on our humanity? This was the question posed during the 2019 Beach Lecture at Newbold College of Higher Education on the evening of Tuesday, 8 October.

Fathers film award at Religion today film festival

International Film Festival commends GAiN Europe ‘Fathers’ film.

11 October 2019 | Madonna di Campiglio, Italy [Roberto Vacca]  The GAiN Europe network project, ‘Fathers’ received a special commendation at the 22nd Religion Today Film Festival, an event hosted annually in and around Trento in northern Italy.