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


View from mars hill across the sprawling population of Athens.

From Mars to mobiles – sharing the gospel in Greece

10 February 2020 | Athens, Greece [TED/Greek Mission Communications]  View from mars hill across the sprawling population of Athens. [Photos: Victor Hulbert]Standing on Mars Hill watching Friday evening sunset, Victor Hulbert recognised the similarities between the ancient world of first century Christianity and the modern challenges of 21st century Athens.

Elissa and Dan Kido

Pupils in Adventist schools over-perform

10 February 2020 | Krokkleiva, Norway [Nina Myrdal]   A holistic approach to education contributes to student achievement. On the third and fourth of February, 150 employees from Adventist schools and kindergartens gathered for a conference at the Sundvolden Hotel, a 35-minute drive north-west of Oslo.

The Hollies

Fire at TED owned flats, residents temporarily rehoused

29 January 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  Emergency services were called to the Hollies, a block of 12 flats owned by the Trans-European Division at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, 28 January. Firefighters quelled a fire which was contained to one first floor flat. Smoke and water damage to seven other flats is being assessed.

Concentration camp

Stand Together – 75 years since Auschwitz

27 January 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert] It is 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops on 27 January 1945. There are now few survivors. Fewer to tell the story. It is a horror that has haunted history and blemished Europe.

Jeno Szigeti

Hungarian Church leader awarded for work with minorities

20 January 2020 | Budapest, Hungary [Tamás Ócsai]   Jenő Szigeti, a former president of Hungarian Union Conference and a Church historian, has been awarded a prize for his life-long work in higher educational and pastoral care, focused on minorities.

Pastor and Mrs Paulsen

Kari Paulsen, Wife of Former World Church President Jan Paulsen, Dies at 85

16 January 2020 | Drammen, Norway [Mark A. Kellner / Adventist Review / tedNEWS]  “She struck me as sincere and kind and as a big support for her husband standing tall by his side,” reflects Trans-European Division President Raafat Kamal. “We as a TED office family are saddened by the loss of Kari Paulsen and we share in the grief at this sad time. We offer our prayers and condolences.”

Andrew Davis tribute

Death of Pastor Andrew Davis – mourning loss but living with hope

14 January 2019 | Binfield, UK [David Neal / tedNEWS]   Over 1,500 people from across the British Isles and from as far away as Denmark and America came together to celebrate the memory and loving service given by a young pastor, Andrew Davis, age 38. They were moved by his sudden tragic death following a clot on his lung, and by his leaving behind a courageous young family.

Emma-My story

Danish stories aim to reach out to the secular Christian mindset

9 January 2020 | Copenhagen, Denmark [Victor Hulbert]  How can Adventist mission touch the lives of people who see religion as part of their culture more than part of their lives?