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It's Time!

None

May 19, 2014

For the first time in history, more than half of earth’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050, that number is expected to be 70 percent. Our volume and rate of ministry haven’t kept pace with the global movement towards urbanization.

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I Hated Adventists

Tanzania

May 17, 2014

Although I didn’t like their religion, I knew that young people who studied in Adventist schools were disciplined and better prepared to face the future.

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Yasiah's Miracle

May 17, 2014

The pastor visited Yasiah’s home and prayed for the boy. Then he told Yasiah’s father, “You should take your son to the city, where we are holding special meetings. Ask the pastors there to pray for your son.”

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On the Heels of Typhoon Haiyan

Philippines

May 12, 2014

“ADRA and the church as a whole need to be the first responders,” Denison said. “We help people because it’s the right thing to do.”

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From Pigs to Pioneer

Tanzania

May 10, 2014

In the church where I grew up, we often celebrated holidays by killing several pigs and eating them. We danced around the pigs’ heads, and our pastor made alcohol and drank it. When I became an adult, I also made alcohol and sold it.

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The Seed Planters

May 10, 2014

“Sometimes when a holiday falls during the week, the school makes it up by holding classes on Saturday,” Alan says. “We are new in the school, so our teachers don’t know yet that we’re Adventists. They don’t know what Adventists believe.

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Christ's Method in Manhattan

May 5, 2014

Life Hope Centers purpose is to connect with and meet the needs of people in urban communities. They offer a wholistic approach to physical, emotional, social, and spiritual development and often accomplish this through free seminars, resources, and services.

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Finding Truth

Tanzania

May 3, 2014

I looked at nature and realized that there was a power in nature, something supernatural. There must be a god, but I didn’t know which god was truly God—or if any of them were truly God.

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From One to Many

May 3, 2014

The men who had beaten me disappeared, but I lay as they had left me, too weak and wounded to rise. I let out another groan. The landscape swam around me; pain gripped me.

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Dear Sabbath School Leader

May 1, 2014

This quarter features the Euro-Asia Division (ESD), which spans the distance from the polar regions of the Arctic Circle to the predominantly Muslim regions in the south. It includes the countries of Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

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