Defying Obstacles: An Active Church in the NSD

The Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) is one of the most challenging fields in the world. This Division covers the vast territory of Mongolia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, North Korea, and South Korea. Si Young Kim, president of the NSD, wrote the following about the challenges faced in this area of the world: “The mission…

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NAD Teachers: Clinging to the Faith

“Our church schools need teachers who have high moral qualities; those who can be trusted; those who are sound in the faith and who have tact and patience; those who walk with God and abstain from the very appearance of evil….” [1]   There is no arguing about the impact that teachers have. They can…

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The Adventist Health Message: A Global Opportunity for Outreach

Seventh-day Adventists take pride in being a “global family of Christians who holds the Bible as the ultimate authority” and represents “all the people” of “the nations” praising our Father in Heaven, as mentioned in Psalm 67;3-5 KJV. As of the end of 2020, the Church noted a global membership of over 21.7 million members…

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Youth Involvement in Mission and Youth Leadership Programming in the WAD

In this blog, we will explore similar survey questions in the West-Central Africa Division.

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Youth Involvement in Decision-Making and Youth Leadership Programming in the Southern Asia-Pacific Division

In Messages to Young People, Ellen G. White reminded us of the special responsibilities given to Christians at different phases in their lives. Young people have an obligation to build a character that is pleasing to God, while older Christians have the special task of shaping and protecting young people. White wrote: Let the youth remember…

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Aspects of Care and Nurture in the Inter-American Division

In Matthew 22:37-39 KJV, Jesus said unto him, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” In this week’s blog, we…

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The Family History with Adventism and Commitment to Jesus in the Northern Asia-Pacific Division

What pictures do you have in mind when you hear about Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, or Hong Kong? Do you think about your favorite Asian dish, books you’ve read, movies watched? Or do you think of your dream to make a trip one day and see for yourself the colorful mosaics of various cultures and…

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The Impact of the World Church’s Initiatives on the Adventist Church in the East-Central Africa Division

Did you know that the General Conference organizes and promotes several global initiatives? These initiatives are designed to encourage and grow the faith of members, as well as reach others with the good news of the hope that can be found in Jesus.   While you may be aware of some of these programs and initiatives,…

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TED, EUD, and ESD Views on God and Christ’s Role as Head of the Church

Throughout Scripture, various characteristics of God (both as each Member individually and as the Trinity as a whole) are revealed. Belief in a Personal God God, the Creator and Sustainer of all things, could have made us all like robots, programmed to love and obey Him without any choice. However, the Triune God created mankind…

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Novo Tempo Viewing Trends in the South American Division

In our previous blog we looked at the Hope Channel viewer trends globally. Today we like to explore research data from Novo Tempo - a version of Hope Channel in the South American Division.

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