This month marks the third October in a row that Ministry has featured a particular geographic region of the world field.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church, in order to care for its worldwide mission, has 13 world administrative regions. Three of these regions-the Northern Asia-Pacific Division, the Southern Asia-Pacific Division, and the South Pacific Division-encompass the territories of the Pacific Rim. The editors of Ministry interviewed the leaders of these three regions-Jairyong Lee, Alberto Gulfan, and Barry Oliver, respectively-who addressed a wide range of issues.
Should the Seventh-day Adventist Church advocate on behalf of Creation? Should other more pressing matters relating to faith, belief, and theology take priority? Should pastors or congregations be involved practically in matters of unresolved science?Read article
Though this "whatever" attitude can be problematic enough within society, it's now seen within churches.Read article
Is it a realistic expectation that we should be aware of the direction traveled by every member of our congregations?Read article
The one Person who seemingly never needed to be baptized volunteered to be immersed. Why?Read article
Adventist World Radio beams the gospel to millions in the Pacific Rim
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