Adventist News

Missionary Bible enables visualization of prophetic images

With its prophetic language, the Book of Revelation describes scenes that are often hard for readers to imagine. Now, with the new Missionary Bible launched by the Adventist Church, it will be possible to visualize them using augmented reality. Through the mystery of technology, a new smartphone app – the Apocalipse RA (available for Android and iOS)—allows the reader, after scanning an image in the Bible, to see an animated illustration on their screen. For example: by positioning the device...

7 boys don’t know their shy angel

Seven small boys caught Abigalle Nyatich’s attention as she waited in line for lunch after the Sabbath sermon. The shy 14-year-old girl had never seen the boys before. The oldest boy looked to be about 8 years old, and the youngest was around 4. Some boys wore shorts, and others wore trousers. No matter what they wore, their clothes were dirty. “What kind of parent would allow their child to come to church in dirty clothes?” Abigalle wondered. She decided to keep an eye on the boys. She...

Integrated Adventist Health Portal launches

To enable easier access to health information, the Adventist Church in South America launched the Integrated Adventist Health Portal ‘Quiero Vida y Salud’ [I want Life and Health] in Spanish and Portugese at its Annual Council.  The idea is to add everything related to health within the guidelines upheld by Adventists around the world. That includes articles, videos, images and podcasts on any given topic, especially as it relates to  preventative care. Those who access the site will find tips...

Scandinavia launches Adventist Communication Academy

How can you communicate better using today’s myriad electronic media platforms?  To help answer that question, over forty people met at Vejlefjord Adventist College, Denmark for a communication weekend 9-11 November. Richard Daly, British Union Conference Communication director, inspired participants with his personal and vibrant message ‘Who took my juice?’.  Daly shared not just personal lessons on the importance of communicating in the family, but asked, “When did you talk to God on a deeper...