Archived Friday Faxes
February 29, 2008
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America
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IN THIS ISSUE —
■ Pastors/select Laity Upgrade Ministry Degrees While on the Job
■ Outreach/Networking Opportunity to Community Pastors
■ 150th Anniversary of Great Controversy Vision
■ Adventist Shopping at BiggyTV
■ Child Satellite Evangelism “Just for Kids” from Amazing Facts
■ National Conference on Innovation 20th Year Celebration
■ Correction on SkyAngel Satellite Broadcasting
■ Upcoming Events
— RESOURCES —
■ ENCOURAGE YOUR PASTORS TO UPGRADE THEIR MINISTRY DEGREE to an MDiv or MAPMin. The InMinistry Center at the Seventh-day Adventist Seminary at Andrews University provides field-based education through 1-week intensives. Working pastors can work on an advanced degree while in a full-time ministry position. Ministry CEUs and even online courses are also available. InMinistry offers most classes semiannually in most NAD union territories. The next classes will be April 13-24. Also available to select laity.
Contact: www.inministry.info for information. For financial policies and information check the NAD policy regarding seminary education, or with local unions.
■ MINISTRY PROFESSIONAL GROWTH SEMINAR will be uplinked live from Walla Walla University via HopeTV , April 22, 1:00 - 4:30 pm EDT.
Pastors can invite clergy friends to their church to share an afternoon of professional enrichment in preaching. Four excellent preachers: Lloyd John Ogilvie, Lawrence Turner, James Earl Massey and Jo Ann Davidson will each present a sermon followed by a panel discussion of the presentation and a question and answer period.
Contact: www.ministerialassociation.com or call 301-680-6515 to register and for more information.
■ 150TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT CONTROVERSY VISION — Ellen White received her Great Controversy Vision in 1858 at Lovett's Grove, OH. The 150th Anniversary Celebration will be held May 10 in Kettering, OH. “Come explore how the theme of The Great Controversy Vision continues to inform Adventist identity and mission in 2008," says Ohio Conference President Hubert Cisneros. Excellent speakers and special musical concerts will be presented. A special youth/young adult meeting will also be available.
Contact: www.ohioadventist.org/article.php?id=134 for information.
■ ADVENTIST SHOPPING — The Seventh-day Adventist Church is the only church with shopping available at BiggyTV.
Contact: www.biggytv.com and click on “Shop NBC” in top right frame, then “Inspirational” on left frame.
■ CHILD SATELLITE EVANGELISM JUST FOR KIDS — This Fall Pastor Doug Batchelor and Amazing Facts will present a unique satellite evangelism program just for kids. "Amazing Adventure" will be broadcast live on 3ABN, September 12–20, from Dallas, TX. This 10-part program will be filled with exciting illustrations, interactive Bible questions, and new "Amazing Adventure" Bible Guides. It will be ideal for reaching young people ages 8-12 with the gospel and leading them to lifelong decisions for Jesus.
Contact: www.amazingfacts.org for more information.
■ THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION (20th year celebration) will be October 5-7 in Columbus, OH.
Contact: www.sdapartnersininnovation.org to stay up to date on this event. To purchase DVDs of the 2007 Innovation Conference presentations, download an order form at: www.creativeministry.org/site/1/docs/NationalConferenceOnInnovation.pdf.
■ CORRECTION — SkyAngel will cease All Satellite Broadcasting on April 1. They will continue to broadcast via the IPTV on the Internet.
Satellite dishes that receive all satellite NET evangelism, 3ABN, HopeTV, LLBN, Esperanza TV, 3ABN Latino, LifeTalk Radio, 3ABN Radio, and Radio 74, are available through ACN/AIM at 200-ACN-1119 and Adventist Satellite at 866-552-6882.
— UPCOMING EVENTS —
A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division. For a continually updated, more complete list, go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=280.
• 5th International Conference on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) (for health professionals), March 4-6, Loma Linda, CA - www.vegetariannutrition.org
• Adventist Nutrition Conference, (for anyone) March 6-8, Loma Linda, CA -
• Seventh-day Adventist Healthcare Chaplains Association Annual Conference, March 6-12, Pittsburgh, PA - www.adventistchaplains.org
• “From This Day Forward/Miami” Marriage Conference, March 8, Miami, FL – www.adventistfamilyministries.com
• Adventist Campus Chaplains Conference, March 26 - 29, Kettering, OH - www.adventistchaplains.org
• Andrews University Music and Worship Conference, March 27-29, Berrien Springs, MI - www.auworshipconference.org