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April 18, 2008
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America
1-page PDF Version
IN THIS ISSUE —
■ April 19 Rebroadcast of NET 2008 Introduction
■ Buettner, Best-Selling Longevity Author, to Be on LLBN
■ Listen! It’s Still the Best and Online
■ Satellite Dishes for Adventist TV, NET 2008
■ Register Early for 2009 “Courage to Stand” Pathfinder Camporee
■ NAD’s Roscoe Howard to Be President of Mid-America Union
■ Upcoming Events
— RESOURCES —
■ SOME NEW IDEAS ARE PLANNED FOR NET 2008. For instance, viewers will be able to videotape their questions and post them on YouTube to be broadcast and answered during the live meetings.
If you missed the April 15 introduction to NET 2008, you get another chance. It will be rebroadcast Sabbath, April 19 at 2 & 5 pm ET.
Contact: www.hopetv.org/evangelism or call 888-393-4673 to register.
■ LONGEVITY RESEARCHER DAN BUETTNER, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR of The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, believes that Loma Linda, California is the only Blue Zone in the United States. A Blue Zone is where people routinely live to be very old. Buettner will discuss secrets of longevity at the Loma Linda University Church on Sabbath, April 28. Loma Linda University Church services are broadcast live on LLBN which you can receive via satellite or online at www.llbn.org.
■ LISTEN — How long has it been since you’ve read an issue of Listen magazine? Years? Didn’t know it still existed? Well now you can view a full and complete issue right from your computer. Listen is the most highly respected drug education magazine in the United States.
Contact: www.listenmagazine.org/sample for a sample issue and to see what’s new with the temperance message and how you can get involved. Learn how you can help support this ministry to teenagers across the nation.
■ SATELLITE DISHES FOR ADVENTIST TV, NET 2008 — Some have lost their Sky Angel access which ceased broadcasting, April 1, and can no longer watch 3ABN. Others want to be able to receive Hope TV, satellite evangelism and all Adventist television programming.
There are two sources of satellite dishes available:
ACN at Adventist Information Ministry (AIM) handles customer service needs for the NETs. ACN@AIM provide a complete satellite system that includes Hope TV, Loma Linda Broadcasting Network (LLBN), 3ABN English and Latino, Esperanza TV, LifeTalk Radio, 3ABN Radio, and Radio 74.
Contact: www.acn.info and 800-ACN-1119. Equipment sales and service are also found at the same number. US$199, includes shipping.
Glorystar Satellite Systems now offers over 45 Free Christian Digital Satellite Channels including all Adventist broadcasters: Hope TV, Loma Linda Broadcasting Network (LLBN), 3ABN English and Latino, Esperanza TV, 3ABN Radio, Radio 74, Lifetalk Radio and SafeTV (SafeTV is now broadcasting as a test on Glorystar Satellite Systems).
Contact: http://www.glorystar.tv 866-597-0728 or 916-218-7882. US$199 +S/H
■ MORE THAN 30,000 PATHFINDERS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND the 2009 “Courage to Stand” International Camporee, August 11-15, 2009, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Nearly 3,000 have already registered. Register early! The last two International Camporees sold out six months before the event.
Contact: www.camporee.org to register or for more information, or call 1-800-YOUTH 2 U. To receive a FREE promotional 2009 Courage to Stand International Camporee DVD visit www.AdventSource.org or call 800-328-0505.
— INSIDE SCOOP —
■ ROSCOE HOWARD, SECRETARY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION SINCE 2002, has accepted the invitation of the Mid-America Union Committee to serve as president. Elder Howard served as vice president of administration of the Mid-America Union for 5 years prior to coming to NAD.
— 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.
• K.I.D. (Kids in Discipleship)Training, April 20-23, Collegedale, TN - www.KidsInDiscipleship.org
• Ministry Professional Growth Seminar, “The Passionate Preacher,” April 22, Live via the Hope Channel and www.ministerialassociation.com
• Church Planters Exchange, May 1-3, Greeley CO – www.churchplanterxchange.com
• Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program Level I, May 4-9, Gladstone, OR - www.plusline.org
• Adventist Single Adult Ministries Leadership Conference, May 10, 11, Winter Park, FL - www.plusline.org
• Joint Military/Correctional Chaplains Associations Annual Conference, May 18 - 23, New England - www.adventistchaplains.org