Archived NewsPoints and Friday Faxes
July 31, 2009
|IN THIS ISSUE —
● Three New Cohorts for DMin Program at Andrews
● English As A Second Language (ESL) for Muslims
● Adventist Regeneration Ministries Now Affiliated with GC Health Ministries
● Evangelism Programs for Hispanics and Portuguese on Esperanza TV
● Stories about God Touching Muslims and Adventist Muslim Relations Summit
● Large-Scale Evangelism for Hispanics in California
● Two New Adventist Television Stations in Oregon
● Passing of Sandra Pearson
● Upcoming Events
● NEW CONCENTRATIONS — THE DOCTOR OF MINISTRY program at the Theological Seminary at Andrews University will launch new cohorts soon for concentrations in Discipleship and Spiritual Formation, Leadership, and Youth Ministry.
Ministry professionals who have completed graduate degrees may call or email for more information. Application Deadline: Dec 1. Space is limited.
Contact: 888-717-6244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
● ADVENTIST MUSLIM MINISTRIES AND ESL – Do you know of people who are interested in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) as a way to become better acquainted with Muslims? Additional training will be offered on how to relate and teach in a setting where most or all students are Muslims.
● ADVENTIST REGENERATION MINISTRIES RECENTLY BECAME AFFILIATED with the General Conference Health Ministries Department's International Health and Temperance Association. They believe participants in their meetings will find Bible principles which will transform their lives as they look to Jesus Christ as the source of all healing. This includes the healing of faulty thinking and behaviors that block Christian growth. New resource materials for group use are currently being developed.
Contact: Ray Nelson or Betty Campbell at email@example.com.
● EVANGELISM FOR HISPANICS AND PORTUGUESE WILL BE AIRED ON ESPERANZA TV in October —
• Portuguese: Oct 10-17, 7:00 pm CT, live from Dallas, TX. The speaker will be Bill Santos.
Contact: Contagem Regressiva, at www.contagemregressiva.com.
• Spanish: Oct 23-31, 7:30 pm PT, live from Portland, OR. The speaker will be Ramon Canals.
Contact: Secretos de la Vida, www.secretosdelavida.org or 503-267-6880.
● DO YOU HAVE 53 MINUTES TO LISTEN TO THREE POWERFUL STORIES about God's plan to touch Muslims? Do you think we should have an interest in how God is planning to touch nearly 1/4 of the world? Listen to this vespers service at: http://tinyurl.com/lw7ndp.
If you would like more information like this, register and mark your calendar for the upcoming Adventist Muslim Relations Summit West at La Sierra University, Sept 24-26.
● A LARGE-SCALE EVANGELISTIC EVENT IS BEING PLANNED FOR THE HISPANIC community in the greater Oakland and Hayward areas. The meetings, scheduled for Aug 2-8, will feature Pastor Alejandro Bullón, an internationally-known speaker. He is also the author of the new sharing book, Signs of Hope.
● TWO NEW TELEVISION STATIONS IN NAD – Better Life Broadcasting Network (BLBN) is purchasing television stations in Roseburg and Eugene, OR which will allow BLBN to broadcast its programming throughout Oregon’s Benton, Coos, Douglas and Lane counties.
Contact: www.blbn.org to learn more about BLBN.
INSIDE SCOOP —
● IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING of Sandra (Holland) Pearson. Mrs. Pearson, wife of Elder Walter Pearson, passed away the morning of July 29. Mrs. Pearson faithfully served as the Director of Public Service Ministries and Associate Field Services Director for the Breath of Life Ministries beside her husband who serves as the Director/Speaker.
Please keep the Pearson/Holland family in your prayers.
UPCOMING EVENTS —
For a more complete list of upcoming events go to
• ASI Convention, Aug 5-8, Phoenix, AZ - www.asiministries.org
• Pathfinder "Courage to Stand" Camporee, Aug 11-15 - Oshkosh WI – www.camporee.org
• Adventist Correction Chaplains Conference, Aug 26-29, New England Denominational History Tour
• Adventist Urban Congress, Aug 30-Sept 2, Dallas, TX – www.plusline.org
• Children's Ministries Training, Sept 11-13, Orlando, FL – www.childmin.com
• K.I.D. University, Sept 13-16, Collegedale, TN – www.KidsInDiscipleship.org
• UCAA Vervent Worship Conference, Sept 18-19, Atlanta, GA – www.ucaaonline.org
• Adventist Muslim Relations Summit West, Sept 24-26, La Sierra, CA – www.plusline.org/events
• Women’s Ministry Convention, Sept 25-27, Dallas, TX – www.nadwm.org
• "From This Day Forward" Marriage Conference, Sept 26, Minneapolis, MN – www.adventistfamilyministries.com
• Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training/Columbia Union, DC/Baltimore, MD, Oct 10 – www.innovation2009.com
• Portuguese NET 2009 Series, via Esperanza TV from Dallas, TX Oct 10-17 – www.contagemregressiva.com
• Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program- Level II, Oct 11-15, Burleson, TX – www.plusline.org/events
• Society of Adventist Communicators, Oct 15-18, Newport Beach, CA – www.adventistcommunicator.org
• Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training/Atlantic Union, Brooklyn, NY, Oct 17 – www.innovation2009.com
• Hispanic NET 2009 Series, Oct 24-31, via Esperanza TV from Portland, OR – www.redsecretosdelavida.com