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October 16, 2009

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● “Secrets of the Seven Seals” on the History Channel
● Webinar: How to Do Strategic Planning with Your Congregation
● ASI Convention Sessions and Seminar Recordings Online
● New Low-Power TV Stations Can Partner with Hope Channel
● Top Videos on The Adventist Channel in Last 30 Days
● Sponsor the Guide Web Site
● Entire Church Fasts and Prays for Ten Days
● Stories and Poll on NAD Website
● Upcoming Events



“SECRETS OF THE SEVEN SEALS,”  WILL FEATURE STEVE WOHLBERG, White Horse Media director (www.whitehorsemedia.com), on the History Channel this Wednesday evening. It is the 8th in the 12-part series, “The Nostradamus Effect.” The episode discusses the conflicting theories of Preterism, Historicism, and Futurism in interpreting Revelation. Wohlberg defends Historicism.  Watch it at 9 p.m. EST, Oct 21, on the History Channel. Steve will also be featured in Episode 12, “The War Scroll.” 

 Contact: www.history.com/shows.do?action=detail&episodeId=488262.

HOW TO DO STRATEGIC PLANNING WITH YOUR CONGREGATION, a Best Practices webinar featuring Monte Sahlin, convenes on Wed, Oct 28, 11:00 am -2:00 pm EDT. This on-line workshop will provide the skills and tools to work with a group to create a shared vision, set specific goals and develop action plans.

 Contact: Dave Gemmell at dave@acn.info

 Best Practices for Adventist Ministry is an e-newsletter of the NAD Church Resource Center. To subscribe or read past editions, go to http://tinyurl.com/2p5num.

ASI CONVENTION SESSIONS AND SEMINAR RECORDINGS ONLINE — If you missed the convention, or were not able to attend everything that interested you, this could be your chance to remedy that.

 Contact: www.asiministries.org/convention for viewing online or downloading MP3s or MP4s.

THOSE WHO WIN FCC APPROVAL FOR THEIR OWN LOW-POWER TV STATION (see www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=466) can partner with Hope Channel to provide Christ-centered, family-friendly programing at no charge to their communities.

 Serious applicants for FCC licenses should contact attorney Donald Martin, an FCC and media law expert, at 703-642-2334 for advice on the application process. Once the station is licensed, they can contact Scott Steward at 301-680-5218 to arrange to carry the Hope Channel signal.

THE ADVENTIST CHANNEL (TAC) TOP VIDEOS IN LAST 30 DAYS — Top Viewed: Voice of Prophecy Radio; Most Viewed Show: Breath of Life 415, “Find Your Joy”; New Show Announcement, "Beyond Adventure,” an action/adventure show about guests who take their activities to a higher level (located in the "Health and Lifestyle" category).

 Contact: www.TheAdventistChannel.org to view and to upload videos of interest to the Adventist faith community or to reach out to others outside the church.

SPONSOR THE GUIDE WEB SITE and you will be given a chance to send a message to someone special on their home page.  Your message can be up to 175 characters and can include a picture. Your donation also helps provide wholesome fun and Christ-centered stories for thousands of young visitors to the site.

 Contact: www.guidemagazine.org/sponsor/viewsponsors.asp.


THE ENTIRE GARLAND, TEX CHURCH FASTED AND PRAYED FOR 10 DAYS, with only one meal per day or no food all day, or no snacks. For some, no TV and/or computer. All gave up something so they could commune with God, and pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. 

 Contact: www.swurecord.org to read the two-page story on p. 41 of the “flip-through version” of the October issue of the Southwestern Union Record.

● LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING STORIES AND MORE, on the NAD website (www.nadadventist.org):

· Fire at Pacific Press
∙ Pastor saves church $10,000 a year by reading fine print.
∙ Creation Day Celebration uplink on Hope Church Channel
∙ Be sure to take the poll on Christian growth


For a more complete list of upcoming events go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=350 

• Hispanic NET 2009 Series, Oct 24-31, via Esperanza TV from Portland, OR – www.redsecretosdelavida.com 

• NAD Year-end Meeting, Nov 5-9, Silver Spring, MD – www.nadadventist.org 

• K.I.D. University, Nov 8-11, Collegedale, TN – www.KidsInDiscipleship.org

• Young Adventist Haitians in America (YAHA) Convention, Nov 12-15, Jacksonville, FL – www.plusline.org

• "From This Day Forward" Marriage Conference, Nov 14, Riverside, CA – www.adventistfamilyministries.com 

• Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training/Canada, Nov 21, Toronto, ON – www.innovation2009.com

• WestPoint of Evangelism, Dec 6-9, Simi Valley CA –  http://paucministerial.adventistfaith.org/westpoint-of-evangelism 

Journey Towards Intimacy Marriage Retreat, Jan 22-24, Andrews University Seminary  – family@nad.adventist.org


•  Annual Health Summit in Orlando, “Optimal Health in the 21st Century”, Jan 29-Feb 7 –  www.nadhealthsummit.com

Journey Towards Intimacy Marriage Retreat, Mar 19-21, Nevada-Utah Conference – family@nad.adventist.org

Adventist Community Services Convention, Mar 28 – Apr 3, Orlando, FL — www.communityservices.org




Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch

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