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At the NAD CALLED Convention, Pastors Pitch Evangelism Ideas for an Opportunity to Earn Funding

On June 22, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky, the North American Division Ministerial Association awarded a total of $120,000 to 15 pastors as part of an “evangelism shark tank” competition for innovative soul-winning ideas.


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A Sweet Singer in Israel, Walter Arties III, Passes to His Rest

“Some people have a dream to do something special and then they work and plan and negotiate and just keep pressing and twisting arms until enough people say ‘Yes!’ They do what they dreamed. This was Pastor Walter Arties and his dream — Breath of Life!” ... The dreamer, the man with the velvet vocals, Walter Eugene Arties III, passed away June 26, 2022, at age 80.


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“You Are Enough”

At the CALLED convention PK Journey event, the warmth of colorful ambient lights, and the gentle glow of a giant video screen illuminate 400 young faces in the darkened auditorium. Some are in their seats, others have come forward to be closer to the front during praise time.


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“Why Does the Church Exist? Do We Draw People to Jesus?”

It’s afternoon at the CALLED Convention and the bustling lunch crowd is starting to disperse. A few of the remaining wanderers pause under the bright blue CALLED banner to check today’s schedule of events. Guests who didn’t plan ahead are faced with a choice. Which of the many educational seminars will they visit this time?


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La Sierra University's New Digital Media Degrees Target Growing Markets

For La Sierra University freshman Kyleigh Sanchez, the slate of new degree programs this school year represented an opportunity to cultivate her creativity and prepare her for potential careers in photography or the film industry.


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“Return to Palau” Documentary to Premiere at Andrews University

On Saturday, April 16, a premiere of “Return to Palau” will take place at the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University at 4 p.m. Admission is free. The documentary film tells the story of the DePaiva family who moved from Andrews University in 2002 to pastor the Koror church on the island nation of Palau, only to suffer a shocking tragedy.


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LifeTalk Radio Launches Dedicated Channel for Children

​​​​​​​For the past 30 years, LifeTalk Radio has been a powerful and practical resource helping to change hearts by sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and connecting people with Christ. Kimberly Luste Maran, an associate director of the North American Division Office of Communication, recently talked with LifeTalk Radio manager and director John Geli about the station’s launch of a children’s streaming channel.


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A Diverse Church Family Unites at the Russian-American Church

In Glendale, California, SCC’s Russian-American congregation of almost 100 members is embracing community and unity amid these especially challenging times. Within this diverse church family exists 15 nationalities, including Russian, Ukrainian, Armenian, Georgian, Belarusian, and more, worshiping together each week.