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Video: Good Neighbor Community Center

The Good Neighbor Community Center in Lincoln, NE, has released this video. Thank you, Doug Hardt, for bringing this to our attention. What promotional videos are you aware of for service ministries or projects in your area?

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2014 ACS Convention — Mexican Riviera Cruise

Adventist Community Services reports that the 2014 convention (March 15-23) will be a seven-day cruise aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines Star. Workshops will cover: ACS Community Development, Disaster Response, Tutoring & Mentoring, Elder Care, and Crisis Care. Click here to learn … Continue reading

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White: Unselfish Ministry

In chapter 34, “A Consecrated Ministry,” of Acts of the Apostles, Ellen White says a lot about Jesus and service as ministry. Excerpts: In His life and lessons Christ has given a perfect exemplification of the unselfish ministry which has … Continue reading

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White: Human and Angelic Servants

Ellen White describes the service-ministry of Dorcas/Tabitha and of angels in The Acts of the Apostles (chapter 14, “A Seeker for Truth” and chapter 15, “Delivered from Prison,” respectively). Dorcas or Tabitha At Joppa, which was near Lydda, there lived … Continue reading

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White: A Servant of Servants

“The whole life of Christ had been a life of unselfish service” (Desire of Ages, p. 642). This is the theme of Chapter 71, “A Servant of Servants.” Ellen White makes the following observations about Jesus washing the feet of … Continue reading

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White: Least of These

As I’ve been reading through The Desire of Ages, I’ve been blogging here about themes of compassion and service that are tucked away in chapters on various stories and teachings. However, in Chapter 70, “The Least of These My Brethren,” … Continue reading

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White: The Good Samaritan

Ellen White makes a number of strong statements regarding the Good Samaritan. The following quotes are from chapter 54 in The Desire of Ages: In the story of the good Samaritan, Christ illustrates the nature of true religion. He shows … Continue reading

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How to fight the sex trade in Bangkok (Bjorn Karlman)

Bjorn Karlman graduated from Andrews in 2006. He and his wife, Jammie are traveling the world and doing service projects in four world cities in 2013. For more on their adventures, visit CultureMutt.com. The following article was originally posted here. … Continue reading

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Journal of Adventist Education: Social Activism

The theme of the Summer 2013 edition of the Journal of Adventist Education is “Educating for Prophetic Social Activism.” Here is the issue’s index page: Another edition of special interest to Adventist activists is the 2008 publication focusing on peace.

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White: Redeemed for Service

What “talents” has God given you? How are you using them to serve God and humanity? Here are excerpts from the chapter “Talents” in Christ’s Object Lessons. Christ’s followers have been redeemed for service. Our Lord teaches that the true … Continue reading

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