Dan Jackson was just elected the new president for the Adventist Church in North America. Jackson was previously the president for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada.
Monday, June 28, 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010
You walk into the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Immediately you begin hearing different languages, spoken by the thousands of the people around you. Some of these people are in cultural dress, some are in church attire. All are here for one gigantic event: the 59th General Conference Session of Seventh-day Adventists!
A Sabbath Blog is covering the GC Session. Check out what you need to know about the event below:
Friday, June 25, 2010
Ted N. C. Wilson, a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the son of a former church president, was today elected to serve as president of the 16.3-million member global Protestant denomination.
Wilson was appointed by the church's 246-member Nominating Committee and confirmed by the General Conference Session delegation, which is an international body of 2,410 appointed members and the highest governing body in the church.
Wilson replaces Jan Paulsen, who has served as president since 1999.
The appointment took place at the church's 59th General Conference Session, being held at the Georgia Dome and adjacent World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
You can read the full article at Adventist News Network.
Source: Adventist News Network
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Chances are you’ve heard adults at your church talking about an event called the General Conference Session. You may have wondered what the big deal is and why they won’t stop yapping about it. If you’ve been at least a little bit confused by all the talk, then have we got the article for you! Introducing, the “Beginner’s Guide to the General Conference Session” by A Sabbath Blog.