During the first two weeks of June 2015, evangelistic seminars were held in various cities in Madagascar by the African Regional Assistant Secretary, Brother John Bosco.
Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement President Explains the Century-Old Church Split
The Reform Movement holds the same fundamental beliefs as the Seventh-day Adventist Church, including beliefs about the state of the dead, the investigative judgment, the inspired nature of Ellen G. White's writings, baptism by immersion, the importance of evangelism before the second coming, and the seventh-day Sabbath. Our two churches both have General Conference sessions this year.
From May 8–10, 2015, a family retreat was held in the state of Virginia on the topic, “Love at Home,” with over 80 persons present, including visitors from far and near. This rejuvenating event took place in the natural scenery of a 120-acre peninsula at Smith Mountain Lake, the same location where the 22nd General Conference Delegation Session will be held in 2015. During this retreat, we took time to step away from the busy-ness of daily toil to commune with God and our fellow believers in the beauty of God’s creation, bringing refreshment to everyone.
On May 11, 2015, the Missionary School in Kenya started a new term with 15 students.
Your First Sabbath Offering enables the General Conference to support financially the missionary schools around the world.
Another missionary school is being built in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to enroll students coming from French-speaking countries.
On April 26, 2015, the brethren of the South Kenyan Mission had the joy of receiving 31 new souls into the church family.
There were 135 interested souls preparing for baptism; the remaining candidates are being prepared for the two other baptismal ceremonies to be held in August and November of 2015.