Inside Story: Small Projects Make Big Impact

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Part of our mission offerings are set aside to fund specific small outreach projects around the world. These are separate from the larger Thirteenth Sabbath Offering funds. Two recipients report on how they used these special project funds to reach out to their communities. Egypt has fewer than 750 Adventists among a population of more … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Ministry to the Military

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Kitoli is a Global Mission pioneer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His unique ministry is to members of the military in eastern Congo. He has worked in several military camps and has brought many soldiers to Christ, often hiring motorcyclists to take military personnel to evangelistic meetings in their area. Recently Global Mission … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Kayaks on a Mission

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They’re off! Thirty-one kayakers wearing life jackets, hats, and eager smiles embarked on a five-day mission adventure down the Rospuda River in Poland. Their colorful kayaks were crammed with sleeping bags, tents, clothes, and food, and their most important cargo—magazines and books to share with people they met along their route. Their goal was to … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Missionary Café

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Sixteen-year-old Anya’s heart raced as she and her father stepped into the small café in the heart of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. Could she ask a complete stranger to turn a business over to some teenagers—even for a few hours? The adventure for God had begun months earlier when Anya and her teenage friends had visited a … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: A Card, Garage Door and a $50 Bill

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When Dennis Hulett stepped into the baptistery set up on the lawn of his new home church in Wisconsin in the United States, dozens of his new church friends watched with tears in their eyes. It had been a miraculous journey for Dennis—a journey involving an invitation card, a garage door, and a $50 bill. … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Powerful Sword

Cosmic Conflict

A pastor in a difficult, mostly non-Christian country was studying with a young man who had shown an interest in knowing about Jesus. Things were going well until the boy’s father returned home from prison, where he had been serving a sentence for murder. At first the young man’s father was impressed with the changes … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Compelling Message


Maria grew up in Poland. As a teenager Maria searched for God, but she didn’t find what she was looking for. Eventually she returned to her parents’ church and immersed herself in its practices, hoping for spiritual fulfillment. As she read the Bible, she discovered many texts that raised questions in her mind. The book … [Click to read more …]