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·        April 26, 2014 through May 10, 2014.

    Join the Emmanuel Personal Ministries Department on a 15-day 
                                     spiritual journey that will change your life.
Daily Meetings:

  Sunday to Saturday – 7:30 pm-9pm

  except thursdays

  with Evangelist THOMAS MILIEN

  Contact Brother Eleres Derard
Director Personal Ministries Departmental

This Personal Ministries Department's primary focus is evangelism.  Its goal is to help prepare men and women for the kingdom of glory.  The Personal Ministries Department works closely with the other departments to assist in their evangelistic efforts.  Some of the activities of Personal Ministries include:  (1) free personal Bible studies; (2) group Bible studies, such as the Voice of Prophecy Bible Courses and Revelation Seminars; (3)  tract distribution, and otherevangelistic programs.
Online Resources
  • Adventist Review - The Adventist Review is the flagship journal of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Founded by James and Ellen White in 1849, the magazine is the one of the oldest religious publications in North America. The Review is published weekly and has a paid circulation of nearly 30,000. The Online Edition features selected articles and news from the magazine and also offers some web-only features.
  • Amazing Facts - Amazing Facts is a Christian organization that believes in the fundamental teachings of the Bible and Christianity. The current speaker, Doug Batchelor, is a talented, innovative speaker with an unusual ability to communicate—not only to churchgoers, but also to the millions of secular-minded people in North America today. Under his dynamic leadership, Amazing Facts is now broadcasting four different television programs and one live call-in radio program on major media outlets throughout North America.
  • Ellen G. White Estate - Read writings from the Spirit of Prophecy here.
  • It Is Written - It Is Written is a deeply spiritual ministry passionate about communicating the Gospel to the world. It Is Written seeks to impact lives for Christ in four ways—through the weekly telecast, the Internet, a worldwide evangelistic ministry, and Christian living and faith-sharing resources.

Connecting With Jesus ProjectVisit the CWJ Official Web site

The General Conference and the Ellen G. White Estate have launched the largest global book distribution project in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Using the world's major languages, the project aims to distribute 10 books by Ellen G. White, complete with companion study guides, to over two million Adventists worldwide. The church needs your help to make this project a reality. To find out more about the Connecting With Jesus Project or to donate, visit the CWJ Web site.


Witnessing resources

Planting A Seed Of Faith


Reconnecting Ministries
Paul Richardson
About a million people who once worshiped in an Adventist church in North America have quit attending on a regular basis. There are a million unique stories why they left. The good news is, over 100,000 Adventists have reconnected during the past five years! We coordinate that ministry in North America and encourage it worldwide through our training events, resources and coaching services. The Church can have all kinds of evangelistic initiatives to get new people in the front door, but if the back door is swinging wide open, we have a retention problem.

If this is true in your congregation, conference, union or division, let us help you with a ministry of friends reaching friends who have taken a break from active church attendance.

For training presentations or coaching by Paul regarding Reconnecting Ministries, contact him at:

Paul Richardson, Coordinator NAD Reconnecting Ministries
Email: pr4664@gmail.com
Phone: 509.200.6093 (mobile)

Recommended Resources

An Indescribable Welcome Home: Six stories about reaching across to missing members
Bible Study Guide Leader's Guide 

Survey of Former and Inactive Adventist Church Members

Leadership Webinar, March 2014
Dealing with the Droupout Problem: How to Reconnect with Former and Inactive Members

Quick Start Guide for Reconnecting Ministries
English | Spanish

Rendezvous -- the prodigal daughter story

Reach Your Friends Who Leave Church

SafetyZone -- creating authentic and inclusive communities of faith

Reconnecting Greeting Cards

Fellow Collaborators 

We want to introduce you to people across North America who are doing Reconnecting Ministries. You will want to get acquainted with each ministry provider and decide for yourself if what he or she offers is a good match for what you need in your life personally, your small group or congregation.

Lee & Marji Venden
All About Jesus
Phone: 509.301.8085

Ed & Carol Williams
FARM - Former Adventist Recovery Ministries
Phone: 301.252.4895

Mike & Diane Jones
Operation Reconnect
Phone: 503.539.7632

Center for Youth Evangelism
Church of Refuge

NAD Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Mission Lifeguard

Resources Training/Seminars
Newsletters Reconnecting

CCM at the Georgia Dome

September 4, 2003 Adventist Review, reconnecting special edition

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