Faces, Facts, and Fun From the Dome
The number of delegates reported from North America under the age of 30
A year ago, Adventist Review profiled the music and ministry of Amanecer, a dynamic quartet from Argentina (July 9, 2009). Now, nearly a year since that issue was pub- lished, the group made the long trip here to Atlanta to perform for the Thomas Murphy Ballroom concert series—a collection of noontime and early-evening musical perfor- mances featuring talent from all over the world church. “It’s a gift from God to be here, to be with so many brothers and sisters from so many cultures,” says member Marcos Piro. The group, well- known throughout South America, performed two songs: “Tu Sabes Que” and “Salvo Por Gracia.”
It Runs In The Family
Since the last General Conference session in St. Louis, children of several Adventist Review staffers have grown old enough to provide significant help to their parents. From left: Joel and Jonathan Springer, Austin and Alden Ho, Ellen and Merle Poirier, and Evan and Bill Knott.
The Pause That Refreshes
When Michigan Conference delegates and friends learned that a conference secretary had become seriously ill back home, they held an impromptu prayer meeting to pray for her recovery.
How They Measured Up
Delegates to the fifty-ninth General Conference session from each division categorized by age:
Cover Model Interviewed
For many years it has been Stephen Nwosu’s desire to come to a General Conference session. Using his life savings, the Nigeria native says, “I made the sacrifice to come here with my wife; and I am very, very glad to have come; it has really strengthened my spiritual life.” Nwosu and his wife will return home in a few weeks, after they visit family—and get to experience more technological innovations such as the iPhone he was photographed with.