Affirmation of the uniqueness of the Bible At Biblical Foundations Conference – South Africa

Jo Ann Davidson, at the Biblical Foundations Conference held in South Africa, addressed Non-biblical concepts of Scripture.  “The Bible is unique because of its unique origin – so different from other contemporary literature,” she said. The Bible contains consistent history, biography, ethics, etc.  Because God is the author, the Bible is consistent throughout endearing it […]

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SID Biblical Foundations Conference celebrates Diversity

We can learn from one another, but first, we must have a level of understanding about one another in order to work together effectively. Effort Bhebhe, Financial Director of ADRA SA co-ordinated the program which brought laughter and joy underlining a deep appreciation for the different cultures in the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division territory.  […]

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Biblical Foundations Conference

Hundreds of leaders, of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, gathered in Bloemfontein, South Africa to affirm the position of the reformers: “Sola Scriptura.”  The Biblical Foundations Conference organized by the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division (SID) of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist, drew interest from all territories of the SID and beyond. Dr Paul Ratsara, […]

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Training of Young Preachers in Mauritius

From May 24-27, 2012, the island of Mauritius was privileged to be visited by the SID Evangelism Liaison for the Indian Ocean Union, Pastor Hensley Moorooven. He conducted a training seminar for 289 young preachers in Mauritius. This seminar was held in preparation for the Voice of Youth€ campaigns scheduled for July-August 2012. The participants […]

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Church Membership System (CMS) Training in Angola

Finally, every Union has launched CMS!  The South-Western Angola Union (SWAU) and North-Eastern Angola Union (NEAU) were the last two Unions in our division territory to see the launching of the CMS. Training workshops were conducted in Huambo on June 30 and July 1, 2012, and in Luanda on July 2 and 3, 2012. At […]

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Risk Management Conference

Delegates from in and out of Africa converged in Cape Town to participate in the Risk Management Conference which has been intense but refreshing for all delegates.  In a changing society, church leaders and congregations face the realities of legal restrictions and the threat of liabilities impacting the Church. This seminar has identified a number […]

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