Urban Evangelism is Ratsara’s Call to Adventist Church in SID

More than 20 000 Seventh-day Adventists gathered in Cento Despotiva Da Cidadela Stadium, in Luanda, Angola to launch: “Luanda forChrist,” part of the initiative of the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division to reach every major city with the life-changing truth about God’s grace through Jesus Christ. Members, who were enthusiastic about their faith, personally sacrificed […]

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New Directors appointed at Extra-ordinary Executive Committee – SID

February 7, 2013 – During an Extraordinary Executive Committee held at St George, Pretoria, it was voted to elect Pastor Aniel Barbe to serve as Stewardship and Trust services Director for the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division.    Pastor Aniel Barbe (former President of Indian Ocean Union Mission – IOUM) replaces Pastor Micah Choga, who served […]

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Successful women stand beside their Husbands

A unique feature of the SID Leadership summit (February 2013) was the intentional inclusion of the spouses of Leaders and designing a special program for them.  More than 70 women gathered to focus on issues relevant and unique to their special calling.  The seriousness and privilege of being a leader’s spouse was clearly spelled out […]

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SID Serious about the Call to the Gospel Ministry

The need for a period of time to prove one’s calling may be even greater today when so many new Christians are training for the ministry.  This makes the need for supervised internship critical to maintain the integrity of the gospel ministry. The SID Leadership Summit highlighted the critical need for consistent evaluation of ministerial interns. […]

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Unity is not optional

Unity has become a buzzword in organizational circles recently, and indeed it should, when we understand the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  Dr Paul Ratsara, SID President, summed it up well, in his presentation on “Teamwork,” when he said that unity is not optional for church leadership. The SID Leadership Summit – 2013 was […]

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FROM THIS DAY FORWARD… a one-day celebration of marriage commitment at the SID Leadership Summit – February 5, 2013

One full day, the first day, of the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division (SID) Leadership Summit (February 5, 2013) was exclusively dedicated to celebrate the marriage commitment of Leaders and their spouses.  Placing the need for such a conference at the heart of the gospel mission Willie Oliver declared that: “Indeed, we need to Strive […]

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Called to be Agents of Reconciliation

Two things characterized the 2013 SID Leadership Summit – February 5, 2013: A Commitment to the reading of God’s Word, the Holy Bible.  This is a regular practice throughout the entire SID Territory.  Seventh-day Adventists, together with others are enriched and blessed with the systematic reading of God’s Word following the Revived by His Word initiative of […]

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