Posts by Paul Chapman

Peter D Lausevic is elected First Vice-President of the General Conference

Earlier today, Sunday, 30 August, 2015 (USA Eastern Daylight Time), Br Peter D Lausevic was elected as First Vice-President of the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement General Conference. The First Vice President is to reside in the United States in order to directly assist the GC President.  After much prayerful consideration, three names were presented by the Nominating Committee to…

Davi Paes Silva is Re-elected as General Conference President

Earlier today, Friday, 28 August, 2015 (USA Eastern Daylight Time), Br Davi Paes Silva was re-elected as President of Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement General Conference. Br Silva’s name was one of three presented by The Nominating Committee to the 22nd General Conference Session of the SDARM. After the election, Br Silva addressed the session with…

Sabbath School Seminar – Queensland

On the weekend of 21 – 23 November, 2015, Sam Batger, AUC Sabbath School Department Director held a Sabbath School Workshop in Clayfield, Brisbane. The workshop focused on the purpose of Sabbath School work and how we can get our younger Sabbath School members more involved in Sabbath School outreach. Among the plans discussed was…

International Youth Convention – Video Highlights

It has been more than 3 months since the closing of the International Youth Congress in Marusevec, Croatia this past summer. Surely, much has happened since that time in the lives of each of you who were present at the IYC2014. The event has ended, but we hope some things have remained. New friendships. Stronger…

Birth – Jonathan Nehvatal

“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his eward” Psalm 127:3 Rob and Alina Nehvatal are grateful to the Lord for the new addition to their family. They welcomed Jonathan into the world. Little Ethan is very proud of his new baby brother. Thank you Jesus. See…

Dumaguit Family

My Conversion – Mercy Dumaguit

I was raised in a devoted Roman Catholic family.  When I was 8 years old, my mum used to train me to do the holy rosary and some other readings of the lives of the saints every night from seven to eight o’clock and sometimes longer.  One day, I secretly talked to Virgin Mary asking…

Baby Arrival – Oliver Stanciu-Simen

Congratulations to Adriana and David Stanciu-Simen on the birth of their first born, a son.  Oliver is a healthy and beautiful little boy. We pray that God will bless this young family and guide David and Adriana as they bring up their son Oliver to God’s honour and glory. Children are very special in God’s sight. …

Optimal Health Outreach

It was a good turnout for the Optimal Health Seminar and workshop held at Schofields Church Sunday 18th May 2014, with about 50 people attending. Brother Alasdair Pow gave the first presentation on “Optimal Nutrition” inspiring us to eat well of the healthier foods and avoid the harmful foods that add centimetres to our waistlines. …

Queensland Youth Camp – Boreen Point – May 2014

“Are You Connected” On Thursday, 24 April, many of those attending the Camp, “Are You Connected?” travelled from all parts of Queensland to the lovely setting in God’s creation at Boreen Point, QLD. The campground was set amongst trees next to a large, shallow inland lake. Some of the more adventurous boys “walked” across the…

Now at Rest: Paul Balbach

Dear Brethren, Christian greetings with Psalm 116:15, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” It is with heartfelt sadness that we inform you of the passing away of our dear brother Paul Balbach, just short of his 59th birthday. He peacefully went to his rest in the quiet of…

Depression Recovery Program – Keilor, VIC

The Victoria Conference will be hosting a Depression Recovery Program in Keilor Park in September and October (Commences September 11, 2012). The program features the latest in research on the connection between lifestyle and mental illness, and offers practical steps to recovery. The Depression Recovery Program will be of particular interest to those suffering from anxiety…