Politics, Grace and Service
 

BUC News / 22 April 2015

With the UK general election just around the corner, and with two sets of elections in the Adventist Church this summer, Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland, reflects on politics, grace, and the how his vote should be primarily based on service to others.

 
Black History Live
 

BUC News / 19 October 2011

With the pulsating sounds of African drums; harmonious chords of vibrant singing from the London Community Gospel choir; exotic aromas and spicy foods from tropical cuisine and an abundant array of dazzling colours, the senses were indulged to the max. It was also the place for witness as Adventist church members discovered as they prepared to serve at the Black History Live event in Wembley Stadium the first weekend of October 2011.

 
Luton Flashmob
 

BUC News / 19 October 2011

Saturday shoppers in Luton's Arndale Centre were surprised by a sudden and seemingly spontaneous rendition of "Joyful, Joyful, Lord we adore thee" (watch on YouTube) as members of the Adventist led Luton Community Gospel Choir shared their witness. Link: Luton Gospel Community Choir

 
David Lammy Interview
 

BUC News / 18 October 2012

'Rising from the Ashes', a year on from the Tottenham riots, David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, reflected on the roots of dissatisfaction that led to the riots - and societal changes needed to prevent a repeat. This brief interview was recorded just before he presented the annual Beech Diversity Lecture at Newbold College on Tuesday, 16 October.

 
Teens Day of Fellowship
 

BUC News / 19 December 2013

South England Conference - Teens Day of Fellowship

 
Edward Vandi Ebola Interview
 

BUC News / 14 January 2015

Reading West church member, Edward Vandi, is heading back to Sierra Leone this week for a second stint as an NHS volunteer. He will be working both in an Ebola clinic as well as providing training and public awareness in the community.

 
2014 year-end message - Pastor Ian Sweeney
 

BUC News / 11 December 2014

If you survived the craziness of the black Friday sales you did well. The financially restrained Pastor Ian Sweeney found himself astonished at how people were desperate to get their hands on televisions -even to the point that people began fighting and cursing one another. That hardly seems to be the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps there is a better way to share that spirit. In his year-end message, Pastor Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland, admires the desperation of the paralytic in the Mark 2 story and how he strived to get into Jesus presence. "Perhaps as Christians we ought to exhibit the same passion to be in the presence of Jesus and be desperate to share our testimony of Jesus."

 
ADRA-UK Justine Greening Visit
 

BUC News / 22 May 2013

Interview with Bert Smit, CEO of ADRA-UK, reflecting on the visit of International Development Secretary, Justine Greening and local MP Richard Harrington on Monday the 20th of May.

 
Bob Folkenberg - Share Him
 

BUC News / 25 April 2012

Are many Seventh-day Adventists members in name only? Bob Folkenberg thinks so – but also believes he may have part of the solution. Watch this update on the ‘Share Him’ project.