Black History Live
 

BUC News / 27 VIEWS

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.

 
Adventist Church 150 Years
 

BUC News / 27 VIEWS

Tuesday, 21 May saw the 150th birthday of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, officially organised by twenty delegates on 21 May 1863. The 17 million member church that now encompasses the globe in its mission and outreach started from very small beginnings ... but where does the future now lie? We asked Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland.

 
ADRA UK - Typhoon Haiyan Response
 

BUC News / 27 VIEWS

Prayer, faith and action - they are all important parts of our reaction to the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. In this moving video report, Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland expresses both emotion and practical help, while Zeny Cooper and Bert Smit demonstrate how ADRA-UK is already involved in the relief effort.

 
Luton Flashmob
 

BUC News / 26 VIEWS

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

 
Olympic Flame Devotional Relay
 

BUC News / 26 VIEWS

While the Olympic flame has been passing through 1,019 communities on its way to London next week, Pastor Nathan Stickland has been running his own relay, writing a daily devotional blog with themes following both the route, geography and history of the flames journey, and also personal insight into his own spiritual journey, along with his family, over the 70 day period. Read Nathan's blog.

 
Enhancing Health - coming soon
 

BUC News / 26 VIEWS

Released Thursday, 24 - a brand new 6 part series that gives you health and lifestyle tips for optimum wellbeing. Join Sharon Platt-McDonald and her team of health professionals and lifestyle specialists as they explore case studies featuring specific health challenges, answer letters and share practical advice on nutrition and exercise.

 
Dan Jackson Interview
 

BUC News / 25 VIEWS

An interview with Pastor Daniel Jackson, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, highlights issues of church growth, changing demographics and questions of unity, locally and world-wide.

 
Pastor Ted Wilson Interview
 

BUC News / 25 VIEWS

Pastor Ted Wilson, President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, shares his vision for the Adventist church. Pastor Wilson highlights his key messages of prayer and Bible study as central to our relationship with Jesus, then goes on to talk about some of the more difficult areas of leadership, including the on-going debate on the ordination of women. How do you deal with diversity of opinion, theology and practice in a global church?

 
David Lammy Interview
 

BUC News / 24 VIEWS

'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.