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.

 
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."

 
Pastor Ted Wilson Interview
 

BUC News / 3 July 2014

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?

 
Women of Virtue
 

BUC News / 1 May 2014

The principles of the 'women of virtue' in Proverbs 31 are still alive today - and highlighted in a Conference organised by Sharon Platt-McDonald, Women's Ministries, Health and Disability Awareness director for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland.

 
'Christmas is ruined'
 

BUC News / 19 December 2013

'Christmas is ruined' a Christmas message form Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland.

 
Teens Day of Fellowship
 

BUC News / 19 December 2013

South England Conference - Teens Day of Fellowship

 
The Irish Vision 2014
 

BUC News / 13 December 2013

Seasons greetings from Ireland! Meet the Irish Mission pastors and engage with their passion for Mission to the Cities 2014 - Dublin (and beyond).

 
Not Tired but Energised!
 

BUC News / 19 November 2013

Church at its best will transform communities. In 'Not Tired but Energised', Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland shares just a few examples of how that is happening -- in a formerly derelict community hall, in the life of a former drug abuser and Satanist, in the lives of young people, and on the streets of London.