Knowing what you believe is helpful. Living what you believe is transformational.

How can the truths expressed in the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s fundamental beliefs make a practical difference in your life?

A collection of 29 contemporary writers from Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific share fresh and relevant, 

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If you have ever lost someone you love, you know how deep the wound cuts. In Tears to Joy, author Mike Tucker shares from his heart his struggles through the heartache of grief after the death of his wife of more than 40 years, Gayle Anne Whitacre Tucker. Her death affected every corner of his life, both personal and professional. He didn’t only lose a wife but a ministry partner as well.

In sharing his story, Mike also shares research and material that he found helpful and reliable in the process of recovery. While Mike’s experience may differ widely from yours—everyone’s grief journey is different—there are inevitable similarities. And it is in the areas of similarity that you will find the greatest help in dealing with your loss. Read More..


Meet Peter Roennfeldt ...

With the launch of the third book in his “Following . . .” series, Dr Peter Roennfeldt talked with Bookshelf about what he has learned in writing these books and his observations of the growing disciple- making movement in the South Pacific. 

Q What do you understand as “the apostles’ vision”?
That there be no place left where Christ is not known. Before His crucifixion, Jesus had systematically sown the seeds of His movement across the region—Judea, Samaria, Galilee, Decapolis, Gaulantis, Phoenicia and Perea. He commissioned His followers to multiply disciples in all “nations”—and the word used (ethne) indicates they were to take the gospel into every relational stream or “tribe, language and people” (see Matthew 28:18–20; Revelation 14:6). It was a bold vision. Read more…