We work to position the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its services to a standing of credibility, trust, and relevance in the public realm.



Have you ever wondered how PARL works to position the church to a standing of credibility, visibility, trust and relevance in the public realm? Do you want to be an ambassador for the church in your community? Start here, with this short, inspiring video about the vital mission of PARL.


The following reflection is purposed to participate in the development of awareness in reference to the evil of racism.


The General Conference PARL department has adopted 12 areas of focus for the coming quinquennium that will be adapted and contextualized within each Division territory.

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTWhy Adventists Have a Unique Contribution to Make to the Racism Discussion

"Every person is a temple of the Holy Spirit of God, and therefore deserving of at least as much respect as holy places such as temples, cathedrals, churches, mosques, or shrines.”

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTCovid Lessons—Traveling Safe

PARL’s experience and work during the chaos of Covid-related travel restrictions have helped us distill a few general “best practices” for church employees and members who plan to resume travel—either for work or mission service—once the pandemic ends.

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTThinking ‘Adventistly’ About Politics

I first came across the unusual but useful adverb “Christianly” in an article published last year about the role of faith in politics. In an interview, Michael Wear, a former director of President Obama’s White House faith-based initiative, said Christians have a special responsibility to speak up about issues of public policy.

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTAs the World’s Attention is Focused Elsewhere, Religious Freedom Abuses Continue

​The release of the 20th annual report on international religious freedom by a US watchdog agency highlights troubling trends, say Adventist advocates

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTReligious Liberty in a Time of Crisis

​As authorities around the world struggle to respond to the global spread of COVID-19, governments at every level—from local to national—have issued new and, in some cases, unprecedented, directives that touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives.

VIEW COMPLETE DOCUMENTNot Everything Published Online is Truth

There are allegations presented Online as if they were true, but which are in fact fabrications maliciously put together to discredit the GC and its leadership.