Dr. Ganoune Diop, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) for the Seventh-day Adventist world church, explores the foundational principles of PARL work.
Dr. Ganoune Diop, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty at the General Conference, speaks about his work representing the Seventh-day Adventist Church among leaders of other world communions.
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.
"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.”
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.
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.
The release of the 20th annual report on international religious freedom by a US watchdog agency highlights troubling trends, say Adventist advocates
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.
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.