Elizabeth Lechleitner/Adventist News Network/14 December 2006
“Are we compassionate toward those who are vulnerable? [Do] we reach out to them and offer our constant support? Are we the peacemakers in society? Do we offer words and actions of mercy and compassion to the people we meet?” asked Seventh-day Adventist world church president Pastor Jan Paulsen, during his holiday greetings recorded for some 14.5 million church members worldwide.