JOINING IN COMMITMENT: A large crowd of young adults come forward as a sign of commitment following a sermon by Pastor Ted N. C. Wilson (on platform), president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, during the Youth in Mission conference.n Sabbath, April 23, 2011, 147 young adults committed to baptism as Seventh-day Adventist Church members in Mannheim, Germany, part of the 2011 Youth in Mission Congress, or YiMC. Overall, 547 of the nearly 1,800 participants said they would dedicate their lives to discipleship, 174 sought a greater surrender to God, and 46 said they would answer a call to ministry. Three were baptized at the event; the others are expected to join the church in the coming months.
INTENSE CONCENTRATION: Young adult follows a Bible reading during the Youth in Mission conference held in Mannheim, Germany, in late April 2011.Michael Dörnbrack is one of the Seventh-day Adventist pastors who connected with the attendees. He’s also director of the Josiah mission school in Isny, Germany, and he delivered morning devotionals.