Message Distributes 100,000 Special Editions

Story and video by Celeste Ryan Blyden

On June 5, Seventh-day Adventists distributed 100,000 copies of Message magazine in the Atlanta metro area. Editor Washington Johnson II, developed the special edition based on a needs assessment. The special issue, which featured Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on the cover, discussed marriage, gambling, child abuse, the Sabbath, and many other issues. Message is the oldest black religious journal in the United States. To learn more about this outreach effort, watch our short video interview.