Alexander Carpenter

'Adventists for Prop. 8' Goes Religious Right?

Last night, the Adventists For Prop. 8 site continued its parroting of the Religious Right by featuring a video of Tony Perkins on its front page.

Tony Perkins is the political front man for James Dobson and has said that the separation of church and state is a "myth."

New Site: Adventist Women and the Earth

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Our friend Trisha Famisaran has been working very hard organizing a revolutionary April 24-26 conference entitled:

“Adventist Women & the Earth…a Response to Ecofeminism”

She writes:

Spectrum Live Blog: US Presidential Debate This Evening

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The Presidential Town Hall Debate between Obama and McCain will air live tonight, Tuesday October 7th at 9pm eastern, 6pm pacific time on every major broadcast network and every major cable news network.

Time: 9PM ET / 6PM PT

Checking the Church State Council's Facts on Prop. 8 Issues

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There are fair questions to be debated about the future social impact of same-sex marriage.

Cutting Off Their Religious Liberty Case to Spite Those Prop 8 No's

At the crossroads of Adventism and Catholicism, blogger Hugo Mendez gets right to the danger inside the Church State Council arguments.

Mendez writes: Oddly, many of the same arguments used by NARLA in that article [against Adventists Against Prop. 8] could easily be used to defend a national Sunday law framed in secular language. I have taken the liberty of making the necessary substitutions:

Spectrum Church | Sub-prime Mortgage Blues

Happy Sabbath!

Giving the news and this last week's blame game over the subprime mortgage crisis, appropriately the Gospel lectionary reading is "The Parable of the Tenants" (Matthew 21:33-46).

Opening Meditation/Prayer

"Sub-prime Mortgage Blues"

Lyrics and Slide Show by Gregg Somerville
Music by Chris Conti

Prop. 8 - A New Site Appears and How

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Someone just passed this along after finding it online.

As one can see from the endorsers and theology, it's clear that this new site Adventists For Prop. 8 is supported by some of the media folks surrounding 3ABN and Amazing Facts as well as Weimar and some at the Central Sacramento Church.

Watch (and comment): VP Debate Live

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Watch and comment on the vice presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis.

Recorder Covers the 'Adventists Against Prop. 8' News

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The Pacific Union Recorder just published a story about the growing controversy over the Church State Council's endorsement of Proposition 8 from a theological perspective.

Ron Numbers: On Palin, "Intelligent Design" and Us

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h/t to Julius Nam for passing this along.

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