Alita Byrd

New Union President Shares Stories and Describes Goals

Vinita Sauder left a long career at Southern to lead Nebraska's Union College, beginning this school year. In an exclusive interview with Spectrum, she talks about Union's strengths and challenges, what she believes makes a good leader and memorable student and staff anecdotes.

New Southwestern President Shares His Vision for the University

Ken Shaw has taken on his first administrative position at an Adventist university as president of Southwestern in Texas. In an exclusive interview with Spectrum, he shares his goals, ideas on leadership, and thoughts about the Southwestern campus.

New Video Series Turns Local Pastors into TV Evangelists

Charles Byrd served as a Seventh-day Adventist minister for nearly 30 years, pastoring churches in Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin and the western Pacific island of Saipan. He left pastoral ministry to found QuestLine Productions with his wife, Karen, and create a series of videos for a Bible study series.

Interview: Immersion in Ritual Music New York

Musician and teacher Nicholas Zork; founder and executive director of Faith House Manhattan Samir Selmanovic; and Faith House Manhattan's director of operations Frank Fredericks talk about their recent immersion weekend, its purpose and their dream for an Adventist immersion.

Uruguay Adventist Academy Opens Bakery

Alita Byrd interviews her dad, Michael Byrd, about his bakery project in Uruguay — how it will provide jobs, healthy food and support Uruguay Adventist Academy (Instituto Adventista del Uruguay) at the same time.

Director of New Urban Evangelism School On Reaching People Where They Are

Tara VinCross shares her passion about her new job as director of a new kind of evangelism school. 

How to Promote Women In Leadership

Last Sabbath morning, the attendees of the Association of Adventist Women annual conference considered the difficult subject of abuse.

Leading Like a Woman Is a Good Thing

The 32nd annual conference of the Association of Adventist Women opened on Thursday night, October 16, with a presentation by keynote speaker Ella Simmons, general vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Simmons is the first woman to be voted into one of the GC’s vice president positions — a seat she has held for nearly 10 years.

Abuse and Mentoring Both Discussed at Association of Adventist Women Conference

For the past two-and-a-half days, the Association of Adventist Women has been meeting on the campus of Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. Ella Simmons, first woman general vice president of the world church, was the keynote speaker for the annual conference, with the theme of Women Mentoring Women.

Attempts to Change Seminary Statement on Headship Rebutted

Yesterday the Adventist Review reported that the faculty of the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University voted to reaffirm its statement on headship, denying the appeal to significantly change it made by a group of 25 theologians and pastors, spearheaded by 





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