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On May 29, Spectrum reported on a web site attacking La Sierra University for employing faculty members who teach naturalistic evolution.
It appears that Happy Valley, as Collegedale, Tennessee is known by locals, just got happier. For some.
Chattanooga's News Channel 9 reports that Collegedale City Commissioners approved a measure this week that will allow the sale of beer by the drink in Collegedale. The measure is aimed at increasing much-needed revenue for the town that is home to Southern Adventist University.
I remember attending youth rallies during my high school days during which someone would shout, "God is good!" and the others would respond, "All the time!"
The chanting usually started small and swelled until one half of the auditorium would shout out like a mob, " GOD IS GOOD," and the other half would roar, "ALL THE TIME!"
This was a week of SDA giveaways, and Black Voice News reports that pop singer Little Richard, an Oakwood College alum*, participated by tossing free rolled up posters into a crowd at San Manuel Casino in Southern California, promoting the book "Finding Peace Within," the retitled version of Ellen White's "Steps to Christ." According to the article, Little Richard has been combining music performance and his unique ministry for 20 years.
Fire broke out in the KJCR radio station on the campus of Southwestern Adventist University Thursday night, disabling the station.
Jessica Lozano, writing for the Southwesterner, the official online publication of the SWAU communications department, reports:
Edward Earl Cleveland, a well-known Seventh-day Adventist evangelist, administrator, and professor has died in the Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama at the age of 88.
Cleveland spent his many years of Adventist ministry preaching and teaching the Gospel message that he held dear, as well as working to secure civil rights and racial equality.
The Adventist News Network reports:
While President Barack Obama and members of the United States Senate attended a funeral mass for Senator Edward Kennedy Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in suburban Boston, Barry Black, the chaplain of the United States Senate and an ordained Seventh-day Adventist minister, marked the passing of the first black Adventist military chaplain.
Colonel Joseph Tiffany Powell died on August 21 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. The retired military chaplain had been suffering from a heart condition for several years. He was 85 years old.
Summer is a great time for catching a movie, and a bevy of new films debuting this summer make for a busy season. While big name films like the sixth installment of the Harry Potter series have moviegoers all abuzz, some of this summer's most consequential films might not be coming to a theater near you...yet.