Jared Wright

Adventist News Roundup: LLU = $$$ Edition


Here are some headlines from around the Adventist community.

Oakwood University Vocalists Star on NBC's "Sing-Off"


The a capella group "Committed" from Huntsville Alabama is singing its way to stardom on season two of the NBC reality show The Sing-Off.

Remembering A. Graham Maxwell

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On November 28, 2010, Dr. A Graham Maxwell passed away. Maxwell was a minister, teacher, mentor and friend whose emphasis on God's love had a profound impact throughout the Adventist community and beyond.

Mt. Ellis Won $500K and All I Got Was This T-Shirt

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The young Sevy entrepreneurs at eighteenfortyfour.com are determined to turn Mt. Ellis Academy's remarkable coup in the Kohl's Cares contest into even more cash. The Internet t-shirt sellers have released a line of casualwear sporting the words "I Voted For Mt. Ellis."

Congratulations! Now What? Q & A with Mt. Ellis Academy's Principal


In September Mt. Ellis Academy in Bozeman, Montana won $500,000 in the Kohl's Cares contest on Facebook. After finally receiving the check, Mt. Ellis principal Darren Wilkins takes time to talk about the contest and the outlook for Adventist education.

ANN Comments on Chilean Miner Story

Adventists have been making news this week, most notably for involvement in the Chilean miner rescue story that captivated the world. We reported on a story from the Guardian in which Seventh-day Adventist pastor Carlos Parra Diaz purportedly claimed that his work with the miners was the "macro" work, while suggesting other clergy on the scene were doing less important work. The report suggested that pastor Parra Diaz also claimed partial responsibility for the miners' rescue by virtue of his having prayed for their safety.

Adventists Claim Credit for Chilean Miner Miracle


As dramatic rescue efforts continue in Chile, where thirty-three miners were trapped deep inside a San Jose mine for 69 days and counting, Adventists are vying for recognition as the ones responsible for the miracle.

La Sierra University Smashes Enrollment Record


La Sierra University announced on its website an all time enrollment record, shattering the previous mark. The release stated:

The Social Network: Etiological Myth Done Proper


Behind every foundation myth, there is a kernel of historical reality.

Glenn Beck and Doug Batchelor: Two Roads Converged

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You might not have guessed that a Mormon and a Seventh-day Adventist could be so similar, but radio and television personality Glenn Beck and pastor-evangelist Doug Batchelor could almost have been twins separated at birth.

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