Retired Seventh-day Adventist neurosurgeon-turned-presidential-candidate, Dr. Benjamin Carson, has proven a polarizing figure among Adventists. While some in the denomination laud his candidacy and his remarkable personal biography that propelled him to fame, others feel his deeply partisan rhetoric since turning to politics negates his legacy as a physician.
GOD BLESS MOMS
This day is for the special people who help to raise us all
Who clean our peanut butter off the floor and spaghetti off the wall
The ones who kiss our ouches and who help to fix our oopsies
The ones who change our diapers when we load them up with poopsies
The ones who hug away our fears and help calm our anxieties
Today is for those special people who come in all varieties
On paper, Lori Maria Walton is the kind of candidate most Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities look for when filling faculty positions. She holds an MPH in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University, a PhD from Nova Southeastern University, a doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University, and degrees in Physical Therapy and Anatomy & Physiology from Andrews University.
"Creo que es muy, muy importante recordar, en primer lugar, que no llegamos a este momento apresuradamente," dice el ex presidente de la Asociación General, Jan Paulsen en un video publicado recientemente como “Adventist Elder Statesmen” (Declaración de Personajes Célebres Adventistas).
El video titulado "es hora" presenta seis lideres de trayectoria y mucha experiencia en la Iglesia Adventista que argumentan públicamente, algunos de ellos por primera vez, a favor de la ordenación de las mujeres.
Dr. Ben Carson announced his candidacy for president of the United States Monday, making him the first Seventh-day Adventist to ever run for America's highest office. Dr. Carson had planned to announce at an event in his home town, Detroit Michigan, but changed his plans Monday to be with his mother Sonya Carson, who is critically ill in Dallas, Texas.
"I think it's very, very important to remember that we didn't come to this moment hastily," says former General Conference president Jan Paulsen in a just-released video from Adventist "elder statesmen." The video, "It's Time," features six senior Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders who are speaking out publicly, some of them for the first time, in favor of allowing women's ordination to move forward.
There’s a new book out on Love, Marriage and Sex from the Adventist Church's Family Ministries Department that occupies the space between this universe and an alternate universe that exists in the Adventist psyche.
Among the undramatic business sessions at this year’s General Conference Spring Meeting (the last stop before San Antonio for the General Conference Executive Committee), various denominational departments unveiled their latest projects and products.
In a release on the Southern Adventist University website today, Dr. Gordon Bietz announced plans to retire in 2016 after what will have been his 19th year as president. He revealed to the SAU Board of Trustees earlier in the day his intent to retire at the end of next school year.
El Centinela, the Spanish Language monthly magazine for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists published by Pacific Press, has announced plans to distribute one million copies of the May edition of the magazine throughout the NAD. Each magazine contains a Bible study enrollment card. The plan, according to Pacific Press President Dale Galusha, is to encourage each church member personally to give copies to their friends and neighbors.