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2. The gospel choir at Philadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church (of San Antonio, not Philadelphia, Pa.) won $5,000.
3. Think piece by Orlando, Florida, journalist—"Seventh-day Adventists: From doomsday sect to health advocates."
God the eternal Son became incarnate in Jesus Christ. Through Him all things were created, the character of God is revealed, the salvation of humanity is accomplished, and the world is judged. Forever truly God, He became also truly man, Jesus the Christ. He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He lived and experienced temptation as a human being, but perfectly exemplified the righteousness and love of God. By His miracles He manifested God's power and was attested as God's promised Messiah.
Addicted to health food stores, I came across quinoa about 18 years ago, packaged in tiny boxes with an alarming price tag and the promise of exceptional nourishment. My favorite health food store had a sales advisor who sold me on its health benefits, but he had little to say about how exactly to prepare and use quinoa.
"Don't miss Ted Wilson's Revelation of Hope"—that's a direct quote from the infomercial-style video for his evangelistic series starting on June 7. This kicks off Ted Wilson's evangelistic focus on major world cities. Despite growing concern that this prooftexts and scary beasts method makes little sense in one of the most sophisticated urban centers, the series website assures everyone that Ted Wilson knows what he is doing after all he "is a New Yorker at heart."
God the eternal Father is the Creator, Source, Sustainer, and Sovereign of all creation. He is just and holy, merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. The qualities and powers exhibited in the Son and the Holy Spirit are also revelations of the Father. (Gen. 1:1; Rev. 4:11; 1 Cor. 15:28; John 3:16; 1 John 4:8; 1 Tim. 1:17; Ex. 34:6, 7; John 14:9.)
The time has come for me to move on from the daily editing of the Spectrum blog. I will continue to write for Spectrum and stay connected to the community, but I need to free up some space in my schedule for other media and academic projects. Before I finish on June 30, we'll keep you informed about what's next for the blog.
This was recorded in the Young Adult division at the 2012 Georgia-Cumberland Conference Camp Meeting on the campus of Southern Adventist University.
Pragmatism, an American Adventist inheritance, brings us too often to look for solutions before we have framed the problem. We are accustomed to speeches on different topics presented in self-affirmative ways, that include answers that anticipate doubts. I consider this to be a weakness. I believe we need, first of all, to identify the problem, or, at least, list some of its aspects and categories.
The Spanish Adventist pastor and Equatorial Guinea Adventist Mission President, Manuel García Cáceres, was recently expelled from the African country after being accused of being a threat to national security. His wife and daughter remain there with the hope of being able to be reunited again with García, whether in Spain or another country.
When I moved to California from Great Britain nearly two decades ago, the request for hot tea prompted more than a few raised eyebrows and puzzled looks. Of course, I had never encountered iced tea before. But lately I have noticed the ready availability, not only of hot tea selections, but also of tea-making accoutrements (electric kettles, tea pots, novelty tea strainers, etc.), all happy signs of an evolving tea-friendly society.
During his presidency of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, Jan Paulsen participated in over 30 episodes of a one-hour live talk show broadcast on the church’s international television network. “Let’s Talk” gave young adults on six continents the opportunity to ask questions of their church’s president. It was unscripted and unrehearsed. The “Let’s Talk” website provided additional opportunities for them to express their questions directly to the president. These conversations in person and over email inspired this book. In it, Elder Paulsen invites Advent
Stan Patterson, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Church Leadership and chair of the Department of Christian Ministry at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. This sermon was recorded at the 2013 Georgia-Cumberland Conference South Georgia Camp Meeting in Macon, GA.
Thanks to Carmen Lau and Bille for recommending this sermon.