Interviews

A Chef's Story: From the President’s Table to Loma Linda

Anastacio Rodriquez, executive chef at Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta, has worked as a chef for the past 13 years. Rodriquez started cooking in his grandmother’s kitchen as a young boy, but dreamed of learning culinary techniques that reached beyond her countertops.

Nathan Brown Confronting Atheism

Nathan Brown and Ryan Bell are good friends. Brown is book editor at Signs Publishing Company in Australia and Bell, the former pastor of the Hollywood Seventh-day Adventist Church, has come off a year-long experiment with atheism.

Libertarian Party Chair and WAU Grad Talks About Freedom

Nicholas Sarwark was elected chair of the Libertarian National Committee — the central governance body of the Libertarian Party, America’s third-largest political party — in 2014.

Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement President Explains the Century-Old Church Split

The Reform Movement holds the same fundamental beliefs as the Seventh-day Adventist Church, including beliefs about the state of the dead, the investigative judgment, the inspired nature of Ellen G. White's writings, baptism by immersion, the importance of evangelism before the second coming, and the seventh-day Sabbath.

Ray Tetz Lists Hopes and Concerns for Adventism's Future

Ray Tetz, president of Mind Over Media, the communications firm he founded in 1995, has thrown himself into work that reflects the church’s mission — whether he’s on the larger institution’s payroll or on his own. Mind Over Media works with non-profit organizations — primarily from the healthcare, social action, and international development sectors — to design “mission-rich communication, marketing, and social engagement strategies.”  

ADRA's Docuseries Brings Viewers to Remote Projects

Natalia López-Thismón tells us what it was like to make the series “A Closer Walk,” wrapping up on the Hope Channel this Friday. Watch at www.hopetv.org and watch trailers of all nine episodes at ADRA.org.

Edgar Momplaisir Talks PUC Film, Visual Storytelling, and Adventism

As part of her report on the Pacific Union College Film Studies program, Brenda Delfino interviewed recent PUC graduate Edgar Momplaisir, whose short film “Heaven” screened at the 2014 SONscreen Film Festival in Tennessee. -Ed.

Brenda Delfino: How do you employ the skills you acquired in your film studies program?

Des Ford Reflects on His Adventist History

In August 1980, a special committee of 111 top Adventist administrators, theologians, scholars, editors and students — the Glacier View Sanctuary Review Committee — met to discuss Desmond Ford’s 991-page document called “Daniel 8:14, The Day of Atonement, and the Investigative Judgment.” 

Beyond Beliefs Study Surveys What Millennials Really Think of the 28

Researcher Jan Åge Sigvartsen talks about a major research project at Andrews University, and plans to expand the survey to Adventist young people around the world.

PUC Alum Tad Worku To Play Benefit Concert With Symphony

Tad Worku, who graduated from Pacific Union College in 2008, has been praised for his "inspiring compositions, eloquence on the piano, and soulful voice," and been compared to John Legend or Bruno Mars.



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