Twenty years ago, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary graduate Delcy Kuhlman started Still Waters Retreat Center in Buchanan, Michigan. Spectrum asked Delcy and Still Waters’ current co-directors, Robert and Sarah Fusté, how Still Waters began and how it serves visiting retreatants.
RD: What is the mission and function of Still Waters?
For the sixth consecutive year, Columbus, Ohio will be the site of the National Innovation Conference (IC), a joint venture of the Ohio Conference, Columbia Union Conference, North American Division Church Resource Center, Kettering Health Network, Washington Adventist University, AdventSource, Center for Creative Ministry, and others.
Tony Romeo's sermons have been making people laugh for the past 35 years. But two and a half years ago, he decided to take his skills beyond church doors. Today he can be found in comedy clubs around New York City, where he makes friends and learns new skills that enhance his ministry as a pastor.
RD: Tony, tell us a little bit about yourself, your Italian background and your family.
Martin Doblmeier is president and founder of Journey Films, an independent television and film documentary production company founded in 1984 to produce programs that explore religion and spirituality, history and social issues. His most recent film, The Adventists, aired on PBS member stations during National Public Health Week, April 5-11 2010.
RD: You have created films about some remarkable movements and individuals over the course of your career. When and how did you decide to produce The Adventists?
See also Milton's article, featured in the spirituality section of our website.
Milton Adams is a pastor in the Florida Conference and is founder/director of Simple Church, a network of lay-led Adventist house churches dedicated to touching the lives of unchurched people. Spectrum asked Adams why Simple Church started and how it is being implemented within the denomination.
RD: What initially provoked your interest in house churches?