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, 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.”
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?
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.