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?
Chris Bullock is a young pastor and church planter employed by the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Spectrum asked Chris about his approach to church planting, and how his ministry team is impacting downtown Atlanta.
RD: How and why did Fusion Church begin? How did you choose your name?
In August 2009, Spectrum welcomed its newest team member, David Trim—a scholar with a wide variety of interests and a very unique area of specialty. Here is a sampling of discussions on European Adventism, race relations in the British church, and religious violence.
RD: You have quite an international background. You are British, but you were born in India and you grew up in Australia. Where do you consider yourself to be from? How do you bring to together your various ethnic identities?