Conference on Innovation Returns

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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.

Laughing in Church


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.

A Bible for the Church

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The new Andrews Study Bible was released last month at the 59th General Conference Session in Atlanta, Georgia. Featuring a wide range of study tools and classic NKJV text, the new Bible was produced by an international team of Adventist scholars in cooperation with denominational leadership.

Adventists Say "Yes" to Women's Empowerment

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Charles Sandefur is President of Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). Spectrum asked Sandefur about End it Now, the new women's advocacy campaign currently sweeping the denomination.

The Adventists

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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?

Hope Channel's Woman Preacher in the Middle East


Kalthoum Qewar, a Jordanian speaker, is the main speaker in a new Adventist television series produced in Lebanon for the Arabic Hope Channel.

A Year at the Center for Action and Contemplation


See also Joelle's article in the spirituality section of our website.

Joelle Chase is an intern at the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spectrum asked her what it's like and how her experience is shaping her faith.

Adventist House Churches

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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?

Downtown Atlanta


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?

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Sat, 10/25/2014 | Los Angeles Adventist Forum
October Adventist Forum
Ronald E. Osborn, Ph.D., A 2014-2016 Mellon Postdoctoral Fell ow in the Peace and Justice Program at Wellesley College (Boston), and a 2 015 Fullbright Scholar to Burma/Myanmar, Formerly an Adjunct Faculty Membe r in the Dept. of International Relations at USC, and in the Honors Progra m at UCLA. Topic: "Death Before the Fall?: A Conversation with Ronald Osbor n."

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