It is really important to me not to demonize or threaten those who may have convictions or emphasis different from my own. Jesus may be using some of those presenters’ words to reach people who I cannot.
Leaders of the Adventist Church stand accused of smuggling over $15,000,000 Argentine Pesos ($991,000 USD) worth of goods into the country, worth an estimated $6,000,000 Pesos ($396,400 USD) in unpaid import fees.
Ohio Adventist Pastor Begins Healing Community Distrust after Police Shooting. John T. Boston II, pastor at the Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, helped organize a service to allow community members an opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings after a Columbus, Ohio, police officer shot and killed 13-year-old Tyre King.
Nigerian Pastor Reported Kidnapped. Pastor Sylvanus Ogbu, district head of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria, has been kidnapped by gunmen, according to a news story. Daily Post reported that the kidnappers broke into the house of the clergyman at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, and took him to an unknown destination.
Mizpah Adventist Church Serves Philadelphia Community Over 30 Years. Mizpah Seventh-day Adventist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, places the community first in its effort to spread Christian values.
The 2016 Adventist Forum Annual Conference, Non-violence and the Atonement, will be held in Silver Spring, Maryland from September 16-18. The keynote speaker is Gregory Boyd (read his Spectrum exclusive interview with Carmen Lau here).
La Sierra University has led North American Adventist institutions in implementing federal Title IX mandates, though as I reported in May, the institution's implementation was not without challenges. Within the first year of the university's opening its Title IX office, some students alleged that La Sierra was slow in responding to charges of sexual assault and that university leadership mishandled Title IX claims, leading to a website and petition urging change.