Spectrum | Comments

What did it feel like to be on the ground in San Antonio when the Adventist Church voted on ordination? What seismic shifts are taking place in the denomination? What is next for Adventism?

Jared Wright | Comments

New data published by the Pew Research Center reveals that the Seventh-day Adventist Church is the most racially-diverse religious group in the United States. The data from the 2014 Religious Landscape Study compares twenty-eight groups—twenty-two Christian denominations (including Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses and Orthodox Christians), Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Jews, the Nones (“Nothing in Particular”), Agnostics and Atheists.

Jared Wright | Comments

On the penultimate day of the 60th General Conference Session of Seventh-day Adventists in San Antonio, Texas, a significant moment slipped inconspicuously through the morning’s business session. The moment paralleled a speech made during the 2010 Atlanta General Conference Session that set off the Adventist Church’s most contentious fight of the last decade—the fight over women’s ordination.

Spectrum | Comments

The Los Angeles chapter of the Adventist Forum will meet this Sabbath, July 25, 2015 at 1pm in the Glendale City Church Chapel, located at 610 E. California, on the corner of Isabel and California. The meeting features Bonnie Dwyer, Editor, Spectrum Magazine, Dr. Larry Geraty, Professor & President Emeritus, La Sierra University, Jared Wright, Managing Editor, Spectrum Website, and other Forum staff. The topic is: "What Now? Adventism after San Antonio." 


Rachel Logan | Comments

24-year-old hip-hop musician Akande Jarumi did not have a typical, North American Adventist upbringing.  Because he grew up in a military family, his family was relocated often for work.

Spectrum | Comments

Today, Roy Branson was laid to rest in a private family ceremony. A public memorial service is planned for Sabbath, August 8, at 4 pm at the Azure Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church in Grand Terrace, California.

Here at Spectrum, we continue to honor the enormous contribution that he made to the Seventh-day Adventist church through his years as editor of Spectrum, 1975-1998, by publishing selected pieces of his writing.

Bonnie Dwyer | Comments

At 3:40 pm, Thursday, July 16, 2015, a small crowd of people gathered on the steps of Ellen White’s Elmshaven home in St. Helena, California to pause for a moment of silence and then prayer in honor of the co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who died at that hour one hundred years ago in that house.

Rachel Logan | Comments

The short film that won top honors at the 2014 SONscreen film festival, "The Hideout," was recently released online and is now available for online viewing and purchase.

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