Sam Millen | Comments

Growing up in the Adventist church, I was exposed to a brand of Adventism promoting what has been identified as Last Generation Theology (LGT).  We were taught that those in the church who disagreed with LGT were in apostasy.

Alita Byrd | Comments

On April 12, 1994, thousands of Tutsi refugees sought safety in the Adventist church in Mugonero, in the Rwandan countryside. And on April 16 - this day 20 years ago - they were killed. It seemed unbelievable. Adventists inside the church; Adventists outside. Adventist church members killing each other?

Suzanne Ocsai | Comments

Suzanne Ocsai spent about a year researching and writing a book on the first ten years of GYC, the youth-led Adventist movement and yearly conference, generally seen as particularly conservative.

Pam Dietrich | Comments

1. Long-serving mission pilot Bob Roberts died when his plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Papua Province, Indonesia, on April 9.  One passenger, Danis Kobak, also died, but five other passengers survived.

Bonnie Dwyer | Comments

For several months, a banner at the top of our web page has invited readers to join our Global Community Campaign.  Many of you have, and on behalf of the Spectrum Board of Directors, I want to say thank you to all who have participated.

Already, the increased funding has made it possible for us to do more reporting. Sending Larry Geraty to South Africa to report on the meeting convened there by the General Conference was made possible by gifts to the campaign. We plan to have coverage of the upcoming meeting in Germany about how World War I affected Adventism, too.

Sakae Kubo | Comments

In my recent essay discussing homosexuality, I indicated that two crucial questions had to be answered before we can come to any conclusions. The first question had to do with what the Bible says about homosexuality. 

Melodie Roschman | Comments

An editorial published last Wednesday by Melodie Roschman, editor of Andrews University's student newspaper, has been shared and re-shared in the days since.

T Joe Willey | Comments

My son Bruce, a journalist for the newspaper Good Times in Santa Cruz, was assigned to write a story about the possible effects of climate change on the Bristle Cone Pines in the White Mountains of California.  He arranged to

Alita Byrd | Comments

Many people have expressed disappointment that The Record Keeper has been cancelled, including its creators.

Stuart Tyner | Comments

I’m a little amused, but mostly annoyed, at the hyperventilating retorts to Darren Aronofsky’s adaptation of the biblical story of Noah. Most of the assaults on the movie are being reported as coming from “Christians.” 



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