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Dr. Herold Weiss: "You Can Be a Christian Without Being a Fundamentalist."

As a student at Andrews University at the end of the 1970s, I heard the names Vick, Weiss, and Hilgert mentioned, almost in a whisper, but they had been so effectively airbrushed out of the institutional history that I never learned why they were no longer there. Then Spectrum went online with its blog, and there was Dr. Herold Weiss, first in Spanish, then in English.

Natural Talents as Created Gifts

Love gives. God’s love empowers creatures for their own good and for the good of others.

Feeding Our Neighbors

Venture-capitalist-turned-philanthropist Paul Dickau says ending hunger in San Bernardino is within reach. His nonprofit, Helping Hands Pantry, feeds up to 14,000 people a week and is giving away thousands of Christmas baskets this holiday season.

REACH Evangelism School Teaches Ministry in Any Context

Tiffany Brown, new director of the REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School, says this year's eight students are learning about Bible work, urban ministry, public speaking, cooking and more.

Sigve Tonstad: Making Sense of God in the 21st Century

Sigve Tonstad is a medical doctor and a professor of theology. He is a prolific author whose books have gradually made him well known within the Anglophone Adventist world.

Why the Proposed IBMTE Endorsement Process Would Betray Adventist Identity

Denominational managers at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists have proposed a process of “endorsement” for higher education religion teachers.

A Policy to Allow Discrimination

Equality is firmly established as part of the Fundamental Beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Viewpoint: How to Ruin a Good Story

Stories depend for their effect on suspension of disbelief. A story is a conspiracy between storyteller and the audience. The best way of ruining a good story is to insist that it be read as history. You would not do that to the Wizard of Oz or the story of Cinderella, but if you are a biblical literalist, chances are you would do so to the stories of the Bible.

Schisms Then and Now

I was just a teenager when the North American Division, in league with the General Conference, produced a book titled Issues: The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Certain Private Ministries (published in 1992. -Ed.).

New Andrews President Andrea Luxton Considers the Big Picture

In this wide-ranging interview, experienced educator and administrator Andrea Luxton tells Spectrum what it is like to sit in the president's chair at Andrews University.

Question: You are partway through your first year as the president of Andrews University. What do you like most about the job so far?

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