Racism in America: Are We Ready to Talk?

On July 8th, an Adventist publication asked me to write an opinion piece exploring how we as Adventists should respond in the wake of the police-involved shootings that occurred across the country earlier in that week.  I very quickly accepted.

Worthington Comes Back to the Adventists

Don Otis, founder of Heritage Health Food, has bought Worthington's frozen food line back from the Kellogg Company, as well as acquiring the Cedar Lake food company, and is working to bring back many well-loved veggie food brands to Adventist consumers and beyond. He talked to Spectrum about the deals and his goal of making Adventist food more healthful.

Summer Reading Group: “Globalization and the Challenge of Religions”

This is the second post in a seven-part series for Spectrum

Why It Isn't Enough to Quote Scripture

Like many people in the United States, I woke up shocked to discover #Brexit had gone from clever hashtag to reality one month ago. On the morning of the E.U. referendum vote, I found a few articles on Twitter to help try to make sense of what had happened.

Prophetess of Health: A Fortieth-anniversary Retrospective

What do you consider the most significant book ever written regarding Adventism? Possibilities are many. Perhaps the 1950s Questions on Doctrine (to which an entire conference was dedicated a few years back). Or more recently (and certainly the most perceptive work on our church ever penned), Bull and Lockhart’s Seeking a Sanctuary.

VIDEO: How Long Can We Say The Second Coming is 'Soon'?

Professor Fritz Guy made a presentation and led a discussion on "The Second Coming: How Long Can We Keep Saying 'Soon?'" at the Roy Branson Sabbath School in Loma Linda, California, on July 16, 2016.

Fritz Guy teaches in the H. M. S. Divinity School at La Sierra University. It was the first in weekly discussions of the chapters in "The Future of Adventism: Theology, Society, Experience" edited by Gary Chartier. The presentation was recorded in three parts, included below.

Opening the Christian Imagination: Yale Theologian Talks About Her Beliefs

La Sierra University graduate Linn Tonstad has gone on to teach eschatology, queer theology and more at Yale University. She spoke to Spectrum about her Adventist upbringing, her book about the Trinity, and how she hopes to effect change in churches.

First Person: We Stand for Justice, Love and Salt

There was one sentence that resonated with me during the “We Stand for All” rally last weekend.

“The church is called to demonstrate love.

Summer Reading Group: Flourishing

Contemporary debates about religion, broadly speaking, fall into two categories. Some are theoretical in nature, dealing with the truth of certain beliefs and narratives held by religions? Do the gods or God exist? What is God like? Did a particular event happen as described in this or that text?

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