Trust is Vital: Loma Linda Board Chair Speaks on Leadership

In this exclusive interview, Lowell Cooper, long-time General Conference vice president, shares insights about governance, leadership and our changing church from his years of accrued wisdom.

What The World Needs Now: History's Surprising Parallels

New diseases. Strange weather. Abroad, shifting alliances, dwindling possessions, and terrifying new enemies. At home, a dangerously fragmented population, some embracing new ideas spread via cutting-edge technology, others suspicious and alienated.

Looking Back at Adventist Connections with the Political Elite in China

Historian Ruth Crocombe talks about her research into the relationships Adventist missionaries had with Chiang Kai-shek and his family in the early 1900s, the sex scandal that sent Harry Miller home, and how history was framed.

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

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

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.

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