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Taste Is Key

A man on a mission, vegetarian butcher Jaap Korteweg is motivated by three things: making quality culinary products, freeing animals from the food chain, and reducing our ecological footprint. These are all things no one can disagree with…if it weren’t for the fact that meat is so tasty. Korteweg’s goal is to show meat lovers that they won’t be missing anything if they leave it all behind. “I want to become the world’s greatest butcher.”

Nature Identifies Events during the “Gap” in Creation: Authors’ Response

On May 23, we published a perspectives piece by Col J. Gibson and D. Stuart Letham titled "Nature Identifies Events during the ‘Gap’ in Creation." Many readers responded with questions and comments to which the authors of the original piece have responded in depth below. -Ed.

New Book Puts Ellen White Against Civil War Backdrop

Southern professor Jud Lake talks about his new book that tells the story of the American Civil War from the unique perspective of Ellen G. White's visions. Lake explains how Adventist history cannot be correctly understood outside its larger historical context.

Surprises and Elephants

Fragments and Impressions from the London Unity Talks

The Day Before

Very dubious about attending.

What’s the point? Does the center care about the margins?

Weather too nice to be inside for hours.

Must remember to take notebook for jottings.

Thursday — Arrival

God’s Last Choice: Overcoming Ellen White’s Gender and Women in Ministry During the Fundamentalist Era Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part article which will appear both on the Spectrum website and in the next issue of the printed journal. Spectrum, Vol. 45, No. 2 will also include all of the papers from the London Unity 2017 Conference (June 15-17).

God’s Last Choice: Overcoming Ellen White’s Gender and Women in Ministry During the Fundamentalist Era Part 1

This is Part 1 of a two-part article which will appear both on the Spectrum website and in the next issue of the printed journal. Spectrum, Vol. 45, No. 2 will also include all of the papers from the London Unity 2017 Conference (June 15-17).

Drop the Mic: Reincarnating the Adventist Faith Part 5

“We have this hope that burns within our hearts/Hope in the coming of the Lord.”1 The soon coming of Christ, the end of evil, the death of death; no more crying, mourning or pain; a new heaven and a new earth—these are the angelic trumpet blasts of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. More than one Adventist leader has said that when we lose sight of Christ’s second coming and the promise of the new earth, we’ll lose our energy and drive. We will be a church without a mission.

New Film Tells the Story of the Whitecoats―Adventist Soldiers in Biodefense

Randall Larsen talks about his documentary Operation Whitecoat, remembering a U.S. Army program during the Cold War that used Adventist soldiers as medical test subjects.

The View from a Seven-year-old Churchgoer

Juliana Payne is a seven-year-old rising second grader at Niles Adventist School and attends the Niles Westside Seventh-day Adventist Church, just south of Berrien Springs, Michigan, where Andrews University is located. Last week, we had a FaceTime conversation about Sabbath School, science experiments, Bible stories, and more. 

The Eleventh –ism Begins with the Letter T

Before I describe the eleventh –ism, I need to tell a story.

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