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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    January 28, 2020

    Communion at Calais

    We don’t always know what we should do in life and often others can’t tell us. If we have to ask, the thinking goes, we probably don’t belong there....
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    January 23, 2020

    The Writing Life: Ron Osborn —...

    On this week’s podcast episode, host Alexander Carpenter talks with author Dr. Ron Osborn about current issues in Adventism, his book “Death Before...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    January 21, 2020

    Apocalypse When?

    The tragic view of life takes account of the world’s pain, remembers it, and honors it. To live as much as possible without adding to the pain of...
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    January 16, 2020

    Dan Weber, NAD Communication Director...

    On this week’s podcast episode, host Alexander Carpenter talks with Dan Weber, director of communication for the North American Division, about why...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    January 14, 2020

    I Am Seeing You

    To see someone is to gaze at the speed of light as singular particles reflecting color coalesce into the figure of the one we love. 
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    January 07, 2020

    Immaculate Naïveté

    With an immaculate naiveté, Adam will trust the flying, whirling, wind-blown muscular God, who has launched himself across the heavens, surrounded by...
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  • Written By: Scott Moncrieff
    January 06, 2020

    Book Review of Jemar Tisby’s The Color...

    What Tisby contributes to this sorry history is a consistent focus on how church actions, policies, and members have been consistent supporters of...
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  • Written By: Alisa Williams
    December 31, 2019

    Editor’s Choice: 10 Noteworthy Articles...

    Though it’s our breaking news stories that garner the most attention each year, for over 50 years Spectrum has been dedicated to carving out space...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    December 31, 2019

    Poetry and Joy at the End of Days

    This was part of my joy, the pouring of poetry into my life and the discovery of how essential it has become for my spiritual well-being.
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    December 24, 2019

    On The Receiving End

    At Christmas time we give gifts. Parents teach their little children how to do it by buying gifts the child can give to teachers and friends. We...
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