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October 28, 2016
Stunted by Fear of a Slippery Slope
“An alert community will always subject its metaphors, especially its favorite metaphors, to critical analysis.” -–Charles Scriven1 “There is no...
October 15, 2016
Jesus as Host: Hospitality in the...
Forty years ago this fall, I rolled into Walla Walla as a new faculty member. That’s a marker worth celebrating. The only people I really knew then...
October 01, 2016
The Election and My Vote
If you live in the United States in 2016, you can hardly take a trip to the water cooler without being asked, "Who are you going to vote for?" Even...
September 30, 2016
The Church in Crisis: The Religionless...
In the final two years of his life, Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote several letters from Tegel prison to his friend Eberhard Bethge in which he spoke of...
September 24, 2016
Isaiah the Candidate
Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price...
September 17, 2016
Portrait of Love
We are, not metaphorically but in very truth, a Divine work of art, something that God is making, and therefore something with which He will not be...
September 15, 2016
Tell Me Why I Should Become a Christian
The village atheist was never a threat to people of faith. He—and it was always a he—never amounted to being more than a gadfly. That was the case...
August 27, 2016
Burn the Witch
If I can target the problem, I can turn chaos into order. If I can find the contaminating element, I can get rid of it. If I can discover who is...
August 13, 2016
Wisdom of the Dawn Deacon: Morning in...
I woke up at 5:30 that morning of my first day in India. I had a solid 15 hours of jet-lagged sleep and was ready for this new day. My hosts Bruce...
August 06, 2016
Freedom without the Fine Print
The following had its origins in a homily I offered at the 8:30 a.m. Liturgical Service at La Sierra University Church in June. One of the Scripture...
Volume 48, Issue 4
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Ellen White’s Depression
I Can’t Breathe Either
One Sound Music Boosts Adventist Gospel...
The Education of an Idealist — Book Review
Interpreting the Messiah
Asheville Adventist Forum: Maury Jackson
Diversity Centre Lecture — Steve...
Vaccines and the Faithful
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