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Sigve Tonstad

The Woman Born to Preach and the General Conference: A Footnote from Patmos

Most scholars do not believe that the author of the Fourth Gospel was the same person as John in Revelation. I do. In my forthcoming commentary on Revelation, I have spent a good deal of effort to show (1) who is the author of the Fourth Gospel and (2) that this person also gave us the Book of Revelation. With these assumptions in place, I offer the following Footnote from Patmos.

The Eleventh –ism Begins with the Letter T

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

Ordination Between Heaven and Earth

October 7, 2016, in the morning:

I BELIEVE

In Memory of Norway’s First Woman Seventh-day Adventist Pastor

In 1978 heaven sent a cargo of pure grace to Norway. Her name was Jenny Nygaard, at that time twenty-nine years old. She had just finished ministerial training at Atlantic Union College in the United States and was about to become the first Seventh-day Adventist woman pastor in Norway. 

To the Atonement Summit at Loma Linda

Here is an outline of what I would like to say to the Adventist scholars gathered for the Atonement Summit at Loma Linda:

1.     Discontent, distrust, and alienation were introduced to the universe by Lucifer’s malicious misrepresentation of God. That’s the first jarring note; that’s how the problem began.

2.     For God to set this problem right, God set out on a course of revelation: God would be revealed in Christ to prove Satan’s misrepresentation false.

Praying for America: Massachusetts

The following has been adapted, with permission, from the blog of Sigve Tonstad (originally posted October 12, 2012).

Praying for America: Kentucky

The following has been adapted, with permission, from the blog of Sigve Tonstad (originally posted October 10, 2012).

Praying for America: Iowa

The following has been adapted, with permission, from the blog of Sigve Tonstad (originally posted October 9, 2012).

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