Interviews

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Published:
June 9, 2016

Biology professor Stephen Dunbar and PhD student Dustin Baumbach talk about the app they developed, and how they hope to track individual sea turtles around the world using image recognition software and pictures taken by citizen-researchers. They also talk about why we need to spend our time and energy caring for creatures and the environment instead of trying to prove the creation story.

Published:
May 27, 2016

Do you remember the felt board from your childhood Sabbath School? Betty Lukens has been creating felts to illustrate Bible stories for children for over 60 years, and still ships the sets all over the world.  In this interview, she explains the genesis of the felt stories and how they have evolved over time.

Published:
May 22, 2016

In this wide-ranging interview, Alexander Douglas, principal of the Music and Worship Academy for the South England Conference and professional musician, explains why worship does not equal music, and why something unmusical cannot be spiritual.

Published:
May 13, 2016

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Published:
May 6, 2016

Brian Lauritzen, 2006 graduate of Southern Adventist University, is a big name in broadcasting in Los Angeles.

Published:
April 30, 2016

Shasta Nelson, Adventist-pastor-turned-relationship-expert, talks about her new book Frientimacy, her national friendship business and the importance of close relationships.

Question: You have a new book out called Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness. Who should read this book? Why is this topic important? Don't most of us know how to have friendships already?

Published:
October 9, 2015

Stephen Lundquist has served as a pastor in Oregon and New Zealand, and is currently a Bible teacher at Portland Adventist Academy. He was recently commissioned at PAA, forgoing ordination in solidarity with female colleagues whom the General Conference has worked to prevent from being ordained.

Published:
October 1, 2015

Filmmaker Kyle Portbury directed a new full-length feature film about the history of the early Adventist church, with almost 100 actors, shot on location in an operating pioneer village in Ottawa, Canada. Tell the World was sponsored by the Australian Union Conference, and was designed to be translated into multiple languages and distributed globally.

Published:
September 18, 2015

Chair of Andrews University's communication department, Rachel Williams-Smith, talks about growing up off the grid, and why she remains an Adventist today.

Published:
May 3, 2015

Sheri Clemmer is Associate Session Planner for the world church's General Conference Session in San Antonio this July. Spectrum asked her some questions about the menu for delegates and how it was chosen.

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