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  • Written By: S’duduzo Blose
    March 25, 2020


    SDA Apocalyptic literature is fraught with instances of Euro-Western self-centered readings and exclusive considerations for their histories. 
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  • Written By: Matthew Quartey
    March 19, 2020

    The Tyranny of Precedence: Why the 1919...

    In religious thought, there is a perception that what an earlier generation believed is forever true and should never be reimagined. This view is...
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  • Written By: Bonnie Dwyer
    March 09, 2020

    Change Will Come: An Interview with...

    During his 60-year career with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Gary Patterson served in a variety of administrative positions at the North American...
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  • Written By: Paul Annala
    March 06, 2020

    Business Sessions Don’t Have to be...

    The first time I was a delegate at a Swedish Union’s Constituency Meeting was in 1993. I was 23 years old, representing my local church. At the...
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  • Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
    March 06, 2020

    Leaders and Bureaucrats

    As the 2020 General Conference Session draws near, the most consequential item on the agenda will be selecting a GC president. One of the most...
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  • Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
    March 04, 2020

    “It’s A Man’s Man’s World” Video Satire

    It is our hope that this video will help highlight just how absurd the denomination’s current position is and spark a renewed conversation about how...
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  • Written By: William J. Cork
    February 28, 2020

    Teaching Peace During Multi-Generation...

    The earliest Adventists spoke against war and bearing of arms, and in favor of peace and justice. Can this generation rediscover that vision?
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  • Written By: Charles Scriven
    February 19, 2020

    Christ and the Catastrophe of Arrogance

    If we misread Scripture, we cannot give a rightful defense for the hope that is in us.
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  • Written By: Ronald Lawson
    January 31, 2020

    Ronald Lawson Presents: Adventism and...

    In this video, sociologist Ronald Lawson, Emeritus Professor at Queens College, The City University of New York, uses “Church-Sect Theory” to...
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  • Written By: Lynden Williams
    January 27, 2020

    Is There a Place for Bob and Others...

    There is a great deal of controversy about the transgender community, most recently brought about by the governmental restrictions that have been...
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