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  • Written By: Douglas Ort
    December 13, 2019

    Stopping by After Forty Years — Part 3

    When I think of scripture today, when I study and read, when I engage in dialogue with others on matters of ancient peoples, I keep in mind three...
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  • Written By: Douglas Ort
    December 11, 2019

    Stopping by After Forty Years — Part 2

    We live in a world in which it is commonly believed that getting close to something is the high road to understanding. Poking around in the entrails...
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  • Written By: Douglas Ort
    December 09, 2019

    Stopping by After Forty Years — Part 1

    Reflecting on Dr. Ford’s life and ministry led me to think about my own experience in the Seventh-day Adventist world, and since. This is my modest...
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  • Written By: Edison García-Creitoff
    December 04, 2019

    The Challenges of a Local Adventist...

    The Adventist church in Puerto Rico faces three situations in this postmodern era: stagnation, erosion, and disenchantment.
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  • Written By: Edward Reifsnyder
    December 04, 2019

    Wait! Let’s Look at That Again: Tithe

    Tithe is purely an Old Testament concept. It is not a Christian obligation.
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  • Written By: Finn F. Eckhoff
    December 03, 2019

    Principles of Proceedings, Compliance,...

    In Scandinavia the church is totally dependent upon employing female pastors, as there are not enough men who are willing, or possibly do not feel...
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  • Written By: Aleksandar S. Santrac
    December 03, 2019

    The Bankruptcy of Christian...

    This article was presented at the Adventist Society for Religious Studies (ASRS) conference in San Diego on November 22, 2019. The theme of the...
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  • Written By: Joe Nesbit
    November 26, 2019

    Finding Ellen White

    It is good to have access to the writings of Ellen White, born some 192 years ago today. It would be even better if those writings were truly hers.
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  • Written By: Stacie Hatfield
    November 22, 2019

    A Case for Social Justice

    I suspect something darker hides at the heart of our resistance to social justice.
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  • Written By: Matthew Quartey
    November 21, 2019

    The Immorality of Silence: Adventist...

    Atrocities happen when government leaders “otherize” groups they despise. Silence, in the face of targeted oppression of vulnerable minorities, is...
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