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Written By: Alexander Carpenter
October 10, 2019
Money, Sex, Power: Talking Annual...
On this week’s episode, Alexander Carpenter talks to Spectrum Editor Bonnie Dwyer about all things Annual Council: background on who will be present...
Written By: Mark B. Johnson
October 04, 2019
An Open Letter Concerning the Adventist...
This letter was sent to Peter Landless, M.B., Bch., M.Med, director of the Health Ministries Department at the General Conference of Seventh-day...
Written By: Mark F. Carr
October 02, 2019
A Clinical Ethicist’s Perspective on...
As an ordained minister within the Church working for a non-Adventist, faith-based healthcare system as a hospital-based clinical ethicist, I am...
Written By: Matthew Quartey
September 30, 2019
With Compliance Committees Demise, Are...
News that the GC's Administrative Committee has decided to shelve the whole Compliance Committees policy, which was approved after much rancor last...
Written By: Reinder Bruinsma
September 25, 2019
Do We Need an Enemy to Seal Our...
Our identity is anchored in the privilege of being witnesses of the Advent message. The core of that message is not a constant flood of criticisms of...
Written By: Edward Reifsnyder
September 18, 2019
Wait! Let’s Look at That Again: Baptism
Baptism, as Seventh-day Adventists practice it, does not appear to be biblical.
Written By: David Larson
September 16, 2019
Our Abortion Guidelines Are Too Good to...
The only thing wrong with our current Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) guidelines on abortion is that not enough SDAs know about them.
Written By: Charles Scriven
September 04, 2019
Shall We Slumber through a Hermeneutics...
Adventism has a hermeneutics problem, and key players don’t want to talk about it.
Written By: Bonnie Dwyer
August 28, 2019
Secrecy: The Adventist Experience
Secrecy divides a body between those who know and those who are not deemed trustworthy to know. It is different from the privacy that is needed in...
Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
August 23, 2019
A Destructive Kind of Unity
There are different kinds of unity. Some types of unity are positive and beneficial, other types are very destructive. It cannot be assumed that...
Volume 48, Issue 2
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“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s…”
The Other Side of Asking
What My Black Friends Wish I Knew About...
“I Can’t Breathe — Can We Hear?”
General Conference President Ted Wilson...
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