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  • Written By: Fritz Guy
    April 18, 2019

    Catching Up with Ellen: Five Important...

    In some important theological respects Ellen was, and still is, well ahead of most of us 21st century Adventists. In regard to religious dynamics and...
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  • Written By: Edward Reifsnyder
    April 17, 2019

    The Holy Spirit Blows Where He/She...

    Some seem to believe that the cause of disunity in the Seventh-day Adventist Church is those of us who support the ordination of women as well as...
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  • Written By: Alita Byrd
    April 14, 2019

    New Podcast from Andrews Digs Deeper

    Kendra Arsenault, Andrews seminary student, interviews academics and experts for a new Adventist podcast focused on helping anyone who wants to go...
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  • Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
    April 05, 2019

    Sabbath and Creativity

    The Lord knew that the poison of uniformity can result in inflexibility, intolerance, and distrust. Therefore, He gave us the Sabbath as a clarion...
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  • Written By: Haley Gray
    April 03, 2019

    An Open Letter to the Seventh-day...

    I can’t help but feel that I am being asked to make a choice that is impossible to make. If I give up my calling, I give up the essence of who I am....
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  • Written By: Clarise Nixon, Paul Nixon
    April 03, 2019

    Compelling Christianity (Part 2)

    Reconciliation includes forgiveness, but it extends to the release of guilt and returning to, or beginning, a healthy relationship. Reconciliation...
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  • Written By: Jason Hines
    March 28, 2019

    Positive / Negative

    Criticism is important. You could argue that our church was founded on good and well-meaning criticism. Some have said that we shouldn’t air the...
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  • Written By: Jeremy Storm
    March 25, 2019

    Esther, Esther, Where for Art Thou...

    Perhaps the most striking similarity I see with the book of Esther and the SDA Church is that the story doesn’t really get going until Vashti, a...
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  • Written By: Clarise Nixon, Paul Nixon
    March 20, 2019

    Compelling Christianity (Part 1)

    This isn’t about the organizational structure of the SDA church, regional conferences or state conferences. It’s about how black SDA members should...
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  • Written By: Danielle M. Barnard
    March 11, 2019

    The Unacknowledged Protest at Ted...

    We are a church of two realities and two narratives. There is a story of listening, engagement, and transparency being talked of, but not being lived...
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