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  • Written By: Hanz Gutierrez
    April 11, 2019

    How Healthy is Adventist Hermeneutics...

    The reading experience is always complex because it puts two complicated entities into relationship, the Text and the Reader. And they are...
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  • Written By: Courtney Ray
    April 04, 2019

    Thoughts and Prayers: Slactivism...

    When the recent terror attack occurred at the New Zealand mosque last month, social media was littered with messages of “thoughts and prayers”....
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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: Matthew Quartey
    March 21, 2019

    Why is the Bible, and not God, our...

    Our 28 fundamental beliefs do not have equal standing. If, hypothetically, we were compelled to trim them in half, some of our positions would easily...
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  • Written By: Hanz Gutierrez
    March 14, 2019

    How Healthy is Adventist Hermeneutics?...

    Adventism has developed a static approach to theology. The Bible is God’s testimony that allows various possible readings. To elevate one’s own...
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  • Written By: Courtney Ray
    March 07, 2019

    Jack of All Trades

    God has blessed our church with so many gifts, but each member is needed. How much more effective could we be if we tapped into the right gifts for...
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  • Written By: Jason Hines
    February 28, 2019

    A Lesson in Privilege

    Several elements of yesterday's Michael Cohen hearing raise the specter of White privilege: 1) the presentation of a silent Black woman as a defense...
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  • Written By: Matthew Quartey
    February 21, 2019

    Embedding Last Generation Theology in...

    Whether in doctrines or lifestyle choices, we should eschew purity positions and aim for edifying discourses that inform, enlighten and build us up...
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  • Written By: Hanz Gutierrez
    February 14, 2019

    How Healthy is Adventist Hermeneutics?...

    In Adventism, we still have not accepted our own historical time. We try to live as if we were in apostolic times, committing two raw mistakes: 1)...
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  • Written By: Courtney Ray
    February 07, 2019

    Collard Greens, Fear, and Sex

    Women have been taught that their sexuality is defined by their relationship to men. Instead, we should reprioritize and advance healthy ideas about...
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