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May 05, 2014
Christian Attitudes Toward Sex and...
As any visitor to the Spectrum blog will recognize, the treatment of homosexuals and women by Seventh-day Adventists and other Christians has ignited...
April 19, 2014
Death of a Branch Davidian Friend and...
Twenty-one years ago, on April 19, 1993, 76 religious extremists from a Seventh-day Adventist offshoot group known as the Branch Davidians died in...
April 17, 2014
Why I No Longer Believe in Last...
Growing up in the Adventist church, I was exposed to a brand of Adventism promoting what has been identified as Last Generation Theology (LGT). We...
April 01, 2014
My Brief, Abortive Pastoral Career
When I was eight, sitting in church during the sermon one Sabbath, I had an epiphany (although at the time I spelled it “Wow”). I looked up from my...
January 09, 2014
Viewpoint: Before Men and Angels -...
The 2014 Generation of Youth for Christ (GYC) meeting was held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from January 1-5. The GYC...
November 22, 2013
Below the Surface
I read somewhere that about 8/9 of an iceberg is below the surface. That, I guess, is what makes it so potentially dangerous for ships at sea. I find...
November 06, 2013
General Conference Policy on...
General Conference policy opposes discrimination based on gender (as well as race and color), but then goes on to contradict itself. Dr.
November 06, 2013
The Limits of the GC's Authority,...
Last Sabbath afternoon, retired GC field secretary Dr. Gary Patterson spoke to the Michiana Adventist Forum about General Conference policy on the...
October 31, 2013
Reasoning Errors in Religious Dialog
There is a lot of argumentation in the religious arena. I don’t mean heated shouting matches, although I suppose that happens too. I mean debate-...
October 03, 2013
The Need to be Right
I’ve been an Adventist most of my life and the years are adding up. In that lengthy exposure to the SDA subculture there are many things I like and...
Adugnaw Worku: “‘I Once Was Blind, but...
“That’s generational property”: Bahamian...
New, Higher Truths to Comprehend
Sinful Envy: Reframing Our Role as the Older...
Returning to La Iglesia Adventista Hispana...
What Motivates Extraordinary Christian...
Volume 51, Issue 2
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