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Published:
June 14, 2019

The Lord makes me ice cream on a hot summer day, / I don't need anything else (Just taste what He offers and know it is very good!)

Published:
June 13, 2019

The Friday night speaker for our 2019 conference coming up on Labor Day weekend, Gerald Winslow, PhD, the director of the Center for Christian Bioethics at Loma Linda University, talks with me about his earliest memories of growing up Adventist, how he approaches the complexity of human identities, and what he thinks Adventism offers the world.

Published:
June 11, 2019

The Bible itself was a library, or better, a bookshop of well-used books, holding the histories of millions, and containing layers of connections and annotations and memories there for all to ponder.

Published:
June 8, 2019

CoLab INC & Good to Go Media present a media workshop for Adventist filmmakers, animators, writers, and all other media professionals in Redlands, Californina, September 8 & 9, 2019.

Published:
June 6, 2019

This week I had a good chat with Ryan Becker and Kevin Christenson, two media-savvy Adventists who care about their community. In addition to learning more about their current Kickstarter campaign to create The Scratch (an Adventist news aggregator), we discuss their roots and their vision for fostering creativity in Adventism.

Published:
June 4, 2019

Jesus sees his people, lost and bumbling, sheep without a shepherd, and he loves them. He had friends among the Pharisees, the educated and the respected, but he gives his time and his life to the ones who can never pay him back. Given a hard choice between following the social norms or healing someone thought to be undeserving, Jesus breaks the rules — a life over convention — every time.

Published:
May 30, 2019

Who Is Conrad Egyir? He just earned his MFA from the prestigious Cranbrook Academy of Art and now opened a major solo show at the Jessica Silverman gallery in San Francisco. Conrad Egyir might be the hottest emerging artist with Adventist roots in America.

Published:
May 28, 2019

On the eighth of May, in the year of our Lord 1373 — the third Sunday after Easter — a thirty-year-old woman, known to us as Julian of Norwich, received sixteen “shewings” or revelations, which she later acknowledged were visions from God.

Published:
May 27, 2019

On Sabbath, May 25, 2019, Chaplain (Major) William Cork preached at the Houston Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. His sermon, titled “Signs of Contradiction,” outlined the history of non-combatancy and military service in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and how the church has grappled with the questions surrounding how to best serve both God and nation.

Published:
May 27, 2019

I came to Chelmno on April 11, as planned. I saw the killing site. I walked around in the woods at the site of the mass graves about five kilometers away. It is a quiet, wooded area, but the outlines of the mass graves have been preserved.

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