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Dr. Frances Penelope (“Penny”) Gustafson Miller, Ph.D., RN, died on December 2, 2018, in Loma Linda, CA. Her memorial will be held this Sunday, December 16, 2018, at ten o’clock in the morning at the LLU Church on Campus Street where she was a long-time member.

Much has been written already about the crisis the Adventist Church has been experiencing since the North American Division voted overwhelmingly in early November 2018 to reject the controversial decision that was voted by the Annual Council of the General Conference in the previous month. This article explores demographic, regional, and cultural factors that have contributed considerably to the emergence of this crisis.

Sabbath School commentary for discussion on Sabbath, December 15, 2018.

Once again, we find ourselves in the midst of the season that celebrates the birth of Jesus — that moment when the one who breathed the breath of life into Adam, in ways we cannot fully wrap our minds around, took His own first breath of life as a baby born in Bethlehem.

In this week’s news round-up, a painting by Adventist artist Harry Anderson is imitated in Deadpool film poster and sparks online petition, Longview SDA is closing its food distribution center, two Oregon Adventist schools collect donations for Paradise students, Cayman Academy students reach community through music, and an LLU study shows marijuana use by kidney donors poses no risk to donors or recipients.

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A consistent biblical hermeneutic must include both authority and dialogue. Only together can they articulate and embody the nature and meaning of the Bible. This certainly creates tension, but it is this tension that guarantees the nobility of the biblical content.

Loma Linda University Medical Center celebrated the Topping Off Ceremony for its new hospital tower yesterday with several hundred administrators, employees, construction workers and community members watching as the ceremonial final steel beam was put in place.

The Law of Liberty, one of God’s natural design laws, reveals that love only grows in an atmosphere of freedom. If you violate that freedom and coerce another, love is damaged and a desire to rebel is instilled.

I believe that collectively, we as a church have lost our core message. While the End Time message is important, what’s more important is the life of Christ.

Dynamic preacher and television personality Carlton Byrd talks about this year's Christmas special broadcast, as well as the many exciting ministries at the Oakwood University Church — and offers some advice to our church leaders.