• My First “Dear Abby” Letter

    A question received and answered by Andy Hanson, September 12, 2014

    Dear Mr. Hanson,
    I have a confession to make. I’ve been reading your Adventist Today blog since the Patricia Moleski days. I gue…

  • Assurance of Salvation

    by Glen Striemer, September 9, 2014

    You hear it spoken across the land on a weekly basis, “We don’t believe in once saved, always saved.  We need to die daily.” (1 Corinthians 15:31) This combinati…

  • An Open Letter to My Pastoral and Academic Colleagues

    by Lawrence Downing, August 31, 2014
    My purpose in writing this open letter to you, my theological and academic colleagues, is to thank you for the dedication and care you have shown to students and …

  • Does Wilson II, the President of the Adventist General Conference, Believe That the Earth Is Billions of Years Old?

    by Ervin Taylor, September 3, 2014

    It now appears that one of the main reasons that the recently concluded invitation-only General Conference-sponsored International Conference on the Bible and Sci…

  • It's Not About Us

    An article on the Judgment
    by Dan Appel, September 2, 2014
    October, 1960ish, Portland, Oregon

    You settle back into the plush mohair upholstery of your theater seat and sniff the faint odor of pop…

  • Does God Create by Evolution?

    Does Creation evolve?  Yes.
    Does Evolution create?  No.

    by Jack Hoehn, September 1, 2014

    A major problem in discussing origins both within the church and without the church is that we use w…

  • Literalism, Please!

    by Ronald Spencer, August 25, 2014

    As our denomination struggles to tighten up its embrace of a literal, six-day, recent creation, I am appalled that so little is being said about the unapologetic …

  • A Curious Conference

    by John McLarty, August 18, 2014

    Friday, August 15, 2014, was opening day for the “International Conference on the Bible and Science: Affirming Creation.” The following description is posted on its…

  • GC President Wilson II Ex Cathedra Pronouncement: “Believe My Theology on Young Earth/Young Life Creationism or Get Out”

    by Ervin Taylor, August 18, 2014

    On August 17, 2014, the news editor of the Adventist Review (AR) reported the following: “World church President Ted N.C. Wilson forcefully asserted that life has e…