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  • Importing Multinational Pastors: Helping or Hurting the Church?

    by Danny Bell, November 26, 2014:    Graduation was imminent and there was an excitement about campus. We were graduating as a special group – with a Bachelor of Theology degree. We were going to be p…

  • My Take: The Rise of the Rest

    by Raj Attiken, November 25, 2014:    When our forebears envisioned Seventh-day Adventism becoming a movement that would eventually have global reach in spreading the good news about Jesus, it is unli…

  • What Are Wilson II and His Allies Trying to Do? Hypothesis 1

    by Ervin Taylor and Ron Spencer, November 25, 2014:    Over the past six months, as more and more statements and reports about the current GC President, Ted Wilson (aka Wilson II), have been dissemina…

  • Reviewing - God’s Prophetic Movement, Message, and Mission and Their Attempted Neutralization by the Devil

    Ted N.C. Wilson’s sermon at the 2014 Annual Council (1), Reviewed by Andy Hanson:    I was appalled by this “message” to the Adventist worldwide community. Its narcissistic tone is frightening. Relyin…

  • Adventist Bishops and Archbishops

    By Ervin Taylor, November 12, 2014:    We Adventists in First World countries sometimes think of Adventism in Third World countries as being, shall we say, somewhat traditional and conservative. A rep…

  • Preparing for a Time of Trouble?

    by Edwin A. Schwisow, November 12, 2014:    As we draw nearer to General Conference Session in San Antonio, we hear graphic predictions that the Church is in danger of splitting, and solemn avowals th…

  • Adventist Mission Doctor Speaks Out on the Ebola Crisis and Foreign Aid

    “EVERYONE IS EXCITED ABOUT THE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS” — Adventist Mission Doctor Speaks Out on the Ebola Crisis and Foreign Aid--Monrovia, Liberia, September 15, 2014.

    Dr. Gillian Seton, a yo…

  • 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…