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  • Why Official Adventism Opposes Evolution and Long Ages for Life on Earth: Part II:

    Erv Taylor hpmsby Ervin Taylor, August 30, 2015:    In Part I of this presentation, we noted that strong opposition to the Darwinian model of biological evolution and, in some cases, long ages, i.e., deep time (mill…

  • Separate but Equal: A Pastor’s Reflections on the 2015 GC Session

    Guest2by Errol Liverpool, August 27, 2015:    It’s been approximately one month since the General Conference rejected the motion to allow divisions to make their own decisions as to whether or not to ordain…

  • My Take: Going by the (Black) Book

    Attiken Raj thumbnail 2015Raj Attiken, August 26, 2015:    The recent release by the General Conference Secretariat of a document entitled “Unions and the Ordination to the Gospel Ministry: Brief Summary and Comprehensive Work…

  • Response to General Conference Opinion Paper

    guest columnistBy Gary Patterson, August 26, 2015:   The General Conference Secretariat has produced an opinion paper titled “Unions and Ordination to the Gospel Ministry.” This paper is a helpful and thorough revie…

  • Women’s Ordination: A Test on Biblical Truth or Test on The Biblical Process?

    guestby Val Loumber, August 26, 2015:    While many people continue to debate whether the practice of women’s ordination (WO) is biblical, I find myself still stuck on first base, unable to justify the his…

  • The Three Forms of Unity and the Fundamental Beliefs

    Guest3by Reinder Bruinsma, August 18, 2015:   At the time when our son was enrolled in the Christian elementary school in the Dutch town where we lived, now over 40 years ago, my wife offered to assist as v…

  • Community Strong

    Daniel daSilva thumbnailby Daniel da Silva, August 16, 2015:    A month ago, the city of Chattanooga was in deep shock and commotion over what happened the morning of July 16. A man opened fire on a military recruitment offi…

  • My Take: In Praise of Congregations:

    Attiken Raj thumbnail 2015by Raj Attiken, August 15, 2015:    For most Adventists, the face of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is the local congregation.  The Adventism lived and modeled in their local church is the Adventism…

  • Mind Control

    Kim_Il-sungNorth Korea is proud of its many virtues.  They are a model of uniformity.

    By Jack Hoehn

    There have been many repressive, oppressive, and idolatrous nations throughout history, but the most repr…

  • Is It Beginning?: “A Time to Marginalize” says Bill Knott, editor, Adventist Review

    Erv Taylor hpmsby Ervin Taylor, August 12, 2015:    Some may have thought that various institutional Adventist church establishment figures might wait a respectful period of time before they began a media campaign t…

  • Does the General Conference Have Authority?

    Guest3By Gary Patterson, August 3, 2015:    The obvious answer to the question is yes. But unfortunately this answer does not address the real issues generally being raised when the question is asked. What …

  • After the Alamo and back Again

    guestby Pastor Mark A. McCleary, August 2, 2015:     The Alamo is a Texas state shrine. Numerous non-fictional works have been produced concerning its historical impact—Disney’s Davy Crockett (1955) and Th…

  • Tenderly Caring for Our Wounded

    Guest2By Allan Martin, July 30:   In the aftermath of the General Conference Session in San Antonio, many young adults in the Adventist denomination are hurting, their faith wounded. The following short, pr…

  • The Supreme Court’s Recent Decision on Gay Marriage: Yet Another Vital Reason to Refocus on Jesus

    guest columnistby Valery Loumber, July 30, 2015:     Several months prior to the Supreme Court’s June 26, 2015, decision on gay marriage, I attended the investiture of a federal judge. An investiture is the ceremony…

  • POST TENEBRAS LUXIS

    2015-02 (spring)After Darkness, what? The Reformation claimed After Darkness, Light. What do we do when darkness overtakes the light?  What do Adventists damaged by the unfortunate decisions of GC 2015 do now? Jack H…