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  • Why Bother with Church?

    Mark Gutman hpmsby Mark Gutman, April 16, 2015:    In 1958, Lawrence Kohlberg proposed a theory of six stages of moral development, with stages divided by how people dealt with moral dilemmas that he proposed.1  His …

  • The Good, the Not So Good, and the Perplexing

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsby Andy Hanson, April 8, 2015:    Reader, I have long been a collector of magazines published independently by members of the Adventist Church. The following pdf file is from Adventist Currents,* Volu…

  • Demented Adventists

    75yearsHow about B12, D3, Natural E, and what Jesus fixed for breakfast?  And how long should we live in a world far from the Tree of Life?  There are worse things than dying.
    By Jack Hoehn (John B. Hoehn, …

  • An Open Letter to the Opponents of Women in Ministry - Ten Questions I’d Like You to Answer

    Hughes-Tom-hpmsby Pastor Tom Hughes, April 5, 2015:    As a pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist Church for over 35 years I have seen many controversial subjects discussed. However, as our GC president has taken a ve…

  • My Take: Adventist Stories

    Attiken Raj hpmsby Raj Attiken, April 1, 2015:     At the heart of the Christian faith is a story. It is a story that extends from eternity past to eternity future. The Christian community is one that is shaped by Th…

  • Women in Leadership—a Logical and Theological Mandate

    Weber Martin hpmsby Martin Weber, March 29, 2015:    Global Adventist delegates to July’s General Conference Session will vote whether or not the 13 world divisions will have authority within their own territory to or…

  • God on a Leash?

    Larry Downing hpmsby Lawrence G. Downing, March 23, 2015:     A few days ago a friend sent me the link to the video “What Might Have Been Can Be.” I watched it from start to finish. The film, without introduction or ex…

  • Amazing Facts or Amazing Paranoia?

    Erv Taylor hpmsby Ervin Taylor, March 18, 2015:     I’m not sure how the Amazing Facts (AF) organization of Doug Batchelor obtained my mailing address. I have my suspicions, but that’s for another day. However this …

  • The Downside of Testimonies

    Mark Gutman hpmsby Mark Gutman, March 13, 2015:    An Adventist lady had planned to fly from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, July 17, 2014, as part of a trip that would end in Ambon, Indonesia, on July 19. Sin…

  • Stopping By Martie’s Place

    Harry Banks hpmsby Harry Banks, March 11, 2015:    Each Saturday at about 11 o’clock, I arrive at the phone company and go down to the basement education center and open my Bible.  The name of the group meeting there…

  • The Creation and Feeding of Ravens

    Ravensby Jack Hoehn, March 11, 2015:    So no more speculation and hypothesizing.  Let’s do a little nature study in the Bible.

    Corvus corax

     Look at the birds of the air;
    they do not…

  • My Take: Adventist Education

    Attiken Raj hpmsby Raj Attiken, March 4, 2015:      There have been a growing number of voices in recent months calling for an overhaul of the Adventist secondary education system in North America. Efforts to find go…

  • Two Speeches

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsby Andy Hanson, March 4, 2015:    In the Cover Feature of the Adventist Review of February 26, 2015, Nathan Brown makes a clumsy attempt to soften the rhetoric, discharge the passion, and change the c…

  • God Had no Need of Abraham’s Son

    (Detail of a ceiling fresco by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1729, Udine, Italy)by Jack Hoehn, February 25, 2015:    What happened on Mount Moriah?  Immoral religion, or immortal revelation?
    Why Worship This God?

    (Detail of a ceiling fresco by Giovanni Battista Ti…

  • Two Faces of Adventist Education

    guest columnistby Chester Hitchcock, February 26, 2015:    How thrilling it was to watch the PBS special called “Blueprint” that highlighted the reality of Adventist Education’s being superior to that of the public …