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  • Ellen G. White and Her English Composition Skills: A Brief Summary

    by Eduard C. Hanganu, January 23, 2015:    This is a guest blog on a subject of interest to many Adventists. Eduard Hanganu is currently an Adjunct English Language Lecturer in the Department of Engli…

  • My Take: On Being Distinctive

    Attiken Raj hpmsby Raj Attiken, January 14, 2015:    Under the heading, “The Season of Adventists,” the January/February 2015 issue of CT (Christianity Today) magazine offers a review of sorts of the church’s relatio…

  • What About Universalism?

    By Ron Corson, January 13, 2015:   “There really is evil in the world, and wickedness, and every brand of stupidity. There’s meanness and heartlessness and…I don’t even know which of them is me.” (Mr.…

  • “I Remember Max Gordon Phillips”

    by Greg Prout, January 8, 2015:  I was one of those ex-hippies at Pacific Union College interviewed by Max Gordon Phillips in the magazine Signs of the Times, October, 1969.  I was “Dave” in his artic…

  • A Less than Satisfactory Guide

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsBy Andy Hanson, December 6, 2015:    The Adult Bible Study Guide is the most important publication of the Adventist Church. Back issues find their way into the most isolated mission outposts. Its bibl…

  • Let’s Tell the Truth about Ellen White: Charles Scriven Addresses a Critical Issue

    Erv Taylor hpmsComments by Ervin Taylor, December 30, 2014:    For various reasons, commenting on something published in Spectrum on the Adventist Today web site is something that is rarely seen. However, for the re…

  • “Fresh Ways for New Days”

    Jack Hoehn hpmsby Jack Hoehn, December 26, 2014:   Jack hears a word from the Lord on Capitol Hill.

    The Beautiful Capitol Hill SDA Church, Washington DC
    Washington DC
    I consider Washington, DC a Disneyland…

  • The Pale Blue Dot

    NASA-Apollo8-Dec24-Earthriseby Ronald R. Coleman – Guest Opinion, December 21, 2014:    In his splendid reflection on the photograph which has come to be known as “The Pale Blue Dot,” astronomer and cosmologist Carl Sagan muses …

  • What are Wilson II And His Allies Trying To Do?: Hypothesis 2

    Erv Taylor hpmsBy Ervin Taylor and Ron Spencer, December 19, 2014:    Our first hypothesis in this series of opinion pieces suggested that our current General President, Ted N. C. Wilson (aka Wilson II) and his alli…

  • Christ-mas 2014

    Crucifixion Whiteselby Jack Hoehn, December 17, 2014:  Dear Readers,
    Christ-mas is a religious
    celebration of sacrifice, a mass.
    Whilst Christ’s enwombed birth
    elevated and ennobles our species
    as nothing else does,…

  • My Take: Finding a Way Forward

    Attiken Raj hpmsby Raj Attiken, December 17, 2014:    It hasn’t been that long ago when computers were gigantic machines, some of them approximately 100 feet long, 8 feet tall, 3 feet wide, weighing 30 tons each. Lar…

  • Your God is Too Small and Your Bible Needs Retranslation

    PhillipsBookJack wants to chat with Adventist Evolutionists, Agnostics, and Atheists—you know who you are. Others welcome to listen in.
    By Jack Hoehn, December 6, 2014:    For the last three years I have blogged…

  • As Proof Crumbles

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsby Andy Hanson, December 4, 2014:  “Like Moses, let’s cry to the Lord to use us in these last days of earth’s history as society crumbles, as moral belief disappears, and the social fabric disintegrat…

  • Adventists in Name Only?

    Mark Gutman hpmsby Mark Gutman, November 30, 2014:    Liberal Republicans have often been termed RINO’s by more conservative Republicans. RINO (pronounced “Rhino”) stands for Republican in Name Only, and the name cal…

  • Book Release: Questions and Answers About Women’s Ordination

    women_s_ordination_tutsch_and_hanna_i_coverby Cindy Tutsch, November 29, 2014:    In the new book Questions and Answers About Women’s Ordination, the editors use Scripture and Ellen White writings to answer common questions about the theology …