26 February 2022 | What is Biblical spirituality? Seventh-day Adventists speak of spiritual experience, of feeling God’s presence, but in practice much of our spirituality seems rooted in doctrines and interpretation. Ellen White encourages us to experience God, but also says we shouldn’t trust feelings and experiences. Our top church leaders warn against meditation and […]
25 February 2022 | Cindy Chamberlin Eastwood was an officer of the Central California Conference, working directly for CCC President Ramiro Cano—until she got married, and her boss systematically began to push her out of office. To comment, click/tap here.
23 February 2022 | What did Walter Veith say about the Apocrypha? Was there a Catholic conspiracy to change the Bible? Join biblical scholar Matthew Korpman as he reacts and fact checks Veith on his history of the canon. To comment, click/tap here.
20 February 2022 | “Headship theology belongs to an old dispensation in which man plays God and ironically erodes human worth and dignity; for to diminish one half of humanity is to also diminish the other half. We have seen the violence that has been perpetuated by this headship theology of male entitlement to female […]
17 February 2022 | University of the West Indies Professor Emerita and Jamaica Gleaner columnist Dr. Carolyn Cooper on Burnett Robinson, sexism in religion, and our troubled male-female relationships. Links referred to: Carolyn Joy Cooper writings Burnett Robinson news story Lindsey Painter article on purity culture Loren Seibold article on men’s temptations To join the […]
Was the son of God also the divine Bachelor? Was Mary Magdalene the wife of Jesus? These questions and more tackled by Matthew Korpman in a new Valentine’s edition of Bible Scholar Reacts, a YouTube series proudly sponsored by Adventist Today. To comment, click here.
ATSS Presents: Dr. Laurence Turner. Just as Jesus told apparently simple parables to convey deep spiritual truths, so Genesis 1 (i.e., 1:1–2:4a) uses an easily remembered account to help us reflect on matters of first importance. In this way, it is also like ancient Near Eastern creation stories. For Israel and its neighbors, creation was […]
7 February 2022 | Are there secret gospels that the church has hidden? Does the History Channel give actual history? These questions and more are answered (with the addition of a good laugh) in a new episode of Bible Scholar Reacts—sponsored by Adventist Today. To comment, click/tap here.
There are many difficult questions from the Bible. But is the biggest one whether Noah was an alien? Watch Matthew Korpman react to History Channel’s show Ancient Aliens! To comment, click/tap here.
4 November 2021 | Esther Loewen was until recently Pastor Kris Loewen of the Redlands Adventist Church. In this interview, Esther tells AT about her struggle and her transition to being a woman, and where she goes from here. To comment, click/tap here.
26 October 2021 | Matthew Lucio is the pastor of a small-city Midwestern church that has innovated like crazy to stay alive and thrive in a challenging cultural environment. Matthew J. Lucio is husband to a formidable wife, Laura, and together they parent two amazing girls: Aerith and Arwen. Matthew pastors in Peoria, Illinois, where […]