by Monte Sahlin
By AT News Team, February 9, 2014
More than 750 individuals are pre-registered for The One Project event that begins tomorrow morning (February 10) at the Westin Seattle, 1900 Fifth Avenue, in the North Tower, Level 4. The One Project was started by a group of pastors and campus chaplains in 2010 around the theme "Celebrating the supremacy of Jesus in the Seventh-day Adventist Church." To date more than 3,500 people have attended gatherings in the United States, Europe and Australia.
The event this week includes two full days, ending at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Speakers include Dr. Bill Knott, editor of the Adventist Review, and Dr. Lenard Sweet, noted Christian writer and professor of evangelism at Drew University in New Jersey as well as Visiting Distinguish Professor at George Fox University in Portland, Oregon. Sweet is a Protestant clergyman who has written a series of books about innovation in the church and relating faith to popular culture.
Five of the 22 speakers are women: Pastor Dilys Brooks, campus chaplain at Loma Linda University; Susan Zork, professor of religion at Andrews University; Jaci Cress Perrin, an adjunct faculty member at Adventist University of Health Sciences; Pastor Raewyn Hawkins, senior pastor in Victorville, California; and Pastor Anna Romuald, associate pastor at Southview Adventist Church in Minneapolis.
Other speakers include Dr. Randy Roberts, senior pastor at the University Church in Loma Linda; Pastor Manny Arteaga, a church planter in the Southern California Conference; Pastor Edsel Cadet, associate pastor at Kingsboro Temple in Brooklyn, New York City; and Pastor David Franklin, associate pastor at Berea Temple in Baltimore.
The new book from the project, For the One is available from Amazon and on the Kindle eBook system. More information about the project is available from Twitter @the1project and from Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/the1project as well as at the Web site www.the1project.org. The event this week is being live-streamed on the Hope Channel, the official television channel of the denomination's General Conference. To get the Hope Channel live-streaming of the event go this Web address: