Breaking Barriers: How Adventists Are Working Together Across Ethnic Lines

Breaking Barriers: How Adventists Are Working Together Across Ethnic Lines

As part our series of articles and panel discussions about race relations in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, The Compass Magazine is featuring initiatives that bring together church members from different conferences and ethnic groups for the purpose of ministry. We hope these stories will inspire other local churches and conferences to find crea

Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

Are you a detail-oriented person who enjoys working with words and the Web? Do you have a passion for sharing spiritual truths in thought-provoking ways? You could be an ideal candidate for our first Compass internship! Read on for more information: The Compass Magazine seeks a highly self-motivated editorial/web intern to assist with online public

Watch Live! Online Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the Adventist Church

Watch Live! Online Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the Adventist Church

Thanks to significant interest in Dr. David Penno’s series on organizational segregation in the Adventist Church, The Compass Magazine will host its first-ever live online broadcast to discuss this issue. The panel discussion, featuring Dr. Penno and other Compass Magazine contributors, will focus on what we need to do to achieve greater unity amon

Compass Issues Survey: The Results

Compass Issues Survey: The Results

I’m a survey junkie. Yes, you can blame me for the fact that The Compass Magazine does a survey about difficult issues whenever we have a booth at an event. If you don’t like the questions, you can also blame me, since I wrote them. Not surprisingly, I also like analyzing the survey results for interesting trends. So, for my fellow dataheads, here

The Impact of GYC

The Impact of GYC

Perhaps the biggest sign that GYC, sponsor of massive annual conferences for Adventist youth and young adults, has come of age is the fact that it has a museum. Granted, it’s no Smithsonian, but GYC leaders past and present have been making efforts to collect memorabilia from past conferences at the organization’s headquarters, according to Staci S

NAD Launches New Academy Bible Curriculum

NAD Launches New Academy Bible Curriculum

This school year the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) has begun rolling out an all-new Bible curriculum for secondary students. It replaces the Crossroad textbooks that have been used since 1997. The Encounter program was developed by Adventist educators in Australia and New Zealand and is being adapted for North American sch

Why Do YOU Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist?

Why Do YOU Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist?

This week The Compass Magazine launched a new series called “Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist.” And we want you to contribute! Too often we get caught up in criticizing what we don’t like about our church. So now it’s time to focus on the things we love. When have you felt most proud or thankful to be an Adventist? What Adventist beliefs an