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

The Only Reason (Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist, #17)

The Only Reason (Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist, #17)

“Potlucks” “Family feel” “Haystacks” “My parents” “My teacher” “Sabbath” “Sam’s chicken” And the list goes on when a person is asked about why they are a Seventh-day Adventist. In light of the recent notoriety the denomination has been getting through media and news networks, I had to revisit this question myself: “Why are YOU a Seventh-day Adventi

Surrogate Motherhood, Church Attendance, and the Morality of Same-Sex Attraction: An Analysis of Issues Raised by the Seminary’s Statement on Homosexuality

Surrogate Motherhood, Church Attendance, and the Morality of Same-Sex Attraction: An Analysis of Issues Raised by the Seminary’s Statement on Homosexuality

The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary’s “An Understanding of the Biblical View on Homosexual Practice and Pastoral Care” is an excellent statement of the Bible’s unequivocal condemnation of same-sex sexual activity. It upholds our high view of Scripture as the Word of God and affirms that God’s Word, not shifting cultural norms, is determi

3 Ways to Build Enduring Faith on Adventist Campuses

3 Ways to Build Enduring Faith on Adventist Campuses

I recently heard about a Pacific Union College (PUC) professor who invited atheist and former Seventh-day Adventist pastor Ryan Bell to speak in class. PUC administration ultimately stepped in and prevented Bell from coming on campus. The online responses to this issue have been varied and interesting, but rather than wading into the controversy su