Pacific Northwest Churches Hold “World Church Affirmation Sabbath”

Pacific Northwest Churches Hold “World Church Affirmation Sabbath”

  On May 20, 2017, Adventist lay members from across the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) gathered together at the Chewelah and Stateline Seventh-day Adventist churches for an event entitled “World Church Affirmation Sabbath.” The afternoon program included seven presentations loosely organized around the theme of “Forward—With Yesterday in Vie

The One Project: The ‘Jesus. All.’ Paradox (Part 3)

The One Project: The ‘Jesus. All.’ Paradox (Part 3)

It is the complex interplay between the religious factions within Adventism that gives rise to “once in a generation” ministries that have the ability to redefine the Church.[1] The One Project is potentially one such ministry. Almost since its inception, the One Project has been a lightning rod for criticism for some and for others a beacon of hop

Sharing Space in the Sandbox

Sharing Space in the Sandbox

I am a counselor living in the southern United States, and have been directly involved with my community for over 20 years. In my work, I come across a wide swath of people—many of whom consider themselves “Christian,” but are from other denominations besides Adventism. Several years ago, my wife sent me an e-mail that first made me laugh, then mad