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

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

Adventists and Politics, Part 2: Partisan Politics and Public Service

Adventists and Politics, Part 2: Partisan Politics and Public Service

In Part 1 I drew three conclusions from inspired counsel on the subject of voting. These were: we are to cast our vote "on the side of temperance and virtue"; if we vote, "keep your voting to yourself. Do not feel it your duty to urge everyone to do as you do"; and we are to stand free from political strife and corruption. Having considered these p