Reimagining Adventism, Part 8a: The Great Controversy and Absurdity

Reimagining Adventism, Part 8a: The Great Controversy and Absurdity

Life can be wearisome and dreary because the world is indifferent to us. ― Kilroy J. Oldster   In 2003, the best-selling rap-rock band Linkin Park released a song that would become the anthem of many. It was titled “In the End” and began with rapper Mike Shinoda laying a pessimistic foundation as he raps about the futility of trying as “wastin

Early Adventism and the Apocrypha: The Question of Canonicity (Then)

Early Adventism and the Apocrypha: The Question of Canonicity (Then)

In this article, the sixth of our Early Adventism and the Apocrypha series, a saga exploring various books contained in early Adventist Bibles (and still retained in most Bibles around the world), we will discuss and explore the overall issue of canonicity within Seventh-day Adventism, rather than any specific individual work from within it. While

A Spectacle to the World

A Spectacle to the World

The whole earth is to be lightened with the glory of God. But how difficult for some to see and acknowledge the light and be converted, that I, Christ says, should heal them! The atmosphere of selfishness, pride, formality, and self-righteousness surrounds their souls, and it is very difficult for them to discern light as light and appreciate it. S

Reimagining Adventism, Part 7b: The Nature of Man and Absurdity

Reimagining Adventism, Part 7b: The Nature of Man and Absurdity

We are not beings born totally depraved. We are beings in need of healing. - Jordan Sutton   In the 2017 sci-fi thriller “Life”, a space crew fights to survive an alien creature that is both hostile and seemingly impossible to destroy. As the film reaches its climax, however, there the viewer can discern a rising tension between nihilism and h

Self-discipline in Science and Scripture: A Weekend Series at AU

Self-discipline in Science and Scripture: A Weekend Series at AU

Chad and Fadia Kreuzer, a husband-wife team of globetrotting evangelists, seminar speakers, and documentary makers, recently visited Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan and conducted a three-part, weekend series entitled Self-discipline in Science and Scripture. Revive, a vespers and outreach fellowship on campus, hosted the event. This