The Death and Rebirth of the Investigative Judgment, Part 2: Why the Pre-Advent Investigative Judgment Doesn’t Matter

The Death and Rebirth of the Investigative Judgment, Part 2: Why the Pre-Advent Investigative Judgment Doesn’t Matter

The saddest thing that could have happened to us, will be the saddest thing that could happen to us, and that is to become irrelevant. ― S. H. Khan Welcome back to part two of the series, “The Death and Rebirth of the Investigative Judgment”. In the introduction, I asked the overarching question, “Does the Investigative Judgment Matter?” in which I

Shut-in But Not Shut-out

Shut-in But Not Shut-out

James has been a loyal founding member of his large church family for many decades. For much of that time in the early years, he was the one to check up on missing members who had not been seen for a while. He would try to phone them and send a card if he could not get hold of them.   Now James has fallen ill and unexpectedly he hasn’t bounced

ADRA Launches Urban Initiative In The United Kingdom On Global Youth Day

ADRA Launches Urban Initiative In The United Kingdom On Global Youth Day

London, England — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the United Kingdom completed its second phase of the ‘I AM URBAN’ initiative for Global Youth Day on March 16 in the Holloway and Willesden district of churches in London.    ‘I AM URBAN’ is a joint venue between ADRA in the United Kingdom (Lead Partner) and the Adventist Commu

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus, Part 4

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus, Part 4

I began this series talking about my journey through Adventist institutions and how these provided the solid foundation I needed to transition outside. In the last part, I wrote about some of the power sources that helped me remain connected and stay an Adventist even while studying on a non-Adventist campus. I mentioned, that for me, the local chu

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar, California — An Adventist institution known for its health evangelism and service achievements,  Weimar Institute, recently gained academic recognition through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) for a period of six years — retroactive to January 2018. In addition to noting

Two Conferences in Texas Unite 1,200 Youth to Serve Houston on Global Youth Day

Two Conferences in Texas Unite 1,200 Youth to Serve Houston on Global Youth Day

Houston, Texas, USA —  More than 1,200 youth and young adults in the United States’ fourth largest city rallied together to give testimonies of how their Pathfinder clubs and youth groups spread the love of Christ on Global Youth Day. The annual initiative of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Youth Ministries encourages youth and young adults arou

Social Justice and the Minor Prophets, Part 1

Social Justice and the Minor Prophets, Part 1

God cares about people, and because we live in a world of sin, his care extends to advocating justice. However, one of the most misunderstood and misapplied aspects of theology in the Hebrew Bible (HB; what Christians call the Old Testament) is social justice. It has been so politicized in North America that no longer is the Bible central to our un

GC President Ted Wilson Answers Questions at Andrews University

GC President Ted Wilson Answers Questions at Andrews University

The following is a report on Ted Wilson’s interview at Andrews University, held on March 2, 2019 and conducted by the university’s president, Andrea Luxton. The questions were submitted during the week preceding the interview and were grouped and selected so as to cover the major areas of interest expressed in the submissions. The questions are rep