Supreme Court Ruling Favors Hobby Lobby

Supreme Court Ruling Favors Hobby Lobby

The Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders are "encouraged" by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. The court ruled that on religious grounds, family-owned companies can opt out of the federal mandate to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. For now, this is seen as a victory in the ongoing battle over

Teresa Reeve Becomes Associate Dean of Seminary

Teresa Reeve Becomes Associate Dean of Seminary

The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University has appointed Dr. Teresa Reeve to replace Dr. Clifford Jones as the next associate dean.  Until her appointment, Dr. Reeve was an associate professor in the New Testament department.  She received her doctorate in Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity from the University of Notre

Presbyterian Church Endorses Gay Marriage

Presbyterian Church Endorses Gay Marriage

In a 61-39 vote, the Presbyterian Church (USA) moved to allow pastors to perform gay and lesbian weddings where same-sex marriage is legal. The assembly voted 371-238 to allow ministers to celebrate same-sex marriages and 429-175 in favor of amending the definition of marriage in their church constitution. Source: http://www.theguardian.com/society