Environmental Stewardship & Climate Change

Environmental Stewardship & Climate Change

Before mankind was created, God was deliberate in engineering an ideal environment. The ground was fertile, the vegetation lush, the air invigorating, and a pristine river flowed. The siting, land use, and topography of Eden were meticulously executed, and in that perfect environment, God required man to care for and maintain the beauty of his surr

The Presidential Race, American Christianity, and Adventism

The Presidential Race, American Christianity, and Adventism

It’s a presidential election season here in the US. The candidates from the two major parties, Democrat and Republican, have all put forth their credentials for the voters to decide on their eligibility for the highest office in the country. As can be expected, the candidates have vigorously defined, defended, and redefined their past, present, and

Refugees and the Search for Security

Refugees and the Search for Security

Syrian refugees, the capsizing boats of immigrants, and the U.S. immigration policy toward those fleeing their countries in search of better lives have been heated topics in recent news headlines. While countries like Germany briefly opened their borders, the Canadian government has pledged up to $75 million (in US dollars) after it was criticized

Pope Francis Brokers Deal Between the U.S. and Cuba

Pope Francis Brokers Deal Between the U.S. and Cuba

In a historic move, the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to bridge the 50-year old divide between the countries and restore full diplomatic relations. The key figure in this deal was the Vatican. According to the NYTimes, [Pope] Francis is being credited for helping bridge the divide by first sending letters to President Obama and President Raúl Castro of