Is God Okay with Genocide? Part 3

Is God Okay with Genocide? Part 3

Initially, the discussion on genocide in the Joshua campaign was limited to a two-part series. I wrote my contextualizing piece, trying to place the story in its own context and left it at that. Typically, I find that satisfactory. After all, I am an exegete, not a theologian in the classical sense. My job is to understand what the text meant and I

Adventist Soldiers Continue to be Encouraged to Save Life on the Battlefield

Adventist Soldiers Continue to be Encouraged to Save Life on the Battlefield

Silver Spring, Maryland USA – The official church position on non-combatancy was the focus of the two-day “Seventh-day Adventists and Military-related Service” conference at the General Conference headquarters building in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, held April 10-11, 2019. Traditionally, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has advocated a

A United Nations of Religions?

A United Nations of Religions?

From ISIS to Israel-Palestine conflict, religious animosities continue to destabilize the world. The retired Israeli President Shimon Peres sees a “United Nations of Religions” led by the pope as the possible solution. During his 45-minute meeting with Pope Francis, Peres cited the religious root of many modern conflicts. The Associated Press repor