Dr Desmond Ford Thu Tawm Dr Desmond pen march kha 11 zingsang 1:15am in gupkhiat na sung ah a kamciam kician tak om mah bang in Zeisu sung ah hong nusia hi. Ford pen Townsville, Northern Queensland, Australia ah Feb 2, 1929 in piang hi. A nu leh a pa te pen bishop ukna tawh […]

The Dangers of Demonization and Polarized Thinking By Loren Seibold  |  11 October 2019  | A few months ago, I received an article from someone comparing Elder Ted Wilson to President Donald Trump. The author saw in both of them an authoritarian streak (probably true) but then added numerous other less thoughtful comparisons. I admit that […]

More Kenyan Churches Seek to Leave Adventist Conferences 18 October 2019 | The list of Adventist congregations in Kenya leaving General Conference-sanctioned conferences to join the recently-formed and self-appointed Nairobi Cosmopolitan Conference (NCC) is growing. On October 15, the Daily Nation reported that a number of churches in the Trans Mara region of the country seek to […]

Adam, Death and the Age of the Earth   by Paul Priest  |  27 September 2019  | I was born a third-generation Seventh-day Adventist. I grew up being taught the traditional Adventist creation paradigm, which is based to a large extent on Ellen White’s interpretation of Genesis. I taught this paradigm for 22 years in […]

Cyrus’ or Artaxerxes’ Decree? Issues in Dating the 70-Week Prophecy by André Reis, Ph.D.  |  4 October 2019  | This commentary is occasioned by the introduction of a new Sabbath School quarterly about Ezra and Nehemiah. The first lesson in the quarterly deals with the events surrounding the completion of the reconstruction of Jerusalem and its temple […]

News reports from Newbold College; Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital; Kettering Adventist Church; Sussex, England and ADRA International. Moor Close at Newbold College (originally built in 1864-65) has undergone a significant update in which much of the ground floor has been refreshed and upgraded. In a news story, the Berkshire, England-based school stated that heritage planners […]

6 August 2019 | UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, reported that a group of Rohingya refugee volunteers, trained by a program partially backed by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), had saved the life of an unconscious, drowning teen. The teen had been playing in a reservoir in the southeast Bangladesh-based Nayapara refugee camp […]

FROM ADRA – 22 July 2019 | Jonathan Duffy, president of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, spoke in front of a packed room during the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. to address the preservation of religious liberty for all. Focusing on the […]

This is a tool for you to use if you lead a Sabbath School (SS) class or small group. It is keyed to the Bible texts used in the current week’s Adult SS Lesson and includes a brief story from current news you can use to introduce the discussion and then a series of discussion […]

by Michael Peabody | 19 June 2019 | The Free Exercise Clause that guarantees religious freedom is much weaker than most people realize. While freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and even the establishment clause are subject to highest “strict scrutiny” levels of protection, the free exercise of religion receives the […]

News reports from Loma Linda University Medical Center, Southern Adventist University, Walla Walla University, Union College and Southwestern Adventist University The Diabetes Treatment Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center was recently recognized as a quality diabetes prevention program by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A Loma Linda University Health news report […]

by John McLarty On the second day of our trip to the desert the air conditioner in the car quit working. Karin said, “We cannot do this trip without air conditioning!” It was Friday. We were in northern Utah driving south toward St. George where our tour started on Sunday. What to do? While I […]

by Christopher C. Thompson The glass is half full. I’ve always been like that. Studies show most people are optimists. Or, at least that’s what they profess to be. I agree: I think most people like to look at the world from a positive perspective. If nothing else, you see yourself as the source of […]

This is a tool for you to use if you lead a Sabbath School (SS) class or small group. It is keyed to the Bible texts used in the current week’s Adult SS Lesson and includes a brief story from current news you can use to introduce the discussion and then a series of discussion […]

By Connie J. French “Are you willing to die for the truth?” The question weighed heavily on my preschool shoulders, with fears of the investigative judgment and the time of trouble and persecution so confidently taught to me as I grew up in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Truth? What truth? God? Knowing God? I was […]

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