Category Archives: Adv Activists
The Glendale City Church is the first Seventh-day Adventist congregation to complete the Adventist Peace Fellowship certification process to be a “peace church.” I spoke with Todd Leonard, who pastors the congregation, about this process and the significance of the … Continue reading
Adventist Mission posted these short videos on YouTube. They look at community service in Allentown, PA.
Nathan Brown continues his engaging series with a reflection on the life and writings of Ellen White, specifically in relation to the great controversy. Read the entire article here–A Life that Matters (Adventist World, 11 Aug 2014). Excerpts: For a … Continue reading
Randal Wisbey, president of La Sierra University, shares: “Recently, I learned of a La Sierra graduate who is changing the lives of hundreds of children in the Apurimac region of Peru. Her efforts to establish a thriving K-12 school have … Continue reading
In his doctoral dissertation published as The Silent Church: Human Rights and Adventist Social Ethics, Zdravko Plantak declares: The reason Adventists need to become involved in the world is not because they think they can turn this world into God’s … Continue reading
The Good Neighbor Community Center in Lincoln, NE, has released this video. Thank you, Doug Hardt, for bringing this to our attention. What promotional videos are you aware of for service ministries or projects in your area?
In his latest opinion piece at Adventist Today, Jack Hoehn connects organized religion with social action–The Smoke of a Thousand Villages. Two excerpts: God-lovers—no matter how sincere and how wonderful their solitary walks in the woods with Jesus or their … Continue reading
I’ve written previously about Carl Wilkens, the only American to stay in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide: Adventist Today interview AU Summit on Social Consciousness God’s Compassion through and for Humanity Today I finally read his book, I’m Not Leaving … Continue reading
I’ve been re-reading Doug Morgan’s book, Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement (2001). It really should be near the top of the reading list for every “Adventist Activist.” In chapter 2, “An Activist … Continue reading
Nathan Brown begins “Engage”–a new articles series for Adventist World–by considering the theme of revival (The Missing Chapter on Revival). Brown writes, “Earlier this year I grabbed a copy of the current Sabbath school quarterly from the end of our … Continue reading