Category Archives: Current Issues

ADRA STATEMENT ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY

NOTE: In addition to this ADRA statement, check out the third episode of the Adventist Peace Radio podcast (episode 3; all episodes). The episode focuses on ADRA and the refugee crisis. Silver Spring, Md.— This World Refugee Day, there are … Continue reading

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Mini Web Round-up

I haven’t posted anything for a while. Here are a few articles I’ve missed: The Prophetic Voice and Social Justice – Spring Symposium 2016 (Adventist Theological Society) In Dominica, ADRA Begins Rebuilding After Tropical Storm Erika (Adventist Today/ANN, 17 Feb … Continue reading

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Lake Union Conferece Apologizes for Racist Failures

“Lake Region Conference celebrates 70 years of service, Lake Union Conference apologizes for failures of the Church in regard to race, June 20, 2015, Camp Wagner, Cassopolis, MI. In order of appearance: Don Livesay, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, … Continue reading

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Headline Round-Up (27 March 2015)

Here is an unsystematic and incomplete listing of some recent Adventist headlines relating to social ethics and action (excerpts included). Click on the titles to access the complete articles. AU to hold Social Justice Summit: Race and Justice in America (Adv … Continue reading

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Viewpoints #18: Todd Leonard, Pastor and Peace Church Advocate

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

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2015 Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program

The first session of the 2015 Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program will be starting soon in Federal Way, Washington. “Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program (NLCP) is designed to equip pastors, church administration and  nonprofit leaders with strategies and professional skills to successfully … Continue reading

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Viewpoints 16: Rudi Maier, “Church and Society”

Rudi Maier, retired seminary professor and former head of ADRA International, has completed a major publishing project–Church and Society: Missiological Challenges for the Church. We discussed this book for the Viewpoints interview series at Adventist Today (interview link, series link). … Continue reading

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