Category Archives: Experiences

Becoming Black (Jomo Smith)

Jomo Smith is currently finishing up his doctorate in Modern Chinese History at the University of California, San Diego and attends the Clairemont SDA Church in San Diego. In today’s post, Jomo shares his reaction to the Zimmerman ruling and … Continue reading

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Report: The Justice Conference (2013)

Celeste Wyatt Lee recently attended The Justice Conference. I am thankful she accepted the offer to share her experiences with us online. –Jeff Boyd Ken Wytsma founded The Justice Conference in 2010, with World Relief and Kilns College joining as convening … Continue reading

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Videos — ADRA & ACSDR

ADRA: “Thanks to a “Goats for Widows” project in the 2008 edition of ADRA’s Really Useful Gift Catalog, these Rwandan widows received goats. The goats provide fertilizer for their gardens, and will be bred and sold to generate income.” ACS … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Here is a bit of reading for your Sabbath: One in Christ – Petition Virginia Seventh-day Adventists Reach Across Globe to Help Kenya’s Children (Rebecca Jackson, Adv Review) College Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy (Giovanni Hashimoto, PUC, 13 Jan … Continue reading

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Close the SOA/WHINSEC

Reflections on the Vigil to Close the SOA November 18-20, 2011 “It’s a beautiful day. Sky falls, you feel like it’s a beautiful day. Don’t let it get away.” Our wake-up call was the sound of U2’s “Beautiful Day” pumping … Continue reading

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Terrace SDA Church: Community Service

The Terrace SDA church has been busy! Their commitment to the local community is inspiring. “The Gift” (Linda Wilkinson). Faith leading to service. Local version of Farmville. The church “harvested close to 2000 pounds of potatoes. 800 pounds of carrots…. … Continue reading

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Agenda

I generally think and write about social issues at a macro level–national and international affairs–so the following experience is out of my comfort zone. I also don’t usually talk to people I see holding signs asking for help; it’s not … Continue reading

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Project Bread: Walk for Hunger

By: Maria E. Infante, Community Initiatives Manager, Project Bread–The Walk for Hunger Trite as it may sound, a journey of a thousand miles does begin with one step. In this case the journey is only 20 miles but that first … Continue reading

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When is there time to help?

Recently, someone asked a really good question in the Adventist Activism Facebook group. I’m sure the person is not alone, so I decided to post it here. My husband and I work 10 or 16 hour days… My question is … Continue reading

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Articles of Interest

Though shorter than most “potpourri” lists, here are a few articles of interest: 1) Religious Peace Fellowship Representatives Gather (Ryan Bell, Peace Messenger, 15 Mar 2011) I end my day today reflecting on my personal commitment to a more peaceful … Continue reading

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