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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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Week’s Links

SDA AND THERE SHALL BE PESTILENCE: BUBONIC PLAGUE IN MADAGASCAR (Planet in Distress, 13 Dec) Our Next 12-month Experiment (Culture Mutt, 12 Dec) ADVENTIST CHURCH SIDES WITH MUSLIM WOMAN IN WORKPLACE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CASE (Adventist News Network [ANN], 12 Dec) … Continue reading

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Week’s Links

I haven’t posted a list in almost 2 months. This one is lengthy. SDA Miscellaneous Acid Attack Victims and the Foundations Helping Them (Bjorn, Culture Mutt) Getting rid of (the idea of) second class citizens (Bjorn, Culture Mutt) First Rule … Continue reading

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Journal of Adventist Education: Social Activism

The theme of the Summer 2013 edition of the Journal of Adventist Education is “Educating for Prophetic Social Activism.” Here is the issue’s index page: Another edition of special interest to Adventist activists is the 2008 publication focusing on peace.

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June: Torture Awareness Month

The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) shares: June is Torture Awareness Month – a time to recommit as people of faith to end torture in our backyards and around the world.  This year, our theme is “Healing a Culture … Continue reading

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AToday Viewpoints Interview Series — Laila Mickelwait

The latest conversation in the Adventist Today Viewpoints Interview Series is now online: Laila Mickelwait, Part 1, Activist with Exodus Cry and New Reality Intl (23 May 2013). Here is an excerpt from our conversation: Jeff: This year both Union … Continue reading

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Crystal Cheatham and the IDK Project

Crystal Cheatham shares this news release regarding the IDK Project: LGBTQ Nonprofit Takes Residence in Rittenhouse Square, Church of the Holy Trinity PHILADLEPHIA, PA – The IDK Project (The IDentity Kit Project), a nonprofit designed to educate on topics of … Continue reading

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Book Recommendations

I asked the A2 Facebook group to suggest good books. Specifically, what are your top 3-10 favorite books (besides the Bible) on the social dimensions of being a disciple of Jesus? I started the conversation with this list (in alphabetical … Continue reading

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