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Viewpoints: Sharon Pittman

The most recent Viewpoints interview at Adventist Today is now online. This summer I took an Andrews University international development class in Kenya. The professor, Dr. Sharon Pittman, was passionate about God and the church, so I asked her to … Continue reading

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Revo AU: Action

Action/Revo AU, Andrews University’s social action student group, was busy at the end of the semester. The focus this year is Invisible Children. Here are a couple of their adverts: What are other SDA universities doing? What’s the word? NOTE: … Continue reading

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Partnership or Proselytizing in Benton Harbor: An Adventist Case Study

I sat in chapel, a senior at Andrews University, watching in horror as a friend of mine performed a skit advertising Campus Ministries’ Outreach in a struggling town 20 minutes from campus. He sat on a couch on Pioneer Memorial Church’s stage pretending to cry and, when a friend asked why he was upset, sobbed, “Because I’m from Benton Harbor!” His friend answered, “Well, Benton Harbor is the second most depressed city in the United States.” They then invited students to come to Benton Harbor Sabbath afternoon and make a difference in the lives of those in need. Continue reading

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