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Refugee Awareness Sabbath (June 15, 2013)

“North American Division Adventist Refugee and Immigrant Ministries invites churches across North America to promote Refugee Awareness in connection with the annual June 20 World Refugee Day established by the United Nations, and to give generously to special NAD offerings … Continue reading

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Cigarettes & Prostitutes — The Body as Sacred Temple

You should know that your body is a temple for the Holy Spirit who is in you. (1 Cor. 6:19a, NCV) Paul’s claim in this verse is very important to us Adventists (see 2nd sentence). We extrapolate from this verse … Continue reading

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African American SDAs: Healers in a Multi-Cultural Nation

Loma Linda University Church (February 16, 2013) [free online viewing] Featured Speakers: Dr. Mervyn Warren & Dr. Calvin Rock + A Panel Discussion Music: Daughters of Zion & Valley Crossroads Chorale

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Articles from the FB Group

Here are articles that members of the A2FB Group have shared recently. Some are written by Adventists, some by others: Adventists Speak Up on Global Poverty (Nathan Brown, Record, Sept 2012) In what has become an annual advocacy event, the … Continue reading

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Peace

“The Rabble-rouser Preaches Peace” (Alden Thompson, Spectrum, 15 Aug 2012) Paul, the counter-cultural rabble-rouser, is now counseling the believers to settle down, lead a quiet life and win the respect of outsiders. In other words, Paul urges the believers to … Continue reading

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Social History Relevant to Early Adventism

These three television programs include information on the ethical context of early Adventism, though they don’t discuss Adventism directly. Helen Hunt, Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC; Temperance) God in America: A New Eden (PBS; Various Social Topics) God in America: … Continue reading

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Two Series

(1) The Spectrum summer reading program on church and culture change is continuing — Part One, Two, Three and Four. More to come. (2) SDA author Ed Dickerson has posted two of three (or more?) essays on different groups in … Continue reading

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