Tag Archives: non-combatancy

Viewpoints: Idel Suarez Jr, Reform Movement President

I interviewed Pastor Idel Suarez Jr for the Viewpoints interview series at Adventist Today (old site, new site). Suarez is the president of one branch of the Adventist Reform Movement that started in Europe during World War I. I met … Continue reading

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Spectrum: Daniel Peverini on Guns

Daniel Peverini has posted two articles at Spectrum on the issues of guns and nonviolence. Bonhoeffer, AR-15s, and Adventist Ethics—Part I (8 Feb 2013) Every ethic must undoubtedly have a context. This is first of all a Christian ethic. But … Continue reading

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Recent Readings

Barry Bussey’s Critical Question (Doug Morgan, Spectrum, 29 Sept 2012) On closer reading, it struck me that Bussey, with calm resolve, is pressing us toward the critical question that underlies all the others: Is our loyalty with the Messiah and … Continue reading

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Guns, Bikes, Parades and Ordination

Columbia Union Conference Constituency Votes to Authorize Ordination of Women Pastors (Adv Today, 29 July 2012) Delegates to a special constituency meeting of the Columbia Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church voted Sunday afternoon (July 29) to authorize the … Continue reading

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WWU Peacemaking Weekend

Peacemaking Weekend at Walla Walla University (By Doug Morgan) The overflow audience of at least 75 that crowded in and around Room 117 of the Administration Building on Sabbath morning, April 16, signaled a heartening interest in peacemaking at Walla … Continue reading

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Walla Walla University – Peace Weekend

WWU is soon to host its first annual Peacemaking Weekend (Apr 15-17). Speakers will present on conflict over natural resources, just war theory, and the Adventist peace heritage. A panel discussion, a  performance by the Steel Drum Band, and a … Continue reading

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Next SDA General Conf President

Alexander Carpenter makes some interesting points in the Spectrum article, “What the Church Can Learn from the GOP” (May 8, 2009) Excerpt: The next generation wants action. And smart too. Under Elder Paulsen, the Adventist Church has reaffirmed our non-combatancy … Continue reading

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