Tag Archives: peace
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
In a recent writing project, I included a brief interpretation of Jesus’ assertion that he brought a sword rather than peace (Matt. 10:34; cf. Luke 12:49-53). This is what Ellen White says about Jesus’ message: How, then, can the gospel … Continue reading
In his latest article in the “Engage” series for Adventist World, Nathan Brown considers the Adventist movement’s historic support for conscientious objection (CO) and the significance of this stance today–“We are Conscientious Objectors” (Adv World, APF).
I’ve been re-reading Doug Morgan’s book, Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement (2001). It really should be near the top of the reading list for every “Adventist Activist.” In chapter 2, “An Activist … Continue reading
Since I didn’t post a “Week’s Links” this Friday, I’ll quickly highlight five articles addressing Martin Luther King Jr and the March on Washington (and then head to church). Why Jesus Was Killed: A Sermon (Burdette, Interlocutors) “Tell ‘Em About … Continue reading
The Christian’s duty to the state has been a significant issue since the time of Jesus. Are we to obey every law and statute? Are there circumstances when a higher standard means Christians can and should act in ways contrary … Continue reading