Tag Archives: race and ethnicity

Lake Union Conferece Apologizes for Racist Failures

“Lake Region Conference celebrates 70 years of service, Lake Union Conference apologizes for failures of the Church in regard to race, June 20, 2015, Camp Wagner, Cassopolis, MI. In order of appearance: Don Livesay, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, … Continue reading

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Why I Go To Church.

I wrote this a couple weeks ago while flying home from a business trip. Now I’m posting it in the context of the recent killing of nine African-American Christians in Charleston, SC. And since I’m sitting at home on a … Continue reading

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Web Round-up

I’ve been neglecting this blog, so here are a number of articles worth contemplating: Luke’s Picture and Mary’s Song (Nathan Brown, Adventist World, 8 Dec 2014) We are heirs of this prophetic and faithful tradition, re-telling these stories, rehearsing these … Continue reading

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The March on Washington: 50 Years Later

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

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Becoming Black (Jomo Smith)

Jomo Smith is currently finishing up his doctorate in Modern Chinese History at the University of California, San Diego and attends the Clairemont SDA Church in San Diego. In today’s post, Jomo shares his reaction to the Zimmerman ruling and … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Martin/Zimmerman Case (Carlson)

Jeff Carlson originally posted the following reflection on his Facebook page, and he has agreed to share it here as well. At the end, I add a few articles for additional reading. It might be helpful to know that Jeff … Continue reading

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Week’s Links

SDA Women (Ordination+) Danish Union suspends all ministerial ordination until 2015 (ANN) Awaiting a GC Vote, the Danish Union Halts All Ordinations (Alexander Carpenter, Spectrum) Another Union Conference Takes a Stand for Ordination Without Gender Discrimination (Adventist Today) The Creation … Continue reading

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