Tag Archives: volunteerism

AT: Voluntourism: More Harm than Good

Adventist Today has republished a story about some of the unintended consequences of global volunteerism–“Voluntourism: More Harm than Good” (Heather Ruiz, 19 Aug 2015). The article begins with this explanation: In August, 2013, Heather Ruiz traveled through West Africa as … Continue reading

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AToday Viewpoints Interview Series — Laila Mickelwait (Part 2)

The latest conversation in the Adventist Today Viewpoints Interview Series is now online — Laila Mickelwait, Part 2 (11 June 2013). Here is an excerpt: Jeff: You and your husband are involved with New Reality International. Tell me about this … 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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Sahlin to Lead Webinar on Volunteer Recruitment

Monte Sahlin shares: “I am teaching a live Webinar on May 11 at 3 p.m. Eastern time on the topic of ‘Recruiting Volunteers.’ It is designed both for individual participation and groups at churches. If you are interested, you must … Continue reading

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SDA Articles

It’s been quite a while since I put together a reading list. Here it is: Volunteers in Action: Mike Kontes (Maranatha video, N.D.) A Cinderella Story (NAPS, N.D.) Washington Church Reaches Out to Migrant Farm Workers & Immigrants (Adv Today, … Continue reading

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New Spectrum Series on Community Organizing

Introducing a New Monthly Series: On Mission and Chavez (Geoffrey Nelson-Blake, Spectrum, 30 Jan 2012) Once a month throughout 2012 I’ll be sharing stories on the Spectrum blog of how organized people are putting their faith into action in the … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Here is a bit of reading for your Sabbath: One in Christ – Petition Virginia Seventh-day Adventists Reach Across Globe to Help Kenya’s Children (Rebecca Jackson, Adv Review) College Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy (Giovanni Hashimoto, PUC, 13 Jan … Continue reading

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