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Major Media Outlets Pick Up Adventist LGBT Stories

Jared Wright Spectrum Magazine Stories of LGBT+ Adventists and their families have caught the attention of major news organizations, pointing both to the power of the stories and their uniqueness as accounts from within the faith community. Two stories in particular—one about an Adventist pastor who came out as bisexual […]

See ‘God’s Peculiar People,’ a new musical play by Marilynn Loveless of Redlands, May 11, 13 and 14 at La Sierra University

Redlands Daily Facts La Sierra University Drama will present a new musical play, “God’s Peculiar People,” opening at 7:30 p.m. May 11 in Matheson Hall on the La Sierra University campus, 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside. Performances continue at 7:30 p.m. May 13 and 14, also in Matheson Hall. “God’s Peculiar […]

Adventist Leaders in Russia Address Fake News on Church Status

Adventist Review via Spectrum Magazine Leaders in the Euro-Asia Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a church region that includes the Russian Federation, released an official statement last week, as they try to counter false news circulating about the status of the church in that country. The statement, signed by […]

Netherlands Union Conference Postpones Ordination of Female Pastors

Alisa Williams Spectrum Magazine In a surprise effort to appease the General Conference and its Unity Commission, the Netherlands Union Conference (NUC) Executive Committee has “decided to postpone the ordination of female pastors until after October 2017 to contribute to the process of dialogue and reconciliation” within the Adventist Church. […]

Adventists and Muslims Meet for Learning and Fellowship

Sarah McDugal Adventist Review Adventists and Muslims from all over the San Diego area in California, United States, recently gathered at El Cajon Seventh-day Adventist Church for “One San Diego,” a day of mutual learning and fellowship. The day was the brainchild of Richard Smith, pastor of El Cajon church, […]

Former SDA “Pastor” Alicia Johnston begins New Ministry, makes War on SDA Church, takes her LGBT Activism to NBC & World Stage

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Andrew & Hilari Henriques Saved to Serve “The world is watching Seventh-day Adventists because it knows something of their profession of faith and of their high standard, and when it sees those who do not live up to their profession, it points at them with scorn.”[1] In recent months, Seventh-day […]

Bible App for the Marginalized to Launch in June

Spectrum Magazine Crystal Cheatham—writer, entrepreneur and Andrews grad—is working to create a hub for progressive Christians who may have felt excluded and judged by more traditional, conservative spaces. Question: The Our Bible App,  an app you are creating with devotionals, Bible translations and a forum, is set to launch in […]