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  • A Response to the 10 Questions asked by Pastor Tom Hughes

    guest columnistby Tapiwa Mushaninga, May 26, 2015:     As a lay member in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, I too have seen many controversial issues in the church. 10 questions have been posed, challenging those wh…

  • Why Official Adventism Opposes Evolution and Long Ages for Life on Earth: Part I

    Erv Taylor hpmsby Ervin Taylor, May 25, 2015:    The Web site of an online news organization on May 22 provided readers with a story written by reporter, Sarah Barth, with the title, “Five Christian Denominations wi…

  • We Cannot Pass This Way Again

    Schwisow Edwin hpmsby Edwin A. Schwisow, May 21, 2015:     Dear Adventist Today Friends:   The year was 1843, and the word “Gold” echoed coast to coast in the US, continent to continent, in a muscular elegy to instant w…

  • In Dealing with Creationism, Is Official Adventism Going Down the Same Road as Islam?

    Erv Taylor hpmsby Ervin Taylor, May 21, 2015:     During the European Middle Ages, Muslim scholars created a “Golden Age” for Islamic intellectual pursuits that included some of the initial steps that several centur…

  • Not a Rib

    RibsEnglish Bibles have a mistranslation that needs to be corrected.
    By Jack Hoehn

    Humans usually have 24 ribs.  The ribs come from the 12 thoracic vertebra (back bones) and provide support and prote…

  • Disconnecting from Change

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsby Andy Hanson, May 13, 2015:     The following meditation by Richard Rohr was contained in an email sent to me by a close Adventist friend. She simply said that Mike Van’s description of a prophet re…

  • To Ordain or Not to Ordain, That Is the Question!

    Appel-Dan-hpmsby Dan Appel, May 10, 2015:    As we draw closer and closer to the upcoming General Conference session, many of us are getting deluged with material concerning one of the items on the agenda – whether…

  • A Question of Identity

    Larry Downing hpmsby Lawrence Downing, May 8, 2015:    “Am I an Adventist?” This question, on the cover of the newly formatted Adventist Review, is superimposed on the picture of a young woman, eyes directed away from …

  • My Take: Beyond San Antonio

    Attiken Raj thumbnail 2015by Raj Attiken, May 7, 2015:    The issue of women’s ordination does not belong on a General Conference Session agenda. It shouldn’t have been placed there years ago; it shouldn’t be placed there now.…

  • Porn Bites Both Ways

    Bell, Danny hpmsby Danny Bell, May 5, 2015:     “I couldn’t believe it and he denied accessing the stuff. I was disgusted, as this kind of stuff is abhorrent to me. I tried to justify it because I loved him so very m…

  • The Events of Creation Day Six

    guestby Gary Patterson, April 30, 2015:      Genesis 1:24-2:22, NIV 

    And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creatures that move along the ground, and …

  • A Canary in the Mine?

    Hanson, Andrew hpmsby Andy Hanson, April 26, 2015:     The Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (NCC) published its Annual Report in the March 2015 issue of the Pacific Union Recorder. I have not bee…

  • My Take: Now and Not Yet

    Attiken Raj thumbnail 2015by Raj Attiken, April 23, 2015:     In her 2015 book, Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now, Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues that a religious Reformation within Islam is the only way to end the terrorism,…

  • A Wickedly Delightful Screaming Baby Story....

    Isak AppelSometimes SDA medical missionaries get into difficult situations.  Dr. James Appel and his wife, Sarah, have had to bury a child in Chad, due to malaria.  But sometimes a child can save the parents, a…

  • Lost in John 17

    Harry Banks hpmsby Harry Banks, April 20, 2015:     A while ago I felt drawn to try to allow the prayer of Christ in John 17 to come near my soul.

    When I read the phrasing and the word selection, it all seemed so …