Monthly Archives: May 2012

Post 63: The Unpublished Writings of Ellen White: An Adventist “WikiLeak” Event?

A highly skilled pastoral friend of mine has received an e-mail, addressed to her personally, offering “Unpublished Writings” by Ellen Gould White (1827-1915), one of the three people recognised as co-founders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The e-mail starts out … Continue reading

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Post 62: The Proposal to Change Adventist Fundamental 6 (Creation)

The first 168 years of Adventist history offer cogent warnings that the current proposal to change the wording of Fundamental Belief 6 is unwise. While at least a substantial paper needs to be written in support of the following observations, … Continue reading

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Post 61: Exploring 1888, its context, content and aftermath

Here are some background notes for three class presentations that I made on May 15 and 16, 2012. In order to understand the epochal General Conference session held during 1888 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, it is essential to survey the background and … Continue reading

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Post 60: Church Planting and the “How to” of Mission

I quote the following from Peter Roennfeldt’s 24 May 2012 newsletter. If you want more stimulation of this kind, here are Peter’s contact details: CHURCH PLANTING NEWS p +(03) 8361 8641 m +0423 333 614 e peter@newchurchlife.com b www.newchurchlife.com SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE/CHANGE ADDRESS: advise Peter Roennfeldt in … Continue reading

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Post 59: John Harvey Kellogg: Innovator and crisis-maker

This post summarises some of the reading that students are assigned prior to three lectures that I will deliver on 22 and 23 May 2012. The Kellogg surname is famous in Adventist history. John Preston Kellogg (1807-1881) fathered sixteen children, … Continue reading

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