Lift HIM Up: ASI Convention Day 3

Lift HIM Up: ASI Convention Day 3

Day 3 of ASI brought a truly high Sabbath, starting with a powerful message from General Conference President Ted Wilson and capped off by outgoing ASI president Frank Fournier. Elder Wilson praised the members of ASI for their tireless dedication to sharing Jesus in the marketplace and beyond, stating that “ASI is everywhere, and it is building Go

GC Blog Day 3 (Sabbath, July 4): From the Sabbath Sofa to an Ebola Hospital

GC Blog Day 3 (Sabbath, July 4): From the Sabbath Sofa to an Ebola Hospital

It was a blessed Sabbath in the Alamodome as Adventist mission was the resounding message in every program. Sabbath School was taught by Gary Krause from Adventist Mission and the directors from the Institute of World Mission. The mission feature for Sabbath School caught me a bit off guard: an emphasis on deaf ministries, and the announcement that

Where Is Our Focus?: Women’s Ordination from an Outsider’s Perspective

Where Is Our Focus?: Women’s Ordination from an Outsider’s Perspective

There are three reasons why I am an outsider to the women’s ordination (WO) debate. First, as a man, my perspective is distinctly limited. Second, I am not a theologian. Third, I live in a context that makes the WO debate seem pedantic. The last point will be the focus of this blog. I serve as the country director for an International Non-Governmen

Remember the Alamodome!

Remember the Alamodome!

More than 1,700 medical and non-medical volunteers participated in this year’s Your Best Pathway to Health medical mission in San Antonio, Texas, from April 8 to 10. These hardy volunteers not only set up and broke down the makeshift hospital at the Alamodome, but they woke up before dawn so the clinic could open its doors to a grateful public at 7