Raw Questions, Relevant Answers: Youth-Hosted 3ABN Program Answers the Questions About Religion You’ve Been Afraid to Ask

Raw Questions, Relevant Answers: Youth-Hosted 3ABN Program Answers the Questions About Religion You’ve Been Afraid to Ask

Raw Questions, Relevant Answers, a newly-launched 3ABN program hosted by young adults Dee Casper, Michelle Doucoumes, and Mark Paden, is an experiment in engaging with the real struggles young people face, rather than acting as though they don’t exist.   In short, the youth-oriented program follows a Q&A format, with all questions submitte

Millennial Adventists Who Identify as ‘Liberal’ Reject ‘Traditional’ Evangelistic Series Messaging, Survey Says

Millennial Adventists Who Identify as ‘Liberal’ Reject ‘Traditional’ Evangelistic Series Messaging, Survey Says

Young adult Seventh-day Adventists – whose place in the 18-to-34 age group is typically referred to as the millennial generation – aren't much interested in traditional Adventist evangelistic lecture themes, a new survey revealed April 19.   Only 21 percent of millennials who identified themselves as theologically "liberal" agreed with the sta

Needing Nehemiah’s (Part 3)

Needing Nehemiah’s (Part 3)

In the first article in the series, we saw how Nehemiah had a desire and vision. In the second part, we see the beginning phases of his planning and the development.  Let’s look at some other key components that lead to his success in rebuilding the physical and spiritual walls and gates of Israel. Nehemiah Rallied the Remnant Then said I unto them

Needing Nehemiah’s (Part 2)

Needing Nehemiah’s (Part 2)

I was 15 when I was introduced to Adventism. The sweetness of finding Jesus and learning about the wonderful, liberating truths to which I was once oblivious are two things I will never forget. What caught me with striking surprise was the reality that I could partner with the God of the universe on amazing missions of mercy, and in the building up

Taking Questions Seriously

Taking Questions Seriously

I grew up Adventist my whole life. Pathfinders, deacon as a teenager and young adult, Sabbath school leader. The whole nine yards. And I had an amazing experience. All of my closest friends are still Adventist, and most of them have no idea that I am now an atheist. So how did I go from a deeply committed, born-again and baptized Seventh-day Advent

The Impact of GYC

The Impact of GYC

Perhaps the biggest sign that GYC, sponsor of massive annual conferences for Adventist youth and young adults, has come of age is the fact that it has a museum. Granted, it’s no Smithsonian, but GYC leaders past and present have been making efforts to collect memorabilia from past conferences at the organization’s headquarters, according to Staci S

A New Spin on Ellen White

A New Spin on Ellen White

He threw the book Counsels on Health back in my face and sneered with disgust, “When I was growing up, Ellen White was always used as a hammer that was consistently slammed with great force upon my head. It hurt a lot! And to be honest with you—I’m over her!” I sat there with my mouth gaping open. My jaw hung so low that two people walking past me

Ellen White Resources for Youth

Ellen White Resources for Youth

There is a wide variety of Ellen White resources available for youth and young adults of every taste and interest. The resources below will help spark young people’s interest in Ellen White and her writings and assist parents/leaders in sharing this treasure with the next generation. Resources about Ellen White “Making Ellen White Teen-Friendly” an