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  • A Matter of Honor

    02/01/2013 11:34:02 AM PST · by ReligiousLibertyTV · 1 replies
    ReligiousLiberty.TV ^ | 02/01/2013 | Michael D. Peabody
    By Michael Peabody [dc]I[/dc]n 2010, La Sierra University, a Seventh-day Adventist liberal arts institution in Southern California, named its “Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Center” after notorious abortion provider Edward C. Allred. Allred, a 1964 graduate of Loma Linda University Medical School, has achieved legendary status in the pro-life community for his frank comments in a 1980 interview with the San Diego Union. (The full article, entitled “Doctor’s Abortion Business is Lucrative” is available here.) In the article, Allred described how he was able perform more abortions, more quickly, in a more cost-effective manner.  In addition to eliminating pre-abortion psychiatric counseling,...
  • Christian University in California Names Center after Notorious Abortionist

    01/31/2013 11:45:08 AM PST · by ReligiousLibertyTV · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/16/2013 | LifeSiteNews
    Riverside, California, January 16, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Seventh-day Adventist website ADvindicate has recently drawn attention to the fact that La Sierra University has named a new economics centre after abortionist and gambling magnate Edward C. Allred, who in 1980 claimed to have personally aborted a quarter of a million babies in twelve years. In 2010, La Sierra, a Seventh-day Adventist University in Riverside, California, established the Edward C. Allred Center to promote free market economics among high school students. The centre’s abortionist namesake founded the Family Planning Associates Medical Group in 1969, a chain of abortion clinics that reportedly...
  • Why did Angus T. Jones turn to God? (blasts own show, 2 1/2 Men, as filth)

    11/27/2012 7:49:59 PM PST · by doug from upland · 27 replies
    tv yahoo ^ | 11-27-12 | Bunting
    Why did Angus T. Jones turn to God? Yahoo! TV By Sarah D. Bunting | Yahoo! TV – 9 hours ago Following a recent high-profile rant by "Two and a Half Men" star Angus T. Jones that called the show "filth" and told viewers not to watch it, it's unclear what's next for the 19-year-old -- or for the show itself. Jones, who plays Jake Harper on the sitcom, also said he "doesn't want to be on" it anymore. But it seems neither the young actor nor his reps has contacted anyone on the production about quitting the show formally,...
  • Two American Christian Pastors Jailed Within One Week in July

    07/19/2012 7:15:55 PM PDT · by ReligiousLibertyTV · 2 replies
    ReligiousLiberty.TV ^ | July 19, 2012 | Michael D. Peabody
    Last week two Christian pastors were jailed in the United States for violation of court orders involving two different types of property cases. In Phoenix, Arizona, Pastor Michael Salman of the Harvest Christian Fellowship Community Church (not affiliated with the Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, CA) is serving a 60-day prison sentence for violating building, fire, and zoning codes. In 2008 Salman received a permit to build a 2,000 square foot “game room” which expressly prohibited its use as a church, business or assembly because it did not meet the physical requirements that such structures were required to meet. Large...
  • World Net Daily officially 7th Day Adventist?

    07/24/2011 6:54:25 AM PDT · by AnalogReigns · 264 replies
    July 24, 2011 | Self
    I just received an email from World Net Daily advertising some books. Not unusual, as I'm on their list, and they send ads all the time. What is strange though, is the fact that all the books in this ad are religious AND take the oddball "7th-day Sabbath" position--definitely a very minority position among conservative evangelicals, and Christians of all stripes. The ad also hints at some dark conspiracy amidst conventional Christians, accusing us of not reading the bible carefully.Some evangelical apologists too categorize Adventism (which started with those who firmly predicted Jesus to come again in the 1840s) itself...
  • EEOC sues Florida Jewish nursing home

    07/22/2011 11:00:58 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 22 replies
    JTA ^ | July 21, 2011 | N/A
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against a Florida Jewish nursing home for firing a Seventh-day Adventist staffer who did not want to work on her Sabbath. Menorah House in Boca Raton "denied a religious accommodation to Philomene Augustin and fired her because of her religious beliefs," the EEOC said in a statement Tuesday. The firing violated religious protections in the federal Civil Rights Act that require "reasonable accommodation" of religious beliefs, "so long as this does not pose an undue hardship," the EEOC said. According to the EEOC, Augustin worked at Menorah House as a certified...
  • First conversation between Adventists, Mennonites focuses on living Christian life

    07/12/2011 6:43:44 AM PDT · by Cronos · 7 replies
    news.adventist ^ | 11 07 11 | Bettina Krause, Ansel Oliver
    This month's formal conversation between leaders of the Mennonite World Conference and the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists offered the opportunity for both groups to share their beliefs and dispel misunderstandings in a receptive forum, leaders of both groups said. "By sitting down and talking with those of other faiths, we gain a deeper understanding of who they are," said John Graz, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director for the Adventist Church, whose department organized the June 28 to July 1 event at its world headquarters. In a joint statement, leaders from both faiths said each shares "a desire to...
  • Facts Seventh Day Adventists won't tell you

    03/02/2011 10:22:55 AM PST · by OrthodoxKirkPresbyterian · 75 replies
    MacGregor Ministries ^ | 2001 | MacGregor
    Seventh-day Adventists won't tell you they are behind the "Revelation Seminars" they sponsor. They act all" interdenominational" if questioned. Watch out for these SDA outreaches as well: Voice of Prophecy, Faith for Today, It is Written, The Quiet Hour, Amazing Facts etc. They also hide behind Heath oriented shows on the networks, and sponsor stop-smoking clinics etc, all as introductions to Seventh-day Adventism. They very much want to be perceived as Evangelical Christians, seeking a place on the ministerial fellowships. All this is good PR for them, but what do they really believe? What facts won't they tell you? They...
  • Adventist (SDA)Caucus: Steps To Ch:01

    05/07/2009 1:00:00 AM PDT · by Sulla123 · 3 replies · 303+ views
    The Bible Project ^ | Ellen White
    Nature and revelation alike testify of God's love. Our Father in heaven is the source of life, of wisdom, and of joy. Look at the wonderful and beautiful things of nature. Think of their marvelous adaptation to the needs and happiness, not only of man, but of all living creatures. The sunshine and the rain, that gladden and refresh the earth, the hills and seas and plains, all speak to us of the Creator's love. It is God who supplies the daily needs of all His creatures. In the beautiful words of the psalmist-- "The eyes of all wait upon...
  • New Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Caucus

    04/29/2009 11:03:05 AM PDT · by Sulla123 · 8 replies · 402+ views
    Patrick Lawrence
    Hi all since there are several caucus for our LDS and RC brothers and sisters I thought it was about time to make one for Adventists. I know there are a lot of us who use the forum. And I have also noticed there are is a lot of misinformation about our beliefs. So I will try and post things with an eye to both groups while staying in the caucus rules.
  • The First Day of the Week

    06/10/2008 10:10:18 AM PDT · by dangus · 123 replies · 193+ views
    Vanity ^ | 6-10-08 | Dangus
    One controversial translation issue is the phrase, “mia ton sabbaton.” This has traditionally been translated as “the first of the week.” Under pressure from 7th-day Adventists, however, some translations of the bible have taken to translate this “on one of the Sabbaths.” But the Adventists’ translation is based on a faulty transliteration. In the Greek, “sabbaton” is spelled with either an omicron (“small ‘o’”) or an omega (“big ‘o’”). When spelled with an omega, “sabbaton” is the genitive plural. In other words, it means “Sabbaths’.” The Adventists’ position is that “primus” means “first;” “mia” means closer to the number, one....
  • Why God is allowing evil to run its course (great wisdom here)

    11/09/2006 1:48:41 AM PST · by HisKingdomWillAbolishSinDeath · 43 replies · 1,956+ views
    The Great Controversy ^ | 1911 | Ellen White
    Read this and you will see amazing paralells to what is occuring today in America. As Solomon said "There is nothing new under the sun." This all played out before in Heaven. Excerpt from the book "The Great Controversey" by Ellen White, part of the "Origin of Evil" chapter. The law of love being the foundation of the government of God, the happiness of all created beings depended upon their perfect accord with its great principles of righteousness. God desires from all His creatures the service of love--homage that springs from an intelligent appreciation of His character. He takes no...
  • Threats, Intimidation and the Kingdom of God

    09/21/2006 5:57:00 PM PDT · by e.Shubee · 4 replies · 681+ views
    Everything Important .org ^ | September 21, 2006 | Eugene Shubert
    Texas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Richardson Church versus Eugene Shubert Do Seventh-day Adventist pastors ever abuse their authority and silence individual church members they don’t like? Do they ever disfellowship believers without even granting them a semblance of a church trial? (Matthew 18:15-17; 1 Corinthians 6:1-4). Would an Adventist Christian ever join a conspiracy to silence a true believer with threats of arrest for criminal trespassing just for showing up at church? I believe that most of the pastors of the Seventh-day Adventist church favor using threats and intimidation and a direct appeal to the state for immediate prosecution,...
  • How to help postmoderns seek time for quiet

    09/11/2006 2:20:34 PM PDT · by Tamar1973 · 3 replies · 229+ views
    SecularPostmodern.org ^ | April-May 2006
    Many postmoderns seek time and space for quiet and contemplation. How might Adventists and other Christians effectively incorporate these into their worship services?
  • Lauded Conscientious Objector Desmond T. Doss Sr. (received Congressional Medal of Honor)

    03/26/2006 5:47:04 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 19 replies · 616+ views
    Washington Post ^ | March 26, 2006 | Adam Bernstein
    Desmond T. Doss Sr., 87, an Army medic on Okinawa during World War II who saved more than 75 wounded soldiers at great personal peril and became the first conscientious objector to the receive the Medal of Honor, died March 23...Mr. Doss was one of only two conscientious objectors to receive the Medal of Honor. ...Mr. Doss grew up in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, whose tenets forbid bearing arms. However, when he was called to the draft, the lanky native Virginian declined a religious exemption that would have allowed him to continue working in a shipyard. He served in the...
  • Arson Cited in Arizona Adventist Church Fire

    02/15/2006 8:20:18 PM PST · by Tamar1973 · 11 replies · 336+ views
    Adventist News Network ^ | February 14, 2006 | George Johnson
    A nighttime fire at the North Valley Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church in Phoenix, Arizona is being blamed on arson, with city and federal officials investigating. The Feb. 7 blaze gutted the church, and caused a reported $200,000 in damage. While the congregation, which has 150 members, is insured, the emotional toll is heavy. Discussing the thought that the fire was set, church Pastor Claudio M. Martin told the "Arizona Republic" newspaper, "I don't want to even suspect that someone would do such a thing." However, that same newspaper report indicated arson is, indeed, suspected. Division Chief Mike Sandulak of the...
  • Iraq: ADRA Delivers Medicines to 770,000

    11/01/2004 2:23:15 PM PST · by Tamar1973 · 1 replies · 156+ views
    Adventist News Network ^ | October 28,2004 | Simona and Alex Balint
    An estimated 770,000 people in the Western Ninewa province of Iraq will benefit from eight tons of essential medicines delivered Oct. 24 by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Turkey. Three major hospitals and 37 primary health clinics in the cities of Telafer, Sinjar, Al-Ba'aj and surrounding areas received the supplies. The shipment is part of a larger project in which ADRA shipped more than 45 tons of medicines and other supplies to the country. "These drugs were very much needed and arrived at the right time," wrote Dr. Fawzi M. Mohammad, director of the Telafer Hospital. ADRA...
  • TURKMENISTAN: Finding Nemo, hunting Adventists

    08/11/2004 11:49:41 AM PDT · by Tamar1973 · 7 replies · 359+ views
    Forum 18 ^ | 11 August 2004 | Felix Corley
    Just three days after a Baptist home service was raided in Abadan, across the country in Turkmenabad (formerly Charjou) police raided an Adventist home on 7 August. The family's children and guests were watching a video of Finding Nemo, but police confiscated all the literature they could find, confiscated the owners' identity documents and pressured the husband to sign a statement that an "illegal" religious service was underway. The Adventist pastor in the capital Ashgabad has complained that his congregation cannot hold public worship as it cannot rent premises for worship, despite having state registration. "All hall managers turn us...