Since the time of Jesus, visiting the places of His life has fascinated His followers and attracted them from all over the world. Signs Publishing Book Editor Nathan Brown and friends Michelle Villis and Brenton Stacey joined these pilgrims and tourists this past year. They travelled together as part of a larger tour group through Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Territories to visit the places of so many of the Bible stories. And they wrote the story of their journey with reflections on what they learned along the way.
The stories of Jesus’ women disciples are too often overlooked, almost forgotten. But in Magdala, I could hear the whispers over time, from the many women disciples before me.
Nina Atcheson is the Adventist Identity Officer for Adventist Schools Australia. But she is also a writer and now published author. In the lead up to the launch of As Light Lingers, she answers questions about her new book and how spending time with the Bible can change our lives.
Drs John Skrzypaszek and Peter Williams attended the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Global Youth Leadership Congress to study the lived experience of youth ministry leaders. Their interviews with these leaders are part of a project by Avondale’s Christian Education Research Centre. Here are Skrzypaszek’s reflections of the congress and of the research.
Dr David Tasker is writing about Proverbs for the new Seventh-day Adventist International Bible Commentary. He reveals in this question and answer what he learnt about the book through the process.
A speech of note set the tone for the commissioning service of Avondale Seminarian Dr Wendy Jackson. President Professor Ray Roennfeldt’s welcome expressed his frustration with the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church’s decision not to give regional divisions the autonomy to ordain women. This is what he said.