It sounds like a win-win: strengthen the relationship between education and faith by planting a church on the campus of a Seventh-day Adventist school in Australia. But is it working? To find out, a multidisciplinary team of Avondale academics has received $50,000 from the church in the South Pacific to fund a first-of-its-kind study.
Dr Kayle de Waal is head of the seminary and a lecturer in New Testament at Avondale College of Higher Education. He shares thoughts about his new book, Mission Shift, as a contribution to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific’s discipleship initiative—and what discipleship means for him—in this question and answer with Signs Publishing Book Editor Nathan Brown.
I heard what she said only after returning a couple of weeks later to the relative cool and quiet of my office. And when I did, I felt a chill, not only about what she said but also about how I missed what she said.
A new book about a Seventh-day Adventist Church pioneer’s life in Australia reveals new information not about her theology but about her practical ministry.
Church unity is not about uniformity but union with Christ and not about knowing but practicing truth as found in Jesus, a paper an Avondale academic presented at a unity conference shows.
An invitation from Stories from Sunnyside author and Avondale alumna Marian de Berg to return to the 1890s and re-live Ellen White’s life in Australia and learn more of the blessings she brought to a fledgling group of Seventh-day Adventists.