A popular music event at Avondale has shared its stage and crowd with the launch of a new book from the head of the seminary.
The writers of Scripture used the word “way” to describe God’s actions in the Old Testament, especially in Exodus and Isaiah. Avondale Seminary Head Dr Kayle de Waal shows in his new book Hearing the Way how this notion of “way” becomes an innovative literary construct used by the New Testament writers.
An Avondale academic’s book describing the local church as the future of Seventh-day Adventism but challenging it to biblically reinvent is now published in German.
Customers prefer books written by local authors, an annual list of the top 20 bestsellers through Adventist Book Centres in Australia and New Zealand shows.
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.
Discipleship is so important to spiritual life the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific now has a department to help ensure it remains so. The church’s Team Leader of Discipleship Ministries Dr Leigh Rice answers questions from Signs Publishing Book Editor Nathan Brown about discipleship and about the publication of discipleship books Mission Shift and Following Jesus.