Lake Union Conference Apologizes for Failures Regarding Race

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On June 20, 2015, Don Livesay, president of the Lake Union Conference, apologized for the Adventist Church’s racial failings. These are excerpts from Livesay’s speech: “A review of the conversations in the early… Continue reading

Guess Who is Coming to Church, Now?

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By Dr. Mark A. McCleary, Pastor and Adventist Peace Fellowship Advisory Board Member I’m deeply saddened by this tragedy (Charleston, SC), but also tragically not surprised. The evil spirit that has permeated the… Continue reading

Exploring the Peace of Christ on Adventist Peace Sabbath

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Yi Shen Ma (volunteer development director for the Adventist Peace Fellowship) spoke at the Hollywood Seventh-day Adventist Church on May 30, 2015. Spectrum magazine published the sermon–The Peace of Christ or the Peace… Continue reading

Adventist and Muslim Activists Promote Faith-based Engagement

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Geoffrey Nelson-Blake (an Adventist minister and the director of interfaith Community Organizing Residency at Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice) and Sarah Jawaid (a Muslim community organizer) recently co-authored a Huffington… Continue reading

Anaheim Adventist Church Marks Memorial Day

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To commemorate Adventist Peace Sabbath, Dr. Jeff Gang, DMin., pastor for the Anaheim Seventh-day Adventist Church, gave a presentation on F.M. Wilcox’s seminal book Seventh-day Adventists in Time of War (R&H: 1936). Dr.… Continue reading

Justice Speaks

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Justice Speaks is a weekly online conversation between African-American pastors and leaders, who address “the intersection of theology and current events” (Spectrum). The video series is hosted by pastor Jaime Kowlessar of City… Continue reading

Volunteer with APF at the 2015 GC Session in San Antonio

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The 2015 General Conference Session of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will soon convene in San Antonio, Texas (July 2-11). This world-wide gathering of Adventist leaders and laity occurs every five years for the… Continue reading

Anaheim Congregation to Mark Adventist Peace Sabbath

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The Adventist Peace Fellowship has designated May 23, 2015 as the first annual Adventist Peace Sabbath. On a weekend when our nation remembers those who have lost their lives in war, this Sabbath… Continue reading

APF Statement on Freddie Gray and Baltimore

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The APF Board has released the following statement on Freddie Gray and the subsequent events in Baltimore: The Adventist Peace Fellowship is deeply troubled by recent events in the city of Baltimore. While… Continue reading

APF Endorses Call for Nuclear Abolition

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On May 1, 2015, religious leaders presented a statement against nuclear weapons to the UN Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, reported Religion News Service. The Adventist Peace Fellowship has signed on to… Continue reading