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A CENSOR’S GLOWING COALS

worship is there for all to see who study biblical prophecy. For more than 150 years, Seventh-day Adventists have been scanning the political landscape, looking primarily for government-initiated r [...] against tyrannical power in both church and state. Dissidents and their publications found increasing freedom in a Western culture that challenged the social norms of the previous 1,500 years. As late as the [...] urgency of our moment. ____________________ 1. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958), 1–4. 2. Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (New York: Ballantine

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Alberto Raposo: Early Adventist Pioneer in Portugal

An article from the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists

baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church in August 1908, in Manchester, England, by Pastor W. Knight. Two months later Alberto returned to Portugal, and one of his first visits was to Clarence Rentfro [...] the Lisbon church, enjoyed the collaboration with the young Portuguese pastor. Three years later Alberto was appointed pastor of the Adventist church in Oporto. Alberto’s dedication to Adventist mission and [...] Alberto Fernando Raposo was the first ordained Adventist Portuguese pastor and the first Portuguese Adventist missionary. His writings contributed to the spread of Adventism in Portugal. Early

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“Tell ‘Em About the Dream”

50 Years after the March on Washington

and with it, how Seventh-day Adventists of all races and ethnicities now think of what it means to serve and follow Jesus in our culture. Fifty years ago, many White Adventist leaders would have [...] together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.” 4 Fifty years later, Seventh-day Adventists in the United States and around the world are still in the business of [...] So go out now, and “tell ‘em about the dream.” Tell the rising generation of Seventh-day Adventists that the day King envisioned still requires sweat and struggle and solidarity and sincere commitment

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CHRISTIANS AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES

es and The Voice of Hope, and director of Communications of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Spain. References: 1] See La Vanguardia: www.lavanguardia.com/lacontra/20160620/40 [...] Acts 20:3 ; 23:13 ; Ephesians 4;14; 5:6; 1 Timothy 4:1 ; 2 Timothy 4:3 , 4 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:3 , 4 , 7 ; Titus 2; 2 Peter 2:1 ; 1 John 2:18-19 ). Prophecy also points out [...] Jesus suffered the conspiracies of the corrupt religious leaders and rulers of His day until His death ( Matthew 26:1 ; 28:12-15 ). Apostles and new Christian congregations suffered from conspiracies

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Religious Liberty Necessary for Fulfillment of Adventist Mission

Although there is a specific department to handle religious liberty, the Seventh-day Adventist denomination works in defense of the religious liberty of everyone.

department for the Adventist World Church and one of the speakers, public affairs are in the core of the Adventist mission. According to her, government officials must perceive the Adventist Church as credible [...] individuals today fighting daily for this cause. It is to give them a voice, that the Seventh-day Adventist church maintains a department dedicated to ensuring religious liberty for all people. “Without [...] this as the way the Adventist Church maintains relations with other denominations which are always in accordance with Working Policy. “We are called to relate to other churches, but that does not mean

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ONE HUMANITY: A HUMAN RELATIONS STATEMENT ADDRESSING RACISM, CASTEISM, TRIBALISM, AND ETHNOCENTRISM

VOTED, To adopt the statement, “One Humanity: A Human Relations Statement Addressing Racism, Casteism, Tribalism, and Ethnocentrism,” which reads as follows:

17:26 ) and Jesus teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves ( Matt 22:39 ). The Seventh-day Adventist Church acknowledges the important responsibility of making its commitments and compassion clear [...] can change the human heart. Seventh-day Adventists are committed to the unchanging biblical truths which reveal that human beings are made in the image of God ( Gen 1:27 ). Based on the creation account [...] we may not have spoken or acted boldly enough on these matters. Seventh-day Adventists are members of a diverse, global Church and are committed to being agents of peace and reconciliation in society

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ADVENTISTS AND MILITARY SERVICE

the highest church leadership. It included six regional leaderships, called "associations," with 3,500 Adventists in 125 congregations served by 30 pastors. The Seventh-day Adventist Church was founded [...] Civil War points the way for Adventists The behavior of the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the American Civil War was groundbreaking for the future attitude of Adventists towards military service [...] 9-5. Adventist Church confronted with war at its founding During a meeting in Battle Creek/Michigan (USA), from 20 to 24 May 1863, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists was founded

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Seventh-day Adventist Pioneers and Their Protest Against Systemic Racism

The second advent movement was inseparable from the call to abolish slavery and grant equal rights to the oppressed.

the 1860s, Seventh-day Adventists sometimes placed the denomination’s name on petitions they wrote and circulated. In April 1862, for example, a group of forty-four “Seventh Day Adventists and others” [...] and Millerites came out of the Protestant churches (Babylon) because those churches supported slavery. Ellen White specified that any Seventh-day Adventist holding pro-slavery sympathies must be immediately [...] Freeman: John ‘the Dominie’ West, Seventh-day Adventist Minister and Abolitionist,” Adventist Review , April 2019, 52-55; “List of Agents,” The North Star , April 17, 1851, 1; “Free Labor Sugar & Molasses

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Seventh-day Adventist Pioneers and Their Protest Against Systemic Racism

The second advent movement was inseparable from the call to abolish slavery and grant equal rights to the oppressed.

the 1860s, Seventh-day Adventists sometimes placed the denomination’s name on petitions they wrote and circulated. In April 1862, for example, a group of forty-four “Seventh Day Adventists and others” [...] and Millerites came out of the Protestant churches (Babylon) because those churches supported slavery. Ellen White specified that any Seventh-day Adventist holding pro-slavery sympathies must be immediately [...] Freeman: John ‘the Dominie’ West, Seventh-day Adventist Minister and Abolitionist,” Adventist Review , April 2019, 52-55; “List of Agents,” The North Star , April 17, 1851, 1; “Free Labor Sugar & Molasses

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Marianne Thieme: Adventist Animal Rights Politician

Marianne Thieme is a young Dutch Seventh-day Adventist animal rights activist who has thrown herself into her country’s political arena to campaign, very successfully, for what she believes in. Thieme [...] thoughts on politics, religion and why she believes Adventists just aren’t doing enough. Not Your Average Adventist Thieme, 45, isn’t your average Adventist. She came to the faith 10 years ago, after [...] Thieme learned of the Adventist Church and found a fit for both her spiritual views and her staunchly vegetarian lifestyle. She was baptized in 2006, the same year Dutch voters elected members of Party for

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