How To Talk About God, Like A Normal Person - SoundCloud (1913 secs long, 64 plays)Play in SoundCloud
Much of Christian evangelism can feel like advertising these days, especially with the overwhelming tsunami of marketing campaigns paying to get our attention. Oliver Glanz, professor of Old Testament at the Adventist Seminary, discusses the efficacy of our current traditional methods and shares what kind of evangelism comes more naturally to him.
The Mental Health Message w/ Jennifer Jill Schwirzer - SoundCloud (1739 secs long, 660 plays)Play in SoundCloud
Where is the balance between humanism and Christian fundamentalism? While mental health professionals take a largely secular approach to their practice, Jennifer Jill Schwirzer discusses the combination of psychology and faith while telling the history of counseling in the Seventh-day Adventist church and why it’s taken so long to embrace its message.
And is it divided on the basis of race? Join Michael Nixon, Ty Gibson, Garrison Hayes, and Michael Polite as they reflect on the history of racial issues in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and discuss the subtle ways bias and privilege can still affect its members.
Why do people look at porn? What’s the difference between shame and guilt? Does being Christian have an overall effect on usage rates in the church? In this episode, Dr. Brad Hinman talks about the continued rise of porn addiction, specifically in the Adventist church and why it seems to be getting worse, even among clergy. Listen to understand the psychological and physiological reasons why so many men and women seem to be addicted to porn and how one may begin recovery.
Are Adventists Fundamentalists? - SoundCloud (1660 secs long, 410 plays)Play in SoundCloud
Dr. Nicholas Miller tells the story of Adventism’s navigation through major interpretational shifts in the midst of 19th century America. After explaining the meaning of true “fundamentalism”, Dr. Miller points out the reason Adventists are not fundamentalists at their roots and why knowing is important. Also, he lets the listener know the potential pitfalls of a fundamentalist usage of the “plain reading of Scripture”.
How To Disagree With The Church w/ Ty Gibson - SoundCloud (1299 secs long, 839 plays)Play in SoundCloud
Ty Gibson tells his story about being a young Adventist and feeling unwelcome by an authoritarian church leadership he didn’t even know existed. In the end, he learned how the Gospel can give clarity though he felt he didn’t belong.
This is Stuff Adventists Should Know. Starting in January, 2018, I’ll be launching a podcast that explores compartments of the Seventh-day Adventist church. I’ll be talking to scholars, administrators, and leaders in our church to find out how the church works and why knowing matters.
At a time when understanding is needed most in our church and it feels like church isn’t working like it should, we’re essentially just going to pull over the vehicle of Adventism and pop the hood and get professional opinions on the current state of the machine.
Background music: 1919 Cleveland May Day Riots Buried in the Serpent Mounds by Fields of Ohio
My name is Nick Hausted and I’m taking a podcast journey called Stuff Adventists Should Know where I ask smart people in the Seventh-day Adventist church how it really works. Check out these clips of some upcoming episodes.
James Rafferty, Ty Gibson, Brad Hinman, Jennifer Schwirzer, Alison Brooke