Camp Meeting 2.0–God the Father

Alexander Carpenter has some comments regarding God the Father at Spectrum blog, as part of the “Blogging the 28″/Camp Meeting 2.0 series. You may make comments over there. Some years ago I wrote a review of a wonderful volume edited by Alvin F. Kimel, Jr., Speaking the Christian God: The Holy Trinity and the Challenge…

Camp Meeting 2.0–The Lord’s Supper

  Fundamental Beliefs of Seventh-day Advenists   16. Lord’s Supper The Lord’s Supper is a participation in the emblems of the body and blood of Jesus as an expression of faith in Him, our Lord and Saviour. In this experience of communion Christ is present to meet and strengthen His people. As we partake, we…

Campmeeting 2.0–On the Millennium and the End of Sin

Next installment in the series on “Blogging the 28,” is by Ed Guzman — ethical implications of the Adventist version of premillenialism. Here’s a snippet:   The kingdom is to be established at the final new creation, in contrast to being established on this present earth via institutional powers. The implication being that enmeshing ourselves…

Camp Meeting 2.0–On Scripture

Chuck Scriven talks about Scripture at Spectrum blog, and I think this the least satisfactory contribution to the series to date. The contributors were asked to apply the teaching–Scriven instead chooses to argue with it.

Camp Meeting 2.0–The Remnant

Johnny Ramirez contributes the next commentary in the Camp Meeting 2.0 series, “The Counter-Cultural Church Prophetic: Remnant and Seventh-day Adventist Mission,” citing a fellow who had a great deal of influence on me, Dr. Charles W. Teel, Jr. If you wish to comment, do so at Johnny’s blog.

Camp Meeting 2.0–The Trinity

Second post is up at Spectrum, by Johnny Ramirez-Johnson (a professor at Loma Linda, specializing in Relational Studies with an emphasis in Psychology & Culture), on the Trinity and human relationships. This is a diverse group of writers, and all kinds of folks from across the blogosphere are entering into the discussion–so don’t judge the…

Camp Meeting 2.0

It’s summer, and camp meeting season in the Adventist world. My wife and kids left this morning for three weeks in Vermont, which will include a detour to Freeport, Maine, for the Northern New England Conference camp meeting. It’s an old-fashioned affair, with folks staying in tents and meetings under the “big top.” (And there…