Designed for Seventh-day Adventist university students and young professionals, College and University Dialogue is published by the Committee on Adventist Ministry to College and University Students (AMiCUS) in cooperation with the 13 world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and in partnership with Public Campus Ministries (PCM). Volume 29, Number 2 (2017) is now available online. In her editorial, The Power to Serve, Lisa Beardsley-Hardy writes of the temptation of the well-educated to use their social and financial standing to only benefit themselves instead of to serve God by helping others. Other articles in this issue include:
The Enigma of Evil by Roberto Badenas
Evil. There’s no escape from it in this world. Rather than continue trying to explain it, let’s work to fight it.
Searching for the Center of Adventist Theology – What Can Sanctuary, Ritual, and Theology Add to the Search? by Gerald B. Klingbeil
Biblical sacrifice and other aspects of the sanctuary are often misunderstood. What can we learn from them today?
Adam and Eve: Lessons from the Old Story by Dragoslava Santrac and Aleksandar S. Santrac
Much can be learned from the story of Adam and Eve, including that the “divine ideal that no person has claim to unique privileges and superiority over others should triumph in God’s church as the vibrant demonstration of God’s will for humankind.”
Waiting for Love by Adri Ali
Led by God, the author found a love worth waiting for.
The Gospel of Laughter by Charles A. Tapp
Is laughter really the best medicine? It can be, but only if used to convey our joy and hope in God.
Beyond Walls: Building Bridges Through Public Art by Dale Sherman
With a goal of making the communities he’s reaching out to more beautiful, the author uses his artistic talent to connect with people. He is currently living out this mission in the Middle East.
Hildebrando & Leah Camacho: A Dialogue with a Portuguese Adventist Couple Who Use Art as a Tool for Evangelism by Tiago Mendes Alves
While working as coordinators for Adventist Help in Greece, this couple also utilizes artistic talent for outreach.
Living the Christian Life in an Alien Culture by Tom de Bruin
“As aliens in a strange land, we as Christians are called upon to live honorable and morally upright lives so that people will glorify God, and so that we will fulfill our mission to those around us.”