Dialogue Volume 31, Number 3

College and University Dialogue

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 31, Number 3 (2019) is now available online. In his editorial titled In Season, Out of Season, Hudson Kibuuka considers specific things we can do to always be ready to share the gospel (2 Timothy 4:2). Additional articles include:

Military Service and the New Testament: Should Adventists Serve in the Military? by Cedric Vine
The author argues that “the New Testament calls the Christians to prioritize their identity as citizens of the kingdom of God over their allegiance to the kingdoms of this world. The Christian is never called to lay down his or her life for the state, a commitment reserved for the kingdom of God.”

When Faith and Science Clash by L. James Gibson
“The tension between faith and science may never be resolved, but we can learn to deal with it. The key to understanding the tension is to recognize the different presuppositions of faith and science concerning God and nature.”

To Be a Witness: The Call and the Challenge by Tennyson Samraj
This article includes six basic principles to shape the life of a witness, each with supporting biblical references.

Prayer and the Meaning of Life by Ricardo Bentancur
“What a tragedy it would be to walk through life without any indication of why we walk or where the path leads us! The journey of life is worthwhile in itself. But this journey has a meaning! The Holy Scriptures teach us about the existing relationship between the act of praying and the meaning of life.”

The Choices We Make by Erika Sorto
This reflective piece details the author’s path to decide for herself to commit to God, and how her dream for her life changed.

Ghana National Association of Adventist Students Holds Its 37th Annual Congress by Juvénal Balisasa
The Ghana National Association of Adventist Students “has spread to all Ghanaian colleges and universities as well as secondary schools across the country and has more than 28,000 members. Through its quarterly and annual activities, thousands of young men and women have been brought to Jesus. Within the past two academic years alone, members … were responsible for 2,288 baptisms.”

Mpoki M. Ulisubisya: Dialogue with an Adventist High Commissioner of Tanzania to Canada by Andrew Mutero
As Ulisubisya states, “The Lord has provided many opportunities to share my faith where I work. Even more, drawing on the resources my faith provides, I strive to demonstrate integrity in all that I do and encourage others to do the same.”

This issue is also available in Spanish, French and Portuguese.


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