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Appendix A

Corrupt SDA Leaders & Others

Below is a summary of influential yet corrupt Seventh-day Adventist leaders and others who are mentioned in chapter 1. Some new information is included, and this is certainly not a complete list.

Name Position/Location False Teaching(s)/Promotes

General Conference of SDAs

Ángel Rodríguez
  • Director, Biblical Research Institute
  • Ecumenism
  • There is no precise meaning of 666
  • Tithe can go only to conferences (See volume 1, chapter 2)
Bert Beach
  • Former Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director
  • Ecumenism
  • Honor of men
  • States that we should be careful how we speak about the Catholic Church, since he believes it has changed
Jan Paulsen
  • Former president
José Rojas
  • Director, Volunteer Ministries
  • Jewish traditions
  • Emerging church/postmodernism, such as GODencounters and Go Fish Conference
  • States that we should not “cry aloud”
Kleber Goncalves
  • Consultant, Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies
  • Emerging church/postmodernism
Matthew Gamble
  • Consultant, Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies
  • Senior Consultant for the Center for Creative Ministry
  • Advisor to the Adventist Christian Fellowship board and the NAD Young Adult Advisory
  • VagaBondservant International (Gamble’s personal website)
  • Speaker at GODencounters events
  • Spiritual formation/contemplative prayer
  • Contemporary worship services
  • Enjoys secular music, especially the alternative rock band Incubus
  • Recommends The Ragamuffin Gospel and Signature of Jesus books by Brennan Manning, which promote contemplative prayer
Miroslav Pujic
  • Director, Global Mission Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies (GC)
  • Director, Media Ministry for the Trans-European Division (TED) of SDAs
  • Emerging church/postmodernism, such as use of drama and popular music
  • Spiritual formation
Nikolaus Satelmajer
  • Associate Secretary, Ministerial Association
  • Past editor, Ministry magazine
  • Spiritual formation
  • Ecumenism
Rey Descalso
  • Associate Director, Center for Secular and Postmodern Studies
  • Youth/Associate Pastor, Markham Woods SDA Church, Longwood, Florida
  • Emerging church/postmodernism
  • Recommends the book Post-Modern Pilgrims: First century passion for a 21st century world by Leonard Sweet

North American Division of SDAs

A. Allan Martin
  • Professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation,” Andrews University
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
  • Drama and humorous speakers
  • Curriculum coach for GODencounters
  • Emerging church
Alan Reinach
  • Director, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Department, Pacific Union Conference of SDAs
  • Jewish feasts
  • Ecumenism
Alan Woodson
  • Adult Choir director, Mt. Rubidoux SDA Church, Riverside, California
  • Organizes “Soulful Messiah” concerts yearly
  • Served six years as the church’s minister of creative music and arts
  • Drama
  • Praise dance
  • Competition
  • Contemporary gospel/praise music
Andy McRae
  • Pastor, Celebration Center SDA Church, Redlands, California
  • Christian rock, hand raising, and drama
  • Celebrate Recovery 12 step program
  • Candles on communion table
  • Stated in prayer in reference to the communion emblems: “These gifts of bread and wine, make them to be for us the body and blood of Christ”
  • Church members came forward to receive the communion emblems
Andy Nash
  • Former assistant editor for the Adventist Review
  • Recommends visiting Willow Creek
  • Leads a contemporary, informal worship service at Collegedale SDA Church, Tennessee, where music is a priority and includes a worship ballet. A Purim celebration, an Esther drama, and Jewish dancing were some activities used to supplement a sermon about Esther
Ann Roda
  • Pastor, New Hope SDA Church, Fulton, Maryland
Anthony DeMore
  • Elder, Co-op City SDA Church, Bronx, New York
  • Yahweh’s People website
  • Gospel hip-hop
Arnold Trujillo
  • Vice President, Pacific Union Conference of SDAs
  • Jewish feasts
  • Ecumenism
Barry Black
  • Appointed Chaplain to the U.S. Senate in 2003
  • Board member, Phipps’ U.S. Dream Academy
  • Addressed the Dalai Lama as "his holiness”
  • Speaker at Adventist Urban Congress
  • Ecumenism
  • Received honor of men
Ben Clausen
  • Scientist, Geoscience Research Institute, Loma Linda, California
Ben Maxson
  • Pastor, Paradise SDA Church, California
  • Former Stewardship Director, GC
  • Spiritual formation/disciplines
  • Produced the “Learning to Care” course
  • Produced the “Steps to Discipleship” course
Bill Bossert
  • Pastor, The Edge Christian Worship Center, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
  • Former pastor, The Shepherd’s House: An Adventist Community of Love, SDA church, Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Emerging church
  • Contemporary Christian music
Bill Knott
  • Editor and executive publisher, Adventist Review and Adventist World
  • Professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation,” AU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
  • Ecumenism
Bobby Moore
  • Pastor, Highline SDA Church, Burien, Washington
  • Spiritual formation/disciplines
Brenda Billingy
  • Metropolitan SDA Church, Hyattsville, Maryland
  • Ecumenism
  • Charismatic church services
Brian Wight
  • Media Director and Producer, New Hope SDA Church, Fulton, Maryland
  • Former chaplain, Washington Adventist Hospital
  • Contemporary Gospel music
  • Emerging church
  • Sports
Carlton Byrd
  • Senior pastor, Atlanta Berean SDA Church, Georgia
  • Associate Speaker/Director, Breath of Life
  • Emerging church
  • Received honor of men
  • Contemporary praise music
Carol Tasker
  • Associate Professor, Religious Education, Spiritual Life and Family Ministries, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines
Charles Tapp
  • Senior Pastor, Sligo SDA Church, Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Contemporary worship services, puppets, drama
  • Philip Yancey
  • Celebrate Recovery 12 step program
  • Lighting of the Advent candle
  • Sports, competition
  • International Christmas Festival
Cheryl Doss
  • Director, Institute of World Mission, Michigan
  • Ecumenism (attended Edinburgh 2010)
Chris Estay
  • Associate/Youth Pastor, Pleasant Hill SDA Church, California
  • Rick Warren’s ideas
Clifford Goldstein
  • Editor, Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide
  • Former editor, Liberty magazine
  • New theology
Danny Chan
  • Lead pastor, Renovatus ministry
  • Young adult pastor, Eagle Rock SDA church, Los Angeles, California
  • Contemporary worship services and music
  • Postmodernism/emerging church
  • Spiritual disciplines
  • Tony Campolo
Dany Hernandez
  • Pastor for Collegiate and Young Adult Ministries, Forest Lake SDA Church, Apopka, Florida
  • Supports contemporary worship services and drama
  • Emerging church
Dave Gemmell
  • Pastor for Young Adults, New Hope SDA Church, Fulton, Maryland
  • Associate Director, NAD Church Resource Center
  • Senior Consultant, Center for Creative Ministry
David Larson
  • Ethics Professor, School of Religion, LLU
David Pendleton
  • Former pastor, Waiola Worship Center (SDA), Kaneohe, Hawaii
  • God accepts all types of worship with contemporary drama
David Smith
  • Writer/producer, Voice of Prophecy
  • Received honor of men
Debbie Higgens
  • Professor, SAU
  • Spiritual formation/direction
  • Spent much of her career studying and teaching about C. S. Lewis
Delcy Kuhlman
  • Adjunct Professor, Spiritual Formation, AU
  • Spiritual formation
Denis Fortin
  • Dean, AU
  • Spiritual formation
Dennis Smith
  • Pastor, New Haven SDA Church, Connecticut
  • Contemporary worship services/music
  • Promotes the book Fresh Power by Jim Cymbala who is the leader of a non-SDA charismatic church
  • Wrote 40 Days - Prayers and Devotions
Derek Morris
  • Adjunct Professor, Spiritual Formation, AU and SAU
  • Editor, Ministry magazine
  • Former pastor , Forest Lake SDA Church, Apopka, Florida
  • Spiritual formation
Diane Forsythe
  • Served as an SDA college Bible teacher, pastor, and chaplain
Dick Duerksen
  • Assistant to the president, Maranatha Volunteers International as a professional storyteller and weekly television show host for Maranatha Mission Stories
  • Former director, Mission Development, Florida Hospital
  • Ecumenism
  • Phillip Yancey
  • Promotes reading Billy Graham’s autobiography
  • Received honor of men
  • Discipleship
Duane Covrig
  • Professor of Leadership and Educational Administration and religion and ethics, AU
  • Taught religion, LLU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Gathered resources for Partners in Innovation conferences
Dúane Schoonard
  • Associate pastor, Collegedale Church of SDAs, Tennessee
  • Associate ministerial secretary, NAD
  • Spiritual formation
Dwight Nelson
  • Senior pastor, Pioneer Memorial SDA Church, Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • His church’s website promotes prayer walking, Lectio Divina, silence and popcorn prayer (tiny seed words and thoughts)
  • Emerging church
  • Contemporary worship services
Earl Canson
  • Pastor, Fresno Westside SDA Church, California
  • Ecumenism
  • Emerging church
  • Laid hands on and prayed over the Fresno mayor and police chief
Ed Reid
  • Former Stewardship Director, NAD
Eric Brown
  • Senior pastor, Riverside Community Church (SDA), California
  • Contemporary worship service
  • Natural Church Development/Purpose Driven
  • Celebrate Recovery 12 step program
Errol Stoddart
  • Senior pastor, Miracle Temple Worship Center (SDA), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Emerging church
Fredrick Russell
  • President, Allegheny West Conference of SDAs
  • Former senior pastor, Miracle Temple Worship Center (SDA), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Charismatic worship services
  • Influenced by Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York City—a non-SDA charismatic church
  • Prayer warriors
  • Refers to a book by Jim Collins who believes in Eastern mysticism
Fritz Guy
  • Former University Professor of Theology and Philosophy, LSU
Ganoune Diop
  • Director, Adventist Church's Global Mission Study Centers
  • Ecumenism (attended Edinburgh 2010)
  • Shalom board member/Jewish traditions
Gary Krause
  • Director, Office of Adventist Mission
  • Ecumenism
Gary Swanson
  • Editor, Collegiate Quarterly
  • Endorses Steve Daily’s book Adventism for a New Generation
Gaspar Colon
  • Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor of Theology, and director of the Center for Metropolitan Ministry, WAU
  • Speaker at Adventist Urban Congress
Geoffrey Blake
  • Associate Pastor, Paradise Valley SDA Church, National City, California
George Knight
  • Emeritus professor of church history, AU
  • New theology
Gianluca Bruno
  • Pastor, Village Church (SDA), Mason, Ohio
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
Glenward Alexander Bryant
  • Executive secretary, NAD
  • Associate Secretary, GC
  • Former president, Central States Conference of SDAs
Heather Crews
  • Pastor, Church Life, Keene SDA Church, Texas
  • Spiritual formation
Henry Sookra
  • Tunapuna SDA Church, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Purpose Driven movement
Hyveth Williams
  • Professor, Homiletics, AU
  • Former senior pastor, Campus Hill Church (SDA), Loma Linda, California
  • Former senior pastor and campus chaplain, Southern New England Conference of SDAs
  • Former associate pastor for public evangelism, Sligo SDA Church, Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Emerging church/postmodernism
  • Quoted the definition of grace by Donald Barnhouse (a Presbyterian pastor who believed differently on grace and righteousness by faith than what is in God’s Word)
Jack Sequeira
  • Former senior pastor, Walla Walla City Church (SDA), Washington State
  • Former senior pastor, Capital Memorial Church (SDA), Washington, D.C.
  • New theology
James Coffin
  • Senior pastor, Markham Woods Adventist Church, Longwood, Florida
  • Directed Center for Secular/Postmodern Mission
  • Emerging Church/Postmodernism
James Londis
  • Director, Ethics and Corporate Integrity, Kettering Medical Center Network, Dayton, Ohio
  • Former pastor, Sligo SDA Church, Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Presented at Partners in Innovation
  • Emerging church
  • Contemporary worship services
Jami Keller
  • Spiritual Formation Team Leader, Oasis Church (SDA), Boise, Idaho
  • Spiritual formation
Jared Wright
  • Arlington SDA Church, Riverside, California
Jason Decena
  • Associate Pastor, Escondido SDA Church, California
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
Jeff Zaremsky
  • Leads two Jewish Adventist congregations, New Port Richey and St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Jewish traditions
Jeffrey Gang
  • Pastor, CrossWalk SDA Church, Redlands, California
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
Jennifer Scott
  • Pastor, Shelton SDA Church, Washington State
  • Former senior pastor, Riverside Community Church (SDA), California
Jerry Moon
  • Associate Professor and Chair, Church History Department, AU
  • Teacher of Spiritual Formation Practicum course, AU
  • Spiritual formation
Jim Appel
  • Associate, Center for Secular and Postmodern Mission
  • Emerging church/postmodernism
  • Recommended the book A New Kind of Christian by Brian McLaren
JoAline Olson
  • Vice president of Innovations, Adventist Health
  • Ecumenism
  • New Age movement
Joe Grider
  • Pastor, Bellfort SDA Church, Houston, Texas
  • Wears a robe decorated with what resembles Maltese or Iron crosses
  • Drama
John Jenson
  • Pastor, South Bay-Redondo Adventist Church, Torrance, California
  • Spiritual formation
  • Contemporary worship services
John McLarty
  • Pastor, North Hill Adventist Fellowship, Edgewood, Washington State
John McVay
  • New Testament scholar and president, WWU
  • Ecumenism (attended Edinburgh 2010)
John Solomon
  • Former associate pastor, Yakima SDA Church, Washington State
  • Uses small groups to transition a church into more contemporary music
Jon Dybdahl
  • Professor, World Mission, AU
  • Pastoral practitioner, Doctor of Ministry concentration entitled “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation”
  • Former president, WWU
  • Spiritual Formation/spiritualism (authored Hunger: Satisfying the Longing of Your Soul)
  • Discipleship
  • Ecumenism
Jon Paulien
  • Professor of New Testament Interpretation, AU
  • Dean, Faculty of Religion, LLU
  • Partners in Innovation
Joseph Kidder
  • Professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation,” AU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
  • Required his students to read The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard
Julius Nam
  • Associate professor, LLU School of Religion
Keavin Hayden
  • Director, Evangelism, Union Springs, New York
Kenley Hall
  • Adjunct professor, Research and Writing, AU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
Kermit Netteburg
  • Pastor, Beltsville SDA Church, Maryland
  • Christmas movie, auction, football
  • Stated that we should not look for signs of Christ’s return in disasters and should not warn people that the end is near
  • Emerging church
Larry McCloskey
  • Former chair, biology department, LSU
  • Evolution
Lawrence Geraty
  • President emeritus of LSU
Leland Kaiser
  • Founder and president, Kaiser Consulting
  • Sought after motivational speaker
  • Co-founder, Kaiser Institute and Two Worlds Wisdom School
  • Promotes Gnostic teachings
  • Spiritualism/Occult
  • Our health system must change – we need to hire non-SDAs and serve meat to patients
  • Views Catholic hospitals as important allies since they have the most outstanding examples of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ
  • Partners in Innovation
  • Focused on money
LeRoy Froom
  • Former associate secretary, Ministerial Association, GC
  • Founding editor, Ministry magazine
  • Former field secretary, GC
Lyle Arakaki
  • Senior pastor, Roseburg SDA Church, Oregon
  • Spiritual formation/direction
Lynn Mallery
  • Former President, Southeastern California Conference of SDAs
Maria Long
  • Wife of SDA Pastor, Ryan Long, Burleson SDA Church, Texas
  • Sings popular Christian rock/pop
Martin Feldbush
  • Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) director
  • Spiritual formation
Martin Weber
  • Editor, Outlook magazine
  • New theology
Marvin Moore
  • Editor, Signs of the Times magazine
  • Celebrate Recovery 12 step program
Michael Edward Dunn
  • Spiritual director, Angwin, California
  • Spiritual formation/direction
Mike Agidius
  • Jazz ensemble director, WWU
  • Jazz, swing, rock, funk, ballad and Latin music
Mike Mennard
  • English professor, UC
  • Wrote and composed a musical comedy entitled That's What Makes Them Pirates!
  • Contemporary gospel music
Mike Tucker
  • Spiritual formation, Jesus101 Biblical Institute
  • Spiritual formation
Monte Sahlin
  • Director, Research & Special Projects, Ohio Conference of SDAs
  • Professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation,” AU
  • Senior consultant, Center for Creative Ministry
Morris Venden
  • Former pastor, CrossWalk SDA Church, Redlands, California
  • New theology
Norman Gulley
  • Research professor, School of Religion, SAU
O. Jane Thayer
  • Associate Professor of Religious Education and professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation”, AU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
Paul Richardson
  • Director, Center for Creative Ministry
  • Emerging church
Phil Johnson
  • Pastor, Portsmouth SDA Church, New Hampshire
  • Purpose Driven movement
Raj Attiken
  • President, Ohio Conference of SDAs
  • Director for Mission & Strategy
  • Culture of innovation in worship
  • Concerned that church members will become too self-absorbed in “protecting truth” and “preserving tradition”
  • Emerging church
Rajkumar Dixit
  • Associate pastor over Community Development and Administration, New Hope SDA Church, Fulton, Maryland
  • Contemporary worship services including drama and dance
  • Teaches not to speak negatively against homosexuality
  • Emerging church
Randal Wisbey
  • President, LSU
  • Spiritual formation
  • Supports evolution taught at LSU
  • Endorses Steve Daily’s book Adventism for a New Generation
Randy Fishell
  • Editor, Guide magazine
  • Promotes "The Lads," a Christian Rock/pop band
  • Speaker at Go Fish--Putting Families First, a convention which included presentations on the postmodern child, discipleship, drama, puppets
Raymond Pichette
  • Vice President, Pastoral Ministries, Potomac Conference of SDAs, Virginia
  • Advisor and reader for projects and dissertations on spiritual formation
Ricardo Graham
  • President, Pacific Union Conference of SDAs
  • Ecumenism
Richard Coffen
  • Former vice president of editorial services, Review and Herald Publishing Association
Richard Davidson
  • Professor and pastoral practitioner, “Discipleship & Spiritual Formation”, AU
  • Chaired the Old Testament department, AU
  • Former president, Adventist Theological Society
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
Rick Anderson, Jr.
  • Pastor for Worship and Creative Arts, New Hope SDA Church, Fulton, Maryland
  • Contemporary worship music
  • Emerging church
  • Sports
Rob Robinson
  • Founding Pastor, Hillside Community Church (SDA), San Francisco, California
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
Robert Kurtz
  • Dean of men, Newton Hall, PUC
  • Spiritual disciplines
Roger Dudley
  • Professor emeritus of Christian Ministry and director, Institute of Church Ministry, AU
  • Director, Adventist Information Ministry
  • Spiritual formation
Roger Hernández
  • Hispanic Ministries Director, Oregon Conference of SDAs
Ron Halvorsen, Sr.
  • Retired, Southern Union Evangelist
  • Prayer walking
  • Warfare praying (prayer warriors)
Ron Whitehead
  • Assistant to the president for spiritual life and director of the Center for Youth Evangelism, AU
  • Instrumental in the development of the Easter Passion Play
Roy Adams
  • Former associate editor, Adventist Review
  • New theology
  • Ecumenism
Roy Naden
  • Professor emeritus of religious education, AU
  • New theology
Ryan Bell
  • Senior pastor, Hollywood Adventist Church, California
  • Board member of Creative Ministry
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
  • Contemporary worship services, drama, contemporary band, casual dress
  • Promotes missional church
  • Emerging church
  • Ash Wednesday service in a darkened room with candles and incense burning, pastor placed a cross of ashes on the members’ foreheads
Samir Selmanovic
  • Served as teaching pastor at CrossWalk SDA Church, Redlands, California
  • Speaker, 2010 Innovation conference
  • Founder and co-leader, FaithHouse Manhattan
  • Emerging church
  • Ecumenism/interfaith
  • Witchcraft
  • Wearing of jeans to church
  • Coffee drinking
  • Worldly movies and music
  • Competition, raffles, circus shows
  • Communion as the Eucharist
  • Quotes C. S. Lewis
Sandra Roberts
  • Executive secretary, Southeastern California Conference of SDAs
  • Former Co-pastor/associate pastor, Corona SDA Church, California
  • Spiritual formation
Somer Penington
  • Chaplain, Redlands Adventist Academy, California
  • Prayer labyrinth
Steve Case
  • Author and international speaker to youth and youth leaders
  • President, Involve Youth
  • Taught “CHMN 720 Current Issues in Youth and Young Adult Ministry”, AU
  • Promotes rap music, skits, familiarity with the opposite sex, sports and competition, tournaments, senseless games, amusement parks, joking, downplaying the health message, prayer walks, and small group solitude
  • Spiritual formation
Steve Daily
  • Former university chaplain and faculty member, LSU
  • Former pastor, Celebration Center SDA Church, Redlands, California
  • Senior pastor, Kingdom Life Fellowship, Redlands, California
  • Ecumenism
  • Emerging church
  • Contemporary worship services
  • Believes in unintelligible tongues
  • Dance and drama
  • Homosexuality
  • Humans can’t stop sinning
  • Wrote Adventism for a New Generation, which is endorsed by Desmond Ford
  • Ellen White did not “have it all right”
  • Small groups, contemplative prayer
Susan Zork
  • Professor of Religion, AU
  • Spiritual formation
Thomas Macomber
  • Adjunct professor, LSU
  • Owns a music production company called Walkin’ on the Water Records
  • Turns the classroom into a start-up music company
  • His music production company includes blues, jazz, rock, and bluegrass music
Tim Goff
  • Central Region Ministerial Field Secretary, Florida Conference of SDAs
  • Former Associate pastor, Forest Lake SDA Church, Apopka, Florida
Tim Mitchell
  • Pastor, PUC (SDA) Church, Angwin, California
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
Tony Parrish
  • Associate Pastor, Norwalk SDA Church, California
  • Homosexuality – signed the solemn appeal website petition
V. Bailey Gillespie
  • Coordinator for Valuegenesis Research Project
  • Endorses Steve Daily’s book Adventism for a New Generation
William Johnsson
  • Former editor, Adventist Review
  • New theology
William Loveless
  • Former pastor, LLU Church, California
  • Founder, Adventist Student Mission program
  • Endorses Steve Daily’s book Adventism for a New Generation
Winston Ferris
  • Adjunct Professor, Religious Education & Spiritual Formation, AU
  • Spiritual formation
Wintley Phipps
  • Senior pastor, Palm Bay SDA Church, Florida
  • Founder and president of U.S. Dream Academy, Inc
  • Founder of Songs of Freedom Publishing Company and Coral Records Recording Company
  • Contemporary music
  • Emerging church/postmodernism, such as Go Fish Conference
  • Promotes Oprah Winfrey
  • Performed for the 1984 and 1988 National Democratic Conventions; Robert Schuller's Hour of Power Telecast; the Billy Graham Crusades; the Vatican; Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Diana Ross' wedding; Saturday Night Live; Sunday Live; Oprah Winfrey Show; CBS Nightwatch and non-SDA churches and other events
Woodrow Whidden, III
  • Professor, systematic and historical theology, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines
  • New theology
Yat Ang
  • Member of 2005 In-Residence Cohort for Global Mission Leadership (for doctor of ministry at AU)
  • Gathered resources for Partners in Innovation conferences while in the leadership program at AU
  • Spiritual formation
Zdravko Plantak
  • WAU Theology Department chair and religion professor
  • Served as president, Adventist Society for Religious Studies
  • Presenter at Partners in Innovation
  • Speaker at Adventist Urban Congress

Inter-American Division of SDAs

Victor Figueroa Villareal
  • Professor of Theology, University of Montemorelos (SDA), Mexico
  • Advisor and reader for projects and dissertations on spiritual formation

Trans-European Division of SDAs

Don McFarlane
  • Global Mission/Stewardship director
  • Promotes “One Hope Street” (a soap opera style production)
Eddie Hypolite
  • Associate Youth Director, South England Conference of SDAs
  • Warned leaders not to make church doctrines “a yoke and burden,” that they are “teaching the traditions of men” as “commands of God”
  • Speaker at the World Youth Prayer Congress
Paul Clee
  • Field secretary
  • Spiritual formation
Reinder Bruinsma
  • Retired church administrator, Netherlands Union of SDAs
  • Denies the papacy is the antichrist

Iceland Conference of SDAs

Gavin Anthony
  • Director of Youth and Discipleship, Iceland Conference of SDAs
  • Spiritual formation
  • Discipleship
  • Recommends a website that promotes Emerging Church leaders

South Bavarian Conference of SDAs, Germany

Wolfgang Dorn
  • Youth pastor, South Bavarian Conference of SDAs, Germany
  • Postmodern/Emerging church

South Pacific Division of SDAs

Allan Walshe
  • Past president, New Zealand Pacific Union Conference of SDAs
  • Former director, family ministries, South Queensland SDA Conference
  • Spiritual formation (Taught “The Personal Practice of Spiritual Formation” and “CHMN 720 Current Issues in Youth and Young Adult Ministry” at AU)
  • Discipleship
Arthur Patrick
  • Retired historian, theologian and honorary senior research fellow, Avondale College
  • Founding director of the Ellen G. White/SDA Research Centre, located within the Avondale College library
Brendan Pratt
  • Director of Personal Ministries and Sabbath School, Greater Sydney Conference of SDAs
  • Spiritual formation
Bruce Manners
  • Former editor, Record, South Pacific Division of SDAs
Colin Renfrew
  • Director of Discipleship and Spiritual Development, South Queensland Conference of SDAs
  • Editor of Spiritually Formed
  • Spiritual formation/disciplines, discipleship
  • Emergent/postmodernism
Daryl Murdoch
  • Associate national director of Adventist Schools Australia
  • Supports Ben Maxson’s spiritual formation Encounter program
David Potter
  • Coordinator of general studies, Avondale College
Graeme Bradford
  • Retired professor, Theology Department, Avondale College
Leighton Heise
  • Associate pastor, Coastlife SDA Church, Gold Coast, Australia
Lloyd Grolimund
  • Senior pastor, Wahroonga SDA Church, Australia
  • Interprets Ellen White by his wrong understanding of the Bible instead of allowing Ellen White’s writings to plainly reveal themselves (Record, December 4, 2010)
  • Does not believe we can completely overcome sin (Record, Dec 4, 2010)
Nathan Brown
  • Editor, Record, South Pacific Division of SDAs
Wes Tolhurst
  • Senior pastor, Coastlife SDA church, Gold Coast, Australia

Northern and Southern Asia-Pacific Divisions of SDAs

Jim Park
  • Professor of evangelism and mission, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Produced the website Disciple Tree which promotes discipleship and spiritual formation

Other

Marcel Schwantes
  • Online editor, Adventist Today
  • Certified life and leadership coach
  • Certified trainer of the PeopleMap System
  • Instrumental in organizing Unite99 and Unite2000
  • Self-help, psychology
  • PeopleMap System
Steve Varro
  • SDA illusionist
Tom and Delcy Kuhlman
  • Founding Directors, Still Waters retreat house, Buchanan, Michigan
  • Ecumenism
  • Prayer labyrinth
  • Taizé Evensong service
  • Still Waters provides a place of silence, solitude and spiritual companionship

Key to Abbreviations

AU – Andrews University
GC – General Conference
LLU – Loma Linda University
LSU – La Sierra University
NAD – North American Division
PUC – Pacific Union College
SAU – Southern Adventist University
SDA – Seventh-day Adventist
TED – Trans-European Division
UC – Union College
WAU – Washington Adventist University
WWU – Walla Walla University

 

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