COVID-19 and Vaccines – Update

Here’s a short talk I gave (4/17/21) about the latest information on COVID-19 and the vaccines, discussing a few common questions and concerns (video clip and PowerPoint slides with references) COVID-19 and Vaccines Update (YouTube Video): COVID-19 and Vaccines (PowerPoint):   Downloadable: COVID-19 and the mRNA Vaccines Notes and References for slides:   Slide 3…

The Arguments of Adventists Opposed to Vaccines

While the General Conference and North American Division have come out in favor of the mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 (Link) many Seventh-day Adventists remain fundamentally opposed to these mRNA vaccines – and to vaccines in general. On the one hand, the SDA Church, as an organization, argues that vaccines are not fundamentally opposed to Biblical…

“For such a time as this”

An interesting backstory behind the long history of the development of the mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 was recently published by National Geographic (Jillian Kramer, December 31, 2020) – where multiple puzzle pieces seemed to just fall into place at just the right time. This story is particularly interesting because of its seemingly providential nature –…