With the publication of a new book—“Spiritual Vigilantes”– by Danny Shelton, the president of 3ABN, a divergent position on abortion has developed within the Adventist denomination. Will this event break the two decades of silence on this issue within Adventism? We don’t know.

Historical Background

When the State of Hawaii legalized abortion back in 1970, our Adventist leaders were faced with a serious moral dilemma. Half of the medical staff at our Castle Memorial Hospital [CMH] demanded the right to offer elective abortions to their patients.

One particular philanthropist who had donated a sizable sum of money for the construction of our Adventist hospital in Hawaii demanded that the management provide an abortion for his young daughter. When the directors of this Adventist medical facility hesitated, the non-Adventist physicians at said institution threatened to take their patients elsewhere in the event their demands were not met.

This unusual situation reached our General Conference, the Adventist leaders panicked, the fear of the Lord went out the window, and our Adventist church allowed our CMH to offer elective abortions on demand in a direct violation of God’s Law which prohibited the killing of innocent human beings.

Soon after, other Adventist hospitals took advantage of this new situation and thousands of innocent unborn children lost their lives inside our Adventist medical facilities. Thus, killing became an integral part of our original mission–healing.

The Adventist Controversy Regarding Abortion

Many Adventist members were alarmed at this change of policy regarding killing, and a vigorous controversy developed within the Adventist community. The debate lasted over two decades, and then it abated following the publication of a document known as “Guidelines on Abortion” which justified the killing of innocent unborn human beings under a variety or circumstances, including when an unwanted pregnancy began to affect the mental health of pregnant women.

Think of this, the church decided that the temporary mental depression of a woman faced with an unwanted pregnancy had precedence over the permanent deprivation of life of an innocent unborn baby. The deleterious effect of said abortion guidelines was that human beings justified the violation of one of God’s commandments in the name of mercy toward pregnant women. Of course, profit from the killing of unborn babies was a major factor in this shameful moral decision.

Is Silence the Right Answer When the House is on Fire?

Yesterday, I saw the following story as I was watching the daily news. A young man noticed that an apartment complex was on fire. He could have said to himself, “Alerting the dwellers of all these apartments might be risky. This is none of my business!”

He did not hesitate; he rushed to the rescue of those who were in great danger of loosing their lives; he started banging on doors and yelling: “Fire! The apartment is on fire,” and no one lost his life. This was a large apartment complex; had he chosen a silent response to the danger, a large number of people might have perished in the inferno.

The Wrong Answer to a Tragic Situation

When two decades ago the Adventist leaders chose the silent response to the growing genocide of the unborn, this was the wrong answer to a tragic situation. Innocent unborn children were being dismembered and poisoned to death inside abortion clinics, and those with the last message to a perishing world decided to side with the enemy of souls. We even allowed abortionists to carry out their murderous plans inside our own medical institutions.

Honoring God and the Mighty Dollar

Our morally blind Adventist leaders decided that there was nothing wrong honoring both God and the mighty dollar at the same time. We erected a statue of the Good Samaritan on the campus of our Loma Linda University, and we placed several plaques in honor of the greatest abortionist in the history of California a short distance from this monument.

Something similar took place on the campus of La Sierra University. A significant portion of its newer building was named after the same murderer of innocent unbor children in gratitude for his philanthropic support of Adventist education—a man responsible for the untimely death of 250,000 unborn children.

Breaking the Silence on Abortion

By coincidence, or perhaps providential intervention, two pro-life voices suddenly appeared among Adventism. One of them, a talented video creator named Andrew Michell, and the other one a successful TV personality and writer. Will these daring pro-life leaders manage to break the silence on the topic of abortion? Only God knows!

Michell’s pro-life videos are already having a powerful impact on the conscience of many Adventist leaders and members; and the book recently published by Danny Shelton, the president of 3ABN, is being widely distributed to avid readers and promoters. The title of the book is “Spiritual Vigilantes,” and is free to the public.

How is this possible? This incredible project was made possible by the generosity of donors. One of them gifted $100,000 for the project, others are donating $20,000, $10,000 as well as other large and small donations.

You can request a few copies or hundreds of them. The only thing you will be asked to pay for is shipping. Here is a link for you:

Link for the Book:


Link for Michell’s Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzWgG4VIui8&feature=em-subs_digest


Yes, a pro-life position by the Adventist church is attainable by simply empowering the same entity that approved the abortions guidelines back in 1992. It can be done this year. All we need is for the new members of the Autumn Council representing the entire world church to include this in their agenda.

What took place in San Antonio, Texas, in 2015 can be a guide to what could happen again. The representatives of the worldwide church revealed then their willingness to defeat the will of the North American delegation on the issue of women’s ordination. The same could be done on the abortion issue by the Autumn Council.

Perhaps the Lord is preparing the conditions for this miracle to take place.

Here are some highlights I jotted down from the above referenced video:

The General Conference Executive Committee includes representatives from the worldwide church, therefore it speaks for the entire world church.

In 1992, 93 percent of the representatives voted in favor of the guidelines on abortion and only 7 percent against said document.

In 1992 45 percent of the representatives were from the North American Division [NAD].

Since 1992, the year the guidelines on abortion was approved, the demographics of the church have changed in a dramatic way. The power has shifted away from the NAD. Today the NAD representation is only 8 percent of the total world church.

The GC Executive Committee meets every year, which means that doing away with the abortion guidelines is within the reach of the church if the altered voting power of the church is appealed to.

Silence is implied admission that you agree with what the church has been teaching and practicing regarding the violation of the biblical murder prohibition.

Posted by: adventlife | August 1, 2017

Spiritual Vigilantes, a New Book by 3ABN Danny Shelton


My Comments: As you watch this video, I suggest that you pay special attention to the comments made about abortion and homosexuality by the participants. You might be aware that the Adventist community has been strangely silent about these topics—especially the issue of abortion–while the genocide of the unborn has been in full swing in a direct violation of God’s prohibition against the murder of innocent human being. The book is free, and you can order any number of copies. The only expense you will be ask to contribute is the cost of shipping.

Link for Ordering: https://3abnstore.com/



“The abortion company has also been exposed for selling the body parts of aborted children. The expose’ videos catching Planned Parenthood officials selling the body parts of aborted babies have shocked the nation. Here is a list of all 14:

  • In the first video: Dr. Deborah Nucatola of Planned Parenthood commented on baby-crushing: “We’ve been very good at getting heart, lung, liver, because we know that, so I’m not gonna crush that part, I’m gonna basically crush below, I’m gonna crush above, and I’m gonna see if I can get it all intact.”
  • In the second video: Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Mary Gatter joked, “I want a Lamborghini” as she negotiated the best price for baby parts.
  • In the third video: Holly O’Donnell, a former Stem Express employee who worked inside a Planned Parenthood clinic, detailed first-hand the unspeakable atrocities and how she fainted in horror over handling baby legs.
  • In the fourth video: Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Savita Ginde stated, “We don’t want to do just a flat-fee (per baby) of like, $200. A per-item thing works a little better, just because we can see how much we can get out of it.” She also laughed while looking at a plate of fetal kidneys that were “good to go.”
  • In the fifth video: Melissa Farrell of Planned Parenthood-Gulf Coast in Houston boasted of Planned Parenthood’s skill in obtaining “intact fetal cadavers” and how her “research” department “contributes so much to the bottom line of our organization here, you know we’re one of the largest affiliates, our Research Department is the largest in the United States.”
  • In the sixth video: Holly O’Donnell described technicians taking fetal parts without patient consent: “There were times when they would just take what they wanted. And these mothers don’t know. And there’s no way they would know.”
  • In the seventh and perhaps most disturbing video: Holly O’Donnell described the harvesting, or “procurement,” of organs from a nearly intact late-term fetus aborted at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s Alameda clinic in San Jose, CA. “‘You want to see something kind of cool,’” O’Donnell says her supervisor asked her. “And she just taps the heart, and it starts beating. And I’m sitting here and I’m looking at this fetus, and its heart is beating, and I don’t know what to think.”
  • In the eighth video: StemExpress CEO Cate Dyer admits Planned Parenthood sells “a lot of” fully intact aborted babies.
  • The ninth video: catches a Planned Parenthood medical director discussing how the abortion company sells fully intact aborted babies — including one who “just fell out” of the womb.
  • The 10th video: catches the nation’s biggest abortion business selling specific body parts — including the heart, eyes and “gonads” of unborn babies. The video also shows the shocking ways in which Planned Parenthood officials admit that they are breaking federal law by selling aborted baby body parts for profit.
  • Unreleased Videos: Unreleased videos from CMP show Deb Vanderhei of Planned Parenthood caught on tape talking about how Planned Parenthood abortion business affiliates may “want to increase revenue [from selling baby parts] but we can’t stop them…” Another video has a woman talking about the “financial incentives” of selling aborted baby body parts.
  • The 11th video: catches a Texas Planned Parenthood abortionist planning to sell the intact heads of aborted babies for research. Amna Dermish is caught on tape describing an illegal partial-birth abortion procedure to terminate living, late-term unborn babies which she hopes will yield intact fetal heads for brain harvesting.
  • The 12th video in the series shows new footage of Jennefer Russo, medical director at Planned Parenthood in Orange County, California, describing to undercover investigators how her abortion business tries to harvest intact aborted babies’ bodies for a local for-profit biotech company and changes the abortion procedure to do so.
  • The 13th video: exposes a Planned Parenthood medical director admitting that babies born alive after abortion are sometimes killed.
  • The 14th video: catches Planned Parenthood executives discussing gruesome abortion procedures and the sale of body parts from aborted babies for profit.

More: http://www.lifenews.com/2017/07/24/senate-parliamentarian-may-have-killed-bill-to-defund-planned-parenthood-possible-solution-emerges/


The Day Ministry Magazine Went Silent on Abortion.

A couple of decades ago the topic of abortion was the main issue in our Adventist media. The readers’ interest in this controversial issue was so great that on July 1988 David Newman wrote the following:

“Our articles on abortion have touched a sensitive nerve. We are receiving more email on this subject than on any other recently published article. The letters are running 10 to 1 in favor of the church adopting a stricter standard.”

Then suddenly, a few years following the publication of our current Adventist “Guidelines on Abortion,” which justifies the killing of innocent unborn children under a variety of circumstances, a long silence ensued on the pages of that periodical

A Deafening Silence. Following the adoption of our current abortion guidelines in 1992, our Adventist media lost interest in continuing the debate about abortion.

Many pro-life Adventist leaders left the church; some of them started their own independent ministries; and, believe it or not, some even went as far as joining the Catholic organization due to their strong pro-life position.

Our official “Ministry” magazine, which had been following this controversial debate for many years, suddenly went into a long hibernation and refused to publish anything that dealt with the issue.

If you have any doubts, I suggest you read the special report I wrote about this unusual event entitled The Day Ministry Magazine Went Silent on Abortion.”



What happened? Why the sudden silence? Did the interest in abortion diminish, or was this the result of an intentional desire by the pro-choice/pro-abortion elite and the liberal leadership to silence the pro-life opposition whose opinions were running, according to Newman, 10 to 1 in favor of the church adopting a stricter standard? We cannot be 100 percent sure, but the timing of the comments on abortion blackout is rather suspicious!

Breaking the Adventist Silence on Abortion

This is why the publication of a book—“Spiritual Vigilantes”–authored by Danny Shelton, the current president of 3ABN, is so significant. It marks the departure from a conspiracy of silence on the abortion issue by Adventist leaders throughout the Adventist community.

How many sermons have you heard preached about this topic from Adventist pulpits in the last two decades? Perhaps I live in a different Adventist world, but I have heard none. Not only this, but I have written to the General Conference asking why we were silent on the abortion issue, and the answer I received was: “Read our Guidelines on Abortion.”

I expected an answer from the Book—the Bible. I was led to a document created by fallible human beings who replaced the four words from God’s Law—“you shall not murder”– with 1314 words designed by liberal Adventist theologians whose deliberate but hidden purpose was to nullify God’s Word.

Danny Shelton’s Book: “Spiritual Vigilantes”

Below is 3ABN’s introduction to Danny Shelton’s book, “Spiritual Vigilantes.” The book is free thanks to the generosity of many donors. People are donating small and large amounts of money. Some donations are in the $10,000, $20,000, and even $100,000 dollars. You can order 10 or thousands of copies, and you are asked to pay only for shipping expenses.

“We are living in a time of extreme spiritual warfare, and now is the time for Christians everywhere to take their stand for the Lord! Danny Shelton has just released his latest book, Spiritual Vigilantes, which shows how the government, as well as many Christian churches, has attempted to change God’s Ten Commandment law. Written in a “no holds barred” approach, you will discover answers as to why America is more divided by politics, race, and religion than any other time in history. ….”

More: https://3abnstore.com/spiritual-vigilantes/

A Circular Letter Signed by Danny Shelton

I received a letter signed by Danny Shelton, the president of 3ABN, advertising his new book “Spiritual Vigilantes” from which I would like to transcribe the following comments:

“The book deals with “spiritual vigilantes,” or people who try to change or negate God’s laws. It addresses the topic of same-sex marriage, abortion, and the change of the Sabbath to Sunday, because not much is heard in many of our churches about these, anymore. I’ve been amazed about how little opposition there is to same-sex marriage and abortion from many of our members.—and even leaders. As Seventh-day Adventist Christians, we teach the world that we cannot pick and choose which commandments we keep. God gave us Ten Commandments to follow, and the book of James tells us that if we break one commandment, we break them all!

After both Steve Wohlberg and I talked about abortion, a lady came to me an said she was almost ready to finance her daughter’s abortion, but that the Holy Spirit had convicted her not to. Well, she said, “I know of at least one life saved in this camp meeting.”

What Prompted Danny Shelton to Break the Adventist Silence on Abortion?

You may wonder what prompted Danny Shelton to break the Adventist silence on abortion? Of course, the main responsible for this miraculous event is the Holy Spirit. Nevertheless, you probably agree with me that many Adventist pro-lifers have been praying for this to happen.

This is true about my experience. I have been begging the Lord for this to take place for many decades now, and I have written letters both to the General Conference and to some of the individuals in charge of the 3ABN leadership. In answer to one of my letters to a former 3ABN CEO, I was assured that “everybody at 3ABN is pro-life.”

This was encouraging; nevertheless the same individual told me that he felt talking about abortion was not an integral part of 3ABN mission to the world. I felt sad to read this. I answered that 3ABN was duty bound to fully disclose our Adventist pro-abortion position on this issue.

Imagine the reaction of those joining the church the day they discovered that our church is not currently behind all Ten of God’s Commandments, and that we had replaced God’s prohibition found in Exodus 20 with a liberal attitude towards the killing of innocent human beings.

I sometimes wonder whether these letters of mine did have any effect on the conscience of our leaders. I may never know the answer to this query of mine this side of eternity. Nevertheless, I praise the Lord for Danny’s decision to address this subject. He has a huge megaphone, and the influence of his book may yield fruits for the salvation of many souls for God’s kingdom.

My Letter to the Former President of 3ABN

Pastor ……


PO Box 220

West Frankfort

Il 62986, USA

Dear Elder …,

This morning I felt impressed to send a small donation your way. I wish I could send larger contributions, but my only income is Social Security.

What prompted me to do this is a couple of sermons I heard on 3ABN. The first one was by a very energetic pastor whose name I do not have. He traced the history of the reformers starting with Luther and ending with the Adventist movement. It was the best sermon I have ever heard on the topic. He ended with the assertion that the Adventist Church has the last message for the world because it represents the last warning found in the Bible to a sinful world.

I agree that the book of Revelation contains the last call to come out of Babylon and stop worshipping the Beast portrayed in said book. My question is: Is past behavior the best way of identifying said beast and its image? Does present behavior a better method perhaps of identifying both the beast and its image? It is true that centuries ago Rome persecuted the saints without mercy. Nevertheless, isn’t it also true that the Catholic Church is today one of the most valiant defenders of the right to life?

Contrast this with the behavior of the United States which is responsible for the genocide of 55 millions of innocent human beings in our country alone! And to think that our Adventist Church has been profiting from this morally abhorrent behavior since 1970—three years before abortion was legalized in the U.S. mainland! As I listened to this amazing portrayal of the work of Reformers, the following quotation by Ellen White came to my mind:

“We must as a people arouse and cleanse the camp of Israel. Licentiousness, unlawful intimacy, and unholy practices are coming in among us in a large degree; and ministers who are handling sacred things are guilty of sin in this respect. They are coveting their neighbors’ wives, and the seventh commandment is broken. We are in danger of becoming a sister to fallen Babylon, of allowing our churches to become corrupted, and filled with every foul spirit, a cage for every unclean and hateful bird; and will we be clear unless we make decided movements to cure the existing evil?” {21MR 380.1}

She issued this dire warning a century ago when our church was still pro-life. Can you imagine what she would say today knowing that our church has been profiting from the genocide of the most innocent members of the human race? 3ABN has been doing an incredible work in sharing with the world the Three Angels message of warning and hope, and I commend you for what you did for the unborn a couple of decades ago; nevertheless, I get the impression that the beastly behavior of the U.S. towards the unborn in which our church has been participating seems to be of no visible concern to 3ABN.

Health is not the main concern of 3ABN, I presume; nor music, or the Sabbath, yet your programming assigns a good portion of your television time to those side issues. How come the flagrant violation of one of God’s Commandment seemingly gets no equal portion of your time and effort?

This brings me to the second impressive sermon I heard on 3ABN last night. The preacher was Ron Halvorsen, and he spoke very eloquently about the Sabbath. My guess is that the Sabbath topic is given ample attention in your programming.

When I contrast this with your apparent silence on the violation of the Sixth Commandment, I get the impression that we seem to value time more than human life. Should not the right to life be as sacred as sacred time? Did not Jesus remind the Jewish leaders that the Sabbath was made for man instead of the reverse?

I will continue praying for 3ABN because it seems that it might be the last hope for a true revival in our Adventist community of faith.

May the good Lord continue to bless your ministry!

Nic Samojluk

Bible 3

Pastor Ted Wilson, the president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, has been reminding us that we are “the people of the Book.” If this is the case, how come we can’t get an answer dealing with abortion from “the Book?

I and other Adventist pro-lifers have written to the General Conference more than once asking for the reason our church decided to “lean towards abortion” back in 1970, and why we allowed our Adventist hospitals to offer elective abortions to their patients beginning on that date. The answer I and others received in response to our query was: “Read our Guidelines on Abortion.”

Is the document known as guidelines on abortion in the Bible? The answer is “NO.” It was created by Adventist theologians who were given the task of finding a justification for what the Law given by God to humanity forbids: “You shall not murder.”

Compare this answer with the response we get when someone asks: “Why do we keep the Sabbath as the sacred day of rest?” The answer we get is from the Book: “Read Exodus 20.”

Why can’t we get a similar response from “the Book” when we inquire for the reason our church abandoned the pro-life policy on human life and embraced the pro-choice/pro-abortion position on this life and death issue? Why can’t we get an answer from “the Book” on this question?

Do you see a problem here? Why can’t our church show some consistency when dealing with the right to life of the unborn? Why when asked about the Sabbath we are directed to the Bible, but when dealing with killing—something that the Book forbids—we are led to a tradition established in 1970 by mere fallible men?

I suggest that you watch a video created by a young evangelist named Andrew Michell, and then tell me what you think regarding this anomalous situation in the church:

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxMGxGw9oGY&feature=youtu.be

This morning I posted the comment listed below on the Adventist “Sabbath School Net” Internet site. Do you think that my posting will be published? I have serious doubts, because I have tried in the past to post similar comments and my comments were deleted.

This attitude towards the open discussion of this moral issue is surprising given the following statement found in said “Guidelines on Abortion”:

“Church members should be encouraged to participate in the ongoing consideration of their moral responsibilities with regard to abortion in light of the teaching of scripture.”

Link: https://www.adventist.org/en/information/official-statements/guidelines/article/go/0/abortion/

Is a silence conspiracy the proper way of encouraging Adventist to participate in the discussion of this moral issue? Have you ever attempted to raise this issue in any of the main Adventist media? I have been banned by several Adventist Internet sites for attempting to do this.

Currently there is only one Adventist site that allows the discussion of abortion: Fulcrum7. All the others refuse to publish articles on this topic.

Advindicate did publish one of my articles in the past, but when Kevin Paulson, an avowed pro-abortion Adventist pastor became a moderator of said site, he declared that abortion discussion would not be tolerated.

Adventist Today also published one of my articles some years ago, but this is history now.

Sabbath School Net : Here are the comments I posted on Sabbath School Net. As you can see. Said comments are awaiting moderation, but in fact I suspect that they are awaiting DELETION.

Nic Samojluk on July 7, 2017 at 6:20 am said:

Your comment is awaiting moderation.

“I want to address the following question by the author of today’s lesson: “What place (if any) is there for traditions in our faith? What warning might Paul’s experience offer for us today in regard to the whole question of tradition?”:

I wrote to the General Conference asking why our church allowed for elective abortions to take place in our own hospitals back in 1970, and why we still allow for the killing of innocent babies under a variety of circumstances.

The response I received was: “Read our Guidelines on Abortion.” I expected a different answer based on the Bible–not on Adventist traditions. We used to be known as the “people of the Book.”

When someone asks us why we worship on the seventh day of the week, we respond: “Read Exodus 20.” We lead people to the Word of God–not to our traditions. What happened to us? Should we not repent of this departure from Scripture?

An update: I recently checked the Sabbath School Net in order to verify what I suspected. My comments had disappeared from their site.

Grand Canyon.2

For a long time, there was a uniformitarian consensus that the Grand Canyon was about 6 million years old. However, the article posted below presents new data that is interpreted to favor an age of 17 million years.

Ref.: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/07/science/07canyon.html?ref=us

But an even more recent article claims that canyon formation began 70 million years BP:

Ref.: http://geology.com/articles/age-of-the-grand-canyon.shtm

So which age is correct? 6 million years, 17 million years, 70 million years, or something else?

Evidently the discrepancy between the opinions of scientists is getting ridiculously larger and larger, which confirms my suspicion that there might be something wrong with the dating techniques we use. Perhaps the time is ripe to consider some alternatives. If experts can’t accurately measure the age of dirt, how can we rely when they try to date life?

Life is more fragile than rocks! We need to insert some common sense into our scientific endeavors and be more humble in the way we present the scientific facts of nature. What we think we know about the past might be miles away from reality and truth.

I am not a scientist, but the Lord has granted me a small portion of common sense. This common sense tells me that if scientists attribute such a discrepant number to the age of the Grand Canyon, this suggests that something might be terribly wrong with their dating methods.

How can I rely on the results of their research if one tells me that the GC is six million years old, while others assert that the right number is seventeen, and a third one claims that the correct number is seventy million years?

Posted by: adventlife | July 6, 2017

Beauty of Nature

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