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Writing in @AdventistReview GC Treasurer Robert Lemon Calls Mt. Vernon Academy "Wake-up Call."

Writing in @AdventistReview GC Treasurer Robert Lemon Calls Mt. Vernon Academy "Wake-up Call."

In a news analysis piece for the Adventist Review, General Conference treasurer Robert Lemon wrote that the painful ultimatum facing Mt. Vernon Academy, the oldest boarding academy in the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, "should serve as a wake-up call on the future of these schools in the U.S." Mt. Vernon Academy in Ohio, which has suffered a long bout of financial trouble compounded by mismanagement, must raise $3 million by March 10 or begin taking steps to cease operations, the Ohio Conference decided . Elder Lemon wrote that the world has undergone significant changes since Ellen White instructed denominational leaders in 1893 that there should "be located, school buildings in Ohio which would give character to the work." The church must adapt, accordingly, Lemon said. Lemon advanced two theses in his article, first, that "Adventist education is worth it." He wrote...

Full article: http://spectrummagazine.org/article/2015/01/16/general-co...

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