Danger Ahead: Personal Agendas

Reading Time: 5 minutes I could not believe what I had just heard. Momentarily stunned, I sat in the pew mulling over what had just happened. How could an elder of the church say that during the guest welcome? While the words spoken may have been applauded by a select few and dismissed without…

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Collective Neglect, Individual Indifference

Reading Time: 4 minutes That particular Sabbath was a gorgeous day with golden sunlight falling through the large window above the baptistery. The congregation was electrified with shared joy as the mother and her three teenaged children proclaimed their commitment for Christ through the waters of baptism. After the service, a long line formed…

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Animal Rights: An Adventist’s Stand

Reading Time: 6 minutes Despite some glaring black marks on the history of the Christian church, one of the key principles of Christianity is human rights. One of the most notable teachings of Christ Jesus was love for God and love for fellow man. Matthew 22:37-40 records Jesus’ words: “Thou shalt love the Lord…

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