On March 14, 2018, The National, Papua New Guinea’s number one daily newspaper, published an editorial calling for Sunday to become a national day of rest. Citing the nation of Poland as an example to follow, the paper called for a ban on all commercial business on Sunday. They used the Bible to support giving […]
Forget your expensive tablets or your modern mobile devices. Now you can take a break from technology. All you need to relax and keep your anxiety levels down while building up your “spiritual creativity” is some good old-fashioned coloring pencils – or crayons. The Trans-European Division (TED) of Seventh-day Adventists is now offering coloring books […]
“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” 2 Timothy 3:1. We are living in unconventional times. Wars, genocide, disasters, violence, corruption, chaos and fires are breaking out unexpectedly all over the world. In the Congo, they are experiencing wave after wave of ethnic violence as people are being massacred. Gangs […]
The word “inclusion” is being used in different ways by the churches and has become a fashionable buzz word to describe congregations that are welcoming to everyone. If being an “inclusive” church means to simply allow all people to come and hear the gospel of Jesus without compromising any of the Biblical teachings – then […]
The Crowning and Veneration of Idols – Pope Francis crowns the Virgin Mary during a special mass in O’Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This 7 minute video will highlight this event from both Rome’s view and also from a Biblical perspective.
We live in a multicultural world with different beliefs systems and religious faiths. How do we relate to the various religions of the world? And more importantly, how should we interact with the 4,300 world religions and the more than 33,000 Christian denominations? With so many religious beliefs, churches, denominations, congregations, religious bodies, faith groups, […]
“There is as great a difference in our faith and that of nominal professors, as the heavens are higher than the earth” (Spiritual Gifts, Vol. 2, p. 300). “Ecumenism doesn’t exist,” some would have you believe, “No, not in Adventism.” Even if ecumenism were to actually succeed in infiltrating our ranks no one would dare […]
This 5-minute video showcases some of the complexities of inter-church relationships taking place throughout Adventism.
“God is love” (1 John 4:8) is a very well-known, indisputable truth. Another truth that is just as important is this one: “Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts.” Isaiah 6:3. Biblical scholar R. C. Sproul made the following observation about how the truth of God’s holiness is not being emphasized enough: “The Bible […]
“But speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him, who is the head, even Christ.” Ephesians 4:15. There is a striking difference between the worldly, secular perspective and the Christian worldview. The world has its own account of what is right and wrong and the Bible sets forth a completely […]