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Be able to tell your own mission stories

“God is bigger than any of our excuses for non-involvement”                                                         – Jan Paulsen                                                            Past...

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The Adventist Tipping Point

There’s a moment in the life of Jesus where he seems to not know what to say. “As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, ‘If you, even you, had only known on this day...

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Monteiro’s ongoing nightmare

Already one year and nothing has happened. I have been thinking about Pastor Antonio Monteiro every day since I met him in the Civil Prison of Lomé, Togo. We all have periodic nightmares, but they...

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Is the spring of religious charities coming to China?

Is the spring of religious charities coming to China?

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences last week sponsored the China Science Forum, an international conference held by the Institute of World Religions. The theme was: "Religious Charities and...

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Hurricane Sandy and prophetic insensitivity

As a monster storm burst upon the Caribbean and the Mid-Atlantic United States, prayers ascended for God’s protection, particularly for the most vulnerable: those who are ill, handicapped or elderly,...

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Liquid spirits versus the Holy Spirit

From a Christian perspective, an old yet fresh approach to the dangers of alcohol consumption is the idea that drinking alcohol has spiritual implications. We should not overlook the significance of...

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