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Giving 'ultimate rebuttal' to culture of consumerism

Many of the big news stories from this year so far have focused on economics. From stock markets and exchange rates to debt issues and financial regulation, many of the economic systems we as a...

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Deeds define Christianity more than words

We now live in a post-Christian world -- at least that's the case in the West.The post-Christian world is a place where Christianity no longer provides the guiding philosophy for society and there's...

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The General Conference Session, delegates and theology

As the General Conference Session approaches, it may be important to think for a moment about its contribution to our understanding of the nature of the church and its theological role.The Session...

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Studies suggest ways church can develop faith in its young people

Research on faith, values, and commitment in the Seventh-day Adventist Church provides suggestions that homes, churches and schools need to seriously discuss in order to facilitate a rich and growing...

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Problems with Adventist futurism

There is among some Seventh-day Adventists an obsession with prophetic speculation. The present time of relative peace and waiting is disturbing to them, leading them to reinterpret apocalyptic...

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'Sir, we would see Jesus'

Reinder Bruinsma, a great Seventh-day Adventist leader and thinker, is certainly correct when he points out that in many nations, the "face" of Adventism is changing as emigration brings new...

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