Newsletter Archives

These articles are the archives from our published email newsletter.

Lee Roy Holmes

“Which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth” (1Tim. 3:15).

If a stranger were to stop you on the street and ask directions ...

Janet Neumann

A powerful message for today’s church comes from Prophet Elisha's life, in just a few lines of sacred text: “. . . There came forth little children out of the ...

Kent Knight

Principle #6:  Participants learn how to work effectively in board and constituency meetings.

Paul, more than any other of the apostles, addressed the widest range of issues affecting not only ...

Lee Roy Holmes

There is good reason to believe that the plan of salvation is the greatest evidence of the wisdom of God in the history of the universe. Who can fully appreciate ...

Daniel McGrath

When the 2015 General Conference (GC) session in San Antonio voted not to allow divisions to ordain women in their territory, it created a challenge within the church. Some church ...

Linda Brehm

Holy boldness: where is it in God’s church?  Do you see it there?  You can’t have Christ without being bold.  That may sound rather radical, but let me explain.

Acts ...

Kent Knight

Principle #5:  Participants are active and responsible members in their local congregation.

What comes to your mind when you think of your local church?  Whatever the particulars, it is ...

Holly Joers

I loathe much of the news concerning my Seventh-day Adventist Church.  The unilateral actions, the bold rebellion and rhetoric, the proud reports of progressive independence from voted church policy, are ...

Kent Knight

Principle #4: Participants learn Protestant biblical interpretation—the historical-grammatical method.

Imagine no “hot potato” issues in the Seventh-day Adventist Church to wreak havoc and disunity.  In this brief consideration of Protestant ...

Belinda Lowry - Lay Advisory Committee Member Upper Columbia Conference

The question has been asked, “Why does World Church Affirmation Sabbath exist?”  That is a very good question and one that needs to be answered.  In order to answer this ...

Ed Brehm

I would have been deceived had I not grown up in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  It is not hard these days to follow the Roman Catholic Church.   Daily the world ...