I NEVER hear a sermon from one year to the next in my own language. I can't thank you enough for the excellent material in the Tape-of-the-Month Club." These words were spoken to me by a missionary on my recent visit to Africa. Other workers verbally duplicated this expression of commendation. . .
A GREAT experience is now in the past. I spent seven months in Germany, having accepted the invitation of the Central European Division to conduct ministerial training schools and public evangelism throughout that country. . .
It is seriously doubtful that a revival and reformation of a lasting quality will occur in the popular churches of today. But who can doubt that many Christians will experience a redemptive adventure with God as a result of the preaching of dedicated Christian evangelists outside of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. . .
TRAVELING on the highway one day I saw a sign that read, "Eat at Joe's Place." Every two or three miles for the twenty-five miles to the city I saw the sign. Entering the city, I saw many other signs, but Joe's sign took precedence over them all. The last sign read, "Eat at Joe's Place if It Kills You." It is the work of persuasion to change men's minds and to make them think as we would have them think. . .
EDITORIAL NOTE: The following is part of a message delivered at a soul-winning workshop held in Berrien Springs, Michigan, under the direction of Robert L. Boothby, conference Ministerial Association secretary. . .
INDIVIDUALLY, and especially as a I church, we do not like to admit it; but a real problem is developing in a field that can be loosely termed "cultural standards." Open discussion on this topic is virtually nonexistent. The generation gap has made the problem particularly acute in matters of music. . .
. . .THIS will vary with different individuals. We personally prefer to hold it the last five nights of the campaign. We begin the build-up about two weeks before the class begins, emphasizing that this is the most important part of the series. We also have it advertised in our handbill. . .
A tersely worded editorial, "Worth Every Additional Dollar," in a recent issue of Forbes magazine says, "Never underestimate the power of good architecture. . . . For men and companies who grow and believe they have a future, what they build reflects their confidence. They avoid boring banality of so much that is superficially less expensive. It's not. . .
IN VISIONS of the night, representations passed before me of a great reformatory movement among God's people. . . . Hundreds and thousands were seen visiting families and opening before them the word of God. Hearts were convicted by the power of the Holy Spirit, and a spirit of genuine conversion was manifest. On every side doors were thrown open to the proclamation of the truth."—Testimonies, vol. 9, p. 126.