The Latter Rain and the Loud Cry (Part I)
THROUGH the prophecies of God's Word and the messages directed especially to this people, Seventh-day Adventists have come to an understanding of the nature of the last events of this world's history and their relation to them. . .
Do's and Don'ts for Conducting a Week of Prayer
A PRINCIPAL isn't always sure that he is looking forward to a Week of Prayer. Sometimes a minister is recommended to conduct a series of religious meetings by a faculty member, a board member, or by the conference president. After the principal lets the coming Week of Prayer speaker be known, he hears many statements some are comments and some are warnings. . .
Human Relations Workshops: A Report to the Ministry
ON AT LEAST two occasions the General Conference has taken official action recommending that human relations workshops be held throughout North America in an effort to improve relation ships between black and white members of our church. . .
How to Put Life in Your Prayer Meetings
PRAYER meeting attendance at the Long Beach Seventh-day Adventist church was running about average with most other large churches I had heard of. On some occasions we were fortunate in having as many as 10 percent of our membership present. I had tried to increase attendance in many ways. . .
Prayer Power for MISSION '72
WHEN you receive this issue of THE MINISTRY, the MISSION '72 evangelistic meetings will be about to begin. The big question is, What more can you do to help make them a success? You will, of course, give the meetings the support of your own faithful attendance, even if other important matters may need to be postponed. . .
Focus on Living
THE idea of a totally different television approach by the church in Australia was born from urgent necessity about five years ago. It was--and still is--almost impossible to buy prime or semiprime time on any of Australia's major stations. We had seen excellent results from Faith for Today and It Is Written in those areas where the telecasts had been given reasonably good time slots, but increased competition made it extremely difficult to obtain the necessary time slots in all areas. . .
A Triumvirate—Christ, the Minister, and the Minister's Wife
WHEN I was in Holland some years ago I was intrigued to see young courting couples riding along side by side, each on a separate bicycle, but arm in arm--one hand on the outside handle bar and the other around each other's shoulders. Somehow it reminded me of the experience of the happy ministerial husband-and-wife team. . .
The Sanctuary and the Blotting Out of Sins (Part I)
FROM the time that the Adventist believers gained a new view of the meaning of the cleansing of the sanctuary with the insight of Hiram Edson on October 23, 1844, the sanctuary and its meanings have held a prominent place in Adventist thinking. In a survey of the historical development of the doctrine of the sanctuary it is apparent that there have been different areas of stress at different times. . .
Replacing the Missing Link
ONE facet of administration that is missing in nine out of ten hospitals is Medical Administration the supervision, coordination, and evaluation of patient care." 1 This quotation is taken from an article entitled "How the Medical Director Can Help Improve Patient Care," by Kenneth Babcock, M.D., director of the Joint Com mission on Accreditation of Hospitals from 1954-1964.