Somebody has to be doing something right in Inter-America. From this politically troubled area come reports of fantastic progress for the gospel. What has led to such phenomenal growth?
Monthly Book Reviews
Andrews University continued its highly respected archeological work in Jordan last summer, opening a new site. Their finds include the first extra-Biblical confirmation of Jeremiah's Ammonite king Baalis.
There is certainly no room for stagnation in the life of a minister's wife. But there can be many detours on her path. Sally Streib examines some of the sidetracks and leads us to God's track.
This report from the General Conference s Daniel and Revelation Committee addresses some questions that have been raised recently, such as: Does Hebrews 6:1 9, 20 indicate that Christ entered the Most Holy Place at His ascension? Does Hebrews teach that the Day of Atonement type was fulfilled at Calvary? The report originally appeared in the Adventist Review. We've reprinted it in its entirety because of its significance to our readers.
A report on the church in Hungary
Does the local church have the right to ignore the needs of the rest of the world? Is there a way to divide members gifts equitably among all the requests that come to the church?
Most Adventists, young and old, affirm basic Christian beliefs and such ethical values as love and justice. But what about the lifestyle values distinctive of Adventism? How effective have our churches, schools, and families been at transmitting these values? The authors report the findings from a survey of 712 individuals in 247 families across the United States and comment on the implications.