With this article we begin a four-part series on the Sabbath in the New Testament. Seventh-day Adventists consider the Sabbath an important part of New Testament teaching. The series reviews prevailing viewpoints, looks at evidence for the permanence of the Sabbath, and delves into Paul's attitude toward the law in general and the Sabbath in particular. We're presenting our views here. We'd like to know yours, too. Write and tell us what you think.
How can we motivate people to be willing givers? Or is that the prerogative of the Holy Spirit only? Are some of the motivations we use geared more for the business world than the church? The author suggests that willing givers are what God is really looking for.
Dr. Donald McGavran is widely regarded as the founder of the modern Church Growth movement. Stan Hudson, a D. Min. candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary, interviewed McGavran about how the Seventh-day Adventist Church fits into this movement, and what we can learn from it. McGavran s comments will prove interesting and valuable to clergy of all faiths.
Does Satan get more attention than God when you preach eschatology? Is Jesus waiting and hoping for things to get worse so Hell have an excuse to return? Should Christians start wars and promote famines?