From the earliest days the Christian church has focused on growth. The book of Acts takes us on a breathtaking journey-following Paul and others as they shared the message of Jesus Christ. More recently, after a few years of ambivalence following the disappointment of 1844, Adventists embarked on gospel-proclaiming journeys. James and Ellen White, Joseph Bates, J. N. Andrews, and others proclaimed the message.
Prayer and fasting benefits both the ministries and ministers within the church.
The oral presentation of the prophets' letters to the churches benefited the hearers in three ways.
A theological reflection on a fundamental belief of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, accepted at the 2005 General Conference Session.
In this article about children and communion, the author explains why ubaptized children should be excluded from communion.
The author argues for why children should be allowed to particpate in Communion.
The ministry of the General Conference secretariat does far more than keep the official minutes of various committees. Their work changes lives.