Articles by Walter Raymond Beach
More highlights from the 1964 biennial autumn council.
A worship talk given in the General Conference chapel. A comparison of Judas and John.
As could and should be expected, public opinion is irreconcilably divided. The division is not along the lines of Christian and non-Christian belief. Even in the Christian church camp different values are assessed separately and the differences do not always fall along denominational lines. . .
It is a commonplace to state the importance of the role administrators assume in our midst. These men are called to be leaders in the church, and the influence of leaders is extensive and decisive.
It is possible for the minister to become so familiar with the works of evil that he is no longer profoundly moved when he witnesses the inroads and havoc caused by the forces of sin. He no longer feels emotions of revulsion and righteous anger, nor is he stimulated to aggressive warfare. This callous state is a sure sign of professionalism.
Does it suffice us, dear brethren, that we are mere shepherds abiding in the field?
Why prayer is essential to the spiritual life.
Worship talk given in General Conference chapel regarding Jacob's ladder.
A faithful and fearless discussion of the worker's conflict.
AN UNWRITTEN law of human nature is that people need to be associated in a common cause. Only when they are working together for something that is bigger than individual ambition can men achieve their best. . .
On a singing ministry and a question on pulpits.
The following message was delivered to students attending the Andrews University Extension School at Newbold College in England, July 15 to August 17, 1972.
In the previous number of this article, seven negative perils that beset the spiritual life of workers were presented—aimlessness, superficiality, hypocrisy, formality, spiritual Pride, sins of the tongue, and spiritual starvation. The author now presents the positive side, giving several constructive suggestions for victory over these besetting foes.
Report given at the Autumn Council, October 25. The world situation today lays awesome responsibility on the church. It is fitting, therefore, that at this biennial council we spend time in assessing the past, evaluating the present, and looking hard into the future.
Address given at the commencement exercises of Potomac University, May 22, 1958.
To have a complete idea of Pauline doctrine, the new creation and its implications must be understood.
A veteran church administrator explores the role of church discipline, how to balance justice and mercy in the exercise of discipline, and how to distinguish disciplinable conduct.