Richard W. Coffen

Richard W. Coffen is assistant to the president, Review and Herald Publishing Association, Hagerstown, Maryland.

Falling into a black hole

She got the worst possible news. Read how one pastor coped with the untimely death of her husband.

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Heaven is for Youths

Heaven updated! 1968 B.C. or A.D.?

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Taboo on Tools? (Part 2)

GENUINE LOVE cannot exist with out communication. Since love must communicate and since God is love, He must communicate also. . .

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Taboo on Tools?

IMAGINE FOR a moment that you are living in Palestine during Jesus' lifetime. You have heard about the strange Carpenter from Nazareth and want to learn more about Him. So you equip yourself with a thermometer, sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, measuring tape, scales, and notebook and set out to find Jesus. . .

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Seeking a Rationale for Adventist Evangelism

THE third angel's message is to be our burden of warning."—Testimonies to Ministers, p. 331. "Several have written to me, inquiring if the message of justification by faith is the third angel's message, and I have answered, 'It is the third angel's message in verity.' "—Review and Herald, April 1, 1890.

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When patriots persecute

Psychological experiments at Yale University indicate that your next-door neighbor or mailman (or even you) could be a potential persecutor!

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A fresh look at the dynamics of inspiration Part 1

A holistic view of the essential aspects of authoritative prophetic material

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"Thy Word is a light unto my feet" (part 2)

Viewpoint: Further thoughts on the nature of revelation and inspiration.

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The enigma of "unanswered" prayer

A thoughtful look at how we may know and understand how God hears our prayers.

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