Articles by William Johnsson
Thoughts from our revival and reformation series.
Theology is not a luxury.
SOME years ago my wife and I were sailing by passenger ship en route to the mission field. We were young and recently married and found the rather fast type of entertainment provided by the ship's officers not too much to our Adventist tastes. . .
The minister and the constant threat of wordliness.
All that we see and know is not the highest reality. While it is not a figment of the mind, it is not the ultimate. Our world is the world of man. The 'real' is the world of God."
Inspired writings are a mysterious blend of the human and the divine. We must speak with caution when we describe their nature, not going beyond what is revealed or seeking to reduce the divine to the confines of our logic.
We, know our preaching should be Biblical—but how can we best use tine Bible in our sermons? The author suggests ways in which the Bible can shape our sermons, nurturing our congregations with God's thoughts and not merely our own. He calls for a balance in using both the Old and New Testaments, and indicates both the preparation and sermon types most fruitful with each.
Four steps to make your sermon speak the Word to the life of the believer.
Bringing the views together
The fifteenth element of Seventh-day Adventist faith