Articles by George R. Knight
From our continuing revival and reformation series.
Read how early church leaders experienced a hermeneutical metamorphosis, a necessary transformation that allowed Seventh-day Adventism to develop into a worldwide movement.
One of the most remarkable things about Adventism is that the only two professional groups, pastors and teachers, who are employed in the local church full time in most congregations, often have little understanding, sympathy, or even contact with each other’s ministries, trials, challenges, and contributions. That fact is more than remarkable; it is tragic. What can be done to help bring these two crucial professions closer?
How much of the conflict at Minneapolis in 1888 could be attributed to theological differences and how much to personality clashes?
A historian examines the similarities between the failure of Marxism and the frustration of Adventism.
Adventism has reached that critical point where it must deliberately choose and courageously act to reverse the patterns of institutionalization and secularization that threaten its heritage and mission.
It is human nature to appeal for support to whatever authority agrees with us. But when church leaders took this tack, Ellen White pointed them hack to the only real Authority.
In the aftermath of 1844, what caused Seventh-day Adventism to become a worldwide movement? What are the perils it faces today?
By saying that the Bible is our only creed, Adventism's founders revealed a profound understanding of the dynamic nature of present truth.
Our search for identity and the threat of polarity
There is a major difference between using the Bible to prove a point and developing a sound biblical argument.
The tension between occupying the present and awaiting the Second Coming.
Receiving the Word: How New Approaches to the Bible Impact Our Biblical Faith and Lifestyle. (December 1997)
A controversial address of some of the major issues presently addressing the Adventist church
A call to increased biblical preaching
A stimulating historical study illuminating the nature of inspiration and revelation
What really constitutes success and failure in pastoral leadership?
Paper presented at the General Conference session on challenges facing the Seventh-day Adventist Church
What Seventh-day Adventists may learn from their past
The need for a less fragmented and more integrated expression of Seventh-day Adventist belief
A thought-provoking historical review of the question of Seventh-day Adventists and the attitudes and relationships to other Christians.
About 25 years ago I decided to try my hand at developing some cryptic and esoteric sagacity of my own. The result: Knight's Law, with two corollaries for church leaders.