Articles by Reuben R. Figuhr
This talk, given at the morning worship hour during the 1956 Spring Council, seems particularly appropriate for this special issue on pastoral work.
Why do men seek Christ?
Seventh-day Adventist leaders must be spiritual men. No one can succeed or make a contribution of any value to the church who is not Spirit directed. Talents, experience, enthusiasm, hard work, and even education are valueless unless through them all there is the breath of heaven.
Summary of talk given by R. R. Figuhr at opening of 1957 Spring Council.
Is there a connection? What is it?
Preaching is no mere profession. But what is it?
Every worker in the cause of God, irrespective of the place or position he occupies, must recognize the spiritual implications of his calling. Therefore, in selecting workers, spirituality is the prime requisite.
Does this new book represent the work of one man or the combined work of a large representative body?
Commencement address, Potomac University, Sligo church, August 13, 1959.
They spoke for God, and the people recognized that they were heralds of a divine message.
Highlights from the 1964 biennial autumn council.
The names of interested people were sent to pastors and evangelists in 1960 by the Voice of Prophecy and Faith for Today. According to reports, of these 12,368 only 5,027 were visited in the fields.
One man, possessed of the spirit of John the Baptist, can do effective evangelism today. Much of our work of soul winning is done by single individuals. It probably is not overstating it to say that around the world the majority of new members are won in small efforts, some very small.
WITHIN the soul of the Seventh-day Adventist Church there must ever remain a living spirit of aggressive evangelism. This is not a department of the church, nor just one of its lines of activity. It is the task of the church and its main line.
Truthfully they said, "Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee."
The spiritual dangers we will face in our lives
The monthly shepherdess column.