I attended this event to better understand how spiritual politics was envisioned. After interacting with World Federalists, listening to speeches and panel discussions, it was evident that the prevailing motif was this: We must redeem ourselves.
I often feel disappointed that it is not happening faster. I also suspect that God in His infinite wisdom has deemed that if the process were to be carried out any faster, the forces would be too great for me and I would snap!
I propose to you that the charismatic movement is a false, or counterfeit manifestation, not of the “Holy Spirit” but of the “Unholy Spirit.” This will get clearer as we go along.
That reminded me of Ellen White’s statements one of which we will see later in this series that says that the Protestants will be the first to reach across the abyss to clasp hands with Rome. This gesture was symbolic of that statement.
Pope Francis’ visit and his mass were a remarkable and very public show of Catholic faith in a region that is not particularly known for religious tolerance.
Our growth has occurred despite the “official position” voted by two conferences (Upper Columbia and Texico Conference) banning all WCAS events within their territories. Our mission continues because it is Biblical.
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The world’s 15,536 Jesuits are asked to implement these four preferences in their respective areas of work.
Adventists would be wise to take note of what is happening in the Methodist denomination, and consider the train of events—since their 1956 decision to ordain women—that brought them to this point.
In spite of today's trend of blurring gender distinctions, men and women are clearly different in anatomy and God-given roles. We should always remember this.
This continues a long line of thought first advocated by the Obama Administration, which sought to restrict the 'free exercise' clause of the First Amendment to a 'freedom of worship' standard. In other words, “Be a Christian in church on Sunday or Sabbath, but nowhere else.”
“I’m happy to report that there has been some good dialogue that is developing between the conference administration and the local leaders of WCAS”