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What they have is power, and they are using it against the very organization that gave it to them.
Perhaps the Eternal Judge and King of Kings has allowed this crisis to happen in His church so that He unveils and reveals the true motives of the hearts men.
To debate those who wish to rewrite Scripture—with policy alone—is abandoning the outer courtyard defenses of biblical truth and withdrawing to an inner citadel only to discover that the enemy has pursued and infiltrated us there.
This was the president’s thinking. It was remarkably insightful! Slipping my credit card back into my wallet, I started the car and drove away.
No action was taken against units of the Church which are presently, openly, acting in rebellion toward voted 2015 General Conference Session action.
There are two kinds of Adventist: those for whom Scripture truly is baseline, and those who are church members for some other reason or combination of reasons.
I will be praying and fasting for the whole Autumn Council, that the Church leadership will come to its senses.
As you read this, you may even be on “the verge of despair,” just like Luther was. If so, don’t give up. Light cometh.
There are leaders/pastors on all levels of authority who continue to ordain women in direct opposition to the G.C. actions. Do they get to vote?
I would suggest that for Brian McLaren, everything has changed. There is very little that resembles the faith once delivered for all to the saints (Jude 3).
We cannot count our reputation or the public opinion of our ministry so dear to ourselves as keep us from giving the straight testimony to our brothers and sisters.
One cannot take a case to the Supreme Court three times, receive the same answer each time, and then say, "We don't accept the authority of the Supreme Court."
If you harmonize the statements another way, I will not fault you. If you make your way a criterion for faithfulness, or the message for our time, I will fault you gravely.
The life that Jesus had before coming to earth was not the Father’s life. It was his own life. And that is why He could pay for our sins. He was “self-existent.”
Those who read broadly in their writings know that the pioneers of the Adventist message were not trying to convert the mainstream church members to a non-trinitarian position.
It goes without saying that preceding their foray into pro-homosexuality, all of these churches advanced through a process in which they accepted key tenets of Theological Feminism.
The schism that is upon us appears to be a catastrophe, but it need not be, if GC officials can move swiftly and expeditiously to flip the script.
What would happen if the voice of the church business meeting was reduced and its authority transferred to the smaller committees?
Advocates of both WO and homosexual “rights” tend to view the ministry as an avenue for the expression of personal charismata rather more than as being an office established by Christ and filled according to His mandates.
Opponents of women’s ordination and those who resist the acceptance of homosexuality as a moral equivalent to heterosexuality are both labeled as "fundamentalists and legalists."
So here was a test with no threat of harm, and the majority of our group failed while three young men stayed standing that day in the mosque.
“White supremacy” is a doctrine of the occult, built upon the ancient anti-Creationist worldview we call Evolution.
It was now cool to refer to God as “Homey, Homeboy”, or “Dude” on a regular basis. It was cool to scoff at the Investigative Judgment as a bygone relic of Museum Adventism.
Spiritualism will sweep away the “whole Christian economy” and will also attempt to blunt the worldwide proclamation of Three Angels Messages.
There is no aspect of global warming theory that says rain systems are going to be moving slower, as we are seeing in Texas. This is just the luck of the draw.
We must embrace the discomfort as something good rather than avoiding or getting rid of it. This is embracing the cross of Christ. This is following His example.
Does polarization exist in the church? Or do we merely skirt the issue and instead cry “Unity.”
William G. Johnsson is critical of General Conference leadership---which we might expect from someone who resents the outcome of the GC 2015 vote.
Social media accounts were full of bizarre claims that liberal employees were “afraid” to come to work. Poppycock. The only actual casualty was Damore.
I am not saved because I do not drink alcohol. However, if I drink alcohol and my clouded brain leads me to serve the devil instead of God, could it be said that drinking booze was a "salvation issue?"