Category Archives: Reflections

Why I Go To Church.

I wrote this a couple weeks ago while flying home from a business trip. Now I’m posting it in the context of the recent killing of nine African-American Christians in Charleston, SC. And since I’m sitting at home on a … Continue reading

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Brown: What We Do With the Bible (AR)

In his latest Engage installment, Nathan Brown looks at reading the Bible. Excerpt: At least one in every 15 Bible verses—more than 2,100 out of about 31,000 (of course, these specific numbers vary on different counts and in different translations)—speaks … Continue reading

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Brown: A Life that Matters

Nathan Brown continues his engaging series with a reflection on the life and writings of Ellen White, specifically in relation to the great controversy. Read the entire article here–A Life that Matters (Adventist World, 11 Aug 2014). Excerpts: For a … Continue reading

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White: Pride and Superiority

Some of us who enjoy certain cultural and economic privileges may at times be tempted to think we are better than those who do not enjoy such status. And we may be tempted to use these privileges to benefit ourselves, … Continue reading

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White: Done and Not Done

God is as concerned with the good we could do as with the wrong we shouldn’t do. Ellen White addresses this in The Great Controversy in the chapter, “The Scriptures a Safeguard.” She argues that too many people congratulate themselves upon … Continue reading

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Brown: “A ‘Boring’ Way to Change the World”

Nathan’s Brown latest installment of his Engage series is now online–A “Boring” Way to Change the World (Adventist World, July 2014). Brown says that his monthly donations to ADRA aren’t all that exciting, but as he’s learned more about the … Continue reading

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Brown: “My Favorite Description of Jesus”

In the fifth installment of his ENGAGE series, Nathan Brown writes about his favorite description of Jesus. Excerpt: Of all the descriptions of Jesus found in the gospels and beyond, my favorite—out of so many profound, beautiful, and challenging descriptions—is … Continue reading

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