Tag Archives: discipleship

Cigarettes & Prostitutes — The Body as Sacred Temple

You should know that your body is a temple for the Holy Spirit who is in you. (1 Cor. 6:19a, NCV) Paul’s claim in this verse is very important to us Adventists (see 2nd sentence). We extrapolate from this verse … Continue reading

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White: Acknowledging Christ

While describing the difference in awareness between Simeon and the other priests at Jesus’ dedication, Ellen White writes: So it is still. Events upon which the attention of heaven is centered are undiscerned, their very occurrence is unnoticed, by religious … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Love and Service

“Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 I had been planning a blog post describing love as the motivation for our social action, but it wasn’t until I recently began reading Gandhi & Jesus (Rynne, 2008) … Continue reading

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Articles from the FB Group

Here are articles that members of the A2FB Group have shared recently. Some are written by Adventists, some by others: Adventists Speak Up on Global Poverty (Nathan Brown, Record, Sept 2012) In what has become an annual advocacy event, the … Continue reading

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God’s Compassion through and for Humanity

In a recent interview for Adventist Today, Carl Wilkens shared how he sees God acting in the world to care for his kids. “When you stop and ask, ‘How did God provide for me? How did God protect me? How … Continue reading

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SDA Articles

It’s been quite a while since I put together a reading list. Here it is: Volunteers in Action: Mike Kontes (Maranatha video, N.D.) A Cinderella Story (NAPS, N.D.) Washington Church Reaches Out to Migrant Farm Workers & Immigrants (Adv Today, … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Faith in the Public Sector? Young Adventist Professionals Speak Out (NARLA) Valley View University’s green campus (ANN, 24 Feb 2012) Dangerous Redefinition: Candidates Recast Role of Religion in American Life (Jason Hines, Religious Liberty.TV, 24 Feb 2012) When Women Break … Continue reading

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