God’s 1040

God’s 1040

April 15 has come and gone—the dreaded deadline for Americans to submit their tax returns.[1] Regardless of the fact that most of us have our taxes taken out of our paychecks, Uncle Sam still demands a yearly reckoning. This year when I did my taxes, I was excited to receive a huge and unexpected refund. But a couple of years ago I was sweating a b

Finding Good News in the Three Angels’ Messages

Finding Good News in the Three Angels’ Messages

I have a confession to make. I don’t like the three angels’ messages. My discomfort with Revelation 14:6-11 goes back to the summer I was 9, in the primary pavilion at camp meeting. That’s when I learned the already familiar verses as a Scripture song. Even at that young age it was clear to me that “he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone” is

Staff Changes at the Compass Magazine

Staff Changes at the Compass Magazine

For the first time since its inception two years ago, The Compass Magazine is adding new staff members to its editorial team. Ingram London, a recent seminary graduate with experience in pastoral ministry and information technology, comes on board as managing editor, replacing Rachel Cabose, who is taking a less involved role at Compass since she a

Breaking Barriers: How Adventists Are Working Together Across Ethnic Lines

Breaking Barriers: How Adventists Are Working Together Across Ethnic Lines

As part our series of articles and panel discussions about race relations in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, The Compass Magazine is featuring initiatives that bring together church members from different conferences and ethnic groups for the purpose of ministry. We hope these stories will inspire other local churches and conferences to find crea

Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

Compass Magazine Seeks Editorial Intern

Are you a detail-oriented person who enjoys working with words and the Web? Do you have a passion for sharing spiritual truths in thought-provoking ways? You could be an ideal candidate for our first Compass internship! Read on for more information: The Compass Magazine seeks a highly self-motivated editorial/web intern to assist with online public

Watch Live! Online Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the Adventist Church

Watch Live! Online Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the Adventist Church

Thanks to significant interest in Dr. David Penno’s series on organizational segregation in the Adventist Church, The Compass Magazine will host its first-ever live online broadcast to discuss this issue. The panel discussion, featuring Dr. Penno and other Compass Magazine contributors, will focus on what we need to do to achieve greater unity amon