A Unique Savior: The Significance of the Christmas Story

A Unique Savior: The Significance of the Christmas Story

  Many Roads or One Way? For many, December, other than signaling the end of the year, is synonymous with Christmas. Weeks before Christmas morning, it is possible to sense its nearness through the decoration, music and advertisement so ubiquitous to modern society. Even though we know that the 25th of December isn’t the real birthdate of Jesu

Critical Mass: Doug Batchelor Ends Series on Islam & Bible Prophecy

Critical Mass: Doug Batchelor Ends Series on Islam & Bible Prophecy

On Sabbath, October 29, 2016, Pastor Doug Batchelor of Amazing Facts and the Granite Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church continued his new sermon series on Islam’s role in Bible prophecy. Part 3 of the series was entitled “Critical Mass.” You can read the synopsis of part 1 here, and the synopsis of part 2 here. Resources on Islam and Bible Prophecy P

The Compass Headlines 11-4-2016

The Compass Headlines 11-4-2016

Dr. Raoul Dederen Passes Away Dr. Dederen’s funeral service took place last week Friday, October 28, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He will be remembered as a devoted husband who took care of his wife through her five year battle with Alzheimers.  He will be remembered by his lectures and popular Sabbath School Class at Andrews University—He was a

From Mecca to Rome: Islam in Bible Prophecy

From Mecca to Rome: Islam in Bible Prophecy

Disclaimer: The views and opinions in this article do not necessarily reflect the position of The Compass Magazine. On Sabbath, October 22, 2016, Pastor Doug Batchelor of Amazing Facts and the Granite Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church continued his new sermon series on Islam’s role in Bible prophecy. Part 2 of the series was entitled “From Mecca to

Living in the Shadow of the Cross: How Jesus’ Ministry Brings Life

Living in the Shadow of the Cross: How Jesus’ Ministry Brings Life

The biblical books of Hebrews and Revelation give ample content on the ministry of Jesus in the heavenly sanctuary. Having said that, it may seem ironic to suggest looking at the Hebrew Bible (OT) to uncover some practical implications of a sanctuary focused life. Yet, the title of this short essay proposes a double entendre, in Exodus 25:8 the ear