Archaeology, Women and the Early Church

Archaeology, Women and the Early Church

On Monday, February 27, 2017, at Andrews University, Dr. Randall W. Younker, professor of Archaeology at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, presented a lecture on the topic of “Archaeology, Women and the Early Church.”  Below is a summary of Younker's findings, which he plans to publish later in a series of articles. Initially inspired

The Compass Headlines 01-26-2017

The Compass Headlines 01-26-2017

Adventist Church Continues to Wrestle with Women’s Ordination Despite the vote not to allow the North American Division to ordain women to the Gospel ministry at the 2015 General Conference in San Antonio, it appears the church has yet to put the issue to rest. According to the recent GC/NAD statement, "the group agreed that there will be ongoing c

2016.12.30 The Compass Magazine at GYC 2016: Friday Report

2016.12.30 The Compass Magazine at GYC 2016: Friday Report

Generation of Youth for Christ, held over the weekend of December 29 - January 1 in Houston, Texas, continued its power-packed, Bible-centric series of plenary sessions, workshops, and seminars on Friday, December 30, the second day of the conference.   Randy Skeete continued his series of morning devotionals with a message entitled, “The Valu

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