How to Win at Choosing Your Partner in Life

How to Win at Choosing Your Partner in Life

A Happy or Unhappy Marriage? If those who are contemplating marriage would not have miserable, unhappy reflections after marriage, they must make it a subject of serious, earnest reflection now. This step taken unwisely is one of the most effective means of ruining the usefulness of young men and women. Life becomes a burden, a curse. No one can so

How to Think Critically as a Christian

How to Think Critically as a Christian

Naisitt (1995) defines paradox as “a statement or formulation that seems contradictory or absurd but is actually valid or true.” According to this idea, the bigger the system is, the more efficient the parts must be.”+ The integration of faith and learning is one of the subjects unique to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.[1] Adventist educators vie

It’s All About My Self-ie

It’s All About My Self-ie

Deaths Caused by Selfies   I would like to begin by making it clear that I am not making this up. Now that that’s out of the way, I’ll begin by sharing an unbelievable story I recently read, entitled: “Selfie deaths: 259 people reported dead seeking the perfect picture.”[1] I don’t really know what I need to say about this other than: don’t do

Ways God Uses Education to Reclaim You

Ways God Uses Education to Reclaim You

The light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 4:6). RELATED ARTICLE: The Seventh-day Adventist Educational Emphasis Christ the Light of Life By sin man was shut out from God. Except for the plan of redemption, eternal separation from God, the darkness of unending night, would have been his. Through the Sa

Wrestling with Romans: Twelve Minutes of Forever, Part 3

Wrestling with Romans: Twelve Minutes of Forever, Part 3

This article is the third and final installment in a series on the summit section of Paul’s epistle to the Romans. The first two parts covered chapters 6 and 7, respectively, so it stands to reason that this is earmarked for chapter 8, and overall, that is the case. With that said, I will still weave in some subjects that at least indirectly pertai

Last Generation Theology, Part 4: Biblical Perspectives: Will Believers Live Without God?

Last Generation Theology, Part 4: Biblical Perspectives: Will Believers Live Without God?

In the previous article, we have established on biblical grounds that the identity of the 144,000 is a symbolic number signifying the multitude of believers. Let’s now clarify a major LGT claim and common misconception: that during the last days the special group of believers expected to reach sinless perfection (the presumed 144,000) will have to

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus, Part 4

How to Stay Adventist on a Non-Adventist Campus, Part 4

I began this series talking about my journey through Adventist institutions and how these provided the solid foundation I needed to transition outside. In the last part, I wrote about some of the power sources that helped me remain connected and stay an Adventist even while studying on a non-Adventist campus. I mentioned, that for me, the local chu

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar Institute Granted Accreditation for Six Years

Weimar, California — An Adventist institution known for its health evangelism and service achievements,  Weimar Institute, recently gained academic recognition through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) for a period of six years — retroactive to January 2018. In addition to noting

Last Generation Theology, Part 3: Biblical Perspectives: Who are the 144,000?

Last Generation Theology, Part 3: Biblical Perspectives: Who are the 144,000?

As we have seen in the previous articles, Last Generation Theology adherents believe that the last generation alive on earth before Christ’s Second Coming will be a special group of people who will achieve sinless perfection as a demonstration before the universe that God’s laws are not arbitrary and that they can be kept. We have looked at the his