The Compass Headlines 06-16-2017

The Compass Headlines 06-16-2017

Southern Baptist Convention Rattled by Racism Throughout this past week, the Southern Baptist Convention was rattled this week with a resolution condemning white supremacy in the church.  However, by Thursday afternoon, a vote broke through that condemned the “anti-gospel, alt-right, white supremacy” movement. For more on race relations and the Chr

Pacific Northwest Churches Hold “World Church Affirmation Sabbath”

Pacific Northwest Churches Hold “World Church Affirmation Sabbath”

  On May 20, 2017, Adventist lay members from across the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) gathered together at the Chewelah and Stateline Seventh-day Adventist churches for an event entitled “World Church Affirmation Sabbath.” The afternoon program included seven presentations loosely organized around the theme of “Forward—With Yesterday in Vie

The Compass Headlines 05-26-2017

The Compass Headlines 05-26-2017

Less than 4 out of 10 say God created man in present form, lowest in 35 years According to the latest Gallup, only 38% of Americans believe God created man in present form, which is the lowest in 35 years.  Approximately 75% of Americans still believe that God was involved in the creation of humanity in some way including the possibility of a divin

The Compass Headlines 04-30-2017

The Compass Headlines 04-30-2017

Alvin Plantinga is the 2017 Templeton Prize Winner It has been over a century since Friedrich Nietzsche declared that “God is dead.”  Is God really dead?  Well, not according to Alvin Plantinga, a world-renowned Christian philosopher with the Dutch Calvin heritage.  He is credited to be "the man who brought belief in God back into the study of phil

The Compass Headlines 03-24-2017

The Compass Headlines 03-24-2017

Martin Luther: A Hero of Liberty and Freedom of Speech Championed by Martin Luther, October 31, 2017 will mark the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. In recognition of his many contributions, Peter Stanford of The Guardian highlights two major areas—human liberty and freedom of speech. He writes, "For Luther championed conscience