NAD 2019 Year-End Meetings, Friday Morning Business Session – President’s Report

NAD 2019 Year-End Meetings, Friday Morning Business Session – President’s Report

November 1 Business Session Dan Jackson began his 10th presidential report by citing God’s promise in Romans 8:32:   He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?   “I have far more hope in 2019 than I had in 2010,” said Jackson in regards to the church growth

October 13, 2019 Annual Council Report (Sunday Morning Business Session)

October 13, 2019 Annual Council Report (Sunday Morning Business Session)

  Session presided by Artur A. Stele, General Conference Vice President Selected Reports on Mission G.T. Ng, Secretary of the General Conference Ng offered a brief historical incursion into the value Adventist pioneers placed on foreign missions. From the early phase of its existence, the Adventist church had a foreign mission board, chaired b

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

The One Project Hosts a Gathering in Atlanta (Part 3: Attendee Impressions)

The One Project Hosts a Gathering in Atlanta (Part 3: Attendee Impressions)

Impression #1 I’ve enjoyed it so far. Overall at this point I think it is in line with what I believe, and the way I try to live my life. I agree with the concepts of it. It’s just been a few things that I feel like people need to be careful with. The way they touch on the subject, giving it importance, but not going overboard. Like in regards to t

Christ’s Metric Alone

Christ’s Metric Alone

Ever heard the expression “Numbers don’t lie”? I put that line in the same file as “…but names will never hurt me.” The truth is that numbers can tell more than one story. Take Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Both are “followed” by tens of thousands on Twitter, but only 60% of their Twitter followers are believed to represent real people. On the s