Has the Church Misplaced Its Priorities? Why We Need to Refocus in the Wake of the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Has the Church Misplaced Its Priorities? Why We Need to Refocus in the Wake of the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

In a landmark decision last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage. The Court has made gay marriage a fundamental constitutional right for everyone in the United States. Writing for the majority, Justice Kennedy said, No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devot

Newsweek Cover Story Blasts Reliability of Bible

Newsweek Cover Story Blasts Reliability of Bible

Newsweek magazine starts 2015 attacking the veracity of the Bible. The magazine's cover story for January 2015—“The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin”—attempts to show the illegitimacy of the Bible as a trustworthy and divinely inspired book. While acknowledging the historicity of the Sabbath (Saturday) and its subsequent change to Sunday, Newswee

Theologians and Scientists Present the Case for Creation at Adventist Faith and Science Conference

Theologians and Scientists Present the Case for Creation at Adventist Faith and Science Conference

Sunday, August 24, 2014, concluded the 10-day International Conference on the Bible and Science: Affirming Creation, held primarily in Saint George, Utah. The conference brought together approximately 400 attendees from all 13 divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and more than 35 presenters from the fields of religion, biology, paleontolog

Participants Reflect on the Faith and Science Conference

Participants Reflect on the Faith and Science Conference

A few participants at the International Conference on the Bible and Science shared their impressions with the readers of The Compass Magazine as answers to the questions below or in free form. We extend them another “thank you” for taking the time to share their reflections with us. Please summarize in a couple sentences your overall impression of