Religious Liberty and Contemporary Trends Series, Part 2 – The Ten Commandments and Civil-Government

Religious Liberty and Contemporary Trends Series, Part 2 – The Ten Commandments and Civil-Government

A central argument in current discussions on religious liberty and the separation of church and state concerns the two tables of the Ten Commandment law—the first, of course, addressing humanity’s duty to God, the second addressing our duty to each other.  There are those who insist that while non-theocratic civil government has no right to legisla

It’s All About Worship

It’s All About Worship

I live in Georgia, and several weeks ago the Governor of our great state signed a very restrictive abortion bill that has made a lot of people very angry! So angry, in fact, that Netflix, Disney, and several other entertainment powerhouses clearly stated, that due to this new law, they would no longer be producing entertainment in Georgia—effective

Proof-Texts in Context, Part 11: Marriage and Family

Proof-Texts in Context, Part 11: Marriage and Family

The eleventh installment of our Proof-texts in Context series will focus on SDA Fundamental #23—Marriage and the Family. For those who would like a more detailed synopsis of why we are publishing this series, please refer to the introduction to the first installment. Without further ado, let’s proceed to our study. Related Article: How to Win at Ch

The Adventist Way to Financial Success, Part 5: The Critical Factor of Dating and Marriage

The Adventist Way to Financial Success, Part 5: The Critical Factor of Dating and Marriage

Defining Great Defense Stanley-Danko’s book on The Millionaire Next Door spends an entire chapter on the lifestyle spending habits of modern day millionaires and encapsulates them with the words: Frugal Frugal Frugal. According to Stanley and Danko, “being frugal is the cornerstone of wealth-building.”[1] They spent a good number of pages examining

The Power of the Gospel in Marriage

The Power of the Gospel in Marriage

God’s Purpose for Husband and Wife God made from the man a woman, to be a companion and helpmeet for him, to be one with him, to cheer, encourage, and bless him, he in his turn to be her strong helper. All who enter into matrimonial relations with a holy purpose—the husband to obtain the pure affections of a woman's heart, the wife to soften and im

How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage

How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage

With my wedding, I have made the angels laugh and the devils weep. (Martin Luther) Marriages and families are facing increasing pressure, due of the stress of modern life. Divorce rates among Christians are comparable to those among secular couples. Christian homes are being broken and disrupted at an alarming rate. Marriage rates in America are at