Adventist Teen and Shooting Survivor, Samantha Grady, Decides Not to Participate in Weekend Demonstrations

Adventist Teen and Shooting Survivor, Samantha Grady, Decides Not to Participate in Weekend Demonstrations

On March 24, 2018, as many as 800,000 protesters* attended the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington, D.C. Others attended large sibling rallies in cities such as New York, Boston, Atlanta, Houston, Pittsburg, Minneapolis, and Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed during a Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School

How Shall We Search the Scriptures?

How Shall We Search the Scriptures?

Christ has said: “Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify of me.” The duty of searching the Scriptures is enjoined upon every son and daughter of Adam. Jesus says, “And they are they which testify of me.” The Father was revealed in the Son, and in studying Christ we shall learn of the Father

A Window for Jesus

A Window for Jesus

Recently, I received an invitation to work and teach on another island. This invitation simply meant two things—crossing seas and traveling long hours by land, as well as moving from secondary school to the college level. Realizing this to be a new challenge, I eagerly grasped the opportunity and accepted the challenge. However, I still had to wait

Spirituality: A Necessity

Spirituality: A Necessity

Through nature and revelation, through His providence, and by the influence of His Spirit, God speaks to us. But these are not enough; we need also to pour out our hearts to Him. In order to have spiritual life and energy, we must have actual intercourse with our heavenly Father. Our minds may be drawn out toward Him; we may meditate upon His works

Matthew 4: The Mechanics of Faith (Part 2)

Matthew 4: The Mechanics of Faith (Part 2)

When Christ encountered the temptations of Satan in the wilderness, He was merely participating in the physical manifestation of an invisible conflict which has raged unabated throughout the universe for the past 6,000 years. This was (and is) a conflict between the government of God and the rebellion of Satan, between two competing world-views vyi

Reflections on The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer (Sabbath School 3-11- 2017)

Reflections on The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer (Sabbath School 3-11- 2017)

Problematic Prayers As I was reading about the Prosperity Gospel[1] and how the Christian message is being distorted into an individualistic, selfish mantra for personal gain and growth, it occurred to me that this happens because of a misunderstanding of the Person and purposes of the Spirit of God, the mishandling of the Word of God, and/or a pra

Blessings from Heaven (Part 2)

Blessings from Heaven (Part 2)

The Sermon on the Mount is Heaven’s benediction to the world—a voice from the throne of God. (E.G. White, Preface to Thoughts from the Mount of Blessing, p. vii.1)   Jesus opened his mouth and taught them saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3).   These words fell as a shock on the ears