Sexual Immorality: The “Perfect” Sin?

Sexual Immorality: The “Perfect” Sin?

The sexual scandal of Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias has brought to the fore many discussions and questions concerning how Christian ministries and churches should react in the face of such embarrassing revelations. A scandal of a similar nature was publicized by the Ohio Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. There is a school of thought which

October 18, 2019 Jesus and Politics, Jesus and the #MeToo Movement

October 18, 2019 Jesus and Politics, Jesus and the #MeToo Movement

  The first breakout session of the Jesus & Politics conference had an option entitled Jesus and the #MeToo Movement. The section was moderated by Melissa Ponce-Rodas (Assistant Professor of Psychology, Andrews University). Joining her on the panel were Jennifer Jill Schwirzer (Life Coach, Abide Counseling), Erica Jones (Assistant Director

A Spiritual Abuse Inventory

A Spiritual Abuse Inventory

In my late teens I joined a conservative Adventist ministry, where over the next decade I experienced—along with many blessings—spiritual, sexual, and psychological abuse. The directors of the ministry held very strict rules about dress, diet, and lifestyle—spoken and unspoken. For instance, the spoken rules required women to wear long dresses at a