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Published:
October 14, 2019

The three hundred or so global delegates to the Executive Committee of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists will this week consider a statement on abortion which could supplement or replace the guidelines which it approved in 1992.

Published:
October 11, 2019

With the growing commotion both online and on the streets over the issue of abortion, I have encountered a personal philosophical dilemma that I never thought I would have — given that I never thought I would have premarital sex or need to have an abortion.

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Published:
October 10, 2019

The greatest threat for the Sabbath doesn’t come from those who defend Sunday as the day of worship, but rather from those who have a pragmatic understanding of it. The Sabbath can’t be uplifted today if it remains trapped by “Disenchantment of Place”.

Published:
October 8, 2019

This article deals with the contemporary relevance of the Luther’s sola fide principle in the fifth centennial of the Reformation.

Published:
October 7, 2019

This article, written by Dr. Herold Weiss, is a response to Dr. Norman Young’s recent article, “O, Sweet Exchange,” published to the Spectrum website on October 2, 2019.

Published:
October 4, 2019

This letter was sent to Peter Landless, M.B., Bch., M.Med, director of the Health Ministries Department at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, on September 24, 2019. It is reprinted here courtesy of the author, Mark Johnson, M.D., M.P.H.

Published:
October 4, 2019

There’s often a main ingredient missing when it comes to church fellowship and outreach. That vital ingredient is how to converse with strangers. Research indicates that meeting strangers is one of people’s biggest fears, right up there with public speaking, snakes, and gigantic hairy spiders.

Published:
October 3, 2019

Seventh-day Adventists should be at the forefront of calling for proper environmental stewardship. But just because we haven’t been doesn’t mean we ought to disparage the efforts of others who are calling for action. Even if one of them is the Pope.

Published:
October 2, 2019

As an ordained minister within the Church working for a non-Adventist, faith-based healthcare system as a hospital-based clinical ethicist, I am involved when “maternal-fetal conflict” imposes immense tragedy upon the lives of expectant mothers and their loved ones. I am routinely involved in such tragic cases as a help for the moral decision making necessary to resolution of the conflict.

Published:
October 2, 2019

I first became aware of the debate over the significance of a prepositional phrase relative to the death of Jesus when, as a student, I wrote to Professor C. S. Lewis to ask him a series of questions designed to ascertain his evangelical orthodoxy.

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