In Exodus 20, God appeared to the people of Israel with smoke, earthquakes, thunder, and lightning on top of Mt Sinai. So awesome […]
Month: April 2017
Real Family Talk: Should I Stay, or Should I Go?
Does God expect me to stay married to a drug addict? My husband is one, and I’m sometimes afraid for my life and […]
Vegetarianism and Diabetes What’s the connection?
By Peter N. Landless and Zeno L. Charles-Marcel Much is written about diabetes and its management. I have family members who have type […]
We Shall See Him As He Is
By Ellen G. White The voice of God had been heard at the baptism of Jesus at the beginning of His ministry, and […]
Giver God – His giving is the proof of His ownership
We are God’s stewards, entrusted by Him with time and opportunities, abilities and possessions, and the blessings of the earth and its resources. […]
Beyond the Cross – Making the Most of Easter
I was driving to a Wednesday night prayer meeting in a lake-effect emboldened snowstorm when I noticed the figure of a man standing […]
If They Can’t Read the Words – Why literacy matters for the “people of the book”
We will call her Maria. She wakes well before the dawn, hearing the rush of delivery trucks and autos in her neighborhood as […]
Why Does Doing Right Seem So Hard?
Have you ever wondered why doing right sometimes seems so hard? Have you ever struggled knowing what you ought to do, but failing […]
A Biblical Basis for Church Governance and Authority Built on a Solid Foundation
Occasionally I invite individuals to write for World Vista on important topics affecting the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This month Elias Brasil de Souza, […]
Unity Then and Now, Part 2: A divine movement united in mission and message
This is part 2 of a two-part series on church unity. Part 1 of “Unity: Then and Now” was printed in the March […]
Unity Then and Now, Part 1: A divine movement founded on the Word
This is part 1 of a two-part series on church unity. Part 2 of “Unity: Then and Now” will be printed in the […]
Artic Adventism: Ministry in Alaska
There are few places more remote than what lies beyond the Arctic Circle. Vast, harsh, wide-open spaces make communication difficult and transportation nearly […]
Is it true that the Hebrew word for God in Genesis 1:1 is plural?
Yes, it is. It is the Hebrew noun ’elohîm; the singular form is ’el and ’eloah. I suppose you are wondering whether this […]
Falling in Love All Over Again: Rediscovering the gift of the Sabbath in a busy world
Adventists take Sabbath as a given. We know it to be God’s special gift, offered to humanity at Creation. We know that the […]