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A Conversation on Dating Today

Over the years, there has been an evolution in the perception and application of dating and marriage both within and outside of Christian spheres. Without realizing it, the secular prioritization of r...

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Success [How Do We Define It As Christians?]

Many philosophers in the course of humanity have been instrumental in defining the cultures definition of success. Ultimately, the secular worlds definition has been provided by Karl Marx who believed...

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COVID-19 [Its Long-term Effects As of Now and How To Deal With Them]

Living through a historic event is traumatic. Most days we wish we could pack up these “unprecedented times” in a box and shove it away. Unfortunately, nearly three years into the pandemic, we are no ...

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The Word Became Flesh

 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 Did you read the verse ab...

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Anil Kanda [What Does His Testimony Teach Us About Evangelism?]

It is those with the strongest testimonies that have the greatest foundation for ministry. Such is the case with ANN InDepth guest Anil Kanda. His conversion from Hinduism to Christianity has been the...

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How I Learned To Observe The Sabbath

“Sabbath is made for man, not man for the Sabbath” Mark 2:27 As a third-generation Adventist, I was raised practicing the Sabbath. As a child, I enjoyed dressing up, going to church, and our special S...

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May The Words Of My Mouth, And The Meditations Of Heart, Be Acceptable In God’s Sight.

Imagine you are a meat eater who is considering becoming a vegetarian. After being convinced through science and research on the benefits of vegetarianism, you are still on the fence on whether or not...

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Desperation, Violence, Suicide—and Hope

In the midst of one of the greatest youth crises in history, one system is bucking the trend

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Breakthrough [What Can You Do While Waiting For Your Turn?]

Whether we know it or not, we as Christians can fall for the misconception that there is a rubric we must follow. A clear cut pathway that must exist, guiding the steps of our Christian walk. This bel...

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Exercise the Muscle of Delight

I have a friend who, every time he sees a whale, texts me, saying, “I JUST SAW A WHALE!!!” That might not seem like much, but I live by the Humpback Highway, where thousands of whales pass each year t...

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Helpless but Invincible

The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, called 1992 her annus horribilis (“horrible year”). I felt similarly about the year 2006. Early in the year, the language school where I was teaching closed its doo...

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God Has Already Provided

The highest goal of music, Pythagoras apparently claimed, is to connect one’s soul to one’s divine nature, not entertainment. It is hard to find out exactly what this philosopher did and didn’t say, i...

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What in the Word: Son of the Most High

The title “Son of the Most High” (Greek uios upsistou), instead of being one of the most distinguished of the titles of Jesus, actually unites Him with His followers. The title is mainly found in Luke...

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Is Online Church Really Church?

During COVID-19 lockdowns, many churches took their services online, and I suspect many of them will keep them online as a service to their community. However, is it really church? Or should we follow...

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What Is Cosmovision?

What lenses do you use to see the world? Find out what they are.

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An Invisible Thread

It is Sunday, June 5, 2022, 3:44 p.m. I just arrived from Spain in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). I'm taking my hotel elevator up to the 17th floor with a couple from Zimbabwe. They have nothing to identi...

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My Life and Ministerial Story as Told by Busi Khumalo

The General Conference has a new Youth director: Busi Khumalo. Before his election as the new GC Youth director, Pastor Khumalo was serving as the Youth director and chaplain for the Southern Africa-I...

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Building a Longer Table

When our sons left home and headed off to university, one of our fears was about their food choices. Would they go from Melinda’s magnificently wholesome, plant-based creations to a diet of fast food ...

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How Is Your Self-Image?

What you see in the mirror may not be reality

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