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What in the Word: Keep Watch/Stay Awake

Have you ever been “caught napping”? The expression is more than 400 years old. By Shakespeare’s day, it was being used to refer to someone who should have been ready for a situation but was caught un...

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What Should We Do To End Abuse Now?

Imagine a church elder coming to you after church and admitting that his wife, the director of women’s ministry, was verbally abusing him. There may be many emotions that come to the surface in the sp...

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Will You Go Proclaim the Three Angels’ Messages?

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson, talks about the importance of the Three Angels’ Messages ahead of the global week of prayer.

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The Research Behind The Church’s Strategic Plan

When furthering the Gospel, it can be easy to envy the early church and their practical mobility. Today, with a world church of millions of Adventists, such missions require strategic plans. In July 2...

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How Can We Mentor and Develop Leadership Potential in Young People?

The Bible provides amazing guidance on not only personal growth in faith, but how to prompt the growth of the church. The word of God is a documented history of mentorships, each major character in Go...

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Biblical Justice- What Is It and What Are Its Origins?

Social and biblical justice can sometimes fall victim to the separation of church and state. For the latter two, this separation is necessary, however it is irrefutable that believers cannot separate ...

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My Promise Broken, God’s Promises Kept

As a child, my daughter Michelle loved Enid Blyton’s series The Secret Seven and The Famous Five. One bedtime, as I read to her, we came within a few chapters of the end of the book. She begged me to ...

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How to Reach Big Cities With The Health Message

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson, talks about the importance of reaching large cities with the Church's health message.

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Addiction During Covid

Exploring the effects, treatment, and source of addiction during Covid

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Sabbath: How Should You See It As A Seventh-day Adventist?

We have all had to explain what the sabbath is to someone who doesn't know. For many, after sharing the details, blessings, and beauty of this holy day it leads to the question “isn’t that just a day ...

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How are Creation and Worship Tied Together?

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson, talks about why we recognize Creation Sabbath

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Freedom and Life

I don’t like being told what to do. Most people are similar. Freedom is an important biblical value. Even when humans fell into sin, we retained our freedom of choice (see Genesis 2–3). As visionary A...

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“What Really Makes Someone A Hero?”

Discovering what it takes to be a hero, and how to live it.

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How Can Schools Become More Mission Focused?

Education doesn’t end after the final bell has rung, or even after graduation, but is an ongoing process of developmental growth. However, schools are meant to be a powerful partner in this learning p...

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Fruit Flies and the Problem of Sin

Having been born on, worked on, and owned my own orchard, I am quite familiar with this pesky little fly. They can destroy a whole crop because infested fruit is rejected at the market. Inspectors at ...

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God’s Good Gift

It was nearly the end of the sixth day. God stood with Adam and Eve, looking with pleasure at His six-day work of creation. He had formed our earth and created light. He had made the earth habitable w...

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Proclaiming the Spirit of Prophecy

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church Ted N.C. Wilson shares how prophecy can help us proclaim Jesus.

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What in the Word: Sin

Sin: It’s an unpopular word for some in our world. Some assert it brings connotations of guilt. They claim it’s a way for one group to control another. Yet, it is central to the human condition, and a...

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The Beauty of the Sabbath

How to understand the nuance and beauty of the Sabbath

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How To Master It and Strengthen Your Relationships through Forgiveness

Forgiveness. It is a concept that is central to our Christian walk, however it is taught more in theory than in practice. We are told to forgive when wronged and yet the details on how, are often left...

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