Do we really need “Perfect Agreement”? Re: Unity in Mission: Procedures in Church Reconciliation


“Upon the approval of this document, even though the full process has not yet been fully identified and approved, entities are authorized to implement the process where there are matters of non-adherence regarding biblical principles as expressed in the Fundamental Beliefs, voted actions, or working policies of the Church and provide a report through the division, or in the case of a General Conference institution through the General Conference

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Re: A Letter To An Adventist Pastor On Renting Church Facility


“Dear pastor, we would be grateful if you can allow us to use your church auditorium for our Sunday worship service since you only use it on Saturday. Our church building was recently destroyed by a rainstorm. I trust that since we serve the same God, our request will be granted.” Your friend, Bishop.

The question above was redirected to me by a friend and colleague minister. At first

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Neighborhood: Where is everyone?

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When we heard of her death, only one question gasped out of every mood, “What happened to her?” Having battled with the agony of loneliness, Irene at the age of 27 committed suicide. She had felt useless and alone until that last Friday when she decided to end it all. Irene suffered a brutal loneliness.

Loneliness, whether it’s a community or an individual problem (which I believe are two

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