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Sabbath done right is about honesty and freedom. Not two hour church services with frowns on our faces or looking over our shoulders when we stop to buy gas. It isn’t defined by the clothes we choose to wear to elicit a response from fellow believers about our status or class; it isn’t about the fake smiles on our faces plastered to portray a peace we don’t truly feel. It is about being spiritually naked and unashamed in front of God who loves us beyond what you can imagine.
This week we studied about Passover and the Lord’s Supper or what we often call, Communion. What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the word “Communion”? Unfortunately, some begin thinking, “Oh, we need to go to a different church this week because there is Communion.” After talking to an elder, I found [...]
Smooth eloquence flows from educated lips behind a familiar lone mic. Words bring images to mind, and images bring words to life. The simple strum of the guitar strikes a chord of deep concentration. And the show begins. I heard about the Saturday night church through some friends back home, and penciled it in for [...]
Over the past week, we have explored many different viewpoints on the dating question. Specifically, we’ve looked at it through the prism of Adventism. It is our hope that the viewpoints expressed in these articles have sparked meaningful conversation that won’t end here. As Adventists, we cherish our beliefs, our church structure, our heritage, and [...]
Dear Brother Who is Eyeing the SDA Girl*, I know it’s taken a lot of nerve and will-power to get to this point – the point at which you feel you can finally, after weeks of shy smiles, admiring glances, and small talk revolving around similar tastes in films and music, get up the nerve [...]
The topic of this week’s lesson was on 1 John 1:1-4. Three themes come into focus in this dense, but short, passage: Jesus as the Word of Life, John and the Apostles as eyewitnesses, and Us as those who, in pure joy, join in fellowship with the Father and the Son. That Jesus is the [...]
…was here in Houston a couple weeks back. Report posted here.
coming 4/24 to Houston… event run time: 7-10pm attire: casual, come as you are a little music, some food, a lot of talk discussion topic: The Chat Room is back featuring “The Hot Seat.” Several married couples (some just starting out, some a little more experienced) will be put in the “hot seat” and young [...]
Worship. We have many types of worship and ways of worshipping. We have family worship. We have worship at church. We have worship through song. We have worship through the spoken word. We can worship with others or by ourselves. But today what has become the heart of worship? What are the things we [...]
New Year’s Eve is one of those nights filled with so many mixed emotions. Some people are lost in the crowd and lonely, while others seal away the past year with a special kiss. Things are different for those like Alpha SDA Church members who had the opportunity to be certain about where they stand [...]