Are Adventists Happy and Grateful People?

Give thanks with a grateful heart Give thanks to the Holy One Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son. – Lyrics by Eustace Henry Jr. Smith This chorus was sung at my church every week as a call to worship while I was growing up. While the words are simple, they reflect the…

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My Church and its Reputation in Community, Part 2

In our last blog, we examined how members around the world perceived their church’s role and reputation in the local community and if they felt their local church had the ability to communicate effectively across cultures, clans, tribes, and religions. We discussed the importance of connecting with members of the community exactly where they are…

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Helping Each Other to Grow Spiritually

“When a person becomes a Christian, he doesn’t just join a local church because it’s a good habit for growing in spiritual maturity. He joins a local church because it’s the expression of what Christ has made him—a member of the body of Christ.” – Mark Dever Being a member of the Body of Christ…

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