It takes faith, hope and imagination to believe it, but Jesus said something like “the kingdom of heaven is like a tomato seed.”
Professor Ray Roennfeldt has closed a conference in London exploring unity in diversity within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. His message: treating each other justly and equitably is as important as correctly interpreting Scripture. Public Relations Officer Brenton Stacey asked Roennfeldt about Scripture and the church and how he reconciles his reading of one with the practice of the other.
Treating each other justly and equitably is as important as correctly interpreting Scripture, a paper the president of Avondale presented at a unity conference shows.
Does our silence as Seventh-day Adventists on issues of injustice and suffering make us complicit? Is it time to drop “political” as an excuse for not heeding the Bible’s call to work on behalf of and in partnership with those who are on the margins of our society?
Discipleship is so important to spiritual life the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific now has a department to help ensure it remains so. The church’s Team Leader of Discipleship Ministries Dr Leigh Rice answers questions from Signs Publishing Book Editor Nathan Brown about discipleship and about the publication of discipleship books Mission Shift and Following Jesus.