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The Pastor and Theology

Should pastors be theologians? The pastor may not bear the technical title of ‘theologian,’ but this essay explores the close connection between pastoral ministry and the ‘theological task.’ The ministerial duties of missionary work, building Christian experience, persuading people about the gospel, and preaching involve the pastor inextricably with doing theology.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Place for Applause

In my local church, clapping during the worship service is very common. Is there any biblical support for this practice?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Power of Culture

Culture impacts Christianity heavily. This has led to change of translation from "You shall not kill" to "You shall not murder." But God's will as revealed in Scripture supersedes customs and cultural demands.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

The Power of Law, the Power of Grace

What is the meaning of the phrase "under the law" in Romans 6:14, 15?*

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

The Pre-Advent Judgment – Fact or Fiction, Part I

The Adventist doctrine of the sanctuary has been called a face saving device of our pioneers. Can it be proved from Scripture?


Author: 
Gerhard Pfandl

The Pre-Advent Judgment – Fact or Fiction, Part II

The Adventist doctrine of the sanctuary has been called a face saving device of our pioneers. Can it be proved from Scripture?

Author: 
Gerhard Pfandl

The Problem of Sin

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

The Problem of Uncleanness — Mark 7:15-19

Mark 7 has been used to declare that distinctions between clean and unclean food are gone in the NT. What does this passage teach on uncleanness?

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

The Rapture

The rapture theory has captured most of the evangelical churches. However, according to Scripture the rapture occurs at the Second Coming not seven years prior to it.

Author: 
Gerhard Pfandl

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