Materials: Practical Christian Living

The Creator Loves This Place: God's Care for His Creation and Our Responsibility

Belief in a caring Creator suggests that our concern should include humans, animals, and the land God gave to human beings.

Author: 
JoAnn Davidson

The Gift of Sexuality

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

The History and Use of the Tithe

Five substantial essays trace Ellen White's use of tithe and its wider implications for today.

The Holy Spirit, Sickness, Prayer, and Healing

There is a view that if we persist in our prayers for the sick the Holy Spirit will come as a healing power and there will be no need to call a physician. Should we consult physicians or not?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Hotter the Better

What is the meaning of “In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head” (Prov. 25:22, NIV)?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

The Observance of Christmas

Guidance on how we should relate to the observance of Christmas.

Author: 
Ellen G. White

The Owner and the Steward

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

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 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 Wedding Band, Ellen G. White, and the Seventh-day Adventist Church

What is Ellen G. White's counsel on the use of the wedding band and how has it been understood by the world church?

Author: 
Roger W. Coon

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