Materials: Church

Raised Hands in Worship

Is there any biblical support for the increasingly common practice of raising and waving hands during congregational singing?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Sacraments of the Church

The choice among Christian denominations to name the sacred rites of the Christian Church either as sacraments or ordinances underscores centuries long debates over the nature and significance of Christian rituals. Roman Catholics, Lutherans, and Reformed churches are among the denominations who have clear theological positions on these matters. This articles explores the case of Seventh-day Adventists in relation to the existing major positions in the Christian tradition.

Author: 
Kwabena Donkor

Strangers & Pilgrims

I rarely hear references to believers as pilgrims in this world. Was that not a good biblical image?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Teach Now, or Later?

Should we not immediately baptize those who accept Christ as Saviour, and then teach them our doctrines? Was not that the practice in the apostolic church?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Chief and the Church: Reflections from a Business Educator

 

The Church cannot be run like a business, but business practices and ethics can help the church to accomplish its chosen task.

Author: 
Ann Gibson

The Church and Society

Author: 
Calvin B. Rock

The Church and Worship

Author: 
C. Raymond Holmes

The Church: Authority and Unity

A careful look at the nature of the church from a biblical viewpoint.

Author: 
Raoul Dederen

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