Materials: Church

The First Century Local Church

Author: 
Nancy Jean Vyhmeister

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

Theology, Ethics, and Church Growth

Church growth is one of the most important contemporary challenges of the 21st century. In order to know how we should address this issue, the author invites us to reflect, from an ethical and theological perspective, on the challenges we face and will face in some areas of the world where church growth is moderate or intensive.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Thinking Biblically and the Pastoral Ministry

This article is an assessment of doctrinal literacy among laity and clergy in the Seventh-day Adventist church. It suggests a particular understanding of "biblical thinking" as the solution to what is perceived as doctrinal illiteracy in the church.

Author: 
Fernando Canale

To whom should I give my tithe?

Some church members have been telling me that I should give my tithe to persons who will use it correctly, even if they are not ministers of the church. Is there some biblical evidence I can use to oppose this teaching?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

What is Apostasy?

I've heard people talk about apostasy. What is it?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

What is the purpose of church standards?

What is the purpose of church standards?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

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