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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

Tiktaalik: Another “Missing Link?”

The article investigates the claim that the fossil Tiktaalik is a missing link between fish and vertebrates.

Author: 
Timothy G. Standish

Tithing in the Writings of Ellen G. White

Although Adventist practices are grounded in the Bible, Ellen White discussed the matter of tithing numerous times and in helpful ways. This carefully-researched article addresses how she dealt with important questions such as What is the Tithe? How is to be calculated? For what purposes is it to be used? and What is the true basis for tithing?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Titus 2:13

Why do some people say that the title "God" in Titus 2:13 does not refer to Jesus? The passage seems very clear: "While we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ" (NIV).

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

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

Toward an Adventist Theology of Worship

The impact of cultural influences has raised to high pitch the question of how Christians should worship. This article provides a foundational review of how worship appears in the Bible, with implications on how we should see it today.

Author: 
George W. Reid

Transmission and Preservation of the Biblical Text

How do we deal with the large number of variant readings in biblica manuscripts, while upholding the authority of the Bible? What should we know about Bible translations?

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

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