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The Year-Day Principle

Unitl the 19th century the year-day principle was used by most students of the apocalyptic books Daniel and Revelation. What is the Biblical foundation for the year-day principle?

Author: 
Gerhard Pfandl

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

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

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