Category Archives: Family

“We’re thinking about marriage but we can’t afford to…”

Her Question: “Good morning Pastor Dan. I have a question. So recently I have been feeling convicted on a lot of things but mostly that my significant other and I should get married…mostly because living together ….with two kids is … Continue reading

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Great Controversy Project- The Waldenses

Chapter Title: The Waldenses Read online Favorite Quotation: “The persecutions visited for many centuries upon this God-fearing people [the Waldenses] were endured by them with a patience and constancy that honored their Redeemer. Notwithstanding the crusades against them, and the inhuman butchery … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Former & Inactive Church Members

“Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world…” 2 Timothy 4:10. How tragic! Paul’s close friend and fellow worker (Colossians 4:14; Philemon 1:24) abandoned Paul at the time Paul needed him most. Not only that. Demas abandoned the message and … Continue reading

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Hasty, Immature and Forbidden Marriages

Marriage and the Sabbath are two of the greatest gifts given to mankind by our Loving Heavenly Father (Genesis 2). So it’s no surprise that Satan will do all he can to destroy both! How do we avoid the pain, … Continue reading

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Lockdown Victories

There is a good chance you have been in lockdown this year. Use nicer terms if you like – quarantine, shelter in place, hunker down, stay home 2 save lives – but it’s all the same. Severe limits on your … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Having a Babylonian Mind in an Adventist Body

The prophecies in the Book of Daniel show us that we are living in the time of the end. The stories in the Book of Daniel show us how to live in the time of the end. Young people played … Continue reading

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4 Biblical Models of Discipleship

There’s a lot of talk about “Discipleship” in Christianity these days. (See for example Ministry Magazine April 2019 issue.)  After all, Jesus’ last  command was to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the … Continue reading

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Deliverance from Demonic Intimidation

The closer we get to the Second Coming of Jesus the more desperate the devil will become because he knows his time is almost up. “Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to … Continue reading

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Alcohol – Enemy of Homes & Communities

  The Alcohol Seller God has been very generous in giving His blessings to mankind.[1] If used wisely they would relieve so much poverty and distress! But because of the greed of gain and the lust of appetite the grains … Continue reading

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Finding Interests – Ministry Models

Join us Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 1pm Central Time as we discuss Finding Interests on our Ministry Models Teleconference. Call 515-604-9000; Access Code 540330. When Jesus said “The harvest is great…” did He really mean it? Is the harvest still great … Continue reading

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