Category Archives: Religious Liberty

A powerful lesson from the history of Adventist work in Iraq

By Charles Watson (retired General Conference Associate Secretary) Written April 2003 The Seventh-day Adventist Church built and operated the “Dar es Salaam Hospital” in Baghdad [the first full-service Seventh-day Adventist hospital in the Middle East] until 1959 when it was … Continue reading

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Are Miracles Proof of God’s Leading?

I was recently sent a link to this video with the comment “Praise God!” http://www.churchleaders.com/daily-buzz/286270-miracle-watch-god-heal-pastor-preaches-healing.html. What are we to make of a testimony like this? In the last days we can expect to see more and more miracles from both Satan … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Ask a Church Member to Share a Sabbath Work Testimony

Sabbath, August 24, 2013, we welcomed nine new members into the Richardson Seventh-day Adventist Church family. One of them, Michell Medellin,  shared a powerful testimony of how she had put others things before God and violated the Sabbath of the … 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 … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Preach a Sermon Series on Government, Elections and Liberty

The political season was in full swing when I decided to preach a series titled “A Believers Guide to Government, Elections and Liberty.” I stood to preach the first sermon– “God is NOT a Democrat” I stated with conviction. Amens … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Have A Strong Religious Liberty Emphasis In Your District

Why not pick a weekend sometime in January-March (January 22, 2005 is the official Religious Liberty Sabbath this next year) to remind the congregation that religious liberty is a precious and rare privilege? Here is a menu of ideas to … Continue reading

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