American-style satire. Maybe it’s just a culture-gap, or possibly a generation-gap thing. Every time I see an article from Barely Adventist and see that people have “liked” it, I wonder: Firstly, I always thought that satire means to laugh at things that really happened. To be “in irony” or see something that is ironic and learn… Read More Satire?
Parochial. Now there’s a word that one might have to look up. It means closed-minded or insular, inferring that one might know of only one way to do things. I’ve just been in the Corcovado area, a rain forest in Costa Rica considered to be one of the most biologically intense regions in the world.… Read More Rain Forests: Musings on Unity
If you’ve ever wondered how Eugene H. Petersen (of The Message Bible) came to be a minister and so passionate about the gospel, his mother is the answer. Her story is remarkable but it ended abruptly. Worth the read! Quoted from: Eugene H. Peterson. Under the Unpredictable Plant, An Exploration in Vocational Holiness WILLIAM B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING COMPANY… Read More Silenced
Seventh-day Adventists are reminded each year as 22 October passes by that we were, once upon a time, mistaken. Early Adventists thought that Jesus was about to come in 1844, and did everything possible to be ready for His coming. The disappointment was great, but the young movement persevered. Today we are a world-wide, 18… Read More Take Time To Be Ready
How our earthly context influences our heavenly goals. As good citizens of this world it is natural to look at the injustices that surround us and want to do something about them. As citizens of God’s kingdom also, it is important that we stop to think how this should take place in a ‘Kingdom way’… Read More Fashioning a Kingdom!
“Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ. For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power” (Colossians 2:8-10). … Read More My Story (as a woman in ministry)