Author: Glenn Townend

The value of reflection

I do not often get the chance to sit and listen to someone else preach a sermon on Sabbath. When I do the temptation as

Great Controversy

Will people believe God is loving and just and keep His commandments and remain faithful to Jesus or follow their own path or that of the majority?

I Will Go Ride

The head winds, rain, cold, steep hills, aching muscles and sore seat are worth it when you know that you are being used by God to encourage people toward His kingdom and being a disciple of Jesus. 

Reaping what you sow

If you plant pumpkin seeds you will reap pumpkin vines. The universal law is that you reap what you sow. This does not just apply to farming. 

Spirit of discernment

Discernment of God’s will is possible but it comes through prayer, constant practice in the real world, doing good to others and exposing our thinking to others. 

You are part of a team

You and I have a special role to fill so the church can prosper. As the body needs hands, ears, feet and eyes, the body needs pastors, teachers, support people and prayer warriors.

Frederick Reekie

Frederick Reekie was the first Seventh-day Adventist in WA and had a significant impact.

Society impact

As Adventists of this generation what are the societal issues that you and your contemporaries care about?

A child’s purpose

Research by Christian Smith, Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation, shows that Christian and non-Christian parents want

A bigger perspective

I was very hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Having never had a flu vaccine and rarely taking pain killers or antibiotics it was against my usual habits.

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