Giving one's life to Christ is never a small thing. Yet for many of us, the decision comes with relatively little consequence. Not so for people like Romina Masih, whose decision to become an Adventist was met with denunciation and death threats.
More than 100 years ago Adventists were advised by Ellen White to avoid caffeine. Was her advice correct? Or did she misunderstand something? Should we follow her counsel? Or should we go with the practices of contemporary society?
A young woman is brought before you by a prison guard. She has just been sentenced to jail for stabling her partner and a 13-year-old girl. "What can you possible do for me?" she asks you. What, indeed?
When I first saw pastor Ben Tavao, the first thing I noticed was his biceps. They verge on monumental. This is definitely not the guy you’d want to challenge to an arm wrestle—or a fight. But it wasn’t always that way.
“Say YES to Jesus and NO to drugs for forever”. That was the slogan thought up by a group of 52 marijuana users who publicly renounced their drug addiction at an Adventist evangelistic meeting in Papua New Guinea in January.