Friday, October 30, 2020
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Into the black

She found immense fame. She found millions of fans. Yet Amy Winehouse was "the loneliest person". She never found a true friend.

A different life

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.

Not-so-perfect cuppa

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?

Real

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?

Dealing with the devil

Have you ever made a deal with the devil?

AC/DC’s highway to heaven

AC/DC drummer Phil Fudd was charged in New Zealand today for attempting to arrange two murders. His story is yet another example of how a life's journey without God is nothing but a "highway to hell".

Behind the smile

Robin Williams was "the funny guy", credited with bringing joy and laughter to millions of people around the world. Who knew so much darkness could be hiding behind such a bright smile?

Doing hard time

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.

Addicts give up drugs for Jesus

“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.

Convicted

If you saw him on the train, he might be the type you’d avoid. But if you took that chance, if you sat in that empty seat next to him, you would hear an amazing story.
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