Tag: Seventh-day Adventist

Did you know that the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia took a different path in response to World War One compared to other churches? While many endorsed the war, the Adventist Church maintained its loyalty to church-state separation and its opposition to compulsory military training, conscription, and Sunday worship. Learn more about this fascinating history and the Church's conscientious cooperation with the government in a new article by Anzac expert Daniel Reynaud, published in the Journal of Religious History.
"The Christian Church has mostly reduced Christ’s ministry to one of dying to placate an angry God bent on punishing the sinners. According to this limited view, the death of Christ was payment on behalf of sinners; providing God with the legal right to forgive sins, past, present and future. More seriously, it damages the doctrine of grace."