Apply ItThis page features resources and tools for applying compassion and kindness to our personal lives and communities.
The Work of the Church Based upon what many churches do, it’s tempting to believe that the primary work of the church is to preach the gospel. We love to tell the world what we believe. There is no shortage of doctrinal presentations, evangelistic sermons and bible study classes within the Adventist faith.
Prejudice Dies Hard There were two occasions when Jesus fed a large multitude of people. The first was near Bethsaida on a remote hillside where a crowd of 5,000 plus Jews had gathered to hear Jesus speak. The second was on a mountain in the region of Decapolis where 4,000 plus Gentiles had converged
The Value of Social Media The world is becoming more and more connected. And something we share could go “viral” in less than ten minutes.* The different social media platforms are interconnected too. Someone sees a great blog post and they will share it with their friends on Facebook, tweet about it, mention it on Google+ and pin it on Pinterest.
Toxic Churches There is no such thing as a perfect church. Because churches are comprised of imperfect people, it makes sense that churches are likely to be imperfect as well. While most understand this and make allowances for human frailties, some are surprised and angry when they find problems in the church and may even suggest that this is evidence that God isn't there.