David Hamstra

Adventists = Contrarians

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Adventists are contrarians.

Most Christians go to church on Sunday; Adventists go on Saturday.

Most Christians think you go to Heaven or Hell when you die; Adventists believe you go to sleep.

We're a conservative denomination that promotes vegetarianism, for goodness sake!

I don't think Adventism is contrarian in principle. It's not as if our pioneers set out to believe or practice the opposite of other Christians. They just believed you shouldn't do what everyone else does just because that's what everyone does.

National Usury Law?

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Crossposted from apokalupto.

In an interview with Bill Moyers about the current financial crisis, William Grieder, a former Washington Post editor and author of The Soul of Capitalism, said:

Torture, Hitchens & Our Moral Witness

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For those who aren't familiar his work, Christopher Hitchens is a conservative writer who supports the occupation of Iraq and the (endless) War on Terror in general. Hitchens recently submitted himself to the "enhanced interrogation technique" known as waterboarding. His verdict:





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