Paul writes: “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God for you …" But he can’t mean what this statement implies, can he? Everything?
How would our Adventist experience be different if we allowed people to explore their relationship with God in a community that responded with love and support instead of criticism and judgment...
If the prodigal son can go out and live the way he was living, then come back and get more than what the older brother ever had, what is the point?
Christianity in America needs to divest itself from the lust of political influence and become a place where people can find community, love, healing, and peace.