The idea that “everything happens for a reason,” when used without careful qualification, can be very harmful.
Adventist General Conference leadership is vehemently opposed to higher criticism, so much so that they demonize it. But is this view justified?
The positions and argumentative approach taken by some in leadership constitute a box that precludes any corrective.
Agnosticism and atheism have quite publically arrived, in modernity. But, like the proverbial “elephant in the room,” I don’t think the Christian church universally, let alone Adventism...
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