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Bible Readings for June 2023
Teach Your Children to Pray
Baumgartner to Lead NPUC Communication Team
Northwest Religious Liberty Association president
By Gregory Hamilton
The Temptation of Power
The legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government are currently seeking to repeal the Johnson Amendment, the 1954 provision in the U.S. tax code that prohibits all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations from endorsing political candidates.
Restoring Our Public Relevance: The 25-Year Legacy of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association
Because of their prophetic beliefs, Seventh-day Adventists have imagined a world without religious freedom perhaps more than most people of faith. This proclivity has unfortunately led our church at times to minimize the importance of religious fr...
Francis Schaeffer's Shortsighted Bottom Line
“In A Christian Manifesto, one of the most influential books written in the twentieth century, theologian and philosopher Francis Schaeffer revived the traditional Christian view of civil disobedience that Christians must obey God rather than men ...
The images are burned into history: Bible-based believers persecuted, even put to death for their faith. Centuries have buffered us somewhat from those scenes, yet the spector and potential of persecution is always present whenever human values co...
What Religious Freedom Means to Me
I believe in freedom of religion, not freedom from religion or freedom to enforce religion on others based on my beliefs, particularly acts of worship. This means upholding both the establishment and free exercise clauses of the First Amendment to...
NRLA Meets to Further Religious Liberty
The Northwest Religious Liberty Association is the government relations and mediation services ministry of the North Pacific Union Conference. It provides non-partisan religious liberty and mediation services for civic, academic, interfaith and co...
Adventist Voters Face a World of Change
Americans are worried. The changes in our world that began after the September 11 tragedies have not abated. Americans see the world as they have known it spinning out of control. Escalating oil prices, crumbling financial infrastructure, the thre...
America's Would-be Saviors
It is not just the Pope who is drawing hundreds of thousands, with throngs pressing all about to get a glimpse of him, and maybe even a touch of his hand. During his media saturated whirlwind tour of the Middle East and Europe, Illinois Senator Ba...
Evangelicals and Catholics United
Some people have taken their anti-Catholic activities to an extreme extent. This article is not intended as an attack on Catholics or conservative Evangelicals. (The official statement about how Adventists view Catholicism.) The intent of this art...
Should Adventists Speak Up on Marriage?
The images have been splashed across the news in recent months—same-sex partners beaming at the altar with hundreds more lined up, ready and waiting to become legally joined in marriage.When the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court allowed the iss...