Category: Current Issues

July 9, 2015 highwayadmin

We can be very grateful as the Holy Spirit has led God’s remnant people in General Conference Session to choose Scripture over Culture. The vote on Wednesday sends a clear message that, though there is much division on the issue of “Ordination Regardless of Gender”, our people soundly defeated the huge roadblock that the enemy…

June 11, 2015 highwayadmin

March 18, 2015The church redefines marriage to include “a commitment between two people”The Presbyterian Church (USA) made a historic decision Tuesday night to formally recognize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to marry in its congregations.The largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. voted to redefine the church constitution on marriage to include “a commitment between…

June 3, 2015 highwayadmin

This is a “Must Read”, Courtesy of Gerry Wagner, President of AdVindicate: Beware of the sound of one hand clapping May 28, 2015  Gerry Wagoner Just about halfway between dogmatic and awkward on the linear leadership scale there is a middle point that is a mixture of both. Over the last twelve months, the North…

March 5, 2015 highwayadmin

As Seventh day Adventists, we have been selected by God to bring to this sin sick world the truths of His Holy word; from the Sanctuary message to the 7th day Sabbath of Creation to victorious Christian living, and all the other wonderful truths to which we have been entrusted according to that Word. And…

January 21, 2015 highwayadmin

(Response to survey question from Potomac Conference by its representative at a local church Board meeting of Jan. 18, 2015.)Question: What would you like to recommend as an agenda item for the upcoming Conference Constituency meeting?Pastor Dan Shafer’s response:A book was published in early 1990’s called “Issues, the SDA Church and certain Private Ministries”. This…

November 8, 2014 highwayadmin

The precedent has now been set by the NAD and the Columbia Union and most of its local Conferences by voting to move contrary to the World body of Seventh day Adventists.The NAD, without seeking the wise counsel of the world church, has entered headlong into “Congregationalsim”.Congregational government maintains that the local Conference or Church is answerable…

November 1, 2014 highwayadmin

1MCP 22“Those who know the truth are special targets. Satan is stealthily working to confuse their minds by bringing in misleading sentiments and misleading examples. Unless they repent and are converted, those who are living divided lives, professedly serving the Lord but at the same time scheming to carry out their own plans… plans which…

October 23, 2014 highwayadmin

The world leadership of the Seventh-day Adventists has issued a highly unusual “appeal for unity” to regional administrative units of the church that have either taken or are considering independent action regarding the ordination of women to gospel ministry. The request comes in a statement issued today in response to actions by several union conferences,…

October 17, 2014 highwayadmin

Statement emphasizes equality of men and women as members of the body of ChristAugust 24, 2014 Adventist ReviewThe faculty of the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University has voted a statement on Biblical concepts of headship, the university said Friday. Teachers at the church’s main North American training ground for pastors adopted a seven-page…

September 5, 2014 highwayadmin

ABC News Sept. 4, 2014Vatican CityRetired Israeli President Shimon Peres has proposed a new global peace initiative to Pope Francis: A “United Nations of Religions,” given that most wars today have religious, not nationalistic, undercurrents.The Vatican said Peres pitched the initiative during a 45-minute audience Thursday in the Apostolic Palace. The two men last met…