Category: Current Issues

August 18, 2014 highwayadmin

Vital importance of Role DistinctionThe deterioration of home and family in this world can be traced directly to the selfishness of man and the desire to satisfy worldly ambitions regardless of the sure counsel of God’s Word.Vol. 3 Testimonies to the Church, pg. 483“She (Eve) was perfectly happy in her Eden home by her husband’s…

January 31, 2014 highwayadmin

ICHABOD !Solemn words from Editor of the Adventist Review more than 2 decades ago:“There is grave danger that the precious Adventist message will not be passed on to the next generation.”  Adventist Review, March 7, 1991 This tragic potential loomed in the minds of concerned leadership well over 20 years ago.There are serious influences within…

November 5, 2013 highwayadmin

Adventist officers release statement regarding a local conference’s recent election of president November 5, 2013Seventh-day Adventist world church officials today released a statement regarding a local conference that recently elected as president a person who is not recognized by the world church as an ordained minister. Ordination is one of the criteria for being a…

April 2, 2013 highwayadmin

In Andy Nash’s article “Beyond Belief” in the March 21, 2013 issue of Adventist Review, he stated the following:“…..a new study suggests a shifting landscape in which more and more people are leaving the Adventist Church primarily because they’ve changed their beliefs.”This was a very timely article and well thought out. I was also grateful…

December 18, 2012 highwayadmin

December 18, 2012Dear Elder Wilson:I realize you are a very busy man, however, I do hope you will have opportunity to receive this letter. As a minister of the gospel I understand the demands upon your time. The recent events involving ordination have been very troubling to say the least. To witness your presence in…

December 17, 2012 highwayadmin

Our concern for our beloved church if foremost in our hearts and minds at this most critical time in earth’s history. Events are taking place rapidly now, and that which we do we must do quickly. God’s faithful people must rise up and be counted as we are rapidly being swept into the cataracts of…

December 5, 2012 highwayadmin

Ordination Regardless of GenderAug. 17, 2012By Pastor Dan Shafer(Pastor Shafer’s Notes as he viewed the process at the C. Union Constituency)The Columbia Union Constituency Meeting, July 29, 2012Elder Dan Jackson stated in his opening remarks, “Either we believe in, and uphold this book [the Bible], or we don’t.”NOTE: Sort of ironic when you consider that…

November 11, 2012 highwayadmin

Tearing Down The Stop Sign  DOWN the road at the intersection, there had always been a stop sign. Everyone had to stop at it before crossing the road. That sign had been there as long as anyone could remember. But, while some people said the old signpost was necessary to protect the people, others thought…

November 20, 2011 highwayadmin

Elder Dan Jackson, President North American Division of Seventh day Adventists 12501 Old Columbia Pike Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600 Dear Elder Jackson:I was truly disheartened when I received the news of the NAD’s decision of October 31, 2011 in response to the Annual Council’s rejection of your request to allow “non-ordained” personnel to be candidates…