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Adventist Social Clubs/Churches

September 21, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle Here is a very profound quote that should shake you to your spiritual core. “Mission is central to our identity.  Jesus did not create a church and then give it mission as one of its tasks.  The divine sending plan comes prior to the church.  Mission gives birth to the church and […]

Lazy Church?

September 12, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle  Is your local church lazy?  Is it one of those “playing church” churches?  Do your fellow church members just show up once a week for a couple hours to veg-out and return back to their everyday lives?   This is what God thinks about lukewarm church members… “I know your works, that […]

New Adventist Identity

September 5, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle The time has come for God’s end time, Adventist Church to create a new identity based on Scripture and the Spirit of Prophecy. As of now, we have a fragmented Church that is bouncing around like a pinball when it comes to theology and missiology.  Instead of holding our current Church leaders, […]

Church Divided

September 4, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle As I view the current Seventh-day Adventist Church, I see a Church that is quickly becoming more and more divided.  The liberals are pushing pro-women’s ordination and homosexuality and the conservatives are stuck in the past, pushing for a return to the way things where done ages ago.   This growing divide […]

Adventism in Crisis

August 29, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle The Adventist Church in North America is in crisis.  The devil has attacked us through extreme liberalism and conservatism and now we are a Church that has lost it’s spiritual, missional, and theological identity. Instead of focusing on equipping our church members to be modern-day disciples, we are catering to the itching […]

Theology and Methodology

August 3, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle Something I have said for many years is… “Our theology must remain rock solid, but our methodology must be changing with the times.”   What is our Adventist theology?  Look at the 28 Fundamental Beliefs [Click Here], this is a good starting point.  This is not a complete statement of theology, but […]

Wake Up Church

June 6, 2013

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What does it mean to be a Seventh-day Adventist Christian?  Being an Adventist church member in North America seems to consist mainly of going to church on Sabbath, maybe Sabbath School, maybe fellowship meal, and maybe a sporadic outreach or social event.   Our “social club” methodology in the current way we do church is producing […]