Browsing All posts tagged under »Ministry«

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 […]

Rethink Sabbath Worship

September 14, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle I sit in church most Sabbaths completely bored and uninspired.  Many of the worship services are disconnected, lead by older members who lack excitement and energy, and sermons that do not feed the soul and inspire.   It saddens and even frustrates me when I look around the church during the sermon […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ellen G. White and the Shaking of Hebrews 12

May 18, 2013

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Author: Marion R. Miller, B.A.T. Ellen White’s view of the Shaking of Hebrews 12 is quite nuanced. However, as one searches her writings a central theme seems to emerge: those who pray, confess their sins, and surrender their lives completely to God will not be shaken. On the other hand, those who are just following […]