Baptism

Baptism

By Herbert Kiesler, reproduced from chapter “The Ordinances: Baptism, Foot Washing, and Lord’s Supper,” as published in Handbook of Seventh-day Adventist Theology (Review and Herald, 2000). Baptism is the door to the church, a symbol of renunciation of the old life and the adoption of a new life in Christ (Rom. 6:4). Of key importance to the topic of baptism…

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Understanding Hell

Understanding Hell

Have you ever met a witch? I knew she was different the moment I saw her. But I didn’t realize right away just how different she was. I was participating in an outreach project that had me going door-to door when I met a young woman named Mary Ellen. As she stood at the door of her apartment in a small town, I noticed right away that Mary Ellen was different.

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