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Did God Send Hurricanes Irma and Harvey?

September 8, 2017

I’m either very lucky or very unlucky, depending on how you look at it. In 1992, I remember hunkering down in a Miami shelter as Hurricane Andrew slammed the state. It was scary for a six-year-old. I can still hear the howling sounds of the wind going through the doors of that gym, sounding like a freight train. I can still recall the sight of going back home and seeing huge trees completely uprooted and thrown to the side like twigs. Now,…

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How to Get A Book Banned and Unbanned In One Week

Everything happened so fast that you might have missed it if you blinked. In one day, I read the news that the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists had stopped selling books written by renowned Adventist historian and author, George Knight. About an hour later, I saw a statement…

July 11, 2017
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Why It’s Time For Adventism To Embrace the Arts

When you think of the word “artistic,” the church is not usually not the first thing that pops into your mind. Sure, while there are some churches that are doing lots of artistic things either in programing or branding, churches that have a dedicated…

June 16, 2017

EC3 Podcast Season 2 | Episode 2: Shawn Boonstra

Episode 2 of the EC3 podcast features Shawn Boonstra, Speaker-Director for the Voice of Prophecy. A few highlights of this episode: Did Jesus really practice disinterested benevolence? We make a mistake if we accept that human beings are content with uncertainty. Research is quickly…

February 28, 2017
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6 Approaches to Handle the Bullies in Your Life

It’s hard to believe that it’s 2017. One again, it’s that time of year to attempt a New Years resolution. No matter whether you decide to begin a new exercise routine, stick to a budget, or read the Bible from front to back, commitment…

February 7, 2017
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