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Dear President Clinton…

Dear President Clinton…

Below is a petition that our denomination submitted to the President of the United States in June 1993. It was ignored. We repost the petition here, first of all, because it models the humble spirit and respectful tone which should characterize our discourse in the...
A Cloistered Virtue?

A Cloistered Virtue?

He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her baits and seeming pleasures, and yet abstain, and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and...
Ready For Marriage?

Ready For Marriage?

Question: How do I know if I am ready to consider marriage? Answer: Here are some questions you need to consider regarding your motives, level of maturity, and prospective spouse. If you can answer these affirmatively, then it would seem that you are indeed ready to...
Thanksgiving Proclamation (1940)

Thanksgiving Proclamation (1940)

THANKSGIVING DAY – 1940 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Thursday, the twenty-first day of November 1940, to be observed nationally as a day...
Forgiving Others

Forgiving Others

Forgiving others is THE WAY to have forgiveness from God, and is A SIGN of that forgiveness: 1.  It is the way to have forgiveness. If ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you’ (Matthew 6:14).  But one would think other things...
Are examples ethically authoritative?

Are examples ethically authoritative?

Question: Do the examples of good or bad behavior recorded in scripture serve as authoritative directions for Christian conduct today? Answer: Yes. While the direct precepts of scripture (i.e., Thus saith the Lord) do provide the clearest direction, the examples...