Individuality in Community: The Lesson of Mutuality

“Every human being, created in the image of God, is endowed with a power akin to that of the Creator—individuality, power to think and to do. The men in whom this power is developed are the men who bear responsibilities...
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Four Acts of Divine Leadership

God leads. That is my deep belief. He acts on his creation in love. That is my deep experience. God leads in more ways than we will ever fully be aware. Much of our ignorance of his ways to lead …
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The Trinity, The University and Christian Professors

I teach at a faith-based university, Andrews University. We get persecuted in the blogs from left and right, from outside and inside our church. Most of the animosity gets directed at our Seminary. There is something about reli...
by Duane Covrig
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Three Stories that Frame the Moral Life: God’s, Satan’s, and Yours

The following is longer than usual and Adapted from a talk given at Andrews Academy, Sept 9, 2014….   Seniors, Thank you for letting me talk with you on your special day. Your motto “Bene in Christo” is in Latin. &he...
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Labor Day

In the US, we celebrate work with a holiday, a day off for many workers. We call it Labor Day. According to wiki and the U.S. government page on this, labor unions spearheaded the creation of Labor  Day as a …
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Neither

“My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly …
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You Must Increase: The Call of Mutual Submission

John the Baptist was a figure of a powerhouse. He had a miraculous call to prepare the way of the Lord. He did that mission well. Then the Lord came, his job was done. It was time to wind down …
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Judgment Call: Safe at Home! Game 3 of the World Series and God’s Judgment

I don’t watch baseball but I was aware the world series was going on last night. I saw in the news this morning that a pivotal judgment call was made in Game 3 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the …
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Spirit Outpouring: Hope for the Morally, Mentally, and Monetarily Weak

Those of us who are looking for a special and powerful outpouring of the Holy Spirit have many Bible promises to justify and inform our hope. I have found the grouping of passages associated with or flowing from Isaiah 43 &hell...
by Duane Covrig
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