Moral Development: Plan A and Plan B

God is the source of all good. He creates moral reality because morality emanates from his character. He is love and justice, he is regal and humble, and as such he defines the ideal. But interestingly, that which he is &hellip...
by Duane Covrig
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God’s Telling His Story through Yours and Mine

Dan Allender, in his books and youtube videos and traveling/retreat ministry, helps people discover, write and tell their full stories. His work is fascinating and healing. He encourages people to tap into their life stories to...
by Duane Covrig
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American Beastly Leadership (3 of 5) #15 in the Series

In the last 14 posts, I nuanced differences between servant (godly) leadership and beastly (satanic) leadership. The last 2 posts extended that contrast to America and Adventists. I used Revelation 10-14 and Ellen White’s...
by Duane Covrig
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Prophets and Politics

If you live in the United States it is hard to avoid the vitriolic moral wars that characterize this year’s U.S. Presidential race. The police shootings of black men and the shooting of police has fueled an added moral fe...
by Duane Covrig
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What’s In a Calling? Depends on Whose Voice You Hear

For years I have struggled with understanding my calling as well as generally what a calling is–passion, job, career or hobby, and how to live your calling or even change a calling. In some ways, I learned it depends on &...
by Duane Covrig
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Good Trees and Good People

Good Trees and Good People “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good”—Jesus (Matthew 12:33, NIV) I have started to work on my latest book–okay, my only book. It will be on Adventist Ethics. This blog is helping &...
by Duane Covrig
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The Sabbath as Moral Healing and Training

In his controversial book, The Righteous Mind, and on several YouTube videos Jonathan Haidt talks about the six main moral values that help frame people’s sense of right and wrong. He notes that liberals tend to focus on ...
by Duane Covrig
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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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The Moral Church: Eight P’s of Ministry

Probably the greatest moral call upon the church is the call to minister to the world’s needs—whatever they are. This is a call first to morally respond to those we call brothers and sisters within the borders of the church...
by Duane Covrig
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Moral Manhood- Eldredge Six Stages & Ethical Learning

John Eldredge has written many books (Wild at Heart, Epic, Utter Relief of Holiness, etc.) designed to help men understand the different stages of life and the moral growth each will give them opportunity to develop. A man can ...
by Duane Covrig
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