Posts by Pastor Marlan

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Grace Vaccination

by Pastor Marlan

As you can see, I believe in vaccination … sort of. One of the most insidious and contagious viruses in the spiritual world is the virus of legalism. And in some ways it’s genetic – you get it from your parents or other significant people in your life. I like what one influential author says […]

Today’s Women’s Ordination Vote

by Pastor Marlan

Today, July 8th, 2015, delegates to the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists will decide whether: After … prayerful study … and after … careful consideration of what is best for the church and the fulfillment of its mission, is it acceptable for division executive committees, as they may deem it appropriate in their territories, to […]

Facebook Guidelines for Adventists

by Pastor Marlan

Faceplant… er… Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with your friends, family, and people you’ve never met in person. Despite its many advantages, however, Facebook can also have its pitfalls – there have been many times I’ve cringed reading posts. Here are some principles I try to keep in mind. Some things […]