When apost modernisma seems to be dominant world view; when interest in traditional religion is falling off; when far too many Adventist youth are simply walking away; what could possibly be wrong with getting people excited about aspiritualitya? We can never say we werenat warned. In 1903, Ellen White wrote an urgent letter about the aAlpha of Apostasya and rushed it to the mail. Twenty-five hundred miles later, it arrived just in time to head off disasteratemporarily at least. She wrote of a dream in the night, a ship in the fog, and iceberg in the way. The vessel was damaged, but it survived the encounter because the Captainas command was obeyed. Adventism survived her crisis, too, though at the cost of her right arm and the imposition of athe worst evil.a Yet, she assured us that the story wasnat over. aThe omega would follow in a little while. I trembled for our people.a Ellen G. White For nearly a century, the idea that the Seventh-day Adventist Church would ever again be troubled and tempted by pantheism strained credulity. It seemed absurd, unbelievable, ridiculous. Nevertheless, the Lord said another test was coming.2008, 8; atoday.org/issue_pdf.php?pdf=200801.pdf 235 thenewcommunitychurch.com 236 Adventist Review, June 21, 2001, 16; ... A quick read through the aNewsa listings on the New Community Church website shows a fondness for sports. aOn Saturday, October 19, [2013, ] over 100 of us gathered for a night of pumpkin carving, hot chili, CornHole, College football on the outdoor TV, live bluegrassanbsp;...
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