Facing Doubt: A Book for Adventist Believers 'On the Margins'

  • Catalog: #419305
  • Author:

    Reinder Bruinsma

  • Publisher: Flanko Press

Price:$14.90

  • Status: In stock

Quantity:

  • Format:

    Paperback

  • Language:

    English

Add to cart

Many Christian believers struggle with serious doubts about their faith and their church. This is also true for Seventh-day Adventists, in particular in the Western world. Many have left the church or find themselves 'on the margins' of the church, trying to decide whether they will also leave or have the courage to stay. This book is written for that category.

The book begins with a brief analysis of the current crisis in Christianity - and in Adventism in particular. The author deals with doubts about the Christian basics and with the uneasiness many feel with regard to the church and many of its doctrines.

The author speaks of his own doubts, his concerns about present trends in the Adventist Church and his questions about particular Adventist beliefs. However, he has decided that he wants to stay and further contribute to his church. He explains his reasons for remaining, and appeals to those who 'are on the margins' to constructively deal with their doubts, to find new inspiration in their faith, and to meet the challenge of staying or (re-)connecting with their church.

Paperback. Copyright 2016. 192 pages.

AdventSource recommends
7 Keys for Finding Jesus in the Book of Revelation7 Keys for Finding Jesus in the Book of RevelationThe Gospel of John presents wonderful stories about Jesus Christ. And 1 John contains many quotable verses that encourage faith, hope and love. How could the same author write the book of Revelation? The enigmatic symbols, fearsome beasts, violence and destruction and apostasy seem so different from...Price: $7.77Discovering Our Adventist Past - Study GuideDiscovering Our Adventist Past - Study GuideThe stories of our Adventist past help us better understand our spiritual identity. By understanding our Adventist past we can sort through the myriad of ideas that are out there and focus on the core of what makes Adventism stand out as a significant movement. This iFollow title presents a...Price: $5.99Who Runs the Church?Who Runs the Church?When the Seventh-day Adventist Church was organized in 1863, members and leaders saw the organizational structure as so near perfect that it must have been inspired by God. But by the 1890s the church was nearly torn apart by conflict over who had the final authority to decide how the church’s...Price: $4.95A Short History of the Headship DoctrineA Short History of the Headship DoctrineIn the late 20th century many Seventh-day Adventists adopted the “headship principle,” a doctrine which attempts to establish a biblical basis for excluding women from leadership positions in the home and the church. This book defines headship theology, explains why it was Calvinists who developed...Price: $3.95Where Are We Headed? Adventism After San AntonioWhere Are We Headed? Adventism After San AntonioSan Antonio was a tipping point in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. History may come to regard the General Conference Session of 2015 as a moment comparable to the 1888 Minneapolis convocation, when dramatically differing views of the church came face to face. In Where Are We...Price: $14.95Adventist Authority Wars, Ordination, and the Roman Catholic TemptationAdventist Authority Wars, Ordination, and the Roman Catholic TemptationKnown for their provocative approach, George Knight's books have a wide readership around the world. Adventist Authority Wars, Ordination, and the Roman Catholic Temptation, following his usual style, raises denominational issues that many would like to keep buried. He not only raises the issues...Price: $14.95

Site by Magellan-Net