Confused about what to do during an Adventist church service? True, church bulletins can be rife with confusing jargon and language, but while most services vary widely in format, they’re very similar in content.
Washing one another’s feet is a time-honored practice that is supposed to instill in the participants a sense of humbleness, service, gentleness, kindness, meekness, closeness and all that other good stuff. But who knows where that other’s person foot has been? There are things in the world like germs, fungus and flesh-eating bacteria, you know. Here’s how to wash feet with the least amount of human contact.
Here are a few ways to help you figure out if you’ve wandered into an Adventist church. The #1 tip: If you’re up that early on a Saturday morning to go to church, you are most likely in an Adventist one. Read on for more helpful clues!
Not many people outside of the denomination realize that Adventists come in all flavors and types. We’re rainbow sherbet, not just raspberry sorbet (and yes, maybe we were a little hungry as we wrote this.) But no matter where you fall on the spectrum, everybody is welcome! (Note: There are sure to be more types than the ones presented here. Feel free to suggest more in the comments section.)
At some point(s), we’ve all had to sit through sermons that seemed to last forever. Here, some handy signs that enable you to spot when heavy winds are about to blow so you can sit in the back row and set sail early.
It’s happened to all of us: You’re sitting in church when your eyelids start to droop. Instead of pinching yourself to stay awake (or worse, your mom doing it), here are some ways to sneak in some Zzzz’s…
We’ve all had those Sabbath mornings when we were running behind and slid into the pew a few or 30 minutes late. Here, some of our favorite reasons why…
The peculiar people have some interesting ties to some very familiar faces. You might just be surprised at who turns up in this list…
We’re taking it back to the old school because we’re so cool (or old fools). So take a stroll down memory lane with us (or for those who have never been to cradle roll, prepare for sights that may amaze/terrify) and celebrate great moments from cradle roll.
PASADENA, Calif — Sabbath afternoon naps are one of the most treasured benefits of being an Adventist if a recent survey of 10,000 Adventists from around the world are to be believed. The Read more […]