After Influenza, What?

This article was published in the Review & Herald magazine on October 31, 1918. Dr. W. A. Ruble was the Secretary for the General Conference Medical Department. October was the deadliest month of the entire pandemic in the United States, and the points he makes in this article had a profound effect on me when I read it. Be inspired. Be challenged.

AFTER INFLUENZA, WHAT?
Our country at this time is passing through one of the most widespread and devastating pandemics that it has ever experienced. Gruesome accounts are given on every hand of cemeteries strewn with occupied coffins awaiting diggers to inter them; undertakers with dozens of bodies awaiting caskets; morgues taxed to their capacity, and additional buildings and even tents requisitioned for the overflow.

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Hispanics and the Bible

When it comes to the role of the Bible in their lives, Hispanics show a distinct gap between how they view the Bible and how they use the Bible. While they hold a very high view of Scripture, there seems to be a lack of clarity or desire for how to apply the Bible in everyday life. …Continue reading

The importance of a ‘stop day’

(CNN) — Dr. Matthew Sleeth is a former emergency room physician. He’s also the author of “24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life.”

CNN: You begin your book by writing about a store owner who vowed to close his store on Sundays, so his employees and their families, as well as his customers, could take the day off. But it didn’t stay that way for long. What happened? …Continue reading

Hobby Lobby Defies Obama Administration with Civil Disobedience for Religious Liberty

Hobby-Lobby-Greens“We must obey God rather than men!”—Acts 5:29.

Now that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied Hobby Lobby’s application for an emergency injunction protecting them from Obamacare’s HHS Mandate on abortion and birth control, Hobby Lobby has decided to defy the federal government to remain true to their religious beliefs, at enormous risk and financial cost. …Continue reading