The Conservative Threat to Inerrancy

by Pastor Corey McLaughlin Any discussion of inerrancy must begin with a careful and thoughtful definition. David Dockery offers just such a faithful and succinct understanding: “Inerrancy – the idea that when all the facts are known, the Bible (in its autographs, that is, the original documents), properly interpreted in light of the culture and [...]

When Biblical is Wrong

by Rev. Jefferson Vann Advent Christians have always been strong advocates for the authority and inspiration of the Bible. We believe that “Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness”[1] so we strive to follow the Bible in everything we do. The Bible, for [...]

Book Review: Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

by Rev. Penny Vann Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by Randolph Richards and Brandon O'Brien published by IVP 2012. Reviewed by Penny Vann. “Context, Context, Context,” hermeneutics professors everywhere drill into the skulls of their students. Hermeneutics and consequently applications and theology are what this book is [...]