Julie & Kevin were both raised Seventh-day Adventist (SDA). As young people they were taught that Christ’s return was imminent, they must worship on Saturday and follow the levitical dietary laws and that the Pope was the antichrist. One day, Kevin came across an Adventist website whose author was making arguments against Catholicism. At the end of the […]
Tania was raised in a devout Seventh-day Adventist home and persevered in her faith through college. She was certain she “knew” her Christianity until her nominally Catholic husband insisted their kids complete the Sacraments in the Catholic Church. Tania was in for a life-changing surprise!
My wife, Jeanette, and I were both raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and learned to hold strong negative feelings about the Catholic Church. My mother took great pride in being opposed to the Catholic Church; she did not know much about it, but she knew she was against it.
So we either had to believe God protected His Church’s theology, or we have to cut the Church off right after its birth. Is it possible that these godly men, who were martyred for their faith, could have gotten it that wrong? In the end, we had to admit, that their writings didn’t actually conflict with Scripture; their writings were in conflict with our personal interpretation of Scripture, or rather I should say, the way we had been taught to interpret it.
Teresa was raised in a Seventh-day Adventist family. From a young age she desired to know and understand her faith. Her journey to understanding the fullness of the truth would be long and last many years, taking her and her husband from the Adventist camp through other Protestant groups till they discovered the holy Catholic […]
Beverly was brought up in a devout Seventh-day Adventist family. In her youth, she wished to be a missionary for her church. Later she drifted from Adventism because of some of their laws which she didn’t view a practical. Becoming disturbed by the issue of Abortion, he returned to an Adventist Bible study and again […]