About Stephen Terry

Graduated with a degree in Theology and Biblical Languages from Walla Walla University. Pastored several churches in the Kansas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

The Sabbath, Creation and Faith
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Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people.  He said in a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the … [Click to read more …]

Sons of God and Sons of Men
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Those who have children often wonder how two children in the same family can be so different? One child may be shy and retiring while their sibling is a social butterfly, glowing with delight when surrounded by others and always ready for a party. When spiritual issues are at stake, parents often fret over their … [Click to read more …]

God’s Name
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Deuteronomy 6:4 in Hebrew

The question of how to properly speak and write God’s name frequently comes up. To answer that question, we first have to determine what God’s name is. It is not “God,” or “Lord,” or “Jehovah.” These are what we would call titles not names. God’s name is “YHWH.”  Because the Hebrews considered God’s name too … [Click to read more …]

The Purpose of the Church
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Fredonia

“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely … [Click to read more …]

Never Give Up
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“because she thought, If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Mark 5:28, NIV Twelve years before, two events had taken place that would come together later on a single day in Jesus’ ministry.  At that time, Jesus himself was a young man still working in Joseph’s carpenter shop in Nazareth. He had … [Click to read more …]

The importance of families
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“Be very careful, then, how you live— not as unwise but as wise,” Ephesians 5:15, NIV” It has often been said that the first four of the Ten Commandments is about honoring God, and the last six are about honoring others. How interesting then that right at the head of the last six God places … [Click to read more …]