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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 00:29



Dwight K. Nelson

Since 1983, Dwight Nelson has served as lead pastor of the Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. He preaches on the “New Perceptions” telecast, teaches at the theological seminary and has written some books, including The Chosen. He and his wife, Karen, are blessed with two married children and 2 granddaughters.

The Adventist position on health is the subject of many jokes, and the secret to a longer life. Something to be contagious about.
Saturday, April 06, 2002

More In This Series

What do you want Jesus to do for you? If He is willing to do it, what could be more important than asking, and trusting?
What does it mean to be contagious? What does it mean for God's trusting children, His friends, to be contagious? Are you contagious?
Being Seventh-day Adventists distinguishes us from the rest of the Christian world. But we are first Christians, then Seventh-day Adventists. In sharing our Adventist faith, we should always put first things first.
Our most distinguishing characteristic is built right into our name: Seventh-day Adventists. What relationship does the seventh day have to our devotion to Jesus as our Lord? How does it enhance that devotion and make it contagious?
To a world plagued with pain and death, God offers a contagious hope. Internalizing that hope can't help but make you contagious.
What's contagious about the Adventist view of the final judgment? Lots!
Nothing is more certain about life in this world than that it will end. But Easter says the end of our lives here is not the end of the story. The Contagious Adventist view of death and beyond.
The mission of Christ is the mission of Seventh-day Adventists. But before grace can be shared contagiously, it must first be experienced. Are you experiencing it?
Internalizing the Adventist distinctives under the Lordship of Christ forms the foundation for becoming a Contagious Adventist. Are you one?
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Love on the Move

Over the summer and fall of 2019 Pioneer underwent significant physical renovation—including a new roof and a major Sanctuary makeover. During the same time congregation leaders engaged in multiple conversations about our missional renovation—how does a faith community like Pioneer seriously engage and impact the people around us for Christ? From this dialogue emerged a fresh new expression of our Pioneer mission: "Love on the Move."

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