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About danserns

Happily married and father of three great kids. Seventh-day Adventist pastor who invites everyone to accept Jesus as their Savior and Lord, embrace all the teachings of the Bible and join a vibrant Adventist group.

This Sabbath at Richardson (May 31)- “Love the Lord” Part 1

We love God because He first loved us (1 John 4:19). We can learn to fall in love with Him more deeply by looking at and reflecting on His creation, His Word and Jesus, God the Son. “The sunshine and … Continue reading

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Why Return Tithe Instead of Just Giving Local Offerings?

Where shall I send my tithe since I no longer have confidence in church leadership?” “May I give it to anyone who claims he is preaching ‘the straight testimony’ of the Adventist faith?” “May I assist self-supporting units with it?” … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (May 24)- “Teach Them All Truth” Part 3

There we were in the academy gym – Chris, one of the best basketball players on campus, and me, a 9th grader who had never grown up playing basketball. I was thrilled that Chris was willing to teach me a few … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (May 17)- “Teach Them All Truth” Part 2

“Do you solemnly swear that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?” Why is it so important that a witness tell ALL the truth? Why not just MOST of the … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (April 26)- “Teach Them All Truth” Part 1

This is an exciting time of year when many students who have been studying for years (including our daughter Danesa), will finally graduate! The graduation includes a “commencement” ceremony. It’s interesting that most students think of graduation as the end of their … Continue reading

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Are the Four “Blood Moons” a Fulfillment of Bible Prophecy?

Starting April 15, 2014 there will be four total lunar eclipses over a year and a half period that can be seen in North America if weather conditions permit. These fall during four Jewish festivals (not completely unusual because Jewish … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (April 5)- Re-baptism or Communion?

  You’ve been around the church for a long time but you know your life is a mess. You struggle with the same sins over and over and over. Then you hear an appeal to surrender fully to Jesus and … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (March 29)- “Baptizing them” – Part 2

Whenever God has given His people a huge blessing, we can be sure that Satan will always try to distort the meaning and devalue the experience of the blessing. This is true of the Sabbath. This is also true of baptism. The world is … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Noah” the Movie

There are some very serious anti-Biblical ideas in the new movie “Noah” according to blogger Joe Schimmel at this post. Why not buy some of these books (and materials) at this link to share with all your co-workers and/or classmates who … Continue reading

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This Sabbath at Richardson (March 22)- “Baptizing them” – Part 1

When I was eleven years old Evangelist Archer Livengood held Bible meetings in our little church in Wilson, North Carolina. During those meetings my young heart was impressed that this was my time to give the rest of my life … Continue reading

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