What Is The Government of God?

by Dick Wiedneheft [The following article was originally published by ACD in 1974 when this topic became a concern to many. A certain church organization was then in the habit of equating its oppressive version of “church government” to the...

Rediscovering Biblical Celebrations

by Dr. Charles Dorothy Life’s three basic questions–who is God?; who are we?; and how shall we live?–find answer in the Scriptures. Those answers in turn shed light on two neglected areas of Christian living; joy and celebration. Read and study the...

Jacob’s “Non-Ladder” Dream

by Dr. Charles Dorothy Most of you have heard of Jacob’s Ladder. But how many know the text from which this misconception comes? We will look at Genesis 28:10-22, which is the passage of Jacob’s dream, ladder, stone, pillar, Bethel and a host of things we...

Who Were The New Testament Elders?

By George Kimnitz [NOTE: In November 1974 we published the following article in our Impact For Today’s World magazine. Church government had been one of the six reform issues we nailed to the door of the Worldwide Church of God in early ’74. Unfortunately the door was...

What Does Passover Mean to You?

The following article appeared in the April 1989 issue of the ACD Newsletter. Dr. Dorothy’s insight is refreshing and his message timeless. by Charles V. Dorothy, PhD Are you aware of the recent debate about what day is the proper time for “keeping” the...

The Homosexual Issue – What’s Really At Stake

Around the world, homosexuals and lesbians continue to struggle for mainstream acceptance and legitimacy. They very much want to be an integral part of the larger society. In the past few decades, gays have made political gains far out of proportion to their numbers....