Expelled

“Steve Decker, a 54-year-old Renton man, says he has demonstrated against abortion outside several local Seventh-day Adventist churches weekly for most of the past year for the same reason he joined the church in the first place: his belief in the Bible.
But now his demonstrating has led to his ouster from the church, and ire from a neighborhood.

Decker said he was expelled April 19 from membership in the Redmond Seventh-day Adventist Church because, he believes, “our church is embarrassed and humiliated that I’m exposing the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s position on abortion.” …”

More: http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20030428&slug=adventist28m

About adventlife

I am a second generation Adventist who joined the church by baptism almost seven decades ago when the Adventist Church was still pro-life. I have a Ph. D. Degree in religion, and my dissertation was entitled "From Pro-life to Pro-choice: The Dramatic Shift in Seventh-day Adventists' Attitudes Toward Abortion." I published a book with said title which is available at http://lulu.com. You need to type my name in the Search blank space to access it. I believe that the Adventist Church should get out of the abortion business, especially out of the elective type of abortions. The church did compromise on this moral issue back in 1970 and many of its hospitals were allowed to profit from the killing of innocent unborn babies with impunity. The church needs to repent of this great moral sin and publicly admit that it was wrong for the "Remnant" Church, that claims to keep God's Commandments, to profit from what the Bible and our Adventist pioneers labeled as murder. The Lord is merciful and forgiving, but public sins must be publicly repented of in order to secure God's forgiveness. P.S.: I recently published my second book dealing with abortion and the Adventist Church. The title is: “Murder in Paradise: A Serious Warning to the United States & the Adventist Church” http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=Print+Products&keyWords=Samojluk+murder+in+paradise&x=5&y=10&sitesearch=lulu.com&q= Paperback: List Price: $22.49 $9.00 You Save: 60%

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