Mike Jones Wonders: Why Don't We Raise the Dead?

"Jesus told His disciples in Matthew 10:8 (and presumably you and me) to 'heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, and cast out demons' as an integral part of sharing the gospel message.

"We cheerfully discuss healing the sick and cleansing lepers. But when's the last time you heard modern Adventist Christians talking about raising the dead or casting out demons?"

Read more thoughts from Mike Jones on this month's GLEANER Blog at

Dear Counselor

"My boyfriend has recently become ultra-religious. He is constantly reading spiritual books or watching sermons on video. I feel he has become entirely unbalanced to the point where he has no desire to just spend time with me. While I appreciate and love spiritual things, I believe there are other areas of life which are also important. What can I do to help him understand how his attitude is affecting me and his other friends?"

Read the answer from the staff at the Walla Walla University School of Education and Psychology this month on the GLEANER Blog.

October 01, 2011 / Intersections