Martin Weber

retired from denominational service, is a hospice chaplain.

Martin Weber, D.Min., served as pastor, editor, author, evangelist and police chaplain across North America and taught pastors on five continents with the General Conference Ministerial Association. In retirement he served as the Adventist product manager at Logos Bible Software, the world’s largest creator of digitized Christian content.

The Socializing Gospel

Earnest voices among us warn about a “social gospel” movement. With good reason.


Our Greatest Sin

“Thank God Almighty, we're free at last!"


He Came, He Loved, He Conquered

Who’s afraid of a nursing infant? Herod, one of two despots in the Christmas story. The infamous ruler recognized in baby Jesus a genuine threat to his kingdom of coercion.


Thanksgiving Without the Gospel

Throughout childhood, I suffered guilt and despair despite sincerity of spiritual caregivers. Church school teachers warned that only perfectly Christlike children qualify for heaven.


How Close Are We to the Action?

“Look out your window and see the sunset,” a man called and said to his estranged wife. “Enjoy it, because it’s one of the last sunsets you’ll ever see.”


Reading Ellen White Isn't Bible Study

A newly baptized Adventist phoned our home, distraught about a Bible study promoted in her church’s bulletin.


Equality and Submission: Contradictory or Compatible?

Christology — the study of Christ — has suffered theological conflict throughout church history. Lately some Adventists have raised questions about who Jesus is in relation to God the Father.


Adventists and Abortion

EDITOR'S NOTE: Perspective articles are the views of each author and do not necessarily represent the official stance of the North Pacific Union Conference or the Gleaner.


Almost Killed ... Again

Forty-seven years ago, a car accident almost killed me while driving to a Bible study. Last week that happened again. What lessons are there for survivors of such close calls?


Is Easter for Adventists?

Some Seventh-day Adventists pointedly ignore Easter because of its ancient roots in paganism.