Adventist Media Committee chairman Pastor Glenn Townend and Pastor Gary Kent have this afternoon (September 19) released a joint statement that brings to an end the dispute concerning Pastor Kent’s dismissal as It Is Written Oceania speaker/director.
According to the statement, “Both parties have graciously accepted each other’s apologies and agreed to move forward with serving the Lord.”
It also states that Pastor Kent has discontinued his claim for unfair dismissal through the process of the Australian Fair Work Commission.
Note: An earlier statement provided to Adventist Record and posted last night was incomplete and subsequently removed. The final statement, signed and agreed to yesterday by Pastor Townend and Pastor Kent, is below.