Sunday, July 12, 2020
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Question Time

Something very interesting happened during "Question Time" at this month's South Pacific Division year-end meetings.

TMI needed to help stem membership losses

G T Ng, executive secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, called on every Adventist to actively nurture new church members to stem an outflow that is seeing one of every two newly baptised members eventually leave the Church.

Church leaders: “respect the ordination vote”

General Conference and division leaders re-affirmed the important role of women in the life of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and appealed to all church entities to respect a recent General Conference Session decision on ordination.

Divisions not given ordination freedom

Delegates turned down a motion that would have allowed each division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to decide for itself whether to ordain women to the gospel ministry in its territory.

GC delegates approve record 35 new unions

Moving to streamline the church’s work at a time of rapid growth, delegates opened the General Conference session on Thursday by officially approving the addition of an unprecedented 35 new union conferences to the Adventist world church.

Your guide to the GC session agenda

The 60th General Conference session will offer several firsts: electronic voting, a mobile app called GC Session 2015, an electronic agenda for delegates, and, most crucially for the rest of us, an opportunity to review the agenda in advance.

Adventists planting churches at record rate

Seventh-day Adventist churches are springing up around the world at the fastest rate in the denomination’s 152-year history, with a new building opening its doors to worshippers every 3.58 hours, according to newly released figures.

3052 baptised and 200 pastors ordained

Thousands of people packed a stadium in the Dominican Republic’s capital on Sabbath to celebrate 3052 baptisms and the historic ordination of more than 200 pastors at the close of the Seventh-day Adventist world church's Ten Days of Prayer initiative.

Church membership reaches 18.1 million

Membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Church has topped 18.1 million for the first time, but secretary of the Adventist world church, G T Ng, isn’t celebrating.

Church leaders talk re-elections, ordination

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders spent the second day of Annual Council addressing two major issues relating to next year’s General Conference Session.
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