The Seventh-day Adventist Church on Wednesday reaffirmed its stance against homosexual activity and same-sex marriage, but also softened the denomination’s position statement to emphasise compassion toward people who are gay or lesbian.
Speaking during Sabbath morning worship of the 2012 Annual Council, president Ted Wilson implored world church leaders to focus their evangelism efforts on health ministry, while also urging them to remain united during difficult times.
Leaders of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists today issued “An Appeal for Oneness in Christ,” urging the church’s constituent union conferences to shun “unilateralism” in deciding on ordination policy.
It costs money to send missionaries and establish an Adventist presence in new areas around the world. But for the past 22 years Seventh-day Adventists have found an effective and efficient way of making disciples and planting new churches among unreached
The world leadership of the Seventh-day Adventists has issued a highly unusual “appeal for unity” to regional administrative units of the church that have either taken or are considering independent action regarding the ordination of women...