Monday, November 30, 2020
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Church leaders emphasise compassion

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.

Annual Council votes Church polity statement

The executive committee of the General Conference have voted on a statement regarding the decision of three Church unions to authorise ordination to the gospel ministry without regard to gender.

Wilson calls for renewed health focus, unity

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.

Women’s ordination on GC Annual Agenda

Next week’s Annual Council will likely have a packed agenda, including a discussion on how leaders should respond to actions of two administrative unions that conflict with world church policy.

Something we can agree on?

Recently I attended some meetings out west with a group of Adventist “progressives”.

GC: ordination vote a “serious threat” to unity

Top leadership of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists have issued a response to the Pacific Union Conference’s vote to ordain ministers without regard to gender...

Church leaders appeal for “Oneness in Christ”

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.

Offerings grow new churches

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

Seeking order on ordination questions

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...

By all means, save some

"We’re aiming for 40,000 Youtube hits! That’s great advertising for the next event.” James Toogood, pastor of South Canberra church, thinks big.
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