Dr Barry Oliver asks church members to pray for the delegates who have been asked to assume the responsability of representing the Seventh-day Adventist Church at the upcoming General Conference Session.
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.
Theology lecturer Dr Graeme Humble was appointed as the South Pacific Division’s field secretary at recent year-end meetings in Sydney, Australia. Dr Humble currently heads up the School of Theology at Pacific Adventist University in Papua New Guinea.
Seventh-day Adventist world church leaders are set to discuss the theology of ordination and the ownership constituency of a university among other agenda items later this month at the 2014 Annual Council.
The Theology of Ordination Committee comprising 106 Adventist men and women of diverse ages, ethnicities, and professions, and set up by the leadership of the General Conference in September 2012, has now completed its work.
Following year-end meetings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, the regional Biblical Research Committee has released the research papers it used in recommending the ordination of women.