Adventists are among 25 faith leaders who have released a statement ahead of the anticipated release of the latest draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill.
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The prayer gathering was the first hosted across the South Pacific and there will be more to come.
“We need corporate prayer as a church for God’s guidance as we negotiate these present times,” said Dr Nick Kross.
Innovative and experienced leaders have been appointed to the South Pacific Division, completing the team for the new five-year cycle.
The opportunity will allow congregations to spend time in prayer for people of faith who suffer without religious freedom rights.
By standing up for his beliefs, Pastor William Pascoe was able to make a big difference to lives all around the world
SPD president Pastor Glenn Townend reflects on the many Adventists being persecuted around the world, and how we take freedom for granted.
Church leaders say the bill needs more work to adequately protect religious freedom.
A seminar organised by Hillcrest International Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hamilton, New Zealand, saw Adventists and other church and community members coming together to learn about current religious freedom issues.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church was represented at a meeting of faith leaders with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday.