Tag: Unity

‘Enough!’: Avondale College president’s clarion call

A speech of note set the tone for the commissioning service of Avondale seminarian Dr Wendy Jackson. Avondale College of Higher Education president Professor Ray Roennfeldt’s welcome expressed his frustration with the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church’s decision not to give regional divisions the autonomy to ordain women.

Doctor doctor now a pastor

Seminarian’s commissioning a celebration and affirmation of women in ministry.

Open letter to the Seventh-day Adventist Church

The recent compliance discussions and decisions have created tension and hurt among many. Megan Johnson provides some biblical counsel that might just help comfort and guide in this open letter to the Church.

Harmony with the world Church

A look at the background behind the voted compliance document.

28 Fundamentals: The greatest team on earth

Kiwi or not, sports fan or not, almost everyone has heard of the All Blacks. But, as Maritza Brunt discovered, what makes them so successful actually has a lot to do with one simple principle . . . (Fundamental Belief #14)

Is the Trinity pagan?

Unpacking two main arguments against the trinitarian view of the Godhead.

Conferences and union begin historic ‘transformation journey’

In an historic agreement, all nine of the Australian conferences and the Australian Union Conference (AUC) have united together with the aim of transforming the Church, advancing the Church’s mission and exploring potential changes in its entity and governance structures.

28 Fundamentals: The divine bargain

Dr Elizabeth Ostring explores “the most sublime, but often difficult to understand, teaching in the Bible”: the trinity. (Fundamental Belief #2)