Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)

Inspired by Josephine Elia, Amy Lee Sheppard Ratsara, and Sikhu, I had begun to write this piece a day before Wednesday’s vote on women’s ordination.  But after Wednesday’s vote, I felt it all the more necessary to affirm that it is still okay to be proud to be a Seventh-day Adventist.  There still is cause … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)

Women’s Ordination in Adventism: A Resource List

The Question

In a few weeks, Seventh-day Adventists from around the world will descend on San Antonio, Texas to discuss, vote, amend and approve a variety of church policy issues and directives, including women’s ordination.  The question that delegates will vote on is:

After your prayerful study on ordination from the Bible, the writings of Ellen G. White, and the reports of the study commissions, and;

After your careful consideration of what is best for the Church and the fulfillment of its mission,

Is it acceptable for division executive committees, as they may deem it appropriate in their territories, to make provision for the ordination of women to the gospel ministry? Yes or No

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