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Opening the Door to Fairness

Remembering Justice Ginsburg

was making 40 percent less than her male coworkers for identical work. Though the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that Ms. Ledbetter’s complaint was time-barred, Justice Ginsburg wrote a powerful [...] jurist’s positions. Many Seventh-day Adventists will strongly criticize the positions she took on the legal availability of abortion and the legalization of same-sex marriage as contrary to their understanding [...] viewpoints officially advocated by the Adventist Church regarding religious liberty. In Trinity Lutheran v. Comer she dissented in a case that held a church school could not be excluded from a program

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ADVENTISTS AND MILITARY SERVICE

Norwegian president of the Adventist General Conference (World Church Leadership), Jan Paulsen, who in the March 2008 issue of the international magazine of the Free Church "Adventist World" emphasized: "War [...] the highest church leadership. It included six regional leaderships, called "associations," with 3,500 Adventists in 125 congregations served by 30 pastors. The Seventh-day Adventist Church was founded [...] consequences (court martial with possible death sentence) for refusal to obey orders. The American Civil War points the way for Adventists The behavior of the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the

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“God’s Restoring Salvation---Our Last-day Message”

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson, gives Sabbath sermon during the 2019 Annual Council.

in the very last days. Don’t get distracted by life itself, by issues which seem to cloud your thinking. That’s why Seventh-day Adventists have been asked to proclaim this amazing message, this restoring [...] fulfill them to the very letter.” Now, many times Seventh-day Adventists are accused of being legalists. Well, you people go to church on Saturday, on Sabbath. Some may accuse us that because you carry [...] the State of Tennessee. Don became a Christian in prison and then became a Seventh-day Adventist and a church elder in prison. He was befriended over many years by the family of John and Pam Dysinger

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Tennessee governor rejects pleas for clemency in Adventist death row case

Don Johnson will be executed on May 16.

efforts by top Adventist leaders, lawyers, family and friends, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will not stay the scheduled execution of Don Johnson, an Adventist inmate on death row. Lee issued a brief statement [...] introduced to the Seventh-day Adventist faith by other inmates and was baptized while on death row. Johnson is an ordained elder at the Riverside Chapel Adventist Church in Nashville, Tenn., and although [...] Jackson, president of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists; and President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Ted N.C. Wilson. In a letter, Wilson had requested that

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A Message to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church from the President

Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Speaks About the Upcoming Spring Meeting and More

Seventh-day Adventist Church encourages its members not to join the military. Nevertheless, it is not a test of church membership. According to “Adventists in Uniform,” the website of the church’s Adventist [...] Seventh-day Adventist church family in more than 200 countries! I thank God for each one of you and want to encourage you, no matter where you are, to be an active member in your local church, and to reach [...] Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. You are welcome to join us during these meetings, via the livestream on the Executive Committee website at executivecommittee.adventist.org. The meetings

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UNITED NATIONS ON RELIGIOUS MINORITIES AND SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS. Part 2

CD-EUDNews Interviews Liviu Olteanu, Director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty at the EUD and Secretary General of the International Association for the Defense of Religious Liberty (AIDLR), Switzerland and Belgium.

which specifically mentions Adventists : 1. The weekly day of rest for the followers of the Union of Seventh Day Adventist and other Evangelical churches belonging to the Federation of [...] doors for the benefit of Adventist followers. I want to underline here the importance of good influence and the strategy of keeping good relations between the Adventist Church and the State, organizations [...] Cooperation between the State and the Federation of Evangelical Religious Entities of Spain, and the Adventist Church is part of this Agreement (we can see this law in the BOE Nº 272, 12 November). It mentions

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Questions regarding the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its leadership

pastors. In the Catholic Church, decisions on doctrine are decreed by the pope and the top theologians of the church. In contrast, within the Adventist Church, the statement of 28 Fundamental Beliefs [...] five years can modify this statement of beliefs, the Church Manual, and certain GC policies, because they affect every level of the church. The Seventh-day Adventist Church, on all levels, operates on [...] unite the church over difficult issues, has the General Conference (GC) leadership become a persecuting power as identified in Revelation 13? Suggesting the Seventh-day Adventist Church or its leadership

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Bible truth and kindness in faith and practice

President of Seventh-day Adventist Church releases statement on Homosexuality and the Church.

“Same-Sex Unions,” official statement voted by the General Conference Executive Committee, October 17, 2012. www.adventist.org/en/information/official-statements/statements/article/go/-/same-sex-unions/ [...] Seventh-day Adventist Church. [1] “Homosexuality,” official statement voted by the General Conference Executive Committee, October 3, 1999, www.adventist.org/en/information/official-statements/st [...] Religious Freedoms of the Church,” states: The Seventh-day Adventist Church will encourage all its congregations, employees, ministry leaders, organizations, and entities to uphold church teachings and faith-based

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Conscientious Objection

Historic position still stands today.

noncombatancy position, the Seventh-day Adventist Church encourages its members not to join the military. Nevertheless, it is not a test of church membership. The Church “does not seek to be the conscience [...] so decisions can be made with maximum understanding and thought.” [2] The Seventh-day Adventist Church understand that in some countries, noncombatancy options are not available, and Adventists are [...] Second World War, the Seventh-day Adventist Church further elaborated on its noncombatancy position by approving a document, “The Relationships of Seventh-day Adventists to Civil Governments and War,” at

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Germany: Adventist church leaders about "Marriage for all"

On June 30, the German government decided to open marriage for same-sex couples.

of the Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Germany, Pastor Johannes Naether (Northern Division) and Pastor Werner Dullinger (Southern Division) submitted a statement regarding "Marriage for all". [...] homosexual”, emphasized the church leaders. "As a church, we respect the political decisions of our state, but as part of a democratic society and as Christians, we regard marriage as a successful and timeless [...] government decided to open marriage for same-sex couples. After the approval in the Federal Council, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed the law on July 20th. Marriage between husband and

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