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World Church: Commission Begins Deliberations on Church Structures

and Structures, established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s leadership in October 2005. Explaining the rationale for the commission’s appointment, Pastor Jan Paulsen, Adventist world church president [...] purpose of the commission, according to Lowell C. Cooper, a general vice president...

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Church structure to be flexible, reflect local needs

Church structure lacks merit unless it acts as an “instrument of mission,” members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Commission on Ministries, Services and Structures told the church’s executive [...] that church structure ought to adapt to cultural, political, legal and geographical...

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Church Advances Structural Developments in China

Hong Kong … [ANN] To further develop the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s structure following the unification of Hong Kong with China, Church representatives met in Hong Kong on June 13 under the leadership of the Church’s world president, Dr. Jan Paulsen. The office of the president released the...

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Adventist denomination emerged amid debate over church structure

, and that means every church needs a treasurer,” Trim said. The story highlights the balancing act early Adventists faced: they still recoiled at the thought of adopting formal church structure [...] , it would require “forceful, goal-oriented leadership to form a body of believers within the...

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Adventist denomination emerged amid debate over church structure

church structure, but it was becoming increasingly clear that zeal alone wasn’t enough to effectively spread the gospel message. But just how the church should move forward was a fraught topic [...] to each other and to church leadership. James White went further, suggesting that structure...

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World Church: Ministries, Structures Commission Continues Work, Council Told

The impact of changes and flexibility within the structure of the Seventh-day Adventist world church was presented during the 2006 Annual Council by Lowell C. Cooper, a general vice president of the world church and vice chair of the 102-member Commission on Ministries, Structures and Services. The...

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In Angola, new church structure to address post-war challenges

, it is "impossible" for one administrative structure to "provide appropriate supervision and leadership" in the region, said Rosa Banks, a world church associate secretary. The split also recognizes the "marked" [...] administrative structures. Effective this year, the Northern Angola Union...

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Africa: Growth Prompts Change in Administrative Structure

Church leaders have endorsed a new administrative structure for the church in Africa—a change prompted in part by extraordinary rates of church growth on the continent. The new structure creates a [...] in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, approved the changes April 17. Matthew Bediako,...

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New management structure at Adventist Risk Management

The Seventh-day Adventist Church's risk assessment and insurance organization is revamping its management structure and consolidating operations in North America to enhance its mission and service, its chief executive said. In an April 22 meeting of its board, Adventist Risk Management ,...

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PRESS RELEASE: Publishing houses re-structure under consideration

, 2014 the General Conference and North American Division administrations requested the boards of both publishing houses to indicate their readiness to receive a formal proposal for the re-structuring [...] ministries will be a dynamic part of the Revelation 18 prophetic mission of the Seventh-day...

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