GC Archives & Statistics
The General Conference Archives and Statistics Office manages the records center and archives of the Adventist denomination's world headquarters. The Adventist Organizational Directory and Yearbook Online, Adventist Archives with fully searchable historical...
Ordination in Seventh-day Adventist History
This paper is focused on the history of ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in particular women's ordination.
The Magisterial Reformers and Ordination
The magisterial reformers made a clear break with the Roman Catholic sacramental view of ordination of the clergy. The descendants of Luther and Calvin closely followed the Reformers’ ordination theologies and practice. In this paper we will discuss...
The Ordination of Women in the American Church
This paper is focused on the ordination of women it the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America. It provides a brief historical sketch of the moment in American history when women's ministry and ordination became issues of important concern and then...
The Problem of Ordination : Lessons from Early Christian History
There are many ways in which ministry and ordination can be understood. The question before us is, however, what is the nature of Christian ministry and how much has our understanding of ministry in the Church been influenced by Christian tradition?
Trajectories of Womens Ordination in History
This paper seeks to highlight the Biblical trajectories relating to women and Christian leadership, which contrasted with the ancient cultural understandings of women, and leadership, compare them with the trajectories of the early Christian tradition, and...