Gospel Order

SDA Church Apostasy

The enemy of souls has sought to bring in the supposition that a great reformation was to take place among Seventh-day Adventists, and that this reformation would consist in giving up the doctrines which stand as the pillars of our faith, and engaging in a process of reorganization. Were this reformation to take place, what would result?
The principles of truth that God in His wisdom has given to the remnant church, would be discarded. Our religion would be changed. The fundamental principles that have sustained the work for the last fifty years would be accounted as error. A new organization would be established. Books of a new order would be written. A system of intellectual philosophy would be introduced. The founders of this system would go into the cities, and do a wonderful work. The Sabbath of course, would be lightly regarded, as also the God who created it. Nothing would be allowed to stand in the way of the new movement. The leaders would teach that virtue is better than vice, but God being removed, they would place their dependence on human power, which, without God, is worthless. Their foundation would be built on the sand, and storm and tempest would sweep away the structure.
{Selected Messages, vol. 1, pages 204-205}

I saw that God has honest children among the nominal Adventists and the fallen churches, and before the plagues shall be poured out, ministers and people will be called out from these churches and will gladly receive the truth. Satan knows this; and before the loud cry of the third angel is given, he raises an excitement in these religious bodies, that those who have rejected the truth may think that God is with them. He hopes to deceive the honest and lead them to think that God is still working for the churches. But the light will shine, and all who are honest will leave the fallen churches, and take their stand with the remnant. {Great Controversy (1858), page 172}

Revelation 18:4  "And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues."


Ellen G. White's Writings “Can We Legitimately Change, Abridge, or Simplify Them?”

Is it legitimate to change, abridge, or simplify Ellen White’s writings? The answer is yes. We can change, abridge, or simplify the words, but we do not have license to change the intended message. Here’s why: Seventh-day Adventists do not hold to verbal inspiration. That means we do not believe that God dictated the words for Ellen White to use... In the years since Mrs. White’s death in 1915, more than 50 new compilations or editions of Ellen White’s books have been prepared by the E.G. White Estate. In every case–including editions that have been abridged, condensed, or simplified–the intended message has never been lost, only the wording has been changed.” –Paul A. Gordon, Adventist Review, Nov. 19, 1992, pp. 8-10.

Walla Walla Invites Jesuit Priest to Speak At CommUnity

Walla Walla University has a weekly worship program for students on Tuesdays, called CommUnity... This coming Tuesday, the 9th of January, the featured speaker is Greg Boyle... Who is Greg Boyle? Gregory Joseph "Greg" Boyle is an American Jesuit priest. He is the founder and Director of Homeboy Industries and former pastor of Dolores Mission Church in Los Angeles.

SDA Leaders join with Pope and all Denominations in new Global Alliance (See Photo #6)

At a dinner for promoting Christian unity, to which the Papal Council had extended an invitation, the General Secretary of the CSCWC, Ganoune Diop (Senegal), and the Chairman of the CSCWC, Martin Junge (Chile), honored departing and longstanding participants of the annual meeting, including the German theologian Rolf Hille. Hille received a plaque (Certificate of Recognition) with an acknowledgment of his many years of contributing to Christians’ faithfully working together.

SDA President declares Peace and Safety

"The question has surfaced from time to time as to whether or not there is some connection between the general conference and its involvement with Sunday laws and that kind of thing, also strange rumors that have been floating around in the internet for a number of years actually that the Pope has contacted the United States president who has contacted the General Conference president about national Sunday laws” He said. “All of this I want to tell you that this is absolutely incorrect totally false somebody somewhere imagines certain things and puts it on the internet and then people believe what they read.” “I want to encourage all of you to go back to the Word of God go back to the spirit of prophecy read the beautiful chapters in the great controversy understand that yes National Sunday laws will come persecution will come but nothing of that sort is in the pipeline at the present time nothing that we have understood the seventh-day Adventist Church is a strong proponent of religious liberty and freedom of conscience we believe in religious liberty for all people one of these days though that Liberty will be taken away from us but until that time let’s use the time to spread the good news don’t spread rumors don’t spread in accurate information spread the truth the Holy Spirit will help you to do that god.”


In response, the Union of Federations of the Adventist Church in France (UFA) issued the following statement: "Faced with such a barbarity in a place of worship, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in France, wants to express solidarity and compassion. When a (Catholic) Church is desecrated, it is the believers who are suffering. Churches and places of worship are spaces of peace, prayer, sharing and refuge.




Why Huntsville's First Seventh-day Adventist Church is starting a Sunday worship service

So why is one of the fastest-growing Adventist churches in the country - First Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 1303 Evangel Drive in Huntsville, Ala. -- beginning a Sunday worship service on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at 10 a.m.? "This is kind of next in the evolution of things," said First SDA Pastor Debleaire Snell, an energetic 37-year-old with an engaging smile and quick intelligence. "The Sunday service is going to be a first point of contact for the unchurched in the community and for people who, for whatever reason - beliefs, work - can't come on Saturday. We have communicated to the Conference office (the regional center) because they wanted clarity on this, but once we communicated the purpose to them, they saw that it is not a big deal."...
Snell points to the first-day gatherings of the early Christians described in Acts as an example of how believing communities meet when they can. "This shows there is a paradigm -- the Early Christians created a gathering where people could hear and receive the full news of Jesus," Snell said. "We want to do that." In the four years that Pastor Snell has been at First SDA, he has twice been named Pastor of the Year for the South Central Conference, an area that includes Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Florida panhandle. Read about his 2014 award here.

Samoa's Seventh Day Adventist Church has chosen Sunday as the official day of worship, ending months of confusion.

Date shift causes confusion for churches in Samoa
Updated 14 August 2012, 16:49 AEST

Samoa's Seventh Day Adventist Church has chosen Sunday as the official day of worship, ending months of confusion. That was just what happened in Samoa last year when the country changed days to be on the same working week as Australia and New Zealand. The decision caused confusion for church leaders, leading some Seventh Day Adventist congregations to worship on Saturdays while others practised the Sabbath on Sundays. The church's chief financial officer, Ben Tofilau, told Radio Australia the change of date created a serious theological challenge. He told the Pacific Beat program the decision to make Sunday the official day of worship was made unanimously by a panel of biblical researchers. "Our executive, plus the church elders, sought advice from our head office .... [which] guided us to maintain the same Sabbath as we had last year," he said. Mr Tofilau said 95 per cent of community members accepted the decision. "We believe in the creation - the first day to the seventh - that is where we base our belief. The seventh day is now Sunday." He said Kiribati and Tonga had adopted the same biblical calendar and would worship on Sundays unlike most SDA churches which worship on Saturdays.

Seventh-day Adventist and Roman Catholic Ecumenical Service

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, an ecumenical service took place at Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church. Participants came from 6 different denominations: Seventh-day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Methodist. The theme was to celebrate Lent, a Catholic tradition where ash is applied on the forehead in preparation for Easter Sunday.

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SDA Church confirmed they are Laodicea

Today we hesitate to claim we’re the remnant; but as for Laodicea, that’s us! Us alone! Why the difference? As Adventists, we’ve received a lot of criticism over the years for arrogating to ourselves the title “remnant.” This has led us, shall we say, to exercise greater caution in our claims and tighten our language when we speak about the things that set us apart. We’ve become more sensitive on this point, trying not to create impressions of special privilege or exclusiveness. That’s because “remnant,” however sparsely used in contemporary religious circles, still comes with positive connotations. It points to specialness, loyalty, faithfulness. Hence the pressure on Adventists to back off. All Christians want a part of it, and resent it when Adventists seem to claim the title for themselves. - Roy Adams, Adventist Review, 2008, Aug. 28, 2008, p. 5.

SDA president admitted they are Laodiceans, lukewarm, neither hot or cold

My fellow believers, we have drifted away from our Lord, and we have been tolerating conditions in the church that are not pleasing to Him. As far back as 1904 Ellen White wrote, "You have left your first love. Self-righteousness is not the wedding garment. A failure to follow the clear light of truth is our fearful danger. The message to the Laodicean church reveals our condition as a people."3 Eighty-six years have passed since those words were written, and the church is still in this world. It seems clear that our condition has not changed. We are Laodiceans, lukewarm, neither hot nor cold. We must admit that we still are not following the clear light of truth. What does the Bible say about the Laodicean church? First, it points out that we have a twofold problem: "Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked" (Rev. 3:17). Our first problem as Laodiceans is self-righteousness, an attitude of spiritual smugness and self-satisfaction. Our second problem is spiritual blindness. We do not sense that we are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked. As long as we are self-righteous and spiritually self-satisfied, blinded to our true condition, there can be no revival and reformation. Spiritual blindness keeps us from wanting or even thinking about revival and reformation. It makes us believe that our spiritual experience is all right. But, my dear sisters and brothers, everything is not all right. - Neil C. Wilson, Ministry Magazine, May 1990, p. 11.

SDA President says the SDA church suffers from the greatest of all spiritual problems-Laodiceanism

God's end-time church confronts many problems today—problems more complex and apparently more unsolvable than any it has faced before. These problems involve theology, finances, administration, and credibility. We suffer from the greatest of all spiritual problems —Laodiceanism. Too many of us rest satisfied with our spiritual condition, declaring that we are "rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing" (Rev. 3:17). It seems so easy in these opulent times to settle back in Laodicean complacency, secure in the feeling that everything is all right. Our God declares that His people know not that they are "wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked" (Rev. 3:17). Here we stand in God's sight lacking in true salvation faith, not covered by the robe of Christ's righteousness, bereft of spiritual discernment, naked and undone before God. What a picture!
... An inspired pen sums up the Adventist problem today very succinctly and accurately: "The line of demarcation between worldlings and many professed Christians is almost indistinguishable. Many who once were earnest Adventists are conforming to the world—to its practices, its customs, its selfishness. Instead of leading the world to render obedience to God's law, the church is uniting more and more closely with the world in transgression. Daily the church is becoming converted to the world"(Testimonies, vol. 8, pp. 118, 119). Do these words apply to God's people today? Look carefully and prayerfully at some problems that exist in the church today. Adventists have a sin problem. Adventists have a drug problem. Adventists have an apostasy problem. When we go the way of the world and follow the example of the world, we inevitably find ourselves burdened with the world's problems. - Robert H. Pierson, Adventist Review, Jan. 21, 1988, p. 8-9.

SOP stated the SDA church is in the Laodicean state.

“The church is in the Laodicean state. The presence of God is not in her midst… Abridge the work, limit your labors, and you remove your Helper. .. What a terrible thing it is to exclude Christ from His own temple! What a loss to the church!” -- 1NL 99. (1898)

VIDEO: First SDA Transgender Elder In The Church

The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Transgender People

"In the summer of 2015, Dinwiddie was ordained as an elder at the Hollywood Church (another denominational first). As part of a series of church-life conversations at Hollywood, elder Kirsten Salvador interviewed Dinwiddie in December 2015. That video was uploaded to Hollywood’s YouTube channel on December 15."

SDA LGBT Agenda - Religion & the LGBT Community

- A panel discussion broadcast from the Damazo Amphitheater at Centennial Complex, 24760 Stewart St. Loma Linda, CA.

"The SDA church must accept LGBT individuals as members, because they are Seventh-day Adventists, believe in Jesus, committed to the Bible and core teachings of the church. POPE FRANCIS IS OUR MODEL, HIS WORDS MUST BE OUR GUIDE." - Grace Oei

"The Bible cannot be taken literally." - Grace Oei and Daneen Akers

"Jesus had two fathers, we affirm the LGBT lifestyle." - Daneen Akers

"Heterosexuality is ONLY an ideal, homosexuality is a reality." - Jonathan Paulien




Married Lesbian Couple Baptised Into Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church

Alice Silva and Amber Machado were 'married' in Glenn County, California on 7-19-2014. Their new name is Amber and Alice Machado. Amber was raised Seventh-day Adventist and baptized many years ago.
On June 4, 2016, Alice Machado was baptized into the Chico Seventh-day Adventist church in north central California where her 'husband' (Amber Machado) was already a baptized member.
The Fruitage of the Women's Ordination Agenda
Alice was baptized at the Chico Church by Ginger Hanks Harwood, a former associate professor at the La Sierra University theology department. Ginger Hanks Harwood is a pro-choice advocate for Women's Issues, and Women's ordination. In 2009 she was a speaker at the Adventist Women & the Earth Conference to promote environmentalism and gender justice. Some of you may recall that on February 2, 2013, Ginger Harwood and Kendra Valentine (formally Haloviak) were both ordained as Seventh-day Adventist ministers, even though the action was out of harmony with the expressed will of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

The Pope to the Christian World Communions delegation: ecumenism of prayer, journeying and blood, 12.10.2016

"This morning, before the general audience and in the room adjacent to the Paul VI Hall, the Pope received in audience the participants in the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions, the international ecumenical association that meets annually in October, each year in a different country, to improve mutual awareness. It is made up of the Anglican Communion, the World Baptist Alliance, the Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council, the Ecumenical Patriarchate (Eastern Orthodox), General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, the International Old Catholic Bishops’ Conference, the World Lutheran Foundation, the Mennonite World Conference, the Moravian Church Worldwide Unity Board, the Patriarchate of Moscow (Eastern Orthodox), the Pentecostals, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (Catholic Church), the Reformed Ecumenical Council, the Salvation Army, the Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers), the World Convention of Churches of Christ, the World Evangelical Alliance and the World Methodist Council. A representative of the World Council of Churches is also usually present."

Related link from Zenit.org -- https://zenit.org/articles/its-not-my-jesus-vs-your-jesus-but-our-jesus-pope-says-to-ecumenical-group/


SDA Church In Participation of the Salvation Army

Southern Adventist University is hosting a “Street Store” in partnership with The Salvation Army at 10:30 a.m. on Monday on the sidewalk in front of the Salvation Army, 800 McCallie Ave. If it rains, the store will move inside The Salvation Army. .





Week for Christian Unity: 530 meetings. Ecumenical Italy is mobilizing

Broad-based participation: all Christian Churches present in Italy are involved in the planning of events: from the Evangelic Pentacostal Church to the Orthodox Churches – in particular, the patriarchates of Constantinople, Moscow and Romania, as well as the more ancient Eastern Churches such as the Armenian, Coptic, and Eritrean Churches, along with the Valdese, Baptists, Methodists, Adventists, Anglicans and Lutherans. Catholic Action, the Focolare Movement, Sant’Egidio, Taizé, have equally responded to the invitation. Events are scheduled to take place in major historic cathedrals as well as in smaller communities and parishes, which will open their doors to Christians from all denominations. Monasteries and religious institutions are also involved, with a day – January 18 – simultaneously dedicated to a national prayer for Christian unity.

Current Global Christian Forum Committee (2016) - (FALSE UNITY - ECUMENISM)

Anglican Communion Canon John Gibaut
Association of Evangelicals in Africa Revd Aiah Foday-Khabenje
Baptist World Alliance Revd Dr Neville Callam
Catholic Church - Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Fr Andrzej Choromanski 
Church of God (Cleveland) Revd Dr David Sang-Ehil Han
Ecumenical Patriarchate H.E. Metr. Gennadios of Sassima
Lutheran World Federation Dr Kathryn L. Johnson
Mennonite World Conference Revd Dr Anne-Cathy Graber
Moscow Patriarchate Fr Mikhail Goundiaev
Organisation of African Instituted Churches Revd Nicta Lubaale
Pentecostal World Fellowship Revd Dr Prince Guneratnam
Pentecostal World Fellowship Revd Dr David Wells
Pentecostal Dr Cecil M. Robeck
Salvation Army International Commissioner Elizabeth Matear
Seventh-Day Adventist Church General Conference Revd* Dr Ganoune Diop
Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch H.E. Archbishop Mor Chrysostomos Michael Chamoun
World Communion of Reformed Churches Revd Wesley Granberg-Michaelson
World Council of Churches Revd Dr Paul Gardner
World Council of Churches Prof. Dr Dimitra Koukoura
World Evangelical Alliance Revd Dr Richard Howell
World Evangelical Alliance Prof. Dr Thomas Schirrmacher
World Methodist Council Revd Dr Timothy Macquiban
World Student Christian Fellowships Ms Georgine Kengne Djeutane
World Vision International Dr Tadeusz Mich
World Young Women's Christian Association Revd Pirjo-Liisa Penttinen

* REVEREND - To use such title is to blaspheme God for it is only applied to God according to Psalm 111:9  - "He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is His name."

First Café Church Opens In New York City

In upper Manhattan, the MyGen Seventh-day Adventist Church recently opened its doors for its first official service. Upon entering the church, it becomes immediately apparent that this is not a conventional church. MyGen church is Greater New York Conference’s first Seventh-day Adventist “café church.” Instead of pews, round tables fill the space and worship is led from a stage platform. The members come dressed formally or informally, the music is lively, the service is interactive, and Sabbath School happens over lunch following the worship service. According to the organizers, that is the goal.

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