“The Seventh-day Adventist Church has formally voted three times against the ordination of women (1990, 1995, and 2015). Last Fall, in Battle Creek Michigan, the General Conference Executive Committee voted to discipline churches, Conferences and Unions who intentionally violate the expressed will of the world wide Seventh-day Adventist Church. So what do some liberal churches, Conferences and Unions do? They choose to violate it anyway!
Yesterday, the Silver Spring Seventh-day Adventist Church ordained a woman (Therezinha Barbalho) in spite of the Church’s position on ordaining women. This is—at best—an unwashed thumb in the eye, and at worst, an obscene hand gesture towards the General Conference headquarters—just 5.6 miles away. …”