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um olhar atento sobre a ORDENAÇÃO DE MULHERES

Um Olhar Atento Sobre A Ordenação de Mulheres

June 30, 2015 | Ty Gibson

english  |  español  |  русский   |  português No dia 14 de janeiro de 2015, uma quarta-feira, decidi estudar o assunto da ordenação de mulheres por conta própria. Afinal de contas, minha igreja está engajada em um conflito titânico sobre este assunto. Quando comecei meus estudos, fiquei imaginando o que eu descobriria se eu pusesse de lado minhas opiniões sobre o tema e simplesmente examinasse o que a Bíblia e os escritos de Ellen White teriam a dizer sobre ele. Seja lá o que fosse o que eu viesse a descobrir, de uma coisa eu estava certo: a igreja deveria seguir o ensinamento bíblico sobre essa questão, então eu precisava descobrir qual ele era.

Meu nome é Ty Gibson. Sou um membro da Igreja Adventista do Sétimo Dia, batizado para fora do mundo à tenra idade de 18 anos. Deste ponto em diante, eu dediquei a minha vida adulta inteira ao ministério em tempo integral. Sou codiretor do Light Bearers …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers

Women's Ordination: Is the Church Free to Act? by Ty Gibson

Women’s Ordination: Is the Church Free To Act?

June 19, 2015 | Ty Gibson

The God of the Bible is a delegator, not a micromanager. He entrusts His children with decision-making power. God is not a control freak, but rather a freedom lover.

Adam and Eve were given “dominion” over the world God had made for them (Genesis 1:26-27).

Perceiving the grave and glorious arrangement, David proclaimed, “The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord’s; but the earth He has given to the children of men” (Psalm 115:16). That’s delegation language.

God is love. Therefore, God has engineered a world in which the highest form of freedom is manifested in righteous self-governance. It is from this foundational reality that God empowers His people to act and is glorified by their freedom when it is responsibly exercised.

PEOPLE THINK AND LAY PLANS

The management of Israel was more than Moses could handle. Jethro, his father-in-law, came along and said, “Listen now to my voice; I will give you counsel, and God will be with you” (Exodus 18:19). Then he suggested an organizational system that involved …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers

ЕСЛИ ВЗГЛЯНУТЬ НА ОРДИНАЦИЮ ЖЕНЩИН ПОБЛИЖЕ

ЕСЛИ ВЗГЛЯНУТЬ НА ОРДИНАЦИЮ ЖЕНЩИН ПОБЛИЖЕ

June 19, 2015 | Ty Gibson

english  |  español  |  русский  |   português Среда, 14 января 2015. Сегодня я решил, что настало время чтобы взяться и изучить предмет ординации/рукоположения женщин лично, для себя. Ведь моя церковь находится в огромном конфликте по этому вопросу. Готовясь к этой задаче, мне интересно, а что я обнаружу если я отложу в сторону мои предубеждения по этой теме и просто посмотрю что говорит Библия и труды Елены Уайт об этом? Что бы я ни открыл, я уверен в одном: церковь должна идти с тем, что учит Библия по этому вопросу, и поэтому мне необходимо найти это.

Меня зовут Тай Гибсон. Я член Церкви Адвентистов Седьмого Дня, приняв крещение выйдя из мира в юном возрасте 18 лет. С тех пор, я посвятил всю свою взрослую жизнь на служение. Я являюсь одним из директоров организации “Носители Света,”занимающейся евангелизмом из штата Орегон. Носители Света пользуются чрезвычайно позитивными и продуктивными отношениями с лидерами и членами церкви по всему миру. Мы поставили свыше пол …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers

Una Mirada Más Profunda a la Ordenación de la Mujer por Ty Gibson

Una Mirada Más Profunda a la Ordenación de la Mujer

June 18, 2015 | Ty Gibson

english  |  español  |  русский   |   português Miércoles, 14 de enero 2015. Hoy he decidido que es hora de consagrarme y ponerme manos a la obra y estudiar el tema de la ordenación de la mujer por mí mismo. Después de todo, mi iglesia está envuelta en un conflicto de enorme actualidad. Al prepararme para esta tarea, me pregunto qué descubriré si dejo de lado mis preferencias y opiniones sobre el tema y examino y estudio sencillamente lo que la Biblia y los escritos de Elena G. de White dicen al respecto. Lo que sea que esté a punto de descubrir, estoy seguro de una cosa: la iglesia debe ir de acuerdo con lo que la Biblia enseña al respecto, así que eso es lo que yo necesito investigar.

Mi nombre es Ty Gibson. Soy miembro de la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día. Recién salido del mundo, fui bautizado a la delicada edad de 18 años. Desde …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers

Gender: From Creation Through Ordination

Gender: From Creation Through Ordination

June 12, 2015 | Fred Bischoff

Background

In September of 2012, I was asked to serve on the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) “Theology of Ordination Study Committee.” This group met four times during 2013 and 2014, and considered voluminous amounts of material on the subject of ordination in general, and the role of gender in ordination. I found it of great significance that we were led back to consider the lessons of Genesis 1, 2, and 3, and the relationships of the Godhead. There was an attempt as well to draw lessons from SDA history, mostly related to the early years and to the Minneapolis era, in regards to processing disputed views and arriving at new understandings. As documented, there was no consensus. Rather, three views developed to address the issues. I am convinced we should identify with principles rather than groups, so my desire has been to consider the principles behind each group’s positions, and to encourage each to see their strengths and weaknesses. The following is my attempt to summarize the issues …
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Fred Bischoff

Adventist Pioneer Library
Light Bearers

Women's Ordination: Shall Angels or Demons Guide Us?

Women’s Ordination: Shall Angels or Demons Guide Us?

June 10, 2015 | Ty Gibson

Adventism is heating up as we approach the GC Session in Texas, during which a vote will be taken on women’s ordination . In all my years as a member of this church I love, I have never seen so many of our people so roused about any other issue.

It would be so very cool if we were to get this passionate, articulate, fired up and mobilized about liberating sex slaves, feeding the hungry, visiting the sick, and bringing the gospel of Christ to the countless millions who have never looked with breathless wonder into His beautiful heart of redeeming love.

But that’s another topic for another time…I guess.

For the moment we are energetically discussing whether it is okay with God for women to have official church hands laid on them in acknowledgement of their sense of calling to go, teach and baptize in the name of Father, Son and Spirit. So as we continue engaging in our current debate, we might do well to pause and consider a few …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers

A Closer Look at Women's Ordination by Ty Gibson

A Closer Look At Women’s Ordination

June 5, 2015 | Ty Gibson

english  |  español  |  русский   |   português Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Today I have decided that it is time for me to knuckle down and study the subject of women’s ordination for myself. After all, my church is engaged in a titanic conflict over the subject. As I gear up for the task, I wonder what I will discover if I lay aside my biases on the topic and simply examine what the Bible and the writings of Ellen White have to say about it. Whatever I am about to discover, of one thing I am certain: the church should go with whatever the Bible teaches on the matter, so I need to find out what that is.

My name is Ty Gibson. I am a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church , baptized fresh out of the world at the tender age of 18. From that point on, I have given my entire adult life to full-time ministry. I am …
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Ty Gibson

Co-Director
Light Bearers