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By Gary Patterson, August 3, The obvious answer to the question is yes. But unfortunately this answer does not address the real issues generally being raised when the question is asked.
Hard by the west side of the Alamodome in San Antonio, where the meetings of the recent General Conference session were held, runs highway Interstate A steady stream of vehicles continued to rush by at the 60 mile per hour speed limit as posted on that highway. If the session voted to change that speed limit to 45 miles per hour, it would have no effect on the traffic, given that such an action is not within the jurisdiction of the General Conference.
This may seem to be a ridiculous comparison, but for all its seemingly foolishness, it gets at the heart of the issue by asking what really is within the jurisdiction of the General Conference.
The power vested in the Conference is not to be centered in one man, or two men, or six men; there is to be a council of men over the separate divisions. In the work of God no kingly authority is to be exercised by any human being, or by two or three.
But the statement regarding it being the highest authority on earth, used as it often is to impose control over the church, is at best disingenuous, and perhaps, misleading.
Even if at times it may be true, this on again, off again coverage is clearly spotty over time, and the question arises as to when and how we determine it to be such an authority.
Authority and Inerrancy Being an authority does not convey inerrancy. That the General Conference in session can and does err in its judgement and actions is demonstrated by the issues of the session, which are still debated today over a century later.
In addition, some actions taken in subsequent years since that time are certainly not above question. To assume everything voted by the session is the will of God is a mammoth leap of reason, to say nothing of theology. Perhaps, rather than a ringing endorsement of its authority, the comment should be taken as an apology, stating that this institution, with all its human foibles, is the best that we have to work with at any given time.
Assuming that every action taken at the session is the will of God for the world church, what does such a stance say about those who voted against the action? Were those who in good conscience voted in opposition to a given action, thus voting against the will of God? Clearly, many things voted at the session would not fall into the category of the will of God.
Such matters as voting to close discussion, or times of meetings, or adjournment would not generally be considered will of God issues. All this being the obvious case, it then needs to be determined just which things are in the jurisdiction of the General Conference and which are not.
Though the list is much longer than given here, yet a few examples will serve to illustrate the point, as delineated in GC Working Policy B 05, point 6.
Different elements of organizational authority and responsibility are distributed among the various levels of denominational organization. Thus each level of organization exercises a realm of final authority and responsibility that may have implications for other levels of organization.
Though in the Roman Catholic system, the Pope may excommunicate individual members, in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, neither the General Conference in session nor any level of church governance, other than the local congregation, may do so.
Membership, as well as church officer election, belongs exclusively to the local congregation. And though the congregation as a constituency does not operate under a constitution and by-laws as the other constituent levels do, the Church Manual serves as its template for action. Likewise, the staffing of pastoral positions, as well as conference level employees, is within the authority of the local conference and may not be countered by other levels of the denominational organization.
Further, the structure of the church established in the and General Conference sessions, as clearly stated in policy B While it is true that the general level does establish the criteria for both membership and ordination, it does not have authority as to who may be accepted as members or who may be employed or ordained, so long as they meet the criteria established.
To say that the one splits the church and the other does not, makes no sense. An additional argument advanced is that ordination to ministry is for the world church.
But so is membership and ordination as an elder. Any person who has been accepted into membership is free to join any church worldwide by transfer, and anyone who has been ordained as an elder is eligible to hold such position in any church.
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1. 3 advantages and 3 disadvantages of tall organizational structure. Advantages: i. In tall organizational structure, there is a close supervisory control because of the low span of managers. ii.
It is a more commanding structure as significance, the roles and tasks are clearly Idefined. iii. Purpose. A tall organizational structure offers various levels of authorization for different actions taken by managers.
This structure assumes that lower level employees lack the experience and knowledge to make good decisions for the company. Organizational Structure can be defined as formal pattern of how people and job are grouped in an organization.
This is often presented by an organizational chart. When managers change or develop the organization structure they are involved in organizational design. Tall organisational Structure and power Culture A tall organisational structure is where the span of control is narrowed due to the higher number of management levels resulting in many managers being employed by a company and the commands are first informed to the top level managers and then the information flows in to the subordinates.
Tall organisational Structure and power Culture A tall organisational structure is where the span of control is narrowed due to the higher number of management levels resulting in many managers being employed by a company and the commands are first informed to the top level managers and then the information flows in to the subordinates.