Don’t Just Read Your Bible—Study It!
This is a 2012 NAD convention presentation on Bible study. We all believe that Bible study is a necessity for spiritual growth, but no one teaches us how to do it. In this breakout you’ll learn at least 10 different ways to make the Scriptures come alive...
A Call to Restore God's Justice
The importance of living what preach is shown through out the articular in personal and historical reflection. Touching on the issues of Eschatological Living as well as Prophetic Living and how the two should be combined to create a rounded example to others.
A comparative study of the distribution of spiritual gifts among students at Andrews University
Problem: Recently, considerable interest in spiritual gifts has developed and many scholars have attempted to measure them. This study was to determine whether spiritual gifts distribution is related to a specific demographic profile, and discriminates...
A Guidebook for Creating and Implementing a Spiritual Master Plan on Seventh-day Adventist Campuses of Higher Education
This document can be considered "a workbook for giving aid to a college or university as it seeks to be intentional in fulfilling the Gospel Commission on its campus." This paper was presented at the 23rd Institute of Christian Teaching.
A New Approach to Understanding Behaviors - The Gifts of Essence
Become aware of each student’s giftedness to understand their behavior. This 2012 NAD presentation handout is a revolutionary approach to help our students understand themselves and how we all fit in the body of Christ. Learn how to identify the Seven...
An Airplane with One Wing
Many Adventist lose their faith and walk away from the church during their young adult years. The author suggests one way to help is to "teach our children why the Bible is to be trusted," rather than just fill them with knowledge.
Link to books available through the Adventist Book Center on the topic of angels. Titles include: An Angel's Touch; Angels Among Us; Angels in the Bible: God's Friends Watching Over You; Battle of the Spirits: Supernatural Forces are Mustering for Earth's...
Architectural Design and Spiritual Life - Illustration and Parallels
"Architectural design generally consists of 7 basic design elements and 7 basic design principles. These elements and principles are used to design beautiful and useful buildings if they are reasonably combined together by a master architect.
Are You a True Disciple of Christ?
A simple dictionary definition of a disciple is a student or a follower, a convinced adherent of a school or an individual. The questions raised in this paper are the who, the why, the where, and the how of discipleship. These define the qualification, motivation,...
Are You an Eli or a Hannah?
Maxi uses 1 Samuel 1 and 2 to illustrate how educators should teach students to recognize the voice of God, and not let them down, like Eli, since there are many parents, like Hannah, who place their trust in Adventist Education.
"Being spiritually authentic means to be
truly controlled by the Holy Spirit and
willing to be used by God in faithful
service to Him, with the Word of God as
the sure foundation for everything we do."
Belief and Practice - Spiritual Imperatives for the Adventist Teacher
As Christian teachers, our responsibility to our students goes far beyond academics. In order to lead them to Christ, we must nurture our own relationship with Him. Imperative to this is both faithfully believing in God and practicing what we believe.
Chosen - Living as a Disciple in a Strange Land
"Christian discipleship occurs in
relationships. It begins with responding
to Jesus’ call to connect with and abide
in Him. When we commune with Him
regularly and participate with other
believers in worshiping Him, we begin to
Confessions of a Christian Teacher
Trussell explains why she chooses to continue teaching at a Christian school. Prayer is one reason.
Contemporary Popular Culture and Christian Responsibility - A Korean Adventist Perspective
Kim discusses contemporary popular culture and how Adventists (Christians) have a responsibility to hold the truths given from God without alienating themselves from society and also without giving up truth.
This paper was presented at the 28th Institute...
Creating the Best Classroom Theme Ever
This 2012 NAD presentation handout inspires teachers to use spiritual themes in their classrooms. It offers easy ways to create a theme that will last throughout the year and throughout your students’ lifetimes.
Current spiritual perceptions of randomly-selected Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults and Adventist professionals
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the current spiritual perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 through in-depth interviews, observations, and analyses of literature over a five year...
Dialogue Editorial - Rules of Engagement
"As Christians, we are engaged in serious warfare – the cosmic conflict between
God and Satan (Ephesians 6:12, NRSV). Do we have any rules of engagement so
that our victory in this great controversy will be sure and certain?"
Dialogue Editorial - Standing Strong, Standing Firm
"When I became a Seventh-day Adventist years ago, the strongest motivation to
cross over from a traditional church to what was then considered a cult was the
imminence of the second coming of Christ."
Dialogue Editorial - The Question that Matters
Who am I? Where am I going? Am I alone, or do I have any assistance?