Griggs Credit by Examination Services for Teachers
Take an Orientation to Teaching in Adventist Schools course, or apply for credit by challenge exam, to complete NAD teacher certification requirements. This page also links to a full listing of all courses available at a distance through Andrews University.
Denominational History, Part 1: Tell It To The World
This continuing education study explores God's leading during the early development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Objectives of this study include: 1. Recognize the wide influence of the Millerite movement. 2. Explain how the Millerites arrived at the...
Denominational History, Part 2: Tell It To The World
This continuing education study looks at God's leading of His remnant people in fulfilling the gospel commission. Objectives of this study include: 1. Summarize factors that led believers to organize and choose a name. 2. Identify what constituted systematic...
Hermeneutics - Basic Principles for Interpreting Inspired Writings
This article helps the reader use the objective rules and tools of hermeneutics, the science and art of deriving meaning, to interpret the Bible and inspired writings of Ellen White.
Inspiration/Revelation, Part 1: What It Is and How It Works: The Prophetic Gift in Operation
NOTE: No longer valid for continuing education credit.
This continuing education study material is intended to serve as a refresher course for classroom teachers who are called upon in religion courses to explain the methodology God employs to communicate His divine truths and expectations. Part 1 examines the...
Inspiration/Revelation, Part 2: What It Is and How It Works: Does the True Prophet Ever Err?
Part 2 of this continuing education study on inspiration and revelation explores determining the surety of prophetic works. The author seeks to equip readers with scriptural tools to: differentiate between the Straight Jacket Theory of interpretation the Intervention...
Inspiration/Revelation, Part 3: What It Is and How It Works: The Relationship Between the Ellen G. White Writings and the Bible
Part 3 of the inspiration and revelation continuing education series explains the role of Ellen White in the formulation of Seventh-day Adventist doctrine and the functions of her articles as they relate to scripture. This article is divided into three sections:...
Light for Living, Part 1: A Study of the Seventh-day Adventist Health Message
Light for Living, Part 2: Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle
This article provides an overview of the Adventist health message, the basis for the church's health message, scientific support for Spirit of Prophecy counsel on health, and benefits of following the eight true remedies for health and wellness. Part...
This article provides an overview of health principles to reduce the risk of disease, stress and burnout, the benefits of vegetarian and vegan diet, the relationship between and sources of specific vitamins and minerals, and factors contributing to the epidemic...
Redemptive Education Part I: A Philosophic Foundation
This article describes the importance and basic shape of philosophy, examines the foundational philosophic categories from a biblical perspective, and indicates the importance of the biblical worldview in shaping an Adventist approach to education. Parts II...
Redemptive Education Part II: Implications of Philosophy for Adventist Education
This considers the implications of the philosophy of Adventist education for educational practice, especially in regard to the needs of the student, the function of the teacher, and the aims of Adventist education. Parts 1 and 3 complete the series:
Redemptive Education Part III: Implications of Philosophy of Adventist Education (continued)
Consider the philosophic implications for the curriculum along with its impact on teaching methodologies and the social function of the Adventist school. Parts I and II complete the series: