"In Discipleship recognizes the need for disciples of all ages, and is dedicated to equipping children, youth and adults with the tools they need to nurture a personal, meaningful and fruitful relationship with Jesus Christ."
A Snapshot of Adventist Parents
This article is based on a survey of Adventist families undertaken by the NAD, in cooperation with the Family Ministries of the GC, during 1994-1995. Some of the items covered in this report include personal information, religious life, parenting styles, life-style...
Affirming Women in a World of Darkness - The Call to Arise and Shine
"We are the light when we stand for justice and truth in the public square, at work, in our homes, in churches. We dim that light when we indulge in pride, jealousy, strife, abuse, and immorality."
The Adventist Book Center has many books about Christian living including, but not limited to, the following: 100 Creative Activities for Sabbath; A Short Guide to Good Parenting; The Anatomy of Sin; Belonging; Beyond Anger; Called to Discipleship; Character...
Community Service Projects for Kids, Youth, and Families
Find ideas and resources for inspiring and teaching compassion through community service projects on this website dedicated to helping busy families find time for the little things in life.
Denominational Attrition Among Adult Children of Seventh-day Adventist Clergy
Seventh-day Adventist clergy, as with colleagues of other faith groups, often suffer the loss of adult children to denominational attrition. To identify the causative factors, a 111-point questionnaire was mailed to each of 222 active and retired clergy in...
Families, Neighborhoods and Communities Unit
Grade 1-Grade 3
"The purpose of this unit is to help students from the beginning of their education to become aware that God created the family unit to be the center of an orderly and God-fearing society. It explores a traditional family, neighborhood and community and...
Family Life Education Mentoring Curriculum
This website provides a curriculum resource for family life educators in the Seventh-day Adventist church to enhance their ministry through mentoring families within local church congregations.
Family Life, Religion and Religious Practice in an Asian Adventist Context
"Awareness of the impact of societal change on family and marital satisfaction led to this study of the relationships between religious belief and practice, marital and family life satisfaction and events within respondents’ lives in Asian contexts....
Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlations with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs
Grade 6-Grade 12
We examine behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist schools....
Helping Your Family to Grow Spiritually
The most important gift we can give our children is the desire to love God and to follow and serve Him. Parents and teachers can help their children to become spiritually strong by setting positive examples. The children are encouraged by their parents’...
In Step with Jesus Family Acitivities
Each study guide in this discipleship series includes 13 lessons for new Seventh-day Adventists. The last section, Bringing it Home, provides creative activities to experience this study with your child or a group of children you are helping follow Jesus....
Kids' Ministry Ideas
School, Sabbath School, VBS or homeschool teachers, this site is for you! Access craft ideas, articles, activities, videos, and other resources. You can also subscribe to the magazine for a fee.
Opinions on Family and Social Issues Associated with Religious Practice in Southeast Asia
"This second part of the data analysis of a large sample of Seventh-day Adventist church members addresses opinions and practices relating to family and social issues. It identifies differences in opinion with age, gender, religious orientation and region...
Play Group Ministry Mommy and Me at PMC
Mommy and Me is a play group ministry that operates at the Pioneer Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church. This resource gives basic information about how this play group ministry operates. Many churches have moms with young children who could use some extra...
The Role of Christian Parents in Influencing Children - Perspectives on Faith Integration
0-2 years-Grade 12
"The integration of faith and learning as it relates to parents raising Christian children. How their role changes over time, and how they can work with the school and the church to support faith development in children at each stage. A model is proposed...
Too Busy Not to Play
"Parents’ lives today are very busy and many complain about being time-poor. Society seems to be addicted to busyness, with people out of breath trying to catch up and keep up. Busyness even seems to be a symbol of success, but what is the price...
VG2 Update 05: Family Religious Life, Family Worship Practices, Parents and Faith-Talk
This Valuegenesis 2 research provides interesting and helpful insights into the influence of family life and practices on growing a rich and mature faith. Family worship practics, parent and faith talk are reported on, with tables showing the effects of mothers...
VG2 Update 13: Positive Family Influences
This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter shares 19 positive influences that target family and home life as it relates to intrinsic faith, faith maturity, denominational loyalty, and commitment to God. Additional influences that target church and school are also shared,...