A Chair for My Mother
Told in the first person, a young girl, her mother and grandmother save coins for a long time in order to buy a chair for their apartment, after losing all of their belongings in a fire.
This Caldecott Honor book is "comfortably" illustrated,...
Caring for the Care-givers - Health Promotion for Nursing Students
Sczekan discusses the nursing profession and how nurse educators can better prepare nursing students to be prepared for the stresses of the profession. Sczekan concludes "Within the context of Christian education and values, nursing faculty in Adventist...
Caring for the Environment - God's Business and Ours
"God envisions an ecological future. It is a future, however, that depends on our stewardship."
Environmental Science Education in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities - A Model Program
"In the developing world it has been traditionally difficult to promote environmental issues with limited resources particularly while meeting the basic demands of a developing society." From this issue Jones has proposed a program that can be used...
From Farm to Fork - How Should Adventists View the Dark World of Factory Farms?
"If our Creator views animal welfare as a
societal issue of ethics, shouldn’t humans,
as His stewards, be exploring alternative
industry standards that offer a better
quality of life to farm animals?"
Habitat Responsibility: Teaching Stewardship Through Chemistry
Wright gives a suggestion for a class entitled "Chemistry in Society". "The class project as it is currently formulated allows the student to express his or her acquired awareness and concern as a Christian steward, or a serious intention to...
Health & Nutrition
The Adventist Book Center sells many books on the subject of health and nutrition including these titles: 60 Ways to Energize Your Life; A Woman's Walk With God; Control Your Weight; Counsels on Diet and Food; Drugs Close to Home; Dynamic Living; High Performance...
Helping Your Students Learn to Manage Money
This article describes the "Partners with God" curriculum materials for math grades 1-8, developed by Southeastern California Conference Office of Education to teach Christian money management, including tithing.
JAE Editorial: Come Apart and Rest Awhile
Thanks to technological advances, communication is rising at a staggering rate. These opportunities create an increasing demand for our time. Titled Come Apart and Rest This editorial suggests we intentionally find moments of silence to recharge, reflect,...
Questions to Dialogue about Stewardship and Student Life
"How does stewardship
apply to me as a college
student? I need money now
and am not in a position to
put money in the offering
plate, even though I’d like
to be able to."
Sato and the Elephants
Grade 2-Grade 6
Sato was a happy man. From morning to night he did what he wanted to do. Like his father before him, he carved figures from creamy white pieces of ivory- rabbits and monkeys, turtles and fish, dragons with smooth delicate scales and bird that looked as if...
In this first book Jack (a dog) "explains, in a way any child can understand, the importance of giving back to God. The simple words and charming photos will help you pass on to your children the same principles of stewardship that you’ve learned...
Stewardship of the Environment - an Adventist Imperative
Mhlanga points out some impediments that have contributed to Adventist's lack of high level awareness and commitment to environmental care. He gives reasons why Adventist should view themselves as key players in matters of the environment. He also examines...
Grade 1-Grade 8
An English speaking girl, a Spanish speaking man and a Polish speaking woman might not be able to converse, but when a sparrow trapped in their subway car needs help, their common concern unites them to do what needs to be done. The author makes good use of...
TEACH Editorial Vol 6 Issue 1: Balance
Guest Editor Sherry Hattingh writes about the meaning and importance of balance in life. Articles in this issue are titled:
To Be or Not to Be
Kind Hands, Kind Feet
A Western Plains Boy’s Diary: Aspects of Outback Life in the 1930s, Through...
The Best Way to Play
Little Bill and his friends, avid fans of the television show "Space Explorers" clamor to get the video game version, but they find that they have more fun using their imagination while playing outside.
Illustrated by Varnette P. Honeywood....
The Money Tree
Mrs. McGillicuddy has a strange tree growing in her yard- a tree whose foliage is dollar bills in varying denominations. She watches as greedy strangers become obsessed with collecting "leaves" while she continues her simple, but satisfying lifestyle.
Training up a Child in the Right Way - Stewardship for Adventist Students
Stewardship includes use of body, abilities, time, material possessions and the world. This article includes two pages of sample activities grouped by subject area.
Grade 3-Grade 8
While searching for his uncle, a young boy joins the crew of an Eskimo whaling captain and learns the importance of whaling to the Eskimo culture. In the process he explores his own ancestry and personal values while exercising courage, and kindness to those...
When I was Young in the Mountains
Warmly illustrated by Diane Goode, this picture book portrays the special memories of a simply mountain life, including the importance of a spiritual life. Both the text and the pictures are more a work of art than literature. Models the author's crafts of...