Adventist Peace Fellowship
Adventist Peace Fellowship seeks to raise consciousness about the centrality of peacemaking to the beliefs and heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and to encourage action.
Grade 4-Grade 8
The Dakota Territory in which the book is set is a wide, uninhabited land created anew each day by sunlight and wind: a vast canvas for a child's imagination, a land where a family can build a life and a living. But "awed and oppressed by the vast prairie,...
Conflict Resolution K-5
"This page is from the teaching guide for the video "Groark Learners to Work Out Conflicts" in the video series Getting Along with Groark featuring the Popcorn Park Puppets. Even if you aren't showing this video there is a lot of useful material...
Creating a Culture of Peace in the Elementary Classroom
This article shares a 1st grade teachers journey to peace education, creating a peacable classroom, focussing on empathy training, conflict resolution through literature, diversity training, community awareness and service.
How Do You React When Offended?
"Since 1992, a group of colleagues at Universidad Adventista del Plata (UAP), Argentina, and I have been investigating how people react when they are offended, the disorders that friction causes, and the ways to overcome disputes.... Our investigations...
JAE Editorial: Why Teach About Peace?
This editorial frames this special issue on conflict resolution and peacemaking in Adventist education, with the following questions: What is peace? Is it solely the absence of conflict or violence? Is it the same as passivity or inaction? Are our students...
Keeping Girls Safe - Educating for Peace Through Social Justice
Learn about ADRA Thailand's Keep Girls Safe Project from founder Joy Butler, and discover what you can do to act on God's call to treat every human being with dignity and respect, and thus to 'Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights...
Marilyn Fargo - Dialogue with an Adventist Specialist in Conciliation
"Peace is the essence of God's character, and He gives it to those who follow Him. Peace is about working with the Holy Spirit and being committed to applying God's Word to everyday situations. Those who want to work in conflict resolution must have a...
Peace Education - Classroom Management
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation concerns the building of community and belonging in the classroom. It guides teachers toward the promotion of self discipline within the young child so conflict resolution is much easier and the outcome makes...
Peace Like a Spider
Grade 5-Grade 12
This book explains some of the Bible's best tips for succeeding in relationships, spiritual life, school, and on the job.
"With over hundreds of articles and true stories, the Peacemaker Ministries website contains a wealth of information for those who are interested in learning about biblical peacemaking. Admittedly, however, this is quite a bit of information to sift through....
Peacemaking and the Apocalypse
Consider questions regarding violence and religious beliefs, such as: "If religious violence in our contemporary global village finds (at least partial) justification in a cosmic war, how should Adventist teachers who are committed to peacemaking teach...
Recovering Peace After Tragedy
Darold Bigger shares his journey to forgiveness and personal peace, dealing with the murder of his daughter. "The story raises many questions that can bring children and youth to grips with the challenging journey toward peace after suffering a profound...
Salt is Good - Forgiveness and Moral Education
"How can we provide knowledge and model moral virtues? Does our
curriculum reflect a genuine concern for moral values?" The author provides principles and practical ideas for peace education on the college or university campus. Sectional titles...
Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt
Selina is Mennonite girl living in the States with her family during the Civil War. Because Mennonites are peace loving and refuse to be involved in killing anyone, they are considered disloyal by both sides. Consequently her family moves to Canada, leaving...
Shaping Peacemakers - Practical How-To's for Teachers
"Christian educators play a significant role in shaping young
peacemakers whose spirit and influence will be felt, not only in their
home life, but also in all their relationships." This article provides practical tips on helping children to become...
The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street
Grade 3-Grade 6
Queen has been home-schooled for several years and is now in public school. Her father has instilled in her that she is a queen and she takes this idea with her to school. This causes difficulty with the other kids and her teachers. A new kid joins her class...
Conflict-resolution expert Ken Sande shows you how to help permanently resolve disputes in your church. He takes you and your church members beyond quick fixes to true, life-changing reconciliation with family members, coworkers, and fellow believers.