There Arose a Generation That Did Not Remember - The Challenge of Maintaining Distinctively Christian Institutional Cultures in an Era of Change
"The preservation and perpetuation of core institutional vision, values, ethos and identity to succeeding generations are critical imperatives that
confront all Christian educational organisations.
Christian institutions have historically been
Total Commitment to God
Do the wheels and gears of the Adventist church just turn out above-average products and services that cannot be readily distinguished from their secular counterparts? Or does the Church make sure its basic products and services reveal to the world the way...
Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions - Our Imperative
Be inspired by this proposal to design a Christian education at a higher level of cooperative effort between Adventist families, local congregations and schools. This proposal outlines a plan funded by the Pacific Union to experiment with a holistic church-coordinated...
Two Ministries - One Mission
Based on his keynote address at the Atlantic Union Conference Pastor/Teacher Convention in August 2009, Knight shows that the pastoral field and the educators field have the same mission as two Seventh-day Adventist ministries. It is imperative that both ministries...
What is Distinctive about SDA Education?
This one-page article addresses the questions: "What is distinct about Adventist education? Are we just another Christian school that has a Bible class in the curriculum?" Share with school staff, parents, church members, school board members as...
What Is the Special Character of an Adventist College or University?
Taylor discusses six key commitments of Adventist post-secondary education “around which the educational community can rally and in which important developments can take place.” In addition to discussing each commitment, the article provides recommendations...
What's a Nice Church Like Ours Doing in the Education Business?
This article is based on a speech at the NAD Higher Education Summit in Tuscon, Arizona, in December 1995 and compares the costs of Adventist education with the benefits. It also briefly outlines the history of the development of Adventist higher education...
What's Unique About Adventist Education?
This article shows through a brief survey of history how the quest in Adventist education for the harmonious development of the student is not unique to Adventist education but is as old as man's quest for knowledge. It also shows why Jesus should be the integrating...
Where Are All the Children Gone?
This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation speaks about enrollment in Adventist schools in North America, which has been on a precipitous slide for the past 30 plus years, despite the fact that church membership has gone up by 70% during that same period...