A comparative study of dating and sexual behaviors of senior male and female students attending boarding academies in the Lake Union Conference
Problem: The purpose of this study was to determine if there were differences of perception between senior males and females regarding dating and sexual behaviors.
Method: Two-hundred and twelve questionnaires were collected from the population....
Bringing Christianity into Courtship
"Because it involves the intention
of marriage and establishment of a
permanent relationship, courtship should
be entered into with utmost seriousness
and care. Here are eight helpful principles."
Crossroads Series 11-12: Friendship & Dating
Grade 11-Grade 12
Friendships & Dating, the current NAD Grade 11-12 secondary religion textbook, focuses on the Christian perspective of self-understanding and the dynamics of friendship and dating. Each text in the Crossroads series includes a textbook, teacher...
Dating and Sexuality - Guiding the Young
"The question is thus not whether young
people should date but rather how they
should do so."
Love or Infatuation? How to Tell the Difference
The author discusses the similarities and the differences between love and infatuation. Time is an important part in testing to see if what a couple is experiencing is love or infatuation.
Marriage & Relationship
The Adventist Book Center sells books and material on the topic of family and relationships including the following titles: 5 Steps to Christlike Living; Dangerous Relationships; A Guide to Successful Dating; Highly Effective Marriage; Intimacy: A Byproduct;...
Marriage - Surviving in an Age of Rampant Divorce
"A survey of critical issues during dating
and courtship helps couples maintain
a steady marriage and form a joyful
relationship that will stand the test of
Marrying a Non-Christian?
You may be one to have a question like “They go to church with me; I’m just sure they’ll convert eventually, would it be alright to date them?“ Perhaps even a question like “If they are a non-Christian with good morals, should...
NAD Health Curriculum Guide 9-12
Grade 9-Grade 12
The NAD curriculum guide for teaching health principles and practice to grades 9-12 includes rationale, philosophy, goals, and descriptions of major subtopics.
Straight Talk About Sexual Purity
"But Christian young people always want to know: What’s right and what’s wrong before marriage? The unstated question is: 'How far can I go and still not sin?' There are many gray areas for which the Bible provides no clear-cut guidelines....
VG1 Shall We Dance - Rediscovering Christ-Centered Standards
Recommended reading for anyone discipling Christian youth and young adults in home, church or school settings. Findings from the Valuegenesis 1 study provide the platform for discussion of standards re dance, music, movies or film viewing, sex, alcohol and...
What's This Thing Called Love?
The question of true love conquering all, ways love is strange, and an up close and personal look at males and females is only the beginning of topics covered in this article. It gives examples that young adults will identify with. It concludes with 'A Love...
Why She Stays ... Why She Leaves
"An abusive relationship in which one is
subjected to physical, mental, social, or
spiritual violence or rejection has no
place or justification within Christian