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    Adventist Learning Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The ALC is a Seventh-day Adventist ministerial and educational platform designed to strengthen professionals through continuing education courses, teaching courses, ministerial training, and dissemination of uniquely Adventist content for the church...

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    101 Creative Worship Ideas for Children's Church Kindergarten-Grade 8
    These 101 easy-to-prepare devotions, object lessons, Bible stories, puppet scripts, and holiday ideas will spark singing, prayer, movement, and worship!

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    101 Quick Attention-Getters for Children's Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 5
    These fidget busters are designed for the squirmers in your class! You can energize students with innovative activities and then return to your planned lesson.

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    3ABN Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Three Angels Broadcasting Network (3ABN), a supporting ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church, is a 24-hour Christian Television and Radio Network commissioned to reach the world with the everlasting gospel of Jesus Christ. Radio and TV programming available...

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    A Biblical Perspective on Disease, Health, and Healing Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Healing occurs only in community, without community healing is incomplete. God gifted His Church with many gifts, including the gifts of healing. He appointed His Church to be Communities of Healing ministering physical, emotional, social, religious...

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    A Comparative Study Between the Black and White Seventh-day Adventist Seminarians Concerning Their Attitudes and Perceptions of Their Ministry Relative to Selected Social and Theological Issues Tertiary
    Problem: The integration of theological studies with the practical aspects of the ministry is a desirable goal which the Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks to nurture within its seminary. The problem this study addresses is the lack of available data...

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    A Man After God's Own Heart Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jim George explains God perfect design for each individual's life, and explores many of the most critical areas in each life that requires spiritual attention and growth, including marriage, work and Christian witness.

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    A Narrative Ministry to a Teenage Bible Class - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem. The Church is failing to communicate its doctrines to teenagers in a familiar, relevant, interesting, and understandable medium. Ministers and teachers are often using abstract language which is inadequate to gain the understanding and...

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    A New View of the Pastors Wife Tertiary
    This article examines the responses from a survey given to pastor's wife within the North American Division. This profile of 250 wives enumerates several important qualities including strength, weakness and challenges faced by spouses within the church. It...

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    Adventist Deaf Ministries International Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist Deaf Ministries International provides a variety of resources such as devotionals, videos, and printed materials. Also available is a list of division contacts as well as additional resources by country.

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    Adventist Education and the Apocalyptic Vision - Part II Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article is Part II of the keynote address presented at the North American Division's Teachers' Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 6, 2006. In Part I, we...

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    Adventist Health International Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health International is a global organization established by Loma Linda University Health. AHI is now serving as a mission hospital renewal and support system. AHI partners with both individuals and health systems to assist in providing professionals,...

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    Adventist Media Ministry - A Summary of Research Tertiary
    This paper features a compilation of past research on the overall health of the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America. This paper will provide an information base for future planning and strategy development.

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    African Customs and Values That Can Enhance Seventh-day Adventist Missions to South Africans With Specific Reference to the Zulu Cultural Heritage Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study was carried out in KwaZulu Natal Free State Conference (KNFC) which is under the umbrella of South African Union (SAU) in South Africa. The objective was to determine how African customs and values consistent with biblical principles can enhance...

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    American Christian Ministries Grade 7-Lifelong
    This Adventist ministry produces CDs, MP3 discs, Ebooks, audio books and DVDs that nurture spiritual growth and biblical understanding. In additional to those available for purchase, ACM offers 2000+ items for free download.

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    An Approach to a Holistic Ministry in a Seventh-day Adventist Urban Church in Uganda Tertiary
    This paper presents a project which purpose was to initiate a holistic approach to ministry in a Seventh-day Adventist urban church in Uganda. Data were collected through a questionnaire.

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    An Assessment of Departmental Ministries Local Conferences in the Columbia Union 2003 Tertiary
    This report provides an assessment of departmental ministries in the local conferences of the Columbia Union Conference in 2003.

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    Analysis and Evaluation of the Ministry of the Hamilton Community Church to the Unchurched Tertiary
    This dissertation provides an analysis and evaluation of the ministry of the Hamilton Community Church to the unchurched. A case study was conducted.

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    Atlantic Union Pastors and Teachers Convention DVDs Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View or listen to presentations shared at the 2009 NAD Atlantic Union Conference, focusing on helping pastors and teachers partner in the work of redemptive education in home, church and school settings.

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    Attitudes and Opinions toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Its Media Ministry Summary Report Tertiary
    "This report briefly summarizes the key results of two major research studies on attitudes and opinions toward the Seventh-day Adventist church and its media ministry... The overall purpose of these studies is to build a research-based foundation for...

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    Attitudes toward Women in Ministry by Pastors in North America and Religion Teachers in Adventist Higher Education Tertiary
    This is a report on two studies about attitudes toward women in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. One study was conducted among pastors in the North American Division, and the second study was conducted among religion faculty in Adventist colleges throughout...

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    Audio Verse Kindergarten-Lifelong
    AudioVerse offers free audio sermons. Founders Tim Arakawa and Curtis Farnham developed this ministry as requests were increasingly made for sermon recordings of Advent HOPE Sabbath School, Restoration Ministry, and the Southwest Youth Conference. Although...

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    Barry C Black - Dialogue with an Adventist chaplain in the US Navy Tertiary
    Barry Black answers questions for young Adventists, including: "What events put you on the path toward military chaplaincy? What did you experience as a military chaplain that you couldn’t have experienced as a parish pastor? We don’t generally...

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    Bibles for Russia - A Canadian School Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Once mission projects get started, they seem to take on a life of their own. A Canadian school raised money to send more than 900 Bibles to Russia. The author offers practical suggestions on how to decide on a project, present it to the children, organize...

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    Boredom-Busting Ideas to Involve Children in Adult Worship Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Lisa Flinn and Barbara Younger share ninety-five creative, practical ideas for welcoming children in adult worship services.

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    Children's Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper provides information about Children's Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today. It is one of a series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Church Focus Group and Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of the Rocky Mountain Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Its purpose was to gather important information for conference and church leadership. Focus groups were conducted.

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    Compassion Ministries - What Do Pastors Know? What Are Their Perceptions and Attitudes? Tertiary
    This paper is based on a survey conducted among Seventh-day Adventist pastors. The survey delved into their opinions about the compassion ministries currently operating under the umbrella of the Adventist Church: ADRA, ACS and Hope for Humanity.

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    Davide Sciarabba - Dialogue with an Adventist pastor and sports chaplain from Italy Grade 11-Tertiary
    An ordained minister, Sciarabba responds to questions about his ministry in the field of spots. He has even served as chaplain to athletes from around the world at the Olympics!

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    Developing a Community-based Ministry Tertiary
    This presentation delves into the concepts of community ministry and friendship evangelism with the aim of using the two to draw unchurched members of the community to Christ. It provides advice and suggestions on what church members can do to better lead...

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    Embracing Those Who Reject Religion : An Interview with Roger Dudley Tertiary
    This article presents an interview with Roger Dudley. It is focused on Roger's experience with youth ministry.

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    Factors that Impact Involvement in Compassion Ministries Tertiary
    This paper presents a study with purpose to identify factors that impact the levels of commitment to compassion ministries of Seventh-day Adventist pastors, laity, and community service personnel. A valid empirical base had not been established.

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    Formation and Development of Caring Ministries Based on Neighboring Evangelism Model Tertiary
    This paper reports a project that evolved within the context of three congregations in Northern California. The intent of the project was to create an awareness of the concept of "Neighboring Evangelism" and assist interested church members in developing...

  • Christian Resource
    Friendship Ministries Grade 9-Lifelong
    Friendship Ministries assists churches and organizations in ministering with, not to, people who have mental impairments. A series of Bible Study and Life Study lessons that help participants in learning to serve each other and develop lasting friendships...

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    Global Adventist Internet Network - GAIN Tertiary-Lifelong
    GAiN is a community of Seventh-day Adventist technologists and communicators who connect to discuss the creative use of Internet technology in their work and in the lives of those whom they serve.

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    God So Loves the City! Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Bible begins with a garden and ends with a city. Countless examples in the Bible show that God loves the city. This articles encourages Christians to become city missionaries.

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    Health Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper presents a research of health ministries in Seventh-day Adventist congregations today in North America. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Home and School Quick Start Guide Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Home and School Association is a valuable part of the Adventist education team. This book outlines the basic areas encompassed by Home and School: Promoting Adventist education Planning meetings and events Communicating with the church Encouraging...

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    Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks Kindergarten-Grade 5
    The illustrations in this book are sure to deliver the truth of God's Word in a way that young people can understand and remember. Over 100 short stories, parables, humorous anecdotes.

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    How Mature ? How Involved ? Tertiary
    In an attempt to measure the participation and engagement levels with the teenage population, the North American Division conduct a 10 year Youth and Retention Study. This article discusses the results from the fifth year of this study. At the inception of...

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    Is Christian Education Really Ministry? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "It is not uncommon to hear Christian education referred to as the ministry of teaching. But is it just fanciful jargon and cliché? Or is Christian education really ministry?"

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    JAE Editorial: The Same Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Enrique Bacerra's editorial notes that Adventist churches and schools share the same two-fold mission: telling others about what Jesus has done and preparing them for His return. This mission should be clear in four areas of development within Adventist colleges,...

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    Jaime Jorge - No More Broken Strings and Crescendo Grade 9-Tertiary
    The intriguing story of world-renowned violinist Jaime Jorge in his search for God's purpose in his life is told in his two books.

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    Knowledge and Attitudes about Compassion Ministries among Seventh-day Adventist Pastors in North America Tertiary
    This is a presentation of the results of a study conducted among Seventh-day Adventist pastors to examine their attitudes towards, and opinions of the compassion ministries within the church.

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    Literacy and Evangelism International Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Opening the eyes of the world through literacy ministry... Literacy & Evangelism International (LEI) is a missionary fellowship desiring to see the Church in every nation effectively reaching the illiterate, bringing them the Living Word, Jesus Christ,...

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    Messages to Young People Grade 9-Lifelong
    A practical guide for teens. Several generations of youth have been nourished by this uncompromising call to duty, purity, and service. The author, who began her ministry when only 17 years of age, invites Seventh-day Adventist youth to examine their reading,...

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    Ministry at Home Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ellen White was a real person, with a real ministry writing for real people so she is relevant to us to day. This article shares some of her encouraging and relevant quotes for parents and families. The article also reminds readers of the importance of the...

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    Ministry Leadership Curriculum and Expectations Grade 9-Grade 12
    Empower students in the area of leadership and ministry. If your campus is missing student leadership and you are not sure what and how to get to a point where they are leading and sharing their gifts for the Savior. Here is a great curriculum that you may...

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    Moral in Ministry : A Study of the Pastor as a Person Tertiary
    The following project report is based on a research study carried out by the Andrews University Institute of Church Ministry and commissioned by the Ministerial/Stewardship Association of the General Conference. It is the first half of the complete study and...

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    Morale in Ministry - A Study of the Pastor's Wife as a Person Tertiary
    This article reports a study conducted in the North American Division. It was focused on well being among Adventist pastors' wives. A questionnaire was used for collecting the data.

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    Morale in Ministry : A Study of the Pastor ' s Wife as a Person Tertiary
    This article examines the role of the pastor's wife and the problems faced by this half of the pastoral team and her role in relationship to morale in the pastoral ministry.

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    New Hope Church Operational Audit : Interviews with 22 Ministry Leaders Tertiary
    This report presents New Hope Church operational audit. Individual interviews were conducted with 21 lay leaders and one associate pastor in July and December 2009.

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    Object-Centered Children's Sermons Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Teachers and children's church leaders will find practical tips on preparing and successfully delivering children's sermons.

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    Pastoral Views on Women in Ministry Tertiary
    The role of women has always been a somewhat contentious issue within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 363 pastors and 94 religious educators were surveyed on the role of women in society and women in the church. Ascertaining the views of pastors and religious...

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    Perceptions of Local Church Childrens Ministries Tertiary
    This paper reports a study measuring perceptions of local church Children's Ministries leaders toward the effectiveness of materials and support supplied them by the denomination. Focus groups and phone surveys were conducted in North America.

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    Play Group Ministry Mommy and Me at PMC 0-2 years-Preschool
    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...

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    Professionals - Any Room in God’s Ministry? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As Christian professionals, the activity of architects is steeped in technicalities. They are expected to work a lot of hours; leaving them no extra time for actual 'ministry.' In such an environment, with hardly enough time for family or personal Bible...

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    REACH International Grade 1-Lifelong
    REACH International, Inc. is dedicated to feeding and housing hungry and homeless children in developing countries of the world, and to teaching them about God's love. Volunteer opportunities are available at the various world branches: Austria, Belgium, Canada,...

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    Religion Teachers Opinions on the Role of Women Tertiary
    The role of women in ministry has proven to be one of the most contentious issues in the Seventh-day Adventist church. As varying sides jockey for Biblical and social acceptance, the volley of rhetorical speeches may delay the decision or confuse earnest seekers...

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    Sabbath School Ministries Tertiary
    This presentation lays out information about Sabbath School ministries from Adventist Congregation Today. Data collection was timed to coincide with the U.S. Census during the year 2000.

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    Self - Study Survey by Church Members Tertiary
    This paper reports a self-study survey by church members. A total of 95 worship attenders at the New Market Seventh-day Adventist Church responded to Vision for Mission Self-study Survey when it was distributed on Sabbath morning. This report provides an information...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Training - Toward an Integrated Whole Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study looks at answering the following questions: "How to keep the balance? How to work in theological education on the 'whole person' that is being prepared for the 'whole ministry'?" This paper was presented at the 10th Institute of...

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    Spiritual Leadership - Moving People to God's Agenda Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Spiritual Leadership will equip those called to leadership positions with the tools to move God's people on to His agenda. The authors teach on approaching leadership from a biblical perspective.

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    Stepping Stones Grade 6-Lifelong
    A collection of 365 readings drawn from the lives of explorers, kings, athletes, missionaries, and others who used the talents God gave them in positive or negative ways. Each reading is accompanied by a related Bible verse.

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    Stories of Faith - Videos Grade 1-Lifelong
    Looking for ideas to help students learn how to share Christ with others? Download videos sharing Adventist ministry ideas online - or have your students produce videos of their Bible labs, outreach and service learning projects.

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    Survey of the Congregation Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of the congregation of the Frederick Seventh-day Adventist Church. Questionnaires were used for collecting the data. It is focused on the church growth.

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    The Annual Survey of Church Board Members , Local Ministries in 1998 , Attitudes toward ADRA , Training and Resources for Local Leaders Tertiary
    This survey report expounds on the experiences of local church members who serve in volunteer leadership roles in their congregation. There were 332 telephone interviews conducted. Overall, there was a significant increase in evangelism activities in 1998...

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    The Caring Ministry : Concepts and Methods of Ministry to Inactive Members of the Stone Tower Seventh-day Adventist Church Portland Oregon Tertiary
    This paper presents a project which purpose was to develop a ministry to inactive members of Stone Tower Church and to evaluate the effectiveness of John Savage's "Calling and Caring Ministries" for use among Seventh-day Adventists. It used qualitative...

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    The Christian and Prejudice Tertiary
    Prejudice is often attributed to individuals outside of the church but when unchecked it may thrive amongst its members. This article provides some value insight into its source within a religious context and examines ways of combating it. Factors contributing...

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    The Dynamics of Educational Expansion: A Lesson From Adventist History Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Forty-four years after the Great Disappointment, attitudes toward Christian education could be summed up in two words: caution and apathy. George Knight shares a historical overview of changing attitudes in Adventism toward Christian education. He traces factors...

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    The Family as a Mediating Factor in Retaining Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the importance of family as a factor in retaining members. It discusses impacts of the family.

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    The Gospel as Holistic Mission - The Challenges of Contextualizing Relief and Development Lifelong
    "Contextualization of the gospel means that the gospel has not only been communicated but has also been understood, lived out, and has transformed individuals, and communities, as well as their culture. If we are to communicate the gospel message to other...

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    The Ideas Library - Discussion and Lesson Starters 2 Grade 8-Grade 12
    Contains nearly 150 riveting, attention-getting openers that will pull your kids into animated discussion on such subjects as discipleship, priorities, television, atheism, the Bible and others.

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    The Ministry of Bible Teaching Grade 7-Tertiary
    Religion teaching has often been mistaken as separate from a call to ministry. However, research has shown that religion teaching in Adventist schools are an integral part of the faith-development process. This article presents Bible teaching as a ministry...

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    The Neighborhood Kids - Obstacles or Opportunities? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Your home can be a place of welcome and ministry for the children in your neighborhood. This article includes tips for how to make your efforts successful not stressful.

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    The Neighborhood Kids - Obstacles or Opportunities? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    How to minister to the kids in your neighborhood while setting boundaries.

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    The Ordination of Women in Seventh-day Adventist Policy and Practice Tertiary
    This paper is focused on the history of the ordination of women in Seventh-day Adventist Church. It begins in the nineteenth century and ends in 1972 with a short excursus to 1989.

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    The Problem of Ordination - Lessons from Early Christian History Tertiary
    There are many ways in which ministry and ordination can be understood. The question before us is, however, what is the nature of Christian ministry and how much has our understanding of ministry in the Church been influenced by Christian tradition? The delegates...

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    Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions - Why Children Should Be Your Church's #1 Priority Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Few parents and church leaders realize how critical it is to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. George Barna shares profiles of churches which are effectively ministering to children and winning the war against...

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    Ultimate Skits - 20 Parables for Driving Home Your Point Grade 7-Grade 12
    Use these 5-minute skits to get your group members thinking and laughing, then talking about spiritual truth and how it relates to important areas and issues of their lives.

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    Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles Grade 5-Lifelong
    Looking for a tool to broaden your mission awareness and compassion for unreached peoples around the globe? Use this comprehensive index of people groups yet unreached by the Gospel, produced by Bethany World Prayer Center, to rapidly locate thousands of specific...

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    Visual Bible Movies - Matthew, John & Acts Grade 1-Lifelong
    Did you ever wish that the bible could be presented as a movie without any additions, deletions or editorial commentary? Now it is! The entire Visual Bible's collection of products is built on the vision of bringing the Scriptures to life . . . word for word....

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    What Am I Doing Here? Teachers Share Their Passion and Vision for Teaching Grade 1-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article several teachers share the reasons that they teach and their vision for teaching.

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    What Makes a Pastor Effective Tertiary
    This article is focused on a study of 100 pastors of Anglo churches in the division. Its aim was to look for any common denominators in education, experience, conference leadership, evangelistic programs, methods and personality profile. A number of instruments...

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    Who Reads Ellen White Tertiary
    Most Seventh-day Adventists within the North American Division should be familiar with the name Ellen White and her contribution to the church. Her works are often sited in sermons and/or used in clarification or illumination of the Word. Despite backlash...

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    Whom Are We Winning? Tertiary
    Effective soul winning does not end at baptism, but starts long before the individual enters the pool and extends afterwards as well. Gathering and analyzing information from newly baptized members is a crucial step in the circuit of outreach. The Institute...

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    Why Principals Stay Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn why principals stay within the Adventist system despite the difficulties that may exist. Researcher Janet Ledesma focuses on those principals in Adventist education who have served for at least ten consecutive years. Her study concludes that for those...

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    Women in Ministry - Biblical and Historical Perspectives Tertiary-Lifelong
    "An ad hoc committee on hermeneutics and ordination from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary provides thoughtful answers to good questions: Why ordain elders and pastors? What does the Bible teach about priesthood and ministry? Does Paul really...

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    Women of Mission Tertiary
    This article is focused on women in mission - their wants, role, etc.

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    Womens Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper reports a research of women's ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Young Disciple Ministries Grade 5-Grade 12
    Young Disciple Ministries is conducted by Seventh-day Adventist Christians with a mission to bring young people to the Lord. Resources include a weekly magazine, Sabbath School materials, a youth camp, evangelism resources, music productions, Bible studies...

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    Youth and Young Adult Ministries - North American Division Grade 1-Grade 12
    The official site of the North American Division (NAD) Youth & Youth Adult Ministries department. Webpages within the site for youth, Pathfinders, Adventurers, camp, and more. It contains director's updates, committee updates, links, events, resources,...

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    Youth Ministry Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on the subject of youth leader attitudes and perceptions toward Youth Ministry in the local church. Its purpose was to review ministry resources, and to gather information for upcoming Youth Ministry taskforces. In order to complete...