Addressing Sensitive Health Issues
This article suggests practical ways of addressing sensitive health issues within Adventist colleges and universities. Special emphasis is given to topics such as acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual activity, and sexual...
Assisting Students with Drug Abuse Problems - WWC's Student Assistance Program
Wendy Hernandez addresses the use of alcohol and drugs on Adventist academy and college campuses. Hernandez shares Walla Walla College's (now Walla Walla University) program for assisting students with dependency problems as a model for schools. Stages in...
Attitudes Toward Sexual Abstinence Among Black Seventh-day Adventist College Students
The purpose of this study was to identify Black Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) college students' attitudes toward the concept of sexual abstinence. Attitude toward abstinence was operationalized as a dichotomy of acceptance or rejection of the concept as a way...
Caffeine - A Drug of Educational Concern
This article considers why Adventist youth are relaxing their attitude toward caffeine. A survey conducted by the Institute of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency at the 1984 Pan-American Youth Congress indicated that caffeine is not perceived as a dangerous drug....
Dating and Sexuality - Guiding the Young
"The question is thus not whether young
people should date but rather how they
should do so."
Explore God's World
Grade 7-Grade 8
Previous NAD Science Textbook, Grades 7-8 (odd year), which includes chapters on the work of science, living cells, heredity, viruses, monera, protista, fungi, sponges, cnidarians, worms, mollusks, echoniderms, arthropods, sex education, sexually transmitted...
Factors Promoting Abstinence Among Adventist Youth - A Report
This article explores youth within the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and their interactions with substance use within the context of the Adventist belief in abstinence. The data was collected using questionnaires administered to Adventist youth and explores...
Health Ministries in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today
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.
Sexual Purity Curriculum
Grade 5-Grade 8
God created sex to strengthen the bond between husband and wife and to give us a demonstration of our relationship to Him. However, at every turn we see Satan marketing his cheapened version of God’s plan. This curriculum teaches students what God’s...
Stressed-out Faculty May Need a NEWSTART!
With an abundance of literature supporting the relentless pressures that educators face, the authors of this article decided to explore potential strategies that might help reduce faculty stress. The Seventh-day Adventist Church has advocated the adoption...
Talking to Your Students About HIV/AIDS
The AIDS causing virus HIV infects approximately 60 million people worldwide, and this number grows by 16,000 everyday. Discussed are guidelines for effective school health education to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Schools have a responsibility to teach...