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    A Day of Delight, a Day to Remember Grade 9-Lifelong
    Smith discusses the Sabbath as being more than just one of the Ten Commandments. Many reasons are given why keeping the Sabbath is for our benefit.

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    A health-education program for Seventh-day Adventists in Japan based on the dynamics of psychosomatic relationships Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Current interest in health caused by a recent increase in information on the intimate relationship between diseases and lifestyle presents a challenge to Seventh-day Adventists in Japan, who have been entrusted with the health-reform message....

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    A Livable Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "By devoting ourselves daily to studying the Scriptures, by developing a personal relationship with God, by sharing the joy of real fellowship with one another, we can experience God’s version of a livable community."

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    A New Framework of Governance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This article presents a new framework for the governance of Christian Schools—a Community Governance Framework that centres on the key roles and relationships contained within that community. Relationships are central to the Community Governance...

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    A Program to Develop Strong Marriages Among Hispanic Immigrants at the Rockford Adventist Church’s Hispanic Adventist Church Grade 12-Lifelong
    Marriages formed by Hispanic immigrants in the United States today face tremendous cultural, economic, interpersonal and spiritual challenges, which often lead some of them to separation and divorce. Cultural challenges include difficulty learning the English...

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    A Reflective and Quantitative Investigation of Relationships Between Aural Dictation, Sight Singing, Performance and Composition Skills Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study combined two independent investigations into the relationships between aural dictation, sight singing, performance and composition skills. The first investigation involved the composition of a suite of piano pieces as a means of reflecting...

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    A School With a Mission: Discovering a Vision For The Future Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue states that every school should have a statement of mission to provide focus and direction. Christ's statement of mission helps to focus a mission statement. The focus of mission must look beyond the...

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    Adam and Eve - Lessons from the Old Story Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The divine ideal that no person has claim to unique privileges and superiority over others should triumph in God’s church as the vibrant demonstration of God’s will for humankind."

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    Adolescent Faith that Sticks Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on adolescent faith. It contains samples from the Pacific Islands and Australia/New Zealand. The main factors that contribute to the faith are family, church, and school. There are details about these factors in the presentation.

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    After the Wedding Comes a Marriage Tertiary
    Nancy Van Pelt talks about married life and some of the challenges couples face after the wedding. She offers several suggestions to help maintain a happy home.

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    Am I My Brothers Keeper? Tertiary
    This presentation lays out an Oregon Conference investigation with purpose to discover if significant relationship exists between members' connectedness in their communities and the health and vitality of their local congregations. A survey was used for data...

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    An Investigation of the Relationship Between Community Connectedness and Congregational Spiritual Vitality 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Discussion over how to achieve church growth has been prominent over the first decade of this century and the last half of the 1900s as membership growth in mainline Christian denominations faltered to flat or negative growth. Membership growth in the Oregon...

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    Another Look at the Battle of the Sexes Tertiary
    "In many societies an uncertainty seems to grip men and women as to their roles. On the one hand, women, having won their right to the workplace after being excluded for centuries, feel stressed out from the pressures of trying to be "superwoman"--breadwinner,...

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    Are Your Constituents Buying a Pig in a Poke? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist parents, ministers, academy teachers and union executives often don't really know what is happening at the college or university. College and university faculty and administrators should make an effort to reach out to constituents, enhance relationships between the local Adventist and non-Adventist community, and reduce tensions or misunderstandings.

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    Be Good to Yourselves, Parents! 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Parenting is challenging, especially when there is so much information on parenting and so many people with opinions on parenting. It can seem like everyone wants to tell you how to do things. This article gives practical advice on how to handle all the input...

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    Biblical Lesson Plans Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This website offers lessons and resources in a variety of areas, such as Creation, The Flood, Relationships, and more. Suggested uses for these lesson plans include schools, VBS (Vacation Bible School), home school, youth groups, and Bible study groups, among...

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    Bringing Christianity into Courtship Grade 9-Lifelong
    "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."

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    Building Relationships Outdoors Grade 6-Grade 12
    "The Learn4Life (L4L) program at Gilson College deliberately sets out to create a context that is conducive to relationship development. The program aims to develop self-confidence, independence, and responsibility by engaging students in real-life...

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    Burst the Bystander Effect - Making a Discipling Differenece with Young Adults Tertiary
    Preparing to teach a young adult ministry course here at the seminary, I found myself perplexed by how the bystander effect may be impacting you and me, allowing new generations to drown, disappearing from faith life as part of our church. The most potent...

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    Cause for Celebration or Concern ? Insights from the Valuegenesis Study Tertiary
    This article is based on research conducted for the Valuegenesis study. Data from surveys were collected from youth, parents, pastors, teachers, and principals. The present article highlights findings that are areas of concern or celebration based on personal...

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    Chastity Among Adult Seventh-day Adventists in Botswana - A Psycho-spiritual Study Tertiary
    The purpose of the research in this study was to discover the factors that influence sexual behavior among Seventh-day Adventists in Botswana. The researcher found that there were high rates of pre-marital and extra-marital sex among the population in general,...

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    Children from Divorced Families Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Habenicht outlines ways to help children from divorced families succeed.

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    Claiming Our Time With God and With Each Other 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Time may be the most important thing to give your children. Time spent with God is also vital not only to our spiritual life for for our families as well. This article addresses these and other important aspects of time.

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    Close Relationships, Vital Spirituality and Relational Witnessing Manifested in Members in Mexico City Grade 1-Lifelong
    Interpersonal relationships have been studied in relation to church growth. These studies have not been validated in Mexico in an Adventist context, nor has it been explored how close relationships correlate with vital spirituality and relational witnessing....

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    Companionship and Communication -- The Key to Successful Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teachers gain their students' confidence and love through companionship and communication, the keys to successful teaching. Good teacher-student relationships are established outside the classroom. The author shares ways that she builds relationships and shares...

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    Conflict Resolution for the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Conflict significantly disrupts achievement within classrooms. It effects individuals but also influences group members and potentially a wider community. Minimizing conflict optimizes opportunity and this is the goal of sharing these insights."

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    Corinthians: As Current as Today - SPD Bible Text Grade 9-Grade 12
    Part of the South Pacific Division Year 10 syllabus, this textbook takes the reader on a journey through some of the key issues of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians by taking a look at the original setting in Corinth, and making applications to life scenarios...

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    Crossroads Series 11-12: Choices and Challenges Grade 11-Grade 12
    Choices and Challenges, previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for grades 11-12, is designed to provide practical application of principles and concepts from the other units to the choices and challenges of everyday living. The Crossroads...

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    Crossroads Series 11-12: Life Philosophy and Moral Issues Grade 11-Grade 12
    Life Philosophy and Moral Issues, previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for grades 11-12, is designed to provide assistance in the development of a biblical philosophy of life and to deal with contemporary moral and ethical issues within the context...

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    Customer relationship management as perceived by students and administration at AIIAS Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to find out how the Customer Relationship Management concept, as conceptualized by Kaj Storbacka and Jarmo R. Lehtinen, was being implemented at AIIAS. The concept has four essential relationship perspectives, namely, Exchange...

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    Dating - Preparing for a successful marriage Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Dating proceeds through seven stages. Each stage has a function and purpose in establishing a basis for the relationship. If any stage is rushed or skipped, there is a gap in the development of the relationship, and problems result."

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    Dating and Sexuality - Guiding the Young Grade 5-Tertiary
    "The question is thus not whether young people should date but rather how they should do so."

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    Dialogue Editorial - I Found Faith in Singapore Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Relationship is at the core of Christian faith. Because God is relational, He stretched from heaven to earth and reached across the alienation of time and place and even death to lovingly bond a connection to us forever through Christ. Whether you...

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    Disciples in Action Grade 9-Tertiary
    Download this personal curriculum designed to help youth and young adults on their journey toward an authentic walk with Jesus. This is an excellent resource for use in higher education as well as high school. The curriculum consists of five guides with five...

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    Engaging Adventist Millennials : A Church that Embraces Relationships Tertiary
    This article provides information about a research on engaging Adventist Millennials conducted by the Barna Group. Its purpose was to investigate how its congregations can more effectively maintain engagement with this age group. The research was commissioned...

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    Enhancing Pastor/Teacher Relationships Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One crucial issue in the success of Adventist church schools is the relationship between the pastor and teacher. While the pastor is not the supervisor to the teacher, he is often viewed as such. Another misconception views the teacher as being on the B team...

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    Experience the Power of God's Word Tertiary-Lifelong
    Frikart emphasizes the importance of our attitude towards God's Word - read it, embrace it, accept it.

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    Family Camp Research Report Tertiary
    This paper reports a family camp research. Its goals were to explore how family camps help families strengthen their relationship with God and connect them to the local church upon their return. A total of 7 camps were studied. Surveys were used to gather...

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    Fear and Fear of God - A Homiletical Study on the Relationship with the Divine in Scripture Tertiary
    This article consists of a brief study on the meaning of the expression "the fear of the Lord", which appears frequently throughout the sacred text, but text, but especially in the poetic and wisdom writings. It deals first with the question of...

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    Finding THE ONE Tertiary-Lifelong
    This research-based article simply and eloquently outlines the process for getting to know God personally. Section titles include: the day retreat, learning about relationship enhancers, practicing spiritual disciplines, and sharing in small groups.

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    Five Habits That Can Ruin Your Marriage Tertiary-Lifelong
    A frank look at five things to avoid for a healthy marriage. They include forgetting the little things, playing the blame game, and criticizing/nagging.

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    Flourish - The Impact of an Intergenerational Program on Third-Grade Students’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing with Application to the PERMA Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Intergenerational programs are increasingly being recognised as a means of promoting wellbeing through connecting communities, promoting caring relationships, and combating loneliness and isolation…. The aim of this study was to measure the impact...

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    Getting Back to the Three Rs in High School Bible Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article encourages Bible teachers to change Bible classes from being irrelevant and burdensome to becoming life-changing vehicles for students. The 3 R's discussed include responsibility, relevance, and role-play.

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    Getting Married or Living Together? Grade 9-Lifelong
    The authors discuss the disadvantages of living together and the advantages of a committed marriage relationship.

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    God & Jesus Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center lists books on the subject of God and Jesus.

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    Going Home - Or Why I am a Seventh-day Adventist Teacher Tertiary-Lifelong
    Warren Ashworth writes about the privilege and responsibility each Seventh-day Adventist faculty has in allowing their unique worldview to shape and inform every aspect of their teaching lives. He states that every decision, from textbook choices to teaching...

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    Gorgeous2God Grade 7-Tertiary
    Founded by the North American Division Assistant Director for Women's Ministries, this blog site is dedicated to connecting teen girls to God and tackling tough issues that challenge them every day. Categories include faith, real life, guy talk, and healthy...

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    Gossip 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at gossip and why people do it and what we can do about it.

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    Grace at 30,000 Feet Grade 11-Lifelong
    "God didn’t change my life in a pew or a classroom. He changed it in the real world where I love my wife, play with my son, make deals, argue cases, and write contracts. I will tell you now after the devastation of grace that I am more sure of God...

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    Growing in Faith - Australian Primary Religion Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This document represents the heart of the Adventist Primary School Curriculum in Australia and New Zealand, providing a context and orientation for the other learning areas that make up the full curriculum." Based on a biblical worldview, the development...

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    Hamlet to Hamlet - Integrated Unit Grade 11-Grade 12 New!!
    "Hamlet is arguably William Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, offering teachers the opportunity to teach lessons on relationships, leadership, and respect - among any number of others. The material in this unit, if used in its entirety, could take as long...

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    Health - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Helping Students Appreciate the Contributions of Minorities Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper...

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    Home Economics Methods for the Secondary Level Grade 9-Grade 12
    Ideas and teaching methods for getting secondary students interested in home economics. Ideas include teacher enthusiasm, using a variety of methods, making the classroom surroundings pleasant, and establishing guidelines and then letting students pick the...

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    Homosexuality and the Bible - What Is at Stake in the Current Debate Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The sexual distinction between male and female is fundamental to what it means to be human. Humankind-in-fellowship as male and female is fundamental to what it means to be in the image of God."

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    Hope Channel Courses Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Link to Adventist courses online in the following categories: Bible & Prophecy, Spirituality, Family & Relationships, Archaeology and Health & Well-being.

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    How to Know When to Cut Your Ties Tertiary-Lifelong
    "I don’t know what issues you face, but I do know this. At some point, you will have to decide whether or not to cut ties. As you contemplate that decision, let the lessons from the story of Hezekiah guide you as they did me. Don’t try to...

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    How to Talk to Someone You Love Tertiary
    "As we search for answers, many of our illustrations will be taken from marriage—perhaps the most crucial area of relationships. However, the guidelines we will discuss are good for any relationship in which two people care about each other. We...

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    Implementing Climate Change for Increased Kindness and Relationships - Boarding Academy and Connected Learning Strategies Grade 9-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session's presentation brings "practical strategies in decreasting hurtful behaviors (i.e., Bullying, Conflict, etc.) among students in order to build a school climate that is caring, kind, and connected."

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    In the Power Game, Love Wins Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Not only does the power of love mark Christ's life, but it imprints His followers as genuine disciples of the Lord of love. Intellectual brilliance, creativity, quick wit - all are sharp tools to be used in the service of Jesus. But they are effective...

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    Influence of Family Social Climate on Adolescents' Relationships with Peer Group and Best Friends Grade 7-Grade 12
    This study sought to determine the influence of family social climate on the relationships of adolescents with their group of friends and with their best friend....It is concluded that adolescents who experience in their family a social climate of relationship,...

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    INFO Editorial: Connectedness - Human Relations, Learning, & Wellness Tertiary-Lifelong
    This issue "is a compilation of six articles that try to make a significant contribution to the theme of connectedness in business, education, and public health."

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    Ingredients of the Most Successful Schools in the North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What ingredients make Seventh-day Adventist schools effective? Do the most successful elementary and secondary schools in the North American Division (NAD) share any elements in common? The results for the following crucial questions about what contributes...

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    Ingrid Klamberg - Dialogue With an Adventist Sex Counselor in Sweden Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Klämberg is director of the Youth Counseling Center in the city of Boras, Sweeden. She supervises a team of seven professionals who assist young men and women who come seeking help in matters of family relationships and sexuality. She also teaches...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning Revisited - A Cosmic Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is this just a cliche or is there a cosmic perspective we've missed in 3 decades of Christian educator's discussion of faith integrated learning? Stretch your paradigm by reading Don Roy's powerful presentation at the April 2001 International Conference on...

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    JAE Editorial: An Old Friend in a New Country Tertiary-Lifelong
    Articles in this issue include: Philosophy and Christian Education: A Road to Despair or a Highway to Understanding? Building Resilient...

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    JAE Editorial: Passionate About the Possibilities Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Andrea Luxton writes that the power and potential of Adventist education rests in partnership with God. From her early experiences as a child imitating her teacher parents, to her role as an administrator, Luxton testifies to the power that comes from educators...

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    Life in All Its Tenses Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer tells a story of a man named Clive, and encourages you to look at your personal walk with God in the past, present, and future.

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    Light in the Darkness Grade 11-Lifelong
    "To reflect light, you must be in the light. You cannot give what you have not received. You cannot share what you do not have. It is impossible to reflect light, unless you have a personal relationship with the Source of light."

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    Loneliness Gets a Bad Report Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fischer addresses the negative impact loneliness has on children and adolescents, then explores way to combat it.

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    Love or Infatuation? How to Tell the Difference Grade 9-Lifelong
    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.

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    Making a Memory 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article reminds us that it is the the little, teachable moments that can make the most wonderful, unexpected moments of learning and memories.

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    Making Students Bulletproof - Resilience, the Paradigm of Hope Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is there anything teachers and administrators can do to limit at-risk behaviors in teens and young adults? This article examines recent research that shows how schools can make a difference by creating an environment that strengthens students' resiliency,...

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    Maps and Mentors in the Journey to Manhood Grade 5-Tertiary
    "Boys are on a journey to manhood. With reference to academic literature and data from two studies undertaken by the author, this article explores that journey. Particular attention is given to the opportunities and challenges for educators. Aspects of...

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    Marriage & Relationship Grade 8-Lifelong
    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;...

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    Marriage - Surviving in an Age of Rampant Divorce Grade 12-Lifelong
    "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 time."

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    Married But Happy Tertiary
    Wanted: “Help meet.” Alfonso Valenzuela talks about the first couple, why marriages fail, divorce statistics, and more. He also has pinpointed ten characteristics of a happy courtship, eight wrong reasons for getting married, five benefits of marriage,...

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    Marrying a Non-Christian? Tertiary
    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...

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    Mentoring for Impact Grade 9-Grade 12
    "School based mentoring (SBM) is an increasingly popular component of pastoral care programs in Australian secondary schools. Concurrent with growing consensus over the benefits of SBM, there is increasing recognition that the benefits of SBM can be maximised...

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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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    Millennials' Relationship with the Church - It's Complicated Tertiary
    This article presents Alisa's views of the church as a Millenial. She describes the relationship between the Millennials and the church.

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    Mixed Marriages Among Adventists Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Not too long ago, we could have all expected to be born, raised, and married in the same little village. Most likely our life partner would have been the boy or girl next door. Naturally, we would have been of the same race, shared the same culture,...

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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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    My Collaborative Relationship with my Pastor - or Not? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers' Convention presentation discusses principal-pastor relationships as they relate to mentoring, collaboration, communication, and support. If you are the principal or constituent church pastor of a school, then this session is for you....

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    NAD Mathematics Curriculum Guide K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD curriculum guide outlines the Adventist philosophy and rationale in maths education K-12, spiritual concepts, goals, and specific objectives for each subtopic for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely on older curriculum guides, NAD...

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    Perceived Family Emotional Relationships, Person Orientations, and Expected Job Satisfaction Among Teachers in Training in Mexico - A Test of Anne Roes Theory of Vocational Interest and Choice with the General Culture Group Tertiary
    Problem: Anne Roe claims that occupational interests and person orientation develop to a significant extent from the complex interaction of family emotional relationships in the formative years. She describes three basic family patterns (Accepting,...

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    Personality Plus for Parents - Understanding What Makes Your Child Tick Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author shares insights and shows parents how to raise their children individually by taking cues from each child's inborn temperament and personality. Readers will learn how to: easily determine personality types; immediately apply practical insights;...

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    Preparing for a Happy Marriage Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Marriage is important, but preparation for marriage is just as important. Choosing a marriage partner is one of the most important steps a young person takes in life. Such a decision must not be taken lightly or hastily. Experience suggests that there...

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    Questions Children Ask About AIDS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article lists questions children ask about AIDS and suggests answers.

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    Reflections on a Secure Attachment 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Relationship provides the grounds for our continued existence. Supportive relationships based on protection and comfort in times of distress provides optimum foundations for individuals to grow and learn. Crucial relationships in early years are usually...

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    Relational Bible Studies Lifelong
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention workshop, learn how "'Relational Bible Studies' view Scripture from a perspective of our relationship with God."

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    Relationship Building and Ministry Grade 9-Grade 12
    Do you want a campus where God is worshiped with body, soul and mind? a place where administration, faculty, staff, and students are willingly working with the power of the Holy Spirit to accomplish the mission of the gospel? (Matthew 28:18-20) Learn about...

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    Relationships - Cultural Contours or Biblical Mandate? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A positive, monogamous, and intimate relationship makes growth and the integration of identity throughout our lives easier. Here, culture cannot be our ultimate guide, but the biblical mandate of close and loving relationships can be."

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    Relationships - Staying Connected With Alumni Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Reasons to carry on a systematic program of planned, personal, and continual contact with alumni include the opportunities that such a program provides for inviting them to attend annual alumni reunions, for advancing them in their careers, and for encouraging them in their personal relationship with Christ.

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    Religion and Positions on Public Issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to present the results of research into the relationship between religion and public issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. The study describes Adventists' opinion on public issues, as well as their political identification...

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    Research Mentoring of Students in Christian Higher Education Tertiary
    "Mentoring of graduate students is an important part of developing their research skills and habits, and can affect how and whether they do research in the future. This qualitative study examines research students’ preferences for mentoring qualities...

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    Safeliz - Lifestyle Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    A range of books on lifestyle, personal and spiritual development, including titles such as Enjoy It!, Less Stress!, Healthy Foods, Free from Drugs & Additions, Heart to Heart: the Art of Communication, To Adolescents and Parents, For Raising Your Child,...

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    Shaping Peacemakers - Practical How-To's for Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "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...

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    Show Me the Way Tertiary
    Value modeling provides a genuine source for value integration within the lives of young children and adults. This article informs readers on three principles of modeling that facilitate relationship and value building. The three include: Love for family,...

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    Silence Can be Deadly Tertiary-Lifelong
    It can be easy to fall into the "silent treatment" trap. The dangers of ostracism and the silent treatment are the topic of the article.

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    Some Lesson in Leadership Learnt in My 44 Years in Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    An experienced educator shares ten lessons he has learned about leadership. In summary, "The bottom line in leadership has to do with personal attitudes, beliefs, relationships, feelings and values. These are the attributes that constitute the filter...

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    Soul Conversation in a Growing Church Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on nurturing and retaining newly baptized members in Seventh-day Adventist church. It informs us about needs of the members, setting goals, plans for follow up work and others.

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    Straight Talk About Sexual Purity Grade 9-Lifelong
    "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....

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    Survey of Former & Inactive Adventist Church Members Report Tertiary
    This paper presents a survey of people who have ended their regular participation in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The sample included interviews in Africa, South America, Europe and North America.

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    Survey of Former & Inactive Church Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of former and inactive church members conducted for the General Conference. Interviews were conducted in many parts of the world during 2012.

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    Teachers Look At Their School Boards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Results of a survey conducted to examine the school board's impact on the life of the church employee. Discussion on attitudes and perceptions of teachers and principals toward board members is also presented. Topics include: Identified Problems; Poor Communication...

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    The ABCs and Ds of Young Adult Relationships - A Conceptual Model for Discipling New Generations Tertiary
    Literature has consistently pointed to relationship building as the primary means of nurturing the spiritual growth of adolescents and emerging adults (Setan, 2008). Yet, according to recent observations, the relevant praxis of young adult ministry is all...

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    The Benefits of Effective Coaching for Principals and Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider coaching as a means to strengthen school leadership and enhance teacher effectiveness. Through this method, a principal can use coaching as a way to “participate fully in the professional lives of teachers and to guide them in discovering their...

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    The Gift of Sexuality - A Biblical Overview Tertiary
    "The biblical account of creation and its narrative of marriage and family clearly teach that human sexuality is God’s gift to human beings, and its sanctity is to be fully exercised."

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    The Missing Link - How to Connect Students, Parents, and Constituents to Your Leadership Style and Teaching Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "discover the missing link behind reaching the hearts of students, parents, and constituents so they will bond with the educator's vision. Recognizing, embedding values, and building self-worth...

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    The Peacemaker Tertiary-Lifelong
    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.

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    The Power of an Apology 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the power that apologies can have on relationships. The author shares several tips and guidelines for making a meaningful apology. This would be an excellent skill to develop at any age.

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    The Power of Relationships in Evangelism Tertiary
    This article summarizes a survey of the power of relationship in evangelism conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry at Andrews University. The survey sought responses to three questions: (1) In what witness activities do members generally participate,...

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    The Quest For Integrity - Facing the Key Challenge of Postmodernism Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Bruinsma discusses four implications of postmodern thinking on Adventist campuses: truth is relational; spirituality is in, institutional loyalty is out; consistent stewardship is important; as is integrity. He concludes, "Young postmoderns will grow...

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    The Relationship Between Expenditure and Student Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 Schools in the United States Tertiary
    This dissertation is focused on a relationship between spending and student achievement in Seventh-day Adventist Schools. It is a quantitative research project that analyzed data from the CognitiveGenesis Research Project as well as financial statements information...

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    The Relationship Between School Climate and Student Bullying Grade 3-Grade 8
    "This study investigates the relationship between student perceptions of school climate and selfreported bullying between students...A significant negative relationship was found between measures of positive school climate and the prevalence of student...

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    The Relationship Between Student Religiosity, Integration of Faith and Learning and Selected Congregational and Family Factors Tertiary
    "An investigation of the relationships among students’ perceptions of selected congregational and family factors of adolescent religiosity, Integration of Faith and Learning (IFL), and student religiosity. The respondents were 374 students in SDA...

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    The Relationship of Family Church School Peers Media and Adventist Culture to the Religiosity of Adventist Youth in Puerto Rico Tertiary
    Problem No formal study that considers the influence of the family, church, school, peers, media, and Adventist culture on the denominational loyalty, Christian commitment, and religious behavior of Adventist young people of Puerto Rico has previously been...

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    The Relationship of Parenting Styles to Commitment to the Church among Young Adults Tertiary
    A survey of 653 Seventh-day Adventist young adults, randomly distributed throughout the United States and Canada, compared their perceptions of the way their parents treated them as children with their present commitment to the church. Warm, caring behaviors...

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    The Relationship of Stress to Marital Adjustment , Spirituality , and Mission among Seminary Students and Their Spouses Tertiary
    This research sought to examine the personal and family lives of students in the Master of Divinity program at Andrews University. A survey was administered to M.Div. program students and their spouses to discover relationships between sources of stress, stress...

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    The Small Group - Connected for Wellness and Success in Adventist Higher Education Tertiary
    "Adventist education emphasizes a balanced, holistic preparation for life in varied careers and fields of study. It stresses the need for physical, mental, social, and spiritual growth, as well as health and wellness as a basis for successful living....

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    The Stranger Within Your Gates - Muslim Students in Adventist Schools and Islam in the Curriculum Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What do Adventist educational administrators and teachers need to know to deal with Muslim students in Adventist schools and Islam in the curriculum? Topics discussed: God and Allah; Jesus and Mohammed; the Bible, the Koran, and the Hadiths; sin and forgetfulness;...

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    The Three Faces of Love Tertiary
    Len McMillan breaks love down into three faces - the “if” face, the “because” face, and the “in spite of” face. These faces show up, depending on our needs, wants, desires, and motivation. Which face is your face?

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    Three Rules of Successful Relationships Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson covers a Biblical model of the three large steps of success in relationships: Be OK with 1) God, 2) myself, and 3) others. The success of each step is determined by acceptance of the one that preceded it.

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    Time Savoring 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Time is an important resource for everyone in the family! Taking time out for kids, our spouse, and for God will have a huge impact on our lives. No matter how young or old you are the Sabbath can benefit you in many ways.

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    Tips - The Missing Attitude - Gratitude a Big Need Kindergarten-Grade 12
    It is important to have a professional discussion about gratitude as teachers and students both need it. Our lives would be much richer if gratitude was plentiful in classrooms and school.

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    Tips - What About Hurt Feelings? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Are you too sensitive to criticism? Are you able to get over your hurt? Here are some simple steps for getting over hurt feelings.

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    To Church or Not to Church? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Church is about our need to stick together, to learn to get along while still here on earth, and it is about service to the world around us."

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    To Listen Is to Show Your Child Love 0-2 years-Lifelong
    One way to show people (children or adults)that you care is by truly listening. Taking the time to really listen to our children is a wonderful way to show you care and also to build your relationship with your child. This article also explains how to teach...

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    Tools for a Successful First Year of Teaching Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is full of practical ideas to implement in your classroom. You will find help on organization skills; relationships with students, parents, teachers and supervisors; and classroom management.

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    Truth is Timeless 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "If you find yourself sharing information with someone who is not part of the problem or the solution, or if you are seeking information about a personal issue where you are neither part of the problem or the solution, ask yourself, “Why?"...

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    VG2 Update 02: Personal Relationship with God Grade 7-Tertiary
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter shares findings regarding personal faith and relationship with God, and more about personal piety.

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    VG2 Update 09: Importance of Values Grade 7-Lifelong
    This Valuegenesis 2 report focuses on attitudes students in grades 6-12 have toward materialism, altruism, and morality. Read this issue to find out how factors such as school religion programs, peer religiousness, quality of family worship, and the frequency...

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    Waiting for Love Grade 11-Lifelong
    Led by God, the author found a love worth waiting for.

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    When Two Become One - The Mathematics of Marriage Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What does it mean becoming one? Is it possible for two differing persons to become 'one'? Some would say no. The Bible, however, says yes."

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    Who Are You? Sense of Identity - A Christian Perspective Grade 9-Lifelong
    "While identity does have something to do with what you have, you will be disappointed if you base it on material assets. There is something greater."

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    Wholesome Relationships in a Sex-crazed World Grade 9-Lifelong
    "To enjoy wholesome relationships in a sex-crazed world, it is important to follow carefully the paradigm sanctioned by the Bible and to set healthy boundaries ahead of time to help you avoid dangerous and life-altering dilemmas."

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    Why Christians Should Study Sociology Tertiary
    "It is within relationships, and in particular the group relationship, that reality is best conceptualized, accessed, and constructed."

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    Why Do Young People Leave the Church Tertiary
    Jerry Jacques shares in this article some reasons why young people leave the church.

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    Why She Stays ... Why She Leaves Tertiary-Lifelong
    "An abusive relationship in which one is subjected to physical, mental, social, or spiritual violence or rejection has no place or justification within Christian parameters."

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    Wild About Wetlands Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6
    Destruction of wetlands environments has been a controversial issue in North America for many years... In this unit, students will explore a variety of wetlands life as well as various attitudes toward wetlands.

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    Will There Be Marriages on the New Earth? Tertiary
    This article addresses the question of the lifestyle of the redeemed after the resurrection. Throughout history there have been divergent teachings on this subject. While some hold to Christ's teaching that the saved, like angels, will not marry or be given...

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    With Jesus in the Family - How Early Childhood Attachment Styles Influence Later Relationships, Both with God and in the Workplace 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    "Attachment styles profoundly influence human relationships throughout life, including aspects of religion and the workplace. Individual educators as well as educational institutions take on parental qualities in relation to those who rely on them. Depending...

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    Working with Social Media - Awareness and Cautions Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The potential of digital technologies can be fully used only when people understand their benefits and are able to manage them in their practical life. This means using them intelligently, knowing that one cannot depend on social media to shape one’s...

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    Zipporah - The Voice of Silence Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Zipporah chose the destiny of silence, retreating into herself as a mysterious and quiet person. She preferred to hide under the mask of silence, choosing the strategy of being second."