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    Lifeline - A Handbook for Small School Success Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This valuable North American Division small school teacher/principal manual includes checklists, ideas, options, important things to do and remember, problem-solving strategies, teaching strategies, and professional development information. The handbook can...

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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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    2012 Ohio Survey of the General Public Tertiary
    This presentation examines the spiritual, political and social affiliations of members of the public. This survey was conducted by telephone in which 1,203 interviews were garnered.

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    365 Children's Prayers - Prayers Old and New for Today and Every Day Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A collection of prayers arranged thematically under such headings as feelings and attitudes, the Seasons, and special days. This illustrated anthology has a contemporary feel and a reality that will encourage children to talk honestly with God.

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    A Criticism of Theological Reason - Time and Timelessness as Primordial Presuppositions Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this text Canale analyzes the relationship between theology and religion and the possibility of a theological criticism of theological reason as it pertains to the field of systematic theology. Number 10 in the Andrews University Seminary Doctoral...

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    A Snapshot of Adventist Parents Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is based on a survey of Adventist families undertaken by the NAD, in cooperation with the Family Ministries of the GC, during 1994-1995. Some of the items covered in this report include personal information, religious life, parenting styles, life-style...

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    A Study of the Religious Attitudes and Behaviors of Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents in North America Related to their Family , Educational and Church Backgrounds Tertiary
    Problem. Why are Seventh-day Adventist youth leaving the church in North America? This study, the first report of a 10-year longitudinal research project, sought to identify attitudes and behaviors of Adventist adolescents and examine possible correlations...

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    Adventist Motivators for Using the Media Tertiary
    Little has been written about how the Seventh-day Adventist Church (IASD) uses the media as a communication tool. Although this is an expressive group, possessing important pioneering and habitual media media appearances, it is often forgotten as a source...

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    Alienation from Religion in Adolescents from Fundamentalist Religious Homes Tertiary
    Perceived alienation amongst youth is often a determining factor in whether retention occurs. This study examined whether certain variables such as belief in Adventist Doctrine correlate with alienation from religion. Twenty randomly selected academies along...

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    Alienation from Religion in Church Related Adolescents Tertiary
    This research paper explores the relationship between alienation from religion and other selected variables among church-relate adolescents. The sample consists of 390 high school students attending three youth conferences sponsored by Protestant judicatories....

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    Assemblies of God USA Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Assemblies of God (USA) official website includes information and resources regarding beliefs, missions, ministries, churches, devotionals and Bible studies, books and church supplies, conferences and events.

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    Assessing Student Spirituality: The Andrews University Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    How can a Christian college or university assess student spirituality? The responses from a series of student, faculty, and alumni surveys and interviews show that planning for students spirituality needs to be embedded within a school's curriculum and co-curriculum....

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    Barna Research Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Barna Research provides organizations with current, accurate, and reliable information in bite-sized pieces and at affordable prices, to help facilitate effective and strategic decision-making for Christian ministries.

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    Battle of Jericho Hats Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 10
    Through a unique learning experience students learn that while God asked the Israelites to make a very silly looking military move (by walking around Jericho, than shouting), He was teaching them that the battle would be won as a result of His strength and...

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    Bible Life Series 2: Exploring His Power Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the second in the NAD Grades 1-4 Bible textbook cycle, Exploring His Power's theme is the study of God and biblical demonstrations of power illustrating His love, care, and concern for each of us. The lessons begin with the creative power...

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    Bible Life Series 4: Following His Way Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for fourth grade, Following His Way emphasizes how a person should live as a follower of Christ and how a Christian can make wise everyday decisions. Stories illustrating the choices individuals or groups...

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    Bible Life Series 5: Fruit of the Spirit - God's Gift Grade 5
    Previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum, Fruit of the Spirit: God's Gift is a revision of the fifth grade Bible textbook What Shall I Live For? Designed for Grade 5, or the first in the Grade 5-8 multigrade cycle, this text is divided into...

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    Bible Study Guides - It Is Written Grade 6-Lifelong
    The It Is Written Bible Study Guides are the perfect way to learn God's plan for your life! These FREE guides are here to guide you step-by-step into a deeper understanding of the Bible. The 25 guides cover the major themes of the Bible using simple questions...

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    Biblical Research Institute Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...

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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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    Building Faith in the College Religion Class Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines four features that make for effective Bible classes. The Bible teacher's task is to encourage a living relationship with Christ by introducing new insights that provide a better grasp of what it means to serve Christ, a more satisfying...

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    Can Education Be Both 'Higher' and 'Adventist'? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is the term 'Adventist Higher Education' an oxymoron? Fritz Guy shares that while it is not an easy task, Adventist higher education is both possible and necessary if Adventists wish to transmit the unique Adventist heritage, beliefs, values and sense of mission.

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    Catholic Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Fact driven, faith informed, this website provides information about catholic beliefs, life, prayers, foundations, saints and angels, parish schools, colleges and universities, diocesan news, stewardship and finance, and more community and international catholic...

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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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    Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The website of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Seeking to move beyond denominational disagreements, in the early 1800s the church founders envisioned a united church of Jesus Christ modeled on the New Testament. Today our nearly 3,800 congregations...

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    Christianity's Potential Contribution to Australian Society Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Internationally, the proportion of Christians in developing countries is tending to increase, whereas the proportion of Christians in developed countries generally is decreasing. This paper first provides a brief overview of the current Australian demographic...

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    Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The website of the Church of Christ, Scientist. Christian Science, as discovered by Mary Baker Eddy, refers to the universal, practical system of spiritual, prayer-based healing, available and accessible to everyone.

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    Church of God in Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC) is a Christian organization in the Holiness-Pentecostal tradition. It is the largest Pentecostal denomination in the United States. The membership is predominantly African-American with more than 6.5 million...

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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The official website of the Mormon Church.

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    Church of the Nazarene Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Church of the Nazarene is the largest denomination in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The doctrine that distinguishes the Church of the Nazarene and other Wesleyan denominations from most other Christian denominations is that of entire...

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    Citizens of Two Worlds - Religion and Politics among American Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This book is based on a study conducted within the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, which explores the concept of the relationship between politics and religion. The book presents research on the historical relationship of religion and politics in general,...

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    Clash of Religions Grade 8-Grade 12
    Creation and evolution are worldviews at war. Uncover the history of each and the implications of these worldviews in a though provoking, high quality PowerPoint presentation.

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    Creative Projects with Jesus - Gospels Unit Project Ideas for Freshmen Religion Grade 9-Grade 12
    Through this project, students construct Christ's body on the cross. The activity provides students with a creative project to culminate their learning in the Gospels unit. Students are divided into teams that each are responsible for creating one of eight...

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    CSS Vol 3 Editorial: The Science Religion Conflict Tertiary
    "The present conflict between science and religion impacts on many areas of our lives. What do we do when the Bible (for instance) tells us one story of human origins and dignity, while science provides a completely different account? What is the scientist...

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    Data and Interpretation: Knowing the Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    Elaine Kennedy explains that knowledge and information can be divided into two concepts: data and interpretation. Through the use of three statements she shows the differences between the observable, knowable, and that which is open to experimentation, and...

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    Devotional Life Project - Forty Days with Jesus Grade 11-Grade 12
    "Our students are so busy these days that many who desire to begin a devotional life never really get around to it. Students develop a pattern of devotion when offered a structured context in which to both learn tools and standards for devotional reading....

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    Do Christianity and Politics Mix? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Students need to understand Biblical teachings concerning church-state relations, political affairs, and their relationship to religion in a variety of governments and political systems. This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography...

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    E-Mail from God for Teens Grade 9-Grade 12
    This devotional will "alert" teenagers that they have "mail" from the Best Friend anyone in the world could ever have: God, the Creator of the Universe. Each one page devotional targets the real spiritual and life issues facing teenagers...

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    ECE Be Like Jesus Companion 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....

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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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    Episcopal Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Episcopal Church strives to live by the message of Christ, in which there are no outcasts and all are welcome. Walking a middle way between Roman Catholicism and Protestant traditions, we are a sacramental and worship-oriented church that promotes thoughtful...

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    Evangelical Lutheran Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands."

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    Exploring the Interaction Between Christianity and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Part 3 of a lecture series exploring “new ways of thinking of both Christianity and science that emerge from the manner in which both entities have changed and developed over the last two millennia. It was proposed that an accurate perception of their...

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    Family Life, Religion and Religious Practice in an Asian Adventist Context Lifelong
    "Awareness of the impact of societal change on family and marital satisfaction led to this study of the relationships between religious belief and practice, marital and family life satisfaction and events within respondents’ lives in Asian contexts....

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    Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors, a renowned surgeon and a professional writer, offer insight into the marvelous details of the human body and draw analogies to the relationship of Christ to His church.

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    Fifty Object Stories for Children Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Stories to teach children valuable lessons about God.

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    Finding the Harmony Between Faith and Science in College Classes Tertiary
    This article from the JAE special science issue deals with integrating science and religion in a Christian college. This is not only intellectually stimulating but spiritually satisfying. Knowledge gained must relate to life, especially in the biological and...

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    God's Little Devotional Book for the Workplace Lifelong
    These delightful devotions are designed to be read before work or on a break. The thought-provoking challenges will last all day.

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    God's Word for Surviving the Real World Tertiary-Grade 12
    The authors share practical advice on new jobs, maintaining a good reputation and getting along with parents in this devotional book.

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    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners - John Bunyan's Autobiography Grade 9-Lifelong
    This autobiography describes John Bunyan's conviction of sin, his struggles against unbelief, his entrance into the meaning and comfort of the Holy Scripture and much more.

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    Greek Orthodox Church Archdiocese of America Grade 9-Lifelong
    Christians of the Eastern Churches call themselves Orthodox. This description comes to us from the fifth century and has two meanings which are closely related. The first definition means true teaching. The Orthodox Church believes that she has maintained...

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    Guideposts Grade 5-Grade 12
    Stories providing a devotional thought and a daily quotation that could be written on the board.

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    Helping Children Know God Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Use these 140 memorable activities to help children know God.

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    Hey Love Them and They Will Come Tertiary
    Why don’t young people see religion as central in their lives? Think about it. You mentor, you pray…a lot. You speak about the love of Jesus, about the Bible, and you may lead conversations about God and His power to change lives. You spend...

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    Hindu Website Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find information about Hinduism, its origin and history, symbolism, original essays on beliefs, practices, philosophy and traditions, original translations of Hindu scriptures like the Bhagavad gita, the Upanishads, the Vedas and the epics, the yoga sutras...

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    His Story: Just in Time - Sophomore Bible Unit 1 Grade 10
    NOTE: This resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. These PowerPoint presentations were created for Sophomore Bible, first semester, unit 1, lessons 1-20. They coordinate with the NAD Religion...

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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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    In the Grip of Grace Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Can anything separate us from God's love? Does He really love us, no matter what? Max Lucado uses parables and anecdotes to explain the concept of God's grace, taking readers on a journey through the mountaintop truths found in Paul's letter to the Romans.

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    Indicators of commitment to the church - A longitudinal study of church-affiliated youth Grade 9-Tertiary
    In an attempt to discover the factors that determine which late adolescents drop out of the church and which remain committed to it, a broad sample of Seventh-day Adventist youth was surveyed. These youth were part of a ten-year study which originally involved...

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    Integrating 'Herstory' Into History Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue identifies several probing questions that when asked will highlight the significance of women's roles, attitudes, and values. Projects, bulletin boards, role-playing, films, books,...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning in the Physical Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue posits that the integration of faith and learning should foster a religious faith and provide a setting in which moral dilemmas resulting from scientific progress can be examined. Early scientists pursued science...

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    Is Religion a Cause for Violence? Tertiary-Lifelong
    “Seldom does a religion teach the use of violence to carry out its message, although some extreme proponents of a religion may indulge in violence as a means of its propagation or justification. We, as Christians, must be the first to acknowledge that.”

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    Jehovah's Witnesses Website Grade 9-Lifelong
    The official web site of Jehovah's Witnesses.

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    Jesus - SPD Bible Text Grade 9-Grade 12
    Part of the South Pacific Division Year 9 syllabus, this textbook helps students enter into Jesus' world more vividly. The student text has been written from the viewpoint of a boy called Jarod who meets Jesus the preacher. As Jarod notes the reactions of...

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    Kids Praying For Kids Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Murray presents his argument for restoring voluntary prayer in schools, hoping to bring about freedom of religion not freedom from religion. Murray, an ordained minister in Texas and an outspoken advocate of prayer in U.S. public schools, now regrets his historic...

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    Kids Praying For Kids - A 12 Month Prayer Journal Grade 3-Grade 4
    An outreach of Franklin Graham's ministry, Samaritan's Purse, this spiral bound book for young children provides a foundation for daily prayer and a guide to reaching out and praying for other children around the globe.

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    Kids' Book of Devotions Kindergarten-Grade 5
    God's word is like food. We need to eat some of it everyday to get strong and stay strong.

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    Lansdale Community Assessment Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the findings of a study carried out in the community assessment in Lansdale, Philadelphia. It investigates the demographics, needs, and religion in that particular community.

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    Life Map Project Grade 9-Grade 12
    Through this project students connect their own choices and defining moments with the success of their life thus far. They then look ahead to select the decisions and defining moments in their future that will lead them to their desired destination. These...

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    Light For My Path for Teens - Illuminating Selections from the Bible Grade 9-Grade 12
    This book contains hundreds of Bible verses that will help define one's purpose in life and clarify and strengthen relationships.

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    Little Talks With Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This pre-school devotional is especially adapted to what little children are thinking about spirituality. Sharing Little Talks With Jesus with your children will help them cultivate such Christian values as honesty and forgiveness, while giving them...

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    Married/Family Life - Sexual Identity Discussion Guide Grade 11-Grade 12
    Discussion guide resource designed to help students begin thinking, writing, and sharing their perspectives on sexual identity as the instructor begins a class period presenting information in a Biblically-based context.

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    Married/Family Life - Sexuality Influences Survey Grade 11-Grade 12
    Survey designed as a discussion opener regarding sexuality for senior high school students.

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    Miracles Galore Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A converted atheist weaves her way through miracles of healing to miraculous circumstances by which friends, relations, acquaintances and hard-bitten opponents were helped and led to new birth.

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    Mission Islam Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website includes resources on Islam, links to various sites with helpful information, and a comparative religion section that compares Islam to other world religions.

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    Mix & Match Ideas for Preschool Ministry Preschool
    This book is very helpful in preparing lessons and activities for beginner classes. Many ideas given to you that lead to many, many more!

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    Motivating Students in the Religion Classroom - Applying Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Religion teachers have the privilege of being able to nurture, model, and demonstrate God’s love, showing students the joy of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. If the religion teacher has prepared, cleared obstacles to learning, and established...

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    My Utmost For His Highest Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Oswald Chambers' daily devotionals lend a powerful spiritual dimension to your walk with God.

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    NAD K-12 Textbook Lists Grade 9-Grade 12
    Access the current textbook recommendations for Adventist elementary and secondary schools operating in the North American Division. Note that some unions have supplements for their schools.

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2005 40-page NAD curriculum guide includes the Adventist philosophy guiding Social Studies education, general goals, strands and essential learnings in history, civics and government, geography, economics, individuals, society and culture. Appendix A...

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    National Baptist Convention of America Grade 9-Lifelong
    The National Baptist Convention of America, Incorporated is a fellowship of voluntary churches approximating five million African-American Baptists whose initial roots stemmed from the organization of the Foreign Mission Baptist Convention of the United States. The...

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    Needs Assessment and Market Analysis for the Fullerton Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a needs assessment and market analysis implemented for the Fullerton Seventh-day Adventist Church. Four focus groups and a telephone survey were conducted. Its purpose was to learn how the church might better serve the needs of the community,...

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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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    Opinions on Family and Social Issues Associated with Religious Practice in Southeast Asia Lifelong
    "This second part of the data analysis of a large sample of Seventh-day Adventist church members addresses opinions and practices relating to family and social issues. It identifies differences in opinion with age, gender, religious orientation and region...

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    Origins of Religious Thought - Some Recent Explanatory Trends Tertiary
    This article makes a bibliographical review of the main contemporary trends in understanding the origin of the religious phenomenon. It analyzes the psychological and emotional, the historical and psychosocial, the intellectualist, semiotic and ideological,...

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    Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Grade 5-Lifelong
    The "Pentecostal Assemblies of the World" is the continuation of the great revival that began at Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost, A.D. 33, and is founded upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ, Himself being the Chief Cornerstone....

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    Persistence of Religion through Primary Group Ties among Hispanic Seventh - day Adventist Young People Tertiary
    In a search for factors related to religious commitment, 443 Hispanic youth from twenty-two Seventh-day Adventist churches distributed throughout the United States were surveyed. It was hypothesized that the strength of primary group ties are related to religious...

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    Postmodernism and New Age - The Subtle Connections Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article will deal with four questions - What is postmodernism? What is New Age spirituality? Is there a relationship between the two? What cautions should we take against these subtle dangers?

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    Prayer of Jabez for Kids Grade 2-Grade 8
    This book encourages those seeking the extraordinary for their lives to take the Jabez challenge by asking for blessings and see how God answers extravagantly. Designed for kids 8 - 12 years old.

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    Presbyterian Church (USA) Grade 5-Lifelong
    Presbyterians trace their history to the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation. Our heritage, and much of what we believe, began with John Calvin (1509-1564), whose writings crystallized much of the Reformed thinking that came before him. Their USA website...

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    Psalms for a Child's Heart Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A simple and meaningful way to introduce children to the beauty of the Psalms. Presents selected Psalms retold in simple modern language to convey God's goodness, mercy, strength, and glory to children.

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    Quiet Moments with God - For Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A daily devotional for teachers designed to be a quick read, each title offers a collection of inspiring devotions to help the reader close the door on distractions and enter into the presence of God.

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    Religion and Media - The Great Divide Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on how journalists perceive the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surveys and interviews were used.

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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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    Religion Faces Atheist Fundamentalism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Richard Dawkins was a British atheist, author of the book, "The God Delusion". In his book, he presents the central issue: One of the greatest challenges to the human intellect, over the centuries has been to explain how the complex, improbable appearance...

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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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    Religion, Mobilization and Social Action Tertiary
    "Religious social action groups are emerging as key movers in sweeping sociopolitical changes worldwide. Although their inspiration is religious, their goals are secular. This volume considers the role of such groups by examining regions and nations where...

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    Religion, parental choice, and school vouchers in urban parochial schools - The case of five schools in Southern California Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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    Religious Faiths and the Problem of Evil - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caesar examines the problem of evil. Religious perspectives on pain and suffering are examined within deistic and atheistic faiths. Major ironies are considered and the Christian perspective explored. Presented at the 4th Symposium on the BibleAdventist Scholarship,...

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    Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Sabbath School and Personal Ministries department is the major setting for religious education in the Adventist Church. The department provides Sabbath School Bible Study Guides, designs material for Sabbath School programming, offers training and resources...

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    Salvation - Helping Your Students Embrace God's Grace Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors address how best to present biblical truths such as sin, grace, Jesus, and the Cross to kindergartners and children ages 6-9 and 10-14. The authors also examine how an understanding of these principles develops at each stage. Factors discussed...

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    Science & Religion Grade 3-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and other materials on the subject of science and religion.

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    Science and Religion - Friends or Foes Tertiary
    "This paper describes core ideas behind science and religion and outlines the differences and common features. Four models describing the relationship between science and religion are briefly outlined. It is proposed that the interaction model is likely...

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    Science and Religion - Interpreting the Data Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy discusses data and interpretation in science. Science and Religion have a difficult time understanding the other. Science ignores the supernatural realm, but religion expects harmony because God is the Creator and the one who set up all the natural...

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    Science, Religion and Healing - a Christian Philosophy of Wholeness Tertiary-Lifelong
    Edwards proposes "the broad contours of a Christian philosophy of holism. He seeks to present a conceptual framework for understanding the nature of health and of the healing ministry based upon the principles of harmony between science and Bible religion."...

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    Selected Messages, Vol 1 - 3 Tertiary-Lifelong
    Selected Messagesis a unique compilation of periodical articles, manuscript statements, and pamphlets and tracts now out of print. Included are Ellen G. White's counsels on inspiration written in the mind-and-late 1880's, her observations on the "two...

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    Sikhism Grade 5-Lifelong
    This official site provides an introduction to sikhism, its origin and development, philosophy and scriptures, resources and way of life. The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the worlds 5th largest religion....

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    Small Miracles - Extraordinary Coincidences from Everyday Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    A collection of true stories of remarkable coincidences that have changed the lives of ordinary people.

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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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    Spirituality vs Religion - Implications for Healthcare Tertiary-Lifelong
    Testerman looks at answering questions such as: What is spirituality and how does it differ from religion? Can a person have one without the other? What is the role of religion and how does it relate to spirituality? What are the implications of these issues...

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    Talking About Religion - How Highly Religious Youth and Parents Discuss Their Faith Tertiary
    This study builds on previous research regarding parent-child religious conversations to explore the transactional processes of these conversations. It employs qualitative analyses of interviews with highly religious parents and adolescents representing the...

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    Teachers Are Special Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This tribute to and for teachers celebrates the special, and often heroic, role they play in their students' lives.

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    Teaching Literature - A Seventh-day Adventist Approach Grade 9-Lifelong
    Inspiring students to explore for themselves literature can enrich their personal faith in God is the primary mission of Seventh-day Adventist literature teachers. Delmer Davis encourages further conversation regarding the integration of faith and the teaching...

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    Teaching Religion in the Secondary School Grade 9-Grade 12
    This classic 154-page North American guide provides helpful information for high school Bible teachers.

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    Teaching Religion versus Teaching Theology - An Unbalanced Emphasis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article offers a distinction between religion and theology and seeks to show why Adventist educators need to rethink the need for religious instruction in our schools and colleges. It outlines what religious education should attempt to accomplish, the...

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    Technology and the Secondary Curriculum Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special technology and education issue examines how secondary teachers can help students become technologically literate by integrating technology into the subjects currently being taught. Suggestions for integrating technology into...

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    Ten Commandments Graphic Organizer Grade 9-Grade 11
    This assignment extends the Ten Commandments lesson. It is designed to help your students develop a strong understanding and affection for the reasons, motivations, and values behind the Ten Commandments.

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    The Alienation of Adventist Youth From Religion Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author proposes that much of the alienation and disillusionment towards religion that affects today's youth is second generational. Factors contributing to the youth's apathy toward religion are breakdown of authority, the Adventist identity, and refusal...

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    The Bahaiis Grade 5-Lifelong
    For study of world religions: At times, it can seem that human society is falling apart altogether. Yet developments in all arenas of life are often the source of hope and signs of an emerging sense of individual and collective responsibility. Bahá'u'lláh's...

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    The Calling - A Challenge to Walk the Narrow Road Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Calling is a new youth edition of God's Call. This book contains sidebar testimonies from Christians who are passionately living their lives for Christ in spite of intense persecution. These believers from around the world share their stories...

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    The Complex Religion of Teens Grade 9-Tertiary
    Sometimes adults are frustrated with teenagers because they behave like . . . well, teenagers. We forget that they are not adults; nor are they children. Stuck in a tricky, unfamiliar place between childhood and adulthood, they are struggling to define their...

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    The Complex Religion of Teens Tertiary
    This book delves into the psychological and sociological factors that influence the spirituality of teenagers. The author uses first hand account from teenagers, statistical analysis, and theoretical evidence to provide readers with insight into the minds...

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    The Dream Giver - Following Your God-Given Destiny Grade 11-Lifelong
    Bruce Wilkinson shares more insight on living one's best life, breaking out of everyday patterns, and stretching the limits of one's perspective. Shared here are ideas on how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life for...

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    The Effects of Religion on Mental Health - Implications for Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary-Lifelong
    Bailey assess[es] associations between religious orientation, denominational loyalty, religious commitment and purpose in life in a social work program including Adventists and non-Adventists.

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    The God Delusion Delusion Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this TEACH journal book review, Leo looks at Richard Dawkin's book, The God Delusion. Dawkins offers four key arguments against religion: it's infantile; it's irrational; God can't be proved to exist; and religion produces violence. Leo responds...

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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 Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Grade 9-Lifelong
    "With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings...

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    The Narrow Road - Stories of Those Who Walk This Road Together Grade 9-Lifelong
    Since 1955, Brother Andrew has risked his life to help persecuted Christians by smuggling Bibles into countries where owning or distributing them is strictly forbidden. His report, and those of the many others that work alongside him, testifies of God's miraculous...

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    The Nature of the Abrahamic Covenant - An Analysis of the Dispensationalist Interpretation Tertiary
    This article deals with the question of the nature of the Abrahamic Covenant. Is it conditional or unconditional as advocated by dispensationalist hermeneutics? The author argues that this covenant was never intended to be purely Jewish. It also included divine...

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    The New Age Is Not so New, After All... Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Marshall attempts to answer these questions - "What is New Age? How did it become a mass movement? Where is it going? What must be the Christian defense?"

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    The Peddlers of Jerusalem - Dialogic Relations Tertiary
    This paper analyzes the work A Tale of Jerusalem, by Edgar A. Poe. The analysis is focused on some of the main aspects of the structure of the work, such as the narrative focus, the characterization of the characters, and the dialogical relationship of the...

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    The Personal Religion of Adventist Youth Tertiary
    This article examines the results of a Valuegenesis study given to 11,000 Adventist youth from grade 6 to 12. Research presented within this article appropriates considerable time towards understanding general values held within the youth population. Values...

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    The Purpose of Religion Tertiary
    Roger Dudley's editorial perspective briefly examines the purpose of religion. The author surmises that religion gives meaning and belonging while serving as a guide during the course of one's life.

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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 of Religiosity and Media Usage and its Influence on Delinquency Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examined the sequential relationship among religiosity, media usage, and delinquency. Influences of various measures of religiosity, including intrinsic and extrinsic religious orientation, vertical and horizontal faith maturity, and religious...

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    The Religion Classroom - Life-Giving or Lethargic? Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article looks at how to improve secondary Bible teaching. It shares ways to accomplish this as well as some helpful approaches to using the Teacher's Guide for Special Methods Course: Teaching...

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    The Role of Academia in the Economic Development of Nations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The reasons behind the complexity of economic development are important for academics to understand if they are to effect change or contribute to economic development."

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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 Summer Olympics - A Multidisciplinary Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The purpose of this unit is to explore the diversity of our global culture through the eyes of sports. The Summer Olympics provides a great opportunity to study social studies, language arts, health, art, music, religion, and physical education all in...

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    The Ten Plagues of Egypt Graphic Organizer Grade 9-Grade 12
    NOTE: Although you may still find the activity useful, this resource corresponds with the previously used NAD Bible curriculum, not the Encounter program. "This is a complimentary assignment for the [His Story: Just in Time] lesson on...

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    The Tiny Snowflake Picture Book Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Carried through a quiet, wintry night with gentle nudges from the wind, Lacy the Tiny Snowflake discovers that God will make us all sparkle, if we only trust His will.

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    The United Methodist Church Grade 5-Lifelong
    Learn about the methodist church, faith, people, and world through this website. Information includes church history, structure & organization, funding & giving, council of bishops, judicial council, and general conference. Find daily devotionals,...

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    The Wonderful Spirit Filled Life Grade 12-Lifelong
    Blending lively anecdotes, commentary, and teachings from the Bible, Charles Stanley introduces readers to the Holy Spirit. Stanley shares that the Holy Spirit has personality, a specific job description, and a definite desire to be an active part of our lives.

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    Times of the Reformation WebQuest Grade 7-Grade 10
    In this WebQuest, "take a look at the Protestant Reformation through the eyes of these different individuals: Martin Luther, Pope Leo X, King Henry VIII, John Calvin." You will then create a multi-media presentation comparing and contrasting each...

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    Tolerance and Tension - Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report summarizes key findings from more than 25,000 face-to-face interviews conducted on behalf of the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life in more than 60 languages or dialects in 19 sub-Saharan African nations from December...

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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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    Trouble on the Blue Planet Workbook and Activity Grade 4-Grade 8
    The activity book, designed for use with reader "Trouble On the Blue Planet", allows the teacher to choose the time frame, activities, and project options according to student needs. At the completion of this reading activity, the students should...

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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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    Understanding History - Seventh-day Adventists and their Perspectives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "A knowledge of a Seventh-day Adventist understanding of history explains a great deal about the church and touches on many of the key conflicts and controversies that have affected, and currently affect, the church. Hence, it is topical for the...

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    Understanding Islam Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Are you wondering what Islam is all about? Do you want to reach out to your Muslim neighbors? Here is a guide to getting started."

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    United Church of Christ Grade 5-Lifelong
    The UCC was founded in 1957 as the union of several different Christian traditions: from the beginning of our history, we were a church that affirmed the ideal that Christians did not always have to agree to live together in communion. This website provides...

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    United Pentecostal Church International Grade 5-Lifelong
    The United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI) has been among the fastest growing denominations in North America since it was formed in 1945 by the merger of the Pentecostal Church, Incorporated, and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Jesus Christ. From this...

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    Unity Church Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The Unity movement was founded by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore in 1889 as a healing ministry based on the power of prayer and the power of our thoughts to create our own reality. The Fillmores regarded Jesus as the great example rather than the great...

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    Using the Bible to Stimulate Critical Thinking Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article lists five ways to use the Bible to expand students' intellectual capacities in a wide variety of subjects. Using the Scriptures to stimulate interest, generate respect for God's Word, and to teach students how to think, are integral parts of...

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    VG2 Update 07: Family Importance Grade 7-Lifelong
    This Valuegenesis 2 report addresses various factors in shaping values such as family role, religiousness of parents, and limits and climate in the home. Read this issue to discover the family's role in shaping children's understanding of redemption.

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    VG2 Update 17: At-Risk Behavior and Our Youth Grade 9-Grade 12
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter reports on the incidence of at-risk behavior in Adventist youth, the percentage of Adventist youth involved in at-risk behaviors, and the influence of supportive and effective environments.

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    What's New? Twenty Tips for Using the Newspaper in Your Classroom Grade 5-Grade 10
    Is there a readily available, inexpensive resource teachers can use to perk up daily lessons? Elaine Hardt presents twenty practical, easy to use activities that show how teachers can use the newspaper in their classroom, integrating subjects such as reading,...

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    When I'm on My Knees - Devotional Thoughts on Prayer for Women Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is a heart-felt collection of prayers, devotional thoughts, poems and hymns especially for women.

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    Why Teach the Bible as Literature? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Bible should be taught through the eyeglasses of literary analysis in order to show that its content and artistry form a symbiotic relationship that cannot be ignored without loss to both. This article identifies twelve reasons to teach students how to...

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    Why Teenagers Reject Religion and What to do About It Grade 9-Lifelong
    The initial results of Roger Dudley's longitudinal study of over 1,500 Adventist youth on issues such as lifestyle choices, church attendance, and church standards.

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    World Council of Churches Grade 5-Lifelong
    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is the broadest and most inclusive among the many organized expressions of the modern ecumenical movement, a movement whose goal is Christian unity. The WCC brings together more than 340 churches, denominations and church...

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    You Lost Me Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a report of the study on the relationship between science and religion. It is focused on 6 main questions: 1. I feel intellectually prepared to discuss creation and evolution topics. 2. I believe God created the world in 6 literal...