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    Sabbath School Videos on Adventist Education - New Zealand Tertiary-Lifelong
    Coordinating with the adult Sabbath School quarterly for 4th quarter in 2020, the Adventist Education Office in the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference has compiled a short, professionally produced video clip presentation to complement and support each week’s...

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    South Pacific Division Education Webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    The South Pacific Division's (SPD) education homepage includes SPD education statistics, mission and objectives, directory of institutions, and contact information.

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    SPD Accreditation Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Evaluative criteria for the accreditation Seventh-day Adventist Schools in the South Pacific Division. This manual or handbook includes guidelines for the school preparing for accreditation and criteria and forms for the evaluating visitors.

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    The Special Character of Adventist Education Video Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch this video to learn what makes Kempsey Adventist School in Australia a Christ-centered educational ministry. Help parents and teachers understand the special character of Seventh-day Adventist education through this demonstration of best practices in...

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    Transformational Teaching - Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore "the foundational worldview from which an Adventist teacher delivers the Australian National Curriculum." These curriculum frameworks focus on the "principles, values and threads that undergird and guide what we consider to be real,...

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    A Decade of Encounter Biblical Studies Kindergarten-Grade 10
    “Starting with a brief history of the development of the [South Pacific Division] Encounter Bible curriculum and summary of the evaluative research methodology, this paper draws on teacher, student and administrator interview data in its account of teachers’...

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    A More Complete Report Card Grade 9-Grade 12
    What is the purpose of your school? How Adventist do you perceive it to be? Read this summary report of research conducted in the South Pacific Division by Division Education Director, Barry Hill. Comments on 8 of the 18 interview questions are summarized...

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    A Time of Change and Challenge Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Various societal changes were already underway when the quinquennium began and were taken into account in the establishment of goals...

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    Adventist Education - A Proven Soul Winner Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Hill reports on service learning, curriculum, challenges, and the future plans for education in the SPD.

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    Adventist Education Today: Australasian Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE article is the 1985 General Conference Australasian Division education report for 1980-1985.

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    Adventist World Education Baptism Statistics 1995 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This chart from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE shows the world education baptism statistics and the world education statistics as of December 31, 1994.

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    An analysis of home economics curricula in Australian public secondary schools and North American Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools, with implications for Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in Australia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose of the Study: The purpose of this study was to (1) compare home economics curricula for state secondary schools in Australia and Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in North America, and (2) adapt Australian state curriculum guides to meet...

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    Assessment and Reporting Down Under Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Don Roy discusses the shift from content-based education to outcomes-based education in Australia, and its impact on instruction methods and curriculum content within Seventh-day Adventist schools. Topics include: The Adventist Curriculum Context; Assessment...

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    Australian Research on School Climate and Faith Engagement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This poster shares the first year overview of Avondale College and School's two year longitudinal mixed methods research. The study is investigating whether an increase in staff and student engagement in school-based faith development activities equate to...

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    Becoming Collaborators - First Conference brings Tertiary Teacher Educators Together Tertiary
    Learn how “teacher educators at Seventh-day Adventist tertiary institutions across the South Pacific will seek to collaborate on development and research after attending an inaugural conference.”

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    Beliefs, perceptions, and practices of Seventh-day Adventist educators in Australia and New Zealand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The survey instrument was an updated adaptation of that developed by Plubell (1979) for his study of SDA educators in the American northwest. The anonymously completed questionnaire for this study sought to determine the Australian and New Zealand SDA educators’...

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    Business Studies Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint.

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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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    Computer Studies Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

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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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    Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Essential curriculum development tools for Christian secondary schools, these downloadable frameworks outline the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and show teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Design & Technology Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

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    Developing Ministry's Other Half - Theological Education for Theology Student Wives at Pacific Adventist College Tertiary
    Over the last hundred and fifty years there have been some significant changes to the role of minister’s wives. Interestingly, each minister’s wife also cycles through several phases in her own life. She is in a unique position. Her context raises...

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    Development and Ministry Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Curriculum Development; Accreditation and Performance...

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    Education Director's Manual for the Pacific Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The chapters and appendices of this manual or handbook are designed to support a regional education director with little or no training or experience for this leadership role. A wealth of practical and well-indexed tools are available to reference in any order...

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    English Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...

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    Geography Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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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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    Growing in Faith: A New Elementary Bible Curriculum for Australia and New Zealand Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains the essence of the new Bible curriculum for Australia and New Zealand and shows how its emphasis on faith development differs from traditional approaches to teaching Bible. Don Roy outlines the elements that comprise this teaching and...

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    History Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    History in the Details - A Historian Reflects on the Value of Letters Grade 11-Lifelong
    As published in Dearest Folks: Letters Home From a Missionary Wife and Mother, letters written by Margaret Watts between 1956 and 1966 as she served in the South Pacific mission field provide valuable insight into the family life of a missionary in...

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    Implementing Change Through Lay Leadership Training in Papua New Guinea - A Project Report Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Rapid cultural change is being forced upon the people of Papua New Guinea as their country strives to keep pace with its Western neighbours. The effects of that change are being felt by members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as they seek to establish...

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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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    Literacy Programs as an Empowering Agent for Women - A Case Study from Papua New Guinea Lifelong
    "Basic literacy is recognised as the means for equipping citizens of a country. In PNG (Papua New Guinea), literacy for women empowers them socially, politically and economically...there are numerous agencies offering literacy courses...It is discovered...

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    Making Seventh-day Adventist Schools Distinctive Grade 1-Lifelong
    This teacher orientation workshop was developed by the South Pacific Division to assist Adventist schools to become truly Seventh-day Adventist. Based on Dr Don Roy's 'Towards Wholeness' proposal for the ideal Adventist education, this document includes participant...

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    Mathematics Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Music Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...

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    Nurture and Retention Summit 2013 - South Pacific Division Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the South Pacific Division's report at a summit on nurture and retention. It is focused on membership, reconnection with former and missing members, goals, and mission.

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    Pacific Island Bible Story Plans 1 to 6 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This South Pacific Division elementary Bible curriculum was developed by and for Pacific Island Adventist schools. This teacher's guide includes lesson or story plans to accompany Uncle...

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    Pacific Island Bible Story Plans 7 to 10 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The South Pacific Division elementary Bible curriculum developed by and for Pacific Island Adventist schools. This teacher's guide includes lesson or story plans to accompany Uncle Arthur's...

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    Preparing Students from a Different Culture for Examinations - A Pastoral Care Investment with Costs and Benefits Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article reviews teacher action research that examined student study skills needs in a Solomon Islands secondary college. The study focused on three areas: prior study habits; existing, ineffective study habits; and the impact of a study...

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    Quality Adventist Schools - A School Review and Improvement Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simplify your school improvement process using the Australian Adventist Education school review and continuous quality improvement tool. This framework enables schools to self-evaluate, building a culture of improvement and excellence to ensure quality, sustainable...

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    Reorganization, Economic Pressures, and Adventist Distinctives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the following challenging issues and developments: political changes, economic pressures in the Pacific, Adventist...

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    Reproduction, resistance & transformation at Maranatha High School Grade 8-Grade 12
    The focus of this thesis is the attempt by the Seventh-day Adventist church to reproduce Adventist culture in students attending one of its schools, Maranatha High School. As a 'critical ethnography', it adopts a theoretical perspective from critical social...

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    School Climate and Faith Engagement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Funded by the Association of Independent Schools in Australia, this two year research collaboration between Avondale School and Avondale University College confirmed a significant link between faith engagement and positive school climate. Read the full report...

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    School culture: An investigation of the dominant cultural styles existing in the Australian Adventist education system Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Culture describes the totality of socially transmitted behaviour patterns, beliefs, values and methods of operation that are acceptable to members of a group. It pervades people's minds and forms perceptions to interpret and relate to the world in which they...

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    Science Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Seventh-day Adventist education in Papua New Guinea, 1908-1941 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    About sixty years after the first Christian mission influence was exerted in Papua New Guinea, the Seventh-day Adventist Church sent its first missionaries to Papua. S. W. Cart trained as a teacher and minister at the denomination's Avondale College came from...

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    South Pacific Division Encounter Bible Curriculum K-10 Kindergarten-Grade 10 New!!
    The South Pacific Division's Adventist ENCOUNTER Curriculum "is a seamless curriculum that is intentional about exploring big-picture, spiritual concepts with the goal of making a difference for eternity. This curriculum uses the four walls of the classroom...

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    South Pacific Division SDA Adult Members Beliefs and Values Tertiary
    This presentation lays out members' beliefs and values of adults in South Pacific Division. It includes charts containing demographics, information about local churches, congregational religious life, and personal beliefs and values.

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    South Pacific Division: Change and Consolidation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the South Pacific Division that shares how this education department has grown from a highly centralized program to a resource-based division office.

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    South Pacific Island Nations Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report - A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents and Youth Aged 12-18 Years Grade 6-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church cares deeply about its young people and for this reason it invests heavily in schools, youth ministry programs and supplies support for the families these young people come from. The schools established by the church are widely...

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    Steady Growth and Improvement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author reports on growth at all educational levels in the division for the last quinquennium and also shares plans for the...

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    Strategies for Seventh-day Adventist Theological Education in the South Pacific Islands Tertiary
    Problem: Theological education is an important concern of the Seventh day Adventist Church in the South Pacific Islands. Current concerns include ascertaining the best type of theological education for the Adventist Church in this Region; determining...

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    Teachers Perceptions of Factors Affecting Morale in Schools in the Trans-Australian Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Teachers’ perceptions of their satisfaction with their work situation have an important bearing upon the effectiveness of the institution in which they are employed. Administrators need to know what factors affect the level of morale...

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    Teachers perspectives of participative decision-making: Australian Seventh-day Adventist teachers' perceptions of, involvement in and understandings of contextual influences on, participative decision-making Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This thesis documents an investigation of aspects of teacher participation in school decision-making within Australian Seventh-day Adventist schools. Since 1970s there has been a call by the Adventist Education Department for greater teacher participation...

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    Teaching International Students - An Exploratory View Tertiary
    "This paper examines the reasons for expanded international enrolment and the ways Australian universities are taking their education product to other locations. It next examines the potential conflict that arises when international students, particularly...

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    Tertiary education at Avondale College 1945-1974 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this dissertation is to survey the development of tertiary education (1945-1974) at Avondale College, Cooranbong, the senior educational institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia. In this dissertation it is argued...

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    The Avondale school and Adventist educational goals 1894-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Avondale school in its initial era is regarded by some Seventh-day Adventists as the denomination's model school. At the time when the pioneers were establishing the school they spoke and wrote about their educational goals and methods...

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    The diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Knowledge and perceived roles and responsibilities of teachers in the Seventh-day Adventist school system Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder said to affect approximately 3-5% of the primary school-aged population. There has been much controversy about ADHD diagnosis and treatment in recent...

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    The history of mission education in the territory of Papua-New Guinea from 1872 to 1962 with special attention to the years 1932 to 1952 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    While the Territory of Papua and New Guinea from the year 1884 passed through several forms of British and German, civil and military government, mission native education, first set up in the Territory in 1872, developed through four consecutive phases. The...

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    The history of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The object of this thesis is to present a reasonably complete and comprehensive account of the history and development of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand. Difficulty has been found in endeavouring to include sufficient...

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    The implementation of the educational philosophy of Avondale High School Grade 7-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church school system, which grew from American church-oriented primary schools estab¬lished first in the 1850s, has attempted to implement an educational philosophy formulated from 1872 onwards, largely by Ellen White, the church's...

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    The influence of Ellen White upon the development of the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia, 1891-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist church operates an extensive system of educational institutions not only in Australia but throughout the world. This thesis examines the contribution made by one of its early leaders towards the establishment and operation of the...

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    The Martin report of 1964 - a watershed period for Seventh-day Adventist tertiary education in Australia Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Avondale College, previously known until 1963 as the Australasian Missionary College (AMC), stands out as unique among Australian tertiary institutions. It is one of only five remaining non-government tertiary organizations in this country that have endeavoured...

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    The perceptions of school principals regarding the utilization of microcomputers in Australian Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to determine the extent and nature of computer utilization in Australian Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools. An additional purpose was to determine the factors which principals perceived to affect their plans for computers in education.

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    Thirdspace Engenders Theological Education Tertiary
    "Clergy women in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church speak for the first time of their theological training at a private Christian tertiary institution in Australia. A phenomenological design is used to capture and analyse Clergy women's collective lived...

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    World Church Survey South Pacific Division Tertiary
    This paper reports a world church survey within the General Conference. Data were collected through questionnaires.