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    1990 SDA Sample Survey Tertiary
    This report is based on a survey of the Seventh-day Adventist population the U.S. and Canada. The survey was intended to gather information about Adventist health practices, attitudes toward the church, the proportion of children attending Adventist schools,...

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    2004 Congregations Study for the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study examined the practices of North American Adventist with goal of assisting church leadership in decision-making. Using survey information from 1689 participants, researchers analyzed several areas including the churches: demographics, witnessing...

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    A Comparison of the Christian Attitudes and Behaviors between Those Adventist Church Members Who Regularly Read Ellen White Books and Those Who Do Not Tertiary
    This paper is a report on the differences between church-attending Seventh-day Adventist Christians who regularly read Ellen White and those who do not. The report contains information about their personal religious experiences as well as their views about...

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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 Look at the Current Range of Attitudes Toward Homosexuality Among American Adventists Tertiary
    This survey report looks at the current range of attitudes toward homosexuality among American Adventists. There were 441 completed surveys from members across the United States church. The results represent one of the most complete samples to date of American...

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    A needs assessment of a continuing education program for Korean pastors in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem: Continuing education for NAD Korean SDA pastor’s ministry has been conducted since 1981. To make this continuing education program relevant a needs assessment was necessary. This study attempted to assess the specific needs of Korean...

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    A New Generation of Adventist Families Tertiary
    This study guide is designed to help a small group read and discuss A New Generation of Adventist Families by Monte and Norma Sahlin. What is the Adventist family really like? Anecdotal information about Adventist family life abounds, distorting our perceptions...

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    A Report on a Phone Survey of North American Seventh - Day Adventists Tertiary
    This paper examined the results of a phone survey conducted over the course of three months that was commissioned by the North American Division in partnership with the Institute of Church Ministry. Approximately 2000 phone numbers were contacted; however...

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    A Study of Apostasy in the Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This study was conducted to examine the religious attitudes of individuals who were once members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, but who later left the church. The study was conducted with churches within the Upper Colombia Conference. The study addressed...

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    A Study of Community Awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church before and after a Public Relations Media Campaign Tertiary
    The Porterville, California Seventh-day Adventist Church conducted a public relations media campaign in their community to raise awareness about Adventism. This report is based on two phone surveys conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry before and after...

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    A Study of Drug Usage among Seventh - day Adventist Youth in North America Tertiary
    This research in depth study examined factors that contribute to drug usage amongst Seventh-day Adventist youth in the North American Division. Reasons for drug usage, parental involvement, and baptism rates were some factors examined in the study.

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    A Study of Selected Variables Dealing with Continuing Education Interests of Seventh-day Adventist Pastors and Judicatory in the North American Division Tertiary
    This dissertation includes the results of a study conducted to find what the preferences of ministers in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists are towards continuing their education. This was in an effort to provide opportunities for ministers...

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    A Study of the Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist Members in the Greater Toronto Area Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the Greater Toronto Area. The first phase was a demographic study of greater Toronto, including such items as location of churches, ethnic mix, and prime locations for new churches. The second phase was a survey of attitudes of...

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    A Study of the Growth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Metropolitan Area of Sao Paulo , Brazil Tertiary
    The church growth in Sao Paulo, Brazil has been among the highest in the Adventist community. This study is based on an evaluation of church growth patterns in Sao Paulo between 1975 and 1979. The study's purpose was to evaluate the reasons people in Sao Paulo...

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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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    A Study of Women in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This report conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry looked into the attitudes and behaviors of women themselves. The data collected revealed the attitudes and practices of church attending Adventists toward their local church and its mission to the community.

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    A Survey of Readers of the Adventist Review Tertiary
    This article presents the results of research conducted into readers of the Adventist Review. A survey was distributed to readers that contained questions regarding their reading preferences and demographics.

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    A Survey of Subscribers and Nonsubscribers to the Adventist Review Tertiary
    This is a report on the findings of a survey conducted for the Adventist Review. The report contains demographic information about the subscribers and nonsubscribers of the Adventist Review, as well as their feedback concerning the publication.

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh - day Adventist Church in North America : The Fifth Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined the results conducted during the fifth year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh - day Adventist Church in North America : The Tenth Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined results conducted during the tenth year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh - day Adventist Church in North America : The Third Year Tertiary
    Part of a ten year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North American Division, this paper examined results conducted during the third year of the study. The Youth Retention Study and Valuegenesis research were used to assess...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America : The Eighth Year Tertiary
    This is the report for the seventh year of a ten-year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The report examines church involvement and non-involvement and drop-out of the youth and the factors that contribute their level of activity.

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America : The Ninth Year Tertiary
    This paper is a report on the ninth year of a ten-year study on youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist church. This current study examines youth and their relationships with their parents, and their college and high school educational experiences. The...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America : The Second Year Tertiary
    This paper presents data collected from the second year of a ten-year study on Seventh-day Adventist youth in the church. A short survey yielded information such as the youths' personal religion and their family lives. The results from the survey are presented...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America : The Seventh Year Tertiary
    This report is based on a ten-year longitudinal study of Seventh-day Adventist youth and their relationship with the church. The current report is for the seventh year of the study, and was based on a survey that was distributed to the youth who were a part...

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    A Ten - Year Study of Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America : The Sixth Year Tertiary
    As part of a ten-year longitudinal study of youth retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this article presents data collected during the sixth year of the study. The information presented includes data on the spiritual lives and church connections...

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    Adventist Attitudes 20 Years After the Waco Tragedy Tertiary
    This study conducted on behalf of Adventist Today examined the primary view of church members 20 years after the disaster at Waco. Participants’ perceptions, attitudes and understanding about the event were surveyed.

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    Adventist Collegians and the United States Presidential Election of 2008 Tertiary
    The electoral season of 2008 marked the beginning of the end of campaigning for the respective democratic and republican nominees for President of the United States. With two candidates on opposite sides of the political spectrum, it was up to the American...

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    Adventist Elementary Education - Our Fathers Plan for No Child Left Behind Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This devotional takes a fresh look at what God's plan is for No Child Left Behind in our Adventist Elementary education.

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    Adventist Families in North America Tertiary
    This study examines the varying family dynamics that are present in the North American Division. These factors include marital status and size of household.

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    Adventist Giving Patterns Tertiary
    A study commissioned by the North American Division of the General Conference aimed at examining the reasons behind the shift in giving patterns of Seventh-day Adventists over the course of the past 35 years. The study examines patterns of giving with regard...

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    Adventist Heritage Week Four-Year Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This collection of pictures, stories, biographies, and study sheets was designed to be used during the Adventist Heritage Week each year, on a four year cycle. These materials would be useful for any study of Adventist pioneers or church history.

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    Adventist Millennials : What They Really Believe Tertiary
    As the largest generation in the United States today, reaching Millennials is an urgent priority of the SDA Church—but how well do church leaders and members really know them and what actually they think about SDA beliefs? Where is the SDA Church succeeding...

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    Adventist Opinion about Issues in Church Planting Report Tertiary
    This report is based on the responses of over 1,300 church members in local churches across eight states. The members were asked their opinions on various issues related to church planting. The information gathered in this report will give the NAD a gauge...

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    Adventist Pastors Today in the USA Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on the Adventist pastors in the United States. It is part of the Faith Communities Today in 2005.

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    Adventist Review Drop Add Survey Tertiary
    This survey reports gives information about subscription rates for the Adventist Review Magazine. There were 556 interviews conducted, and this report highlights the results of that survey.

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    Adventist Review Marketing Taskforce Final Report Tertiary
    This report examines the results of study determining the objective goals and strategic niche the Adventist Review occupies. Its objectives, marketing direction and vision are some components highlighted in this report.

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    Adventist Secondary Teachers Concepts of Education - Comparative Aspects Between the United States and Japan Tertiary
    Purpose. The purpose of this study was to examine the similarities and differences in SDA secondary educators' concepts of education in the United States and Japan, regarding evaluation of their teaching and their self-esteem. Procedure. A questionnaire was...

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    Adventist Sermons at McDonald Road -3-Lifelong
    An archive of sermons preached at the McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist community church in Tennessee. Over 600 sermons, from 1995 onwards, available.

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    Adventist Standards : The Hinge of youth Retention Tertiary
    Discovering how to retain the younger population of Adventist is a critical step towards ensuring the stability of the church. This article examines the first year findings of a ten-year study on youth retention within the church. Researchers surveyed 1,511...

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    Adventist Values Flying High Tertiary
    The Seventh-day Adventist church in North America conducted a survey to contrast institutional values (traditional) with values actually held and practiced by member families. High-school aged youth along with their respective parents were asked to what extent...

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    Adventist Youth and Drugs Tertiary
    This article reveals a major study of drug usage among Seventh-day Adventist youth. It was conducted in the United States and Canada. Questionnaires were used for data collection.

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    Adventist Youth Cry Out Tertiary
    This article is focused on youth and lack of attention the youth gets in the church.

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    Adventists , Drugs , and a Changing Church Tertiary
    This article is based on a survey of alcohol use among adult Adventists (18 and older). The survey yielded a response from 2,319 respondents within the United States. The study examined church members' attitudes towards alcohol and drug abuse, their use of...

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    Age at Menarche , Total Mortality and Mortality from Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stroke Tertiary
    This paper reports a study with the purpose to find out a relationship between age at menarche and total mortality and mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke. A census questionnaire was mailed to the head of all identified Seventh-day Adventist...

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    ALICE - A Wonderland for Librarians Tertiary
    Most academic institutions have found it necessary to participate in several library consortia to deal with the increasing strain on the library budget. The Adventist Virtual Library (AVL) is an example of regional Seventh-day Adventist library consortia,...

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

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    An Examination of the Reasons Leading Individuals to Apostatize from the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This thesis provides an examination of the reasons leading individuals to apostatize from the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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

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    Attitudes, Beliefs and Perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist Secondary School Educators in the Philippines Tertiary
    Purpose. This study undertook to determine in quantifiable terms the attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions of the 295 educators of the secondary schools operated by the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church in the Philippines. It endeavored to assess the educators'...

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

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    Awareness of the Adventist Church in Parkersburg West Virginia Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of the general public in 2011 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Telephone interviews were conducted in order to gather the data.

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    Because God Said I Was ! Tertiary
    This thesis provides a history of the power struggles within the Davidian and Branch Davidian Sects of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    Before and Beyond Baptism Pilot Study Tertiary
    This report is an investigation into the relationship between current baptismal beliefs and practices, Christian maturity, and commitment to the core Seventh-day Adventist beliefs of church members within the South Pacific Division. There were 150 participants...

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    Beverly Wesner-Hoehn - Dialogue with an Adventist musician Grade 11-Lifelong
    Beverly Wesner-Hoehn answers questions regarding her life, faith, and career - Why did you choose to specialize in the harp? How has your faith affected or influenced your career? What role does music play in the life of your family?

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    Breaking Marital Logjams Tertiary
    The article examines lack of communication as one of the main reasons behind issues that couples experience in marriage, and what couples must do ensure effective, conflict-free communication.

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    Building a Church of Passionate Believers - Creating a Culture for Evangelism in the Aldergrove Adventist Church Tertiary
    "The task of this project is to develop and implement a strategy for creating a culture for evangelism in the Aldergrove church. The project provides an evaluation of the results of this strategy based on a comparison of baptisms, attendance, membership,...

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    Building People Tertiary
    This short article focuses on the importance of building others up instead of tearing them down. Too often we feel that in order for us to be great, we have to "trample" on people's intelligence or self esteem to do so. The author admonishes the...

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    Buyer Attitudes and Demographics at three Adventist Book Center Camp Meeting Sales Tertiary
    This study was directed at Adventist Book Center camp meeting customers. Research took place in Adventist Book Centers located in Keene, Texas, Apopka, Florida, and Gladstone, Oregon. The study is designed to help develop a more comprehensive and accurate...

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    Can My Vote Be Biblical? Tertiary
    Voting for a political ideology reiterates the notion that the Christian has a role in effecting change in his or her society. This article shares biblical principles for voting.

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    Characteristics of Healthy Congregations Tertiary
    This paper reports the Cooperative Congregational Studies Project. The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is one of the participating groups. A questionnaire was used for gathering the data. In this brief paper it would be impossible to present...

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    Characteristics of Hispanic Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents who Attempted Suicide Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Hispanic adolescent suicide attempts appear to have been understudied, while suicidal behavior continues to be a concern as a youthful phenomenon. The present study sought to contribute to the understanding of Hispanic youth suicide and its...

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

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    Christ's Mission in Mansfield Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study conducted in order to understand the status of the Adventist mission in Mansfield. It profiled the spiritual life and vitality of the Mansfield Church. Its purpose was to find effective ways to reach the community and provide...

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    Christ's Mission in Maryville Tertiary
    This presentation lays out an assessment of the Adventist mission in Maryville. It profiles the life and vitality of the Maryville Church.

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    Christ's Mission in Medina Tertiary
    This paper presents a study of the congregation and the community of the Medina Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its goals were to find a church growth strategy that works for Medina and takes advantage of its investment over the years in community involvement...

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    Christ's Mission in New Carlisle Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study with goals to understand the people who live in the New Carlisle community, to identify the needs in the community, and to suggest some opportunities for mission involvement by the New Carlisle Adventist Church.

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    Christ's Mission in Newark Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a mission in Newark. It includes the demographics of the area, perceptions of the Newark Church, church growth, etc. Interviews, questionnaires were used.

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    Christ's Mission in Ravenna Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey with purpose to understand the people who live in the Ravenna community, to identify the needs of the community, and to suggest some opportunities for missional involvement by the Ravenna Adventist Church.

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    Christ's Mission in the Blue Ridge Area Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study with purpose to understand the status of the Adventist mission in the Blue Ridge Area, to profile the spiritual life and vitality of the Mount Pisgah Church, to find effective ways to reach the community, and to provide information...

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    Christians and Bioethics - Can the Bible Help? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winslow discusses the questions "Can we develop a distinctively Christian approach to issues of bioethics? Can this approach honestly be based on the Bible?" He notes that "such questions demand serious attention by Seventh-day Adventists, with...

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    Cleon White - Why I Believe in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cleon White, principal of Andrews Academy at the time of writing, shares why he believes in Adventist Education.

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    Cohort Profile : The Adventist Health Study - 2 ( AHS - 2 ) Tertiary
    This paper reports a study with the purpose to investigate the role of selected foods in order to change the risk of cancer. A questionnaire was used.

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    Congenital Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "If your religious experience is dry and barren, if you are working hard to keep up an outward Adventist appearance without the power of Adventism, if you are busy for the Lord while feeling empty inside, if you feel as if your path in Christianity and...

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    Congregations on the Grow - Seventh-day Adventists in the US Congregational Life Tertiary
    The U.S. Congregational Life Study was a study on individuals who attend worship services in the U.S. This article is based on the results obtained from this survey from 93 Seventh-day Adventist congregations. It uses the data obtained from the survey to determine...

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    Contextualizing the Gospel Message in Asia - An Adventist Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Tan discusses "the problem of contextualizing the gospel message in Asia." He "attempts to present a proposal on contextualizing the gospel message in Asia from an Adventist approach." This paper was presented at the 11th Institute of Christian...

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    Counsel for Adventist Health Systems Tertiary
    This paper deals with the practice of consolidation and seeks to find the inspired counsel that will help to guide decision-making on the issue within the Seventh-day Adventist Church with regard to its health systems.

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    Covenant Leadership - A Biblical Model for Marketing without Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie presents a Biblical model for marketing without marketing. This presentation was part of the 2005 Marketing Our Mission Summit.

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    Covenant Leadership - A Service Strategy for Marketing Without Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie suggests that a educational leadership is ready for a paradigm shift. He explores the nature of covenant leadership and the levels of service. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD Marketing Our Mission Summit.

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    David Pendleton - Dialogue with an Adventist in the Hawaii House of Representatives Grade 11-Lifelong
    David Pendleton answers questions regarding his life and career in politics - What interested you in becoming an attorney and eventually an elected official? How would you encourage other Christians to get involved? How do you balance your work as a legislator...

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    Decision-making Factors and Retention Factors of New Members in the Singapore Adventist Mission Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of decision-making factors and retention factors of new members in the Singapore Adventist Mission. Its purpose was to find out what the churches in the Singapore Adventist Mission can do to achieve meaningful growth by attracting...

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    Demographic Analysis of Adventist Book Center Customers Tertiary
    This report presents the result of a division-wide ABC customer survey. A questionnaire was used to collect the data.

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    Demographic Profile - The Adventist Community in North America Tertiary
    This study conducted on behalf of the North American Division examines the demographics of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Age, socio-economic status and ethnicities are examples of factors examined in this survey.

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    Demographic Survey Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a demographics survey of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Data are based on telephone interviews with church member families across the North American Division.

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    Denominational Attrition among Adult Children of Seventh-day Adventist Clergy Tertiary
    Seventh-day Adventist clergy, with colleagues of all faith groups, often suffer the loss of adult children to denominational attrition. To identify the causative factors, a 111-point questionnaire was mailed to each of 222 active and retired clergy in the...

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    Denominational Employees in the Adventist Church : How Many and Where are They Assigned ? Tertiary
    This paper reports a study on denominational employees in the Adventist church. It is based on the computerized service records held in the NAD office for all denominational employers in the division.

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

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    Disagreeing Agreeably Tertiary
    This article presents principles for modeling appropriate behavior when conflict arises. The author uses stories and research to address conflict resolution.

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    Divorce in Adventist Families in North America Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research of divorce in Adventist families in North America. Adventist Family Survey of 2009 was used to gather the data.

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    Do Adventist Voters Lean Left or Right? Tertiary
    This article is based on a study conducted to determine religious attitudes among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States. Responses to a survey were received from 419 participants from Adventist households across the U.S. The survey contained questions...

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    Do We Need Adventist Lawyers? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Doukmetzian talks about the increasing amount of Adventist lawyers, and encourages a strong commitment to God for those considering law as a career.

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    Duane Maynard Cady, M.D. - Dialogue with an Adventist physician and chair of the American Medical Association Grade 11-Tertiary
    Duane Maynard Cady, M.D., answers questions regarding his experience and involvement with his medical career and AMA (American Medical Association). He also discusses his mission and how he balances his spiritual life and busy schedule. Dr. Cady shares his...

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    Education Resource Ideas: SE California Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southeastern California Conference curriculum page provides textbook information, curriculum guides, key learnings, technology and links to other recommended resources for K-12 teachers.

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    Ellen White - Friend Of Angels Grade 5-Grade 8 New!!
    In Ellen White: Friend of Angels, author and historian Paul Ricchiuti presents Ellen White as a real human being-one who got sick, had pain, cried, laughed, and had close friends and bitter enemies. Yet she was loving, kind, thoughtful, and dedicated...

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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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    Ethics and Science in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Larson addresses three essential approaches to understanding the connection between ethics and science: ethics and science, ethics of science, and ethics in science. He suggests that while science seeks to explain what is, ethics seeks to explain what...

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    Exemplary Adventist Colleges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This column lists recent awards and notable achievements of Adventist colleges and universities worldwide in the areas of service, academics, and outreach.

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    Factors Related to Pastoral Morale in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    In a study of pastoral morale, 172 Seventh-day Adventist pastors in the United States and Canada were surveyed. While most pastors were generally happy in their work, a substantial minority has had a variety of low morale experiences. A relationship was found...

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    Farewell to the Brethern Tertiary
    The author advocates for the abolition of the term "brethren" in the Adventist church.

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    Financial Concerns of Employees of the Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This study was commissioned by the Florida conference to ascertain the needs of its employees. Due to financial difficulties the Conference was not able to pay the full cost of living assistance that the policy allowed. Employees of the conference were surveyed...

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    Finding Time to Write Tertiary
    This article chronicles Roger Dudley's writing regime, including frustrations and periods of writing success.

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    For His Honor Grade 9-Grade 12
    A compelling true story of Terry Johnson, a young man who God singled out to become the first handicapped person to serve in the President's Honor Guard. His story is one of perseverance and Christian witness.

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    Forgiveness in Marriage Tertiary
    Learning to forgive one's spouse in marriage is a crucial element in forging a successful union. This article provides suggestions for resolving despites and other conflicts, which may arise during the course of marriage.

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    Gen X and the Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on an Intergenerational Consultation convened by the Seventh-day Adventist Church within Columbia Union Conference. It is focused on Generation X and the church. Consultations were conducted.

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    Getting It Right - A Power-packed Resource for Adventist Youth Leaders Tertiary New!!
    Here’s the youth ministry resource you’ve been waiting for! We searched the world and found 40 experienced youth ministry mavens who are passionate about leading young people into the kingdom of God. We combined their expertise in this volume so...

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    Gods Schools : Our Hope Tertiary
    This article is focused on Adventist education.

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    He Is Our Song Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This youth songbook features 165 group songs, and is designed especially for academy and college use. It includes classics such as Side by Side, action songs, scriptural songs, antiphonal canons, plus many other praise songs. Guitar chords are included.

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    Heber Pintos - Dialogue with an Adventist illustrator from Uruguay Grade 11-Lifelong
    Heber Pintos answers questions regarding his faith and career - When did you first felt an inclination toward drawing? How did your family come in contact with the Seventh-day Adventist Church? Do you approach differently religious and secular topics?

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    How Adventist Teenagers Perceive Their church Tertiary
    Perception is truly everything. Having a positive or negative perception may determine the probability of an individual remaining committed or apathetic towards a given cause. The same can be said about the teenage and young adult population within the Seventh-day...

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    How College Impacts Student Spirituality Tertiary
    This article examines various studies that explore the impact of attending college on the spirituality of Seventh-day Adventist youth. The article examines Adventist youth attending secular universities as well as those who attend Christian universities. The...

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    How Seventh - day Adventist Lay Members View Women Pastors Tertiary
    The membership of 20 Seventh-day Adventist churches in the United States and Canada that are served by a female pastor or associate pastor was surveyed to determine how well their congregations receive female pastors. Substantial majorities rated their female...

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    Implications for Adventist Christian Education Found in a Review of Existing Survey Data of the Institute of Church Ministry Tertiary
    The paper uses data from two previously conducted surveys to address questions about the relevance of Seventh-day Adventist Education. The data was used to examine factors such as spiritual life, witnessing, attitudes towards the church, and effectiveness...

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    In Search of the True Lighted Path Grade 11-Lifelong
    Castro tells the amazing story of his spiritual journey. It all started with a box of his father's old papers and continued with several interesting twists and turns to bring him to the point of baptism in an Adventist church. He is living for Christ and inspiring...

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    International Adventist Musicians Association - IAMA Grade 9-Lifelong
    A forum where music-related issues and ideas can be discussed and presented, and a source for news about what is happening in music in the Seventh-day Adventist church. This website includes links to Adventist musicians, job opportunities, music resources,...

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    Is Cohabitation Always Wrong? Tertiary
    This article focuses on increasing cohabitation in the western world and the Adventist position on this topic. It examines biblical view, the attitudes of the church, etc.

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    Is the seventh-day Sabbath still important if you believe in grace ? Tertiary
    This article is focused on the importance of the Sabbath. It covers four big questions that people have recently been asking. A) Why do the majority of Christians not keep the seventh day as the Sabbath? B) Is the Old Testament Sabbath still relevant for...

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    Is There a Role for Adventists in Politics? Grade 11-Lifelong
    Sabes looks at five arguments posed against Christians who wish to enter politics and from them notes why it is important for Adventists to make their voice heard in some form: aliens and strangers, God’s role in earthly powers, not to be yoked with...

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    Issues : The Seventh-day Adventist Church & Certain Private Organizations Tertiary
    The author of this article puts forth the argument that private organizations that fall under the umbrella of the Seventh-day Adventist church, but which operate outside the church structure, may be posing a danger to the church because of their dissenting...

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    It Happened in Lisbon - Adventist Teachers Make a Lasting Impact Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Pietro Copiz shares how missionary-minded teachers can make a lasting impact in the lives of students and parents. Shared is the story of Alda Coutinho and her son Rui who became Christians after Rui enrolled in an Adventist school and encountered caring teachers...

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    JAE Editorial: Another Word on Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Garland Dulan explores the extent to which Adventist elementary, secondary, and tertiary institutions periodically assess their mission statements, and the role of mission in shaping the attitudes, competencies, and values desired of students. Also in this...

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    JAE Editorial: Is Adventist Education Worth It? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Should this vision of mission be lost, there would be no reason for our schools to exist," states Garland Dulan in this thought provoking editorial on the characteristics of "Redemption Oriented Schools of Excellence" or ROSE. Dulan provides...

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    JAE Index - Volume 54 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 54 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1991-1992, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 55 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index to volume 55 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1992-1993, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 56 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 56 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1993-1994, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 57 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 57 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1994-1995, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 58 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 58 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1995-1996, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 59 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 59 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1996-1997, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 60 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 60 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1997-1998, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 61 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 61 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1998-1999, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 62 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 62 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 1999-2000, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 63 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 63 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 2000-2001, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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    JAE Index - Volume 64 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The index for volume 64 of the Journal of Adventist Education which lists all articles and other published items for 2001-2002, except the 'Of Interest to Teachers' column.

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

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    John Ap - Dialogue with an Adventist urban and tourism planner Grade 11-Lifelong
    John Ap answers questions regarding his career, faith, and keeping the Sabbath - How does being in the tourism business affect your vacation time? How do you handle the Sabbath problem in a school where teachers are required to work five and a half days a...

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    Kids Klassics Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    A collection of timeless mission stories for a new generation of kids. Titles include: Fire on the Mountain Nyla...

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    Leaving the Church Survey of Former Adventist Church Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of former Adventist church members. It includes demographics of respondents, influences for becoming Adventist, attendance, length of former membership, Adventist schools, etc.

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    Lidija Odorčić - Dialogue with an Adventist Family Doctor in Slovenia Grade 10-Lifelong
    It's amazing the impact that two people can have among two million. A pediatrician tells about her family, how she got into medical school, what happened after that and many incredible experiences in her life.

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    Living and Learning Preschool-Grade 2
    Living and Learning is a compilation of worship stories for young children. This devotional contains stories that share lessons about faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, love, and much more. Each short reading...

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    Love, Affection, and $1.60 a Month: Early Attempts to Finance Seventh-day Adventist Church Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How did the early pioneers establish elementary schools? Bert Haloviak describes strategies used by the early Adventist church leaders to establish schools wherever there were children to be educated. Sub-headings include: Ellen White and the Church School...

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    Marketing Ideas that Work - Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Rouse shares effective marketing ideas that work, specifically for teachers, school boards, constituents, parents, and pastors.

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    Marketing Your Way Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Penner's presentation suggests three steps to marketing your mission: clear your mind and your desk, find your postion and polish the image, focus on moving the student to action.

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    Messiah Grade 5-Grade 8
    A contemporary adaptation of The Desire of Ages. Jerry Thomas' friendly style amplifies the beautiful message of this devotional classic, making the sublime themes of the original easier to grasp.

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    Mid America Union Adventist Review Survey Tertiary
    This paper reports Mid-America Union Adventist Review survey. Its purpose was to determine the effectiveness of the program of sponsoring an Adventist Review for every Seventh-day Adventist Home. A questionnaire was used for collecting the data.

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    Minnesota Conference Survey of Members - Demographics Involvement Giving Practices and Attitudes Tertiary
    This paper presents findings from a survey of church members of the Minnesota Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Data were collected through a questionnaire.

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    My Best Friend Jesus Preschool-Grade 2
    Cheryl Woolsey makes it easy to bring your preschool children to Jesus every day with 180 short, simple devotionals. These well crafted devotionals build on Jesus' action-based style of teaching and explore Jesus’ life through the book of Matthew....

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    NAD Adventist Education Branding Preschool-Tertiary
    Download the Seventh-day Adventist education logo used throughout North America, available in several formats. This logo connects with the Adventist church logo and can be used in other regions.

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    NAD Checklist for Achieving Senior Academy Status Grade 9-Grade 12
    This checklist assists NAD schools and local conferences in determining the extent to which the applicant school is prepared to meet the criteria for achieving senior academy status. The checklist is broken down into categories of philosophy, organization...

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    NAD Focus Group and Survey Report Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The NAD Focus Group Report presents results from a study that sought to identify why the majority of Adventist students are not enrolling in SDA schools, and to determine how best to market Adventist education throughout the North American Division.

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    Nery Cruz - Dialogue with an Adventist Artist in Puerto Rico Grade 11-Lifelong
    Nery Cruz answers questions regarding his career and faith - When was the first time you knew you had a special ability to draw and to paint? Do you think artistic ability is something you are born with, or is it learned? As an artist, do you have opportunities...

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    New Perceptions Television - Pioneer Memorial Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    View or listen to Dwight Nelson's weekly sermons at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. Archives include sermons in MP3, MP4, and WMV formats, with the accompanying study guides in pdf format. Podcasts available for audio and video...

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    No Apologies Needed Kindergarten-Grade 12
    James R. Nix shares the positive influence that Adventism has had throughout his life. He shares 10 reasons why he is glad to be a Seventh-day Adventist and grew up in the church that he did. These include: respect for the Bible, the soon return of Christ,...

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    Not every believer is the same . Is profiling possible ? Why people turn their back at the Adventist church Tertiary
    The church in the Netherlands is growing. Yet there are people who are leaving the church. Each church leaver has its own story, but is it possible to find common ground among these stories and anticipate on this? What would this mean for Adventist church...

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    Once Upon a Time : What Valuegenesis 2 Says About the Quality of Adventist Schools Tertiary
    This article reveals information about the quality of Adventist schools. The information is based on the findings of Valuegenesis research.

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    One Family, Two Centuries of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Charles Tidwell explores Adventist education as a way of life, noting the 36 different schools, from Texas to Thailand, his family attended over the years, and over two centuries of worldwide involvement in Adventist Christian education. He determines that...

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    Ordination in Seventh-day Adventist History Tertiary
    This paper is focused on the history of ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in particular women's ordination.

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    Parallel Timeline - Adventist, World & USA History, 1800 to 2008 Grade 7-Grade 12
    A parallel time line highlighting significant historical dates from the 18th-21st centuries in the areas of: United States history, World History, and the History of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Very user friendly.

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

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    Pastors Perspectives on Assimilating New Members Tertiary
    This article reveals a survey with purpose to find out what pastors see as the challenges and needs of new members in becoming disciples of Jesus and members of the Adventist Church. Three focus groups were conducted in three locations across the United States.

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    Perspective : Michiana Adventist Forum Presents Panel Discussion on the Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church Tertiary
    On Saturday, February 21, the Michiana Adventist Forum held a panel discussion on the campus of Andrews University entitled, “The Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church.” This article is a summary of the discussion, written by Scott Moncrieff,...

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    Political Systems: How They Affect Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gene Hsu explores the possibility of establishing a correlation between the work of Adventist education and the political systems in which Adventist schools function. The term political systems is defined, along with discussion of various political...

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    Politics - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper is anchored in the belief that Seventh-day Adventists should manifest a presence in temporal politics and governance, in fact, that God has always had representatives in earthly governments for the express purpose of blessing humankind and as a...

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    Portal Da Educacao - South American Division Education Webpage Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Education portal for the South American Division, available in Spanish and Portuguese. This includes information about schools and curriculum guides for the following subjects: Art, Biology, Science, Religion, Philosophy, Physics, Geography, History, English,...

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    Positioning the Church for 2020 Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the positioning the church for 2020. It shows the church of the past and estimates the church of the future.

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    Public Awareness - The perceptions and attitudes of the general public toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the perceptions and attitudes of the general public toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church commissioned by the North American Division. Its purpose was to determine the level of name recognition of the Adventist Church in the...

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    Public Awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Parkersburg West Virginia Tertiary
    This paper reports a survey of the general public in Parkersburg, West Virginia commissioned by the North American Division. Telephone interviews were completed in 2011. The purpose of this study was to establish a baseline measurement of public perceptions...

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    Public Perceptions of the Seventh-day Church & Adventist Community Services in the Chartiers Valley Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on public perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Adventist community services in the Chartiers Valley. Telephone interviews were used for collecting the data.

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    Putting Education to Work: Cooperative Education at Columbia Union College Tertiary
    Richard Moyers describes how cooperative education can be adapted and implemented at an Adventist college. Columbia Union College's work-study program available to students in the form of cooperative education. The history of cooperative education at CUC is...

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    Quick Guide to Teaching About Ellen White and the Spirit of Prophecy Grade 2-Grade 12
    Utilize this page of tips on teaching about the life and witness of Ellen G White, Adventist church history and beliefs.

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    Quiet Hour Ministries Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read reports of and get involved in a variety of evangelistic outreach projects. Primarily an Adventist media evangelism organization, Quiet Hour has expanded in outreach projects to many countries in the form of Evangelistic Campaigns, Health Expos, Mission...

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    Reasons for Divorce : Perspectives of Divorced Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on perspectives of divorced Seventh-day Adventists. The population of this project was composed of all Seventh-day Adventist divorcees residing in the U.S. that were included on the mailing list of Adventist Singles Ministries...

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    Recent Research on Adventist Congregations Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on Adventist congregations. It is the Adventist sub-sample from the 2005 Faith Communities Today.

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    Religion and Family Life among Seventh - day Adventists Tertiary
    Five studies are reviewed which explore relationships between religion and family life among members of the Seventh-day Adventists church in the United States and Canada. The tension between social learning and emancipation theories provide the basis for explaining...

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    Religiosity and Public Issues Among Seventh-Day Adventists Tertiary
    "This study explores the relationships between religiosity and attitudes toward public issues in a random national sample of 419 members of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Church members favored liberal social-political causes as long as the church...

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    Report on Adventist Information Ministrys Involvement in NET 96 Tertiary
    This paper presents a report on Adventist Information Ministry's Involvement in NET 96'. Phone calls were taken in order to collect the data.

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    Reputation Marketing - How to Share Success, Build Your Image, and Create Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Sauder shares how to take the good things happening at your school and turn them into opportunites to promote your school's mission and committment to excellence. A seminar booklet accompanies the PowerPoint presentation.

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    Research Note : Beyond the Ordinary and Adventist Congregations Tertiary
    This study examined the results of a national survey which the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the United States took part in. The purpose of this paper is to provide the aggregate index for all participating Adventist congregations on each of the ten strengths...

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    Retired Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on retired employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. It is focused on retirement, income, retirement benefits, opinions about the NAD Retirement Office, etc.

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    Script - We Shall See Our Lord a-Coming Preschool-Grade 8
    This play about our Adventist history is an hour long, and is written for preK-8 grade students to put on for a church service. The play is written to go with the 7th-8th grade Pathways reading book, “Heartwarming Stories of our Adventist Pioneers”...

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    Scripture and Tradition - An Adventist Reflection on How They Relate Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only by the Spirit of God can we read and live Scripture appropriately. We must not read the Scriptures through and by our own tradition. Otherwise, we will never progress in our spiritual understanding of the Word of God."

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    Secrets of Church Growth in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This study examined the factors contributing to growth within the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist. Eleven out of sixteen churches with an exceptionally large percentage of attendance gains over a five-year period were contacted. Responses...

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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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    Set Free Grade 9-Grade 12
    Renowned gospel recording artist, Michael Harris, tells the story of his deliverance from a life of drugs and alcohol.

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    Seventh - day Adventist Findings from the National 2008 Fact Study Tertiary
    This Faith Communities Today (FACT) was collaboration between the Institute of Church Ministries, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist and Cooperative Congregational Studies Partnership (CCSP). Its goal was to produce a comprehensive picture of...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Church Logos 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    Download the logo form you need to insert in your school communication and signage, for clear identity. This link includes guidelines on acceptable use and formats.

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    Seventh-day Adventist mission education in Papua New Guinea Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This study traces the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Mission’s educational effort in Papua New Guinea between the years 1942 and 1970. After outlining the problems experienced during the war years under the ANGAU administration, it discusses the...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Portion : Faith Communities Today Survey 2000 Tertiary
    This is a study of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a community. It is a survey of Seventh-day Adventist congregations across the United States. The survey contains information collected on topics such as evangelism, church environment, and diversity among...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Responses to Branch Davidian Notoriety - Patterns of Diversity within a Sect Reducing Tension with Society Tertiary
    "The Branch Davidians were linked to the Seventh-day Adventist Church by their historical roots, the source of their members, their name (officially the Branch Davidian Seventh-day Adventists), their identity, and their apocalyptic preoccupations, idiom,...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Youth Advise Their Church Tertiary
    This paper examined the implications of 1,215 survey responses from young Adventist ranging in age 16-30. The goal of this study was to understand the issues young adults experience within the North American Division so that the tide of departures amongst...

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    Seventh-day Adventists in Latin America : Their Beginnings Their Growth Their Challenges Tertiary
    This paper provides information about a study of Seventh-day Adventists in Latin America, mainly about their beginnings, growth, and challenges. Its purpose was to describe, analyze and evaluate the growth of SDA church in Latin American context.

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    Seventh-day Aventist Youth at the Mid-Century Tertiary
    This booklet presents the results of a sampling of the Seventh-day Adventist population in the United States made by the General Conference. It reveals areas of strength or weakness, and gives significant information about Adventist population.

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    Shoebox Kids Adventure Series Grade 4-Grade 6
    A twelve book Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series created to build faith in school aged children. The series is full of adventure including topics such as baptism, prayer, forgiveness, trust, prejudice, and more. Current titles include:

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    Shoebox Kids Bible Stories Grade 3-Grade 4
    A six book Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series covering the Old Testament that make truths relevant to today's kids. Titles include: Creation to Abraham From Isaac to the Red Sea From Sinai to the Walls of Jericho From...

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    Social Attachment to the Seventh - day Adventist Church among Young Adults Tertiary
    As part of a ten-year longitudinal study on youth retention in the church, 755 young adults with Seventh-day Adventist backgrounds were surveyed to explore factors that relate to social attachment to the religious community. The sample was distributed throughout...

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    Still Teaching After Two Millennia - What Can We Learn From the Master Teacher? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What can contemporary teachers learn from the master teacher? Bertram Melbourne shares how emulating Jesus' teaching methods have revolutionized his teaching experience. Melbourne shows how illustrations and rhetorical devices - hyperbole, pun, simile, metaphor,...

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    Story of Redemption Grade 9-Lifelong
    This volume contains the heart of The Spirit of Prophecy, with additional material. In chronological order it covers God's dealings with humanity from the primordial fall of Lucifer to the new earth, with behind-the-scenes glimpses often supplying details...

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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 Legion; determining cultural...

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    Success stories: The development of a theory to explain the qualities found in Adventist schools that show consistent enrollment increases Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What are the qualities found in select Adventist schools that show consistent enrollment increases over the last five years? The telling of their success stories gives clues to how others might reverse the enrollment trend in Adventist Education which has...

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    Survey of Adventist Parents about Christian Education Tertiary
    This document presents the results of a study conducted into parents and their opinions about Seventh-day Adventist Education. The information is presented in a series of graphs and charts. The study examined parents' familiarity with Adventist schools, whether...

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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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    Survey of New Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of new members of local churches in the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Data are based on questionnaires.

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    Survey Report Retired Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This paper presents a survey of retired employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Its purpose was to determine the attitudes of denominational retirees toward their pre-retirement planning as well as the services they received in retirement...

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    Survey Reveals Struggles of Church ' s Youth Tertiary
    This article draws from a 10-year study by the Institute of Church Ministry on Adventist youth and their engagement and disengagement within the church. This specific study examines the motivations behind the young people who have already dropped out of the...

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    Teacher, Help Me! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this short devotional on Matthew 14:28-31, Godwin Nwadibia Aja shares what it means to help students develop a loving relationship with Christ.

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    Teaching Children Right from Wrong Tertiary
    This article explores the idea of successful Christian child rearing in the household. The author implores readers to explore the idea that the values children learn do their parents live out the values they see. Parents should carefully watch their actions...

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    Teaching Children to Love Tertiary
    This article is focused on children and their learning how to love.

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    Teenagers and Values Tertiary
    The notion that teenagers are not serious or thoughtful about developing values should be discard. This article debunks this theory by providing a wealth of knowledge on value development through firsthand accounts, the latest research and practical applications....

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    Teenagers Speak to the Church Tertiary
    This article seeks to ascertain the perspective of teenagers within the North American Division. Their reasons for leaving, factors, which contribute, to retention, and a multitude of external and internal influences were examined. The aim of the study is...

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    Tell the World - Adventist History Film Grade 3-Lifelong
    Bring Adventist history to life with this professionally produced film. The six episodes, freely available online, begin with William Miller's discovery, continue through the Great Disappointment, and cover the guidance of Ellen White and others to the early church.

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    Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ellen White's messages to church leaders following the historic 1888 Minneapolis General Conference session. These powerful messages call for regeneration and reformation. Search the complete published writings of Ellen G. White here.

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    The Adventist Advantage Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beeson talks about the Bible being a manual for the proper care and treatment of our bodies. Health study examples are given comparing Adventists and non-Adventists.

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    The Adventist Family in Australia Tertiary
    This study examines the varying family dynamics that are present in Australia. These factors include marital status and size of household.

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    The Adventist Family in the United States & Canada Tertiary
    This paper reports the Adventist Family Survey in the United States and Canada. It was focused on the family life of members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A questionnaire was designed. The Institute of Church Ministry provided data collection and statistical...

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    The Adventist Pastor : A World Survey Tertiary
    The Future Plans Working Group (FPWG) of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists commissioned a research project that would investigate the attitudes, practices, and personal feelings of the Adventist pastors in the nearly 500 local conferences/missions...

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    The Adventist Pastor : A World Survey Tertiary
    The Future Plans Working Group (FPWG) of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists commissioned a research project that would investigate the attitudes, practices, and personal feelings of the Adventist pastors in the nearly 500 local conferences/missions...

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    The Adventist Woman In The Secular World : Her Ministry and Her Church Tertiary
    This paper examines how best Adventist women may minister to their secular colleagues. It seeks answers to questions such as: Who is the Australian/New Zealand Adventist business and professional woman? How active is in her church? What assists or prevents...

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    The Background and Experience of New Members in the Georgia Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Tertiary
    This paper reports the Georgia-Cumberland New Member Study designed to what approaches are yielding the greatest success in winning converts and what are the demographics of the most winnable populations. Survey instruments were used to collect the data.

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    The Bible and Psychology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Psychology gets into trouble, from a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) viewpoint, when it attempts to explain why humans develop and change as they do. Evolution undergirds the focus of mainstream psychology. The sin problem does not figure in any explanations...

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    The Church and Gen X Xer Attitudes Revealed Tertiary
    This paper reports a ten-year study on young adults who grew up Adventist across North America. Surveys were used for collecting the data.

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    The Church and Human Relations Tertiary
    Using historical and contextual applications from church events, this article challenges readers to consider the consequences and hypocrisy of ministering while unequal. Individuals regardless of race, gender or ethnicity are sons and daughter of Christ. For...

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    The Family : Seedbed for Mental Health Tertiary
    The article explains the importance of self-worth to human mental health and stability. Self-worth is determined largely by how others view us, and so close family and friends are essential to developing a positive self-image, especially for children. The...

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    The Family Today Tertiary
    This article chronicles the realities of raising a Christian family in an ever changing society. Principles for raising Christ centered families are shared.

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    The Fine Art of Darrel Tank Preschool-Lifelong
    Darrel Tank is a well-loved Adventist illustrator and artist, known especially for his portrayals of Jesus. His copyrighted artwork is available for use in presentations, such as Powerpoint, for free with the copyright notice clearly posted. Also available...

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    The Joys of Staying Home Tertiary
    The story of the prodigal son from the perspective of the brother who stayed home, and how his actions relate to the Christian experience.

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    The Latest Research on Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Tertiary
    This presentation is based on the results from the Cooperative Congregational Studies Project carried out in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. The presentation covers congregational identity and worship, outreach programs, social service activities,...

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    The Lost Generation : Why did 86 Adventist Young People Drop Out of the Church ? Tertiary
    This article is based on a survey carried out using 86 Seventh-day Adventist youth to answer questions about their reasons for dropping out of the church. The study explored the feelings of the subjects upon leaving the church, and what they felt could have...

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    The Mancer Report - a Study into the Demographic Profile of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in New Zealand Tertiary
    This report seeks to provide some insight into the population structures that surround Seventh-day Adventist churches in different areas of North New Zealand. It considers to what extent the local Adventist membership reflects the local population. The census...

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    The Minister as a Husband Tertiary
    This article is focused on pastors and their marriage. It includes topics such as loyalty, intimacy, priority, etc.

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    The National Church Life Survey and the Seventh-day Adventist Church ( Australia ) Tertiary
    This paper presents a summary of the Detailed Analysis that is meant only to provide an undocumented overview of the findings of the National Church Life Survey for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia.

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    The Next Generation : Will It Be Adventist ? Mining Qualitative Data from the Adventist Connection Study Tertiary
    This paper reports the first annual Reynolds Symposium held on the campus of Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee. The purpose of this research project was to help the Seventh-day Adventist Church to discover the levels of local church connection...

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    The Politics of American Adventists Tertiary
    This is an excerpt from the book Citizens of Two Worlds: Religion and Politics Among American Seventh-day Adventists, written by Roger Dudley and Edwin Hernandez. The excerpt examines the political attitudes and voting behavior of American Seventh-day...

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    The Potential Market for an Adventist TV Channel Tertiary
    This paper reports a study with purpose to explore the potential market for an Adventist television channel utilizing the new, digital television services available. The information is based on telephone interviews completed in the North American Division.

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    The Process of Creativity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McVane discusses the necessity of the creative process in a rapidly changing market. He notes that since the consumer today is very different from the consumer of 10 years ago, Adventist education needs to assess the needs of current consumers.

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    The Publics Attitudes Toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the public attitudes toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its purpose was to measure current attitudes of the U.S. public toward the Adventist Church. A total of 1577 interviews were conducted in March 1970.

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    The relationship between experiences of Master of Divinity students at the Seventh-day Adventist theological seminary and their spirituality Tertiary--3
    Problem: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the experiences of Master of Divinity students while enrolled in the seminary and their level of spirituality upon completion. Method A quantitative research...

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    The Relative Impact of a Vegetable-rich Diet on Key Markers of Health in a Cohort of Australian Adolescents Tertiary
    Childhood obesity is a widespread health problem in Australia. Overweight in childhood can lead to adult overweight and the development of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Effective strategies for reducing childhood obesity are urgently required....

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    The Role of Adventist Hospitals in Shaping Public Opinion About the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper examines the results of a study, which was commissioned to determine awareness of Seventh-day Adventists in six communities- three with Adventist hospitals and three comparable communities without Adventist hospitals.

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    The Role of Women in the Church : Opinions of Aventist Theologians Tertiary
    The role of women has always been a somewhat contentious issue within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Researchers surveyed 94 religious educators on the role of women in society and women in the church. Ascertaining the views of religious faculty member...

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    The Seventh - day Adventist Family in North America : Trends and Implications Tertiary
    This research was conducted as part of the Adventist Family Survey world divisions conducted by the General Conference Department of Family Ministries, responses in North America were received from 1350 individuals in 29 congregations (20 Caucasian, 5 Black/African...

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    The Seventh-day Adventist Church : An Analysis of Strengths , Weaknesses , Opportunities , and Threats ( SWOT ) Tertiary
    This paper examined the results of a SWOT analysis conducted on behalf of the Strategic Planning Commission of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist. A 51-item survey was developed and categorized under various topics affecting churches such as "Organizational/Leadership...

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    The Seventh-day Adventist Church Faces the Future Tertiary
    The Seventh-day Adventist church has always sought to effectively lead through it network of ministries around the world. At the cusp of the twenty-first century, the flattening of the world has presented opportunities as well as challenges to the church's...

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    The World of the Adventist Teenager Tertiary
    The North American Division commissioned the Institute of Church Ministry to conduct a longitudinal study of ten years to discover what proportion of young people leave the church and why. This book reports on the first two years of surveying over 1500 youth...

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    Turning Guests into Family in One Easy Visit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Becker shares how careful planning can turn school visits into effective marketing opportunities.

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    Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun Grade 9-Grade 12
    The story of 18 year-old Donald Mansell and his fight to stay alive in a Japanese prison after his missionary family was captured. Out of print, but used copies may be available from Amazon Marketplace.

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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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    US Public Awareness of and Attitudes Toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of U.S. public's awareness of, and attitudes toward, the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its purpose was to measure the current level of awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its activities, as well as to measure positive...

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    Valuegenesis Europe - Why Will Some Adventist Teens Remain in Church as Adults? Tertiary New!!
    This early report provides an initial overview of key findings in the Valuegenesis Europe study involving 6,000 active Adventist 14-25 year olds in 17 European countries.

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    Vegetarianism in Seventh-day Adventist home economics classes - An exploration of the issue Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church administers the largest Protestant school system in the world. One of the distinctive policies of this system is the endorsement of the vegetarian diet which has been interpreted as the exclusion of meat from schools. This...

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    VG1 Attitudes and Support of Adventist Ministers Towards Denominational K-12 Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: This study examines the attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist ministers regarding the importance of denominational elementary and secondary schools and self-perceived levels of support. The study also compares identified demographic variables...

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    VG2 Youth Ministry and Beliefs and Values Among 10 to 19 Year Old Students in the Seventh-day Adventist School System in North America Grade 5-Grade 12
    Problem. A survey of the literature revealed that there was little by way of empirical study on the relationship between youth ministry and attitudes, beliefs, and values held by young people. We empirically tested the anecdotal evidence that youth...

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    Was Adventistiche Erziehung Wervoll Macht Tertiary
    This document is in German text.

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    What We Know & Dont Know About Adventist Evangelism & Church Growth Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a summary report with purpose to find what works in evangelism and church growth, to use this information to administrators, evangelism coordinators and pastors, and to identify standards for evaluating evangelism options and plans.

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    When the ' Magic ' Goes Out of Marriage Tertiary
    The author presents practical suggestions couples can take to restore genuine joy, love and satisfaction in their marriage. It is not God's desire that we suffer in joyless relationships that breed contempt, nor should we be so quick to turn to divorce. The...

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    Where is the mission field ? Who is the missionary ? Tertiary
    This presentation lays out the findings of a study carried out in the community of the local Adventist churches in Mansfield and Richland County. The study is focused on church growth within the Ohio Conference.

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    Why Adventist Youth Do(nt) Use Drugs Tertiary
    In recent years the use of drugs for recreational purposes has exploded tremendously within popular culture. Researchers were interested in understanding the general impact of drug use within Seventh-day Adventist youth population in North America. This article...

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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. This book is now out of print, but may be available through an Adventist...

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    Women in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper seeks to point out some of the roles that women have played in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and some of the responsible positions they have occupied.

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    Word-of-Mouth Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cafferky discusses the value and benefits of word-of-mouth marketing, citing examples from early Bible times to present day theories.