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    Clear Thinking About Military Service Grade 9-Lifelong
    General Conference President Paulsen outlines the Seventh-day Adventist perspective on military service. He addresses several questions: Is there today any confusion about the church's position? Have we done a good job of articulating these principles? Do...

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    iBelieve Bible Grade 7-Tertiary
    Ask hard questions. Foster honest conversations. Understand who you are. Both written by and designed for Adventist youth and young adults, this web series encourages a deeper look into issues of faith and spirituality.

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    Quiz 28 - Online Adventist Belief Quizzes Grade 5-Lifelong
    Online, interactive 20 multiple-choice question quizes on all 28 Adventist beliefs. Mouse-driven, every user scores 100% on each subject as you are prompted to correct any wrong answers. You race the clock for best time. Bible references included to find answers...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs Grade 5-Lifelong
    What do Seventh-day Adventists believe? This page explains the structure of SDA beliefs, and allows visitors to click for more information on each category or belief.

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    Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary Grade 1-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary can be purchased as a 12 volume set, as individual volumes, in English and Spanish. The full set is also available on CD in two editions: standard (12 volume commentaries only) and expanded (commentary set plus Ellen...

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    27 Pictures of Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 6
    An online book with student pictures illustrating Adventist fundamental beliefs, stated in child-friendly text.

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    A Biblical Foundation for Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores the Biblical basis on which Adventists ground their support for the integration of faith and education. Scripture presents the formation of the Christian mind, the comprehensiveness of life and learning, and the interconnectedness of...

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

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    A Reason to Believe Grade 4-Grade 12
    Introducing the first Seventh-day Adventist Church-sponsored youth doctrinal/baptismal course anyone has seen for a long, long time! We've boiled down the SDA fundamental beliefs to 10, because we like 10 better. Here they are:
    Divinity
    Rebellion
    Humanity
    Revelation
    Jesus
    Response
    Love
    Joy
    Future
    Purpose
    You...

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    Adventism in America - A History Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Written by Adventist scholars who felt a need to better establish and understand their denominational identity and the foundation of their theological beliefs, this book offers a comprehensive, nonapologetic history of the denomination."

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    Adventist Archives Grade 9-Lifelong
    Search all materials produced by the General Conference including magazines, books, original documents, images, dissertations, and more!

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    Adventist Beliefs - Child and Adult Wording Grade 5-Lifelong
    This tabulation includes key Bible references for each of the 28 Seventh-day Adventist fundamental beliefs, with a summary statement for adults and kids. A concise printer-friendly reference for teachers.

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    Adventist Education Sermon - Moving Hearts and Minds Upward Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Drawing on the theme from the NAD 2012 Teacher Convention, Adventist educator Phil Kahler shares a sermon powerpoint.

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    Adventist Fundamental Beliefs for Children Poster Grade 5-Grade 12
    This 24x36 inch poster "briefly describes the Seventh-day Adventist Church's 28 fundamental beliefs in terms children can understand."

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    Adventist Pioneer Library Grade 7-Lifelong
    A service of Light Bearers Ministry, the Adventist Pioneer Library republishes Seventh-day Adventist pioneer material. Browse their resources, including audiobooks, Ebooks, and videos. Materials are free, with donations accepted.

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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 Theological Society - ATS Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Adventist Theological Society (ATS) is an international, professional, nonprofit organization established as a theological resource for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Archived and current articles are all available online for both ATS publications:...

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    Adventists and the Military Grade 9-Lifelong
    Resources on this page may be helpful for individuals currently serving or considering enlistment in the United States armed forces and for those concerned about conscientious objection and religious liberty in the military.

    We would recommend...

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    Altar Call Tertiary-Lifelong
    "By clearly explaining the meanings of the sanctuary services, Altar Call answers questions that have an enormous impact upon the way Christians relate to God and to salvation through Christ's sacrifice. For example:
    1. Was atonement completed at...

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    An Affirmation of Creation - Adventist Official Statement Grade 9-Lifelong
    The International Faith & Science Conferences 2002-2004 report affirms the Seventh-day Adventist belief in the biblical creation account, addresses theories of origins, lists principal reasons for the conferences, general observations, findings, affirmations and recommendations.

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    An Offering without Blemish Tertiary-Lifelong
    Jesus, the Lamb of God, died on the cross to save you and me. We can experience the joy and freedom of salvation if we come to God in the name of that offering – the "without blemish" offering – in the name of Jesus because of whom we...

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    Another Ark to Build Grade 9-Lifelong
    Simple and concise coverage of the Seventh-day Adventist sanctuary doctrine.

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    Answers for Me - Free Support for Life's Questions and Issues! Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read nuggets of practical common sense tips for holistic Christian living, organized by topic: family life, healthy living, spiritual growth, life notes, spirit renew, Bible bay, and story harvest, or search for more.

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    Awakening Inquiry Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winslow addresses the issue of leading students beyond mere belief in spiritual matters to a process of internalizing and applying spiritual principles to their lives. He challenges teachers to assess how they have transmitted spiritual concepts to students...

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    Baptism of the Holy Spirit Grade 9-Grade 12
    A thought provoking compilation of Ellen White quotes interspersed with reflective thoughts and questions on the topic of baptism of the Holy Spirit.[For a complete list of Ellen White publication abbreviations visit the ...

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    Bible Doctrines, Part 1: The Christian Understanding of God and Human Existence Tertiary-Lifelong
    Initially designed for continuing education, this article is the first of two providing an overview of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. (Part 2 available here). What we think about God will affect our attitude toward everything else.

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    Bible Doctrines, Part 2: The Mission of the Church, Eschatology, and the Sabbath Tertiary-Lifelong
    Initially designed for continuing education, this article is the second of two providing an overview of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. (Part 1 available here).

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

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    Bible Life Series 8: Becoming Like Him - God's Reflection Grade 5-Grade 8
    Previously the eight grade text of the NAD Bible curriculum, this book is a comprehensive study of basic Christianity emphasizing Christian growth. It provides a study of the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and practical life applications...

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    Biblical Perspectives Tertiary-Lifelong
    Website selling Samuele Bacchiocchi's books and newsletters on the Sabbath, women's ordination, the use of wine, and many other Biblical topical discussions.

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

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    CELEBRATIONS PowerPoint Presentations Grade 5-Lifelong
    "CELEBRATIONS® is an acronym for 12 healthful living principles: (1) choices, (2) exercise, (3) liquid, (4) environment, (5) belief, (6) rest, (7) air, (8) temperance, (9) integrity, (10) optimism, (11) nutrition, and (12) social support and services."...

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    Christians and the Environment - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuill explores why the church has been so uncertain of it's place in the "Environmental Movement" and specifically how we as Adventists should relate to the needs of creation, needs that are now made more acute by years of neglect and abuse. Zuill...

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    Commonality and Character - Essential Elements of Religious Instruction Tertiary
    What is the appropriate content of the religion curriculum for graduate-level courses? In religion classes consisting of students from various cultural backgrounds and religious traditions, commonality and agreement are searched for.

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    Conflict of the Ages 5 Volume Set Grade 7-Lifelong
    Newly illustrated for a new century, Ellen White's classic set of five volumes spanning time from before the earth's beginning to the fulfillment of God's plan for His people, is reintroduced in hardcover and matching paperback bindings.

    Students...

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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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    Cross Reference - A Biblical Study Grade 9-Grade 12
    "The Bible studies in this unit address the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a cross-centered approach... All eighteen studies are introduced with readings from one or more of the gospels that either directly or indirectly serves...

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    Crossroads Series 11-12: Beliefs Grade 11-Grade 12
    Beliefs, previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for grades 11-12, presents a systematic overview of the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, developed from a Christo-centric perspective. The Crossroads series includes...

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    Current spiritual perceptions of randomly-selected Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults and Adventist professionals Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the current spiritual perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 through in-depth interviews, observations, and analyses of literature over a five year...

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    Death as Sleep in Adventism and in Scripture Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What does the Scripture imply when it refers to death as sleep? How did its usage evolve in Adventist theological history? What are the implications of this theological metaphor, both in preaching and in the development of our doctrine of the state of...

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    Designing Discipling Guides - Theology and Teaching/Learning Principles Working Together Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article describes the development of a series of Bible Study Guides designed for new Christians. Each set includes 13 lessons, which focus on helping young or new Christians grow spiritually. Study guide titles include:
    1. The Journey Begins: Following...

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    Dimensions of Wisdom Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Ultimately, wisdom has to do with understanding God’s character and ways, and responding appropriately to His biddings."

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    Discover Bible Studies Online - VOP Grade 8-Lifelong
    The Voice of Prophecy's online Bible School provides free Discover Bible lessons from this website.

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    Discover Bible Study Guides - It Is Written Online Grade 6-Lifelong
    Online version of the Discover Bible Studies series. Includes 26 lessons online or in print. Additional free materials available.

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    Do We Need Doctrines? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Every doctrinal expression must be Christ-centered, otherwise it has neither relevance nor use for the Christian."

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    Ellen White and Her Critics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Leonard Brand discusses some of the critics of Ellen White and points out specific things in their research and analysis. Brand talks about health principles, testing the hypothesis of divine inspiration, and Ellen White’s perspective on the principles...

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    Ellen White's Portrait of Martin Luther Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Luther and Ellen White highlighted the ultimate authority of Scripture for faith and practice, the importance of Scripture as its own interpreter, the close relationship between the Old and New Testaments, and the central role of Jesus Christ. They strongly...

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    Ellen White, Visionary for Kids Grade 3-Grade 8
    Browse the archives of Visionary, a magazine "targeted for kids aged 8-14. It is filled with great stories, answers to questions about God, the Bible, living for Jesus, plus puzzles!" Issue titles include Love Under Fire; Gifted to Serve;...

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    Faith and Science Council Tertiary-Lifelong
    The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists created the Faith and Science Council to study the interrelationships of science and Scripture, with particular attention to creation.

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    Faith for Today Ministry Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Faith For Today is a television ministry committed to sharing God's grace with the world through broadcast media. Today, Faith For Today produces a family of programs, including Lifestyle Magazine, The Evidence, Faith For Today, and McDougall, MD, and...

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    Foundations Tertiary-Lifelong
    An allegory about choices, referring to the biblical parable of the house on the rock and the house on the sand.

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    Foundations of the Seventh-day Adventist Message and Mission Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This description of the origins and basic theology of the Seventh-day Adventist church shows how the church has become one of the most widespread Protestant denominations."

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    Fruit of the Spirit Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 8
    Download 36 teacher-created worksheets with questions for use with the Adventist Bible textbook entitled Fruit of the Spirit. Each worksheet corresponds with a chapter in the text.

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    General Conference Publishing Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The publishing department gives leadership to the work of publishing departments worldwide, Home/Family Health Education Service offices, Adventist Book Centers (ABC), literature ministry seminaries, and literature evangelists.

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    Giving a Reason for our Hope Tertiary-Lifelong
    This essay serves to: (1) build an understanding of Bible-anchored apologetics as a valuable strategy for Christian witness; (2) examine the approach used by New Testament authors in explaining and defending core Christian beliefs; (3) outline the biblical...

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    Giving a Reason for Our Hope - Adventists and Apologetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author seeks to understand apologetics as a witnessing strategy, examine New Testament approaches, outline the biblical mandate and method for doing apologetics, review and evaluate Adventist involvement in apologetics; and look to the future.

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    God Loves Me 28 Ways Grade 2-Grade 6
    "This book was designed as a read-it-yourself book for primary and early junior-age kids to learn about the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. What do you believe? Each of the 28 answers to this question will provide a beautiful glimpse into...

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    God Loves Me 28 Ways - Bible Studies Grade 2-Grade 6
    "This Bible study set uses a creative, kid-friendly approach to the 28 fundamental beliefs, which will introduce children to the pillars of our faith. With its easy-to-understand format and interactive approach, children will quickly grasp the concepts...

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    Grounds for Belief Grade 9-Lifelong
    Dickerson makes Christianity accessible to contemporary audiences in this book, a conversation probing answers to questions in today's lonely, electronically connected world.

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    Hell - Eternal Torment or Annihilation? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Does hellfire torment the lost eternally or consume them permanently?" Bacchiocchi discusses hell and some of the more recent interpretations.

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

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    How do European College Students Experience their Adventist Faith? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Read findings and conclusions from twenty interviews conducted in 1996, with follow-up questions in 1997, of students attending Newbold College in Bracknell, England from sixteen eastern and western European countries. This article is based on presentations...

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    Inquiring Minds - By Design Grade 7-Lifelong
    At a time when the Biblical creation story is under attack, how should Christians relate to science? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explains how a deeper understanding of scientific inquiry can help us better understand the Creator and think...

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    It's My Choice - Junior Baptismal Guide Grade 4-Grade 8
    Ten studies that help kids understand the 28 fundamental beliefs and 13 baptismal vows of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Available components include a student workbook and a teacher's manual. The student workbook contains lessons created specifically for...

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    Justification by Faith, More than Concept - A Person Tertiary-Lifelong
    Author C.S. Baldwin seeks to communicate that Jesus, not a great 'truth', is the definitive reality of the gospel story. This text purports that the irreducible minimum of the gospel is the person of Jesus as our righteousness before God. Jesus Christ...

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    Kids in Discipleship Grade 3-Grade 8
    Discover how your students can become involved with an intergenerational discipleship journey with Jesus that is life-transformational. Hear stories of children and families that have grown with Jesus and have found their niche in the worship, ministry and...

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    Labor Union Membership Exemption & Adventist Position Statement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Illinois Conference website provides help for Adventists dealing with labor unions, including: Tips for Getting Membership Exemption, a sample Position Letter, and a complete Seventh-day Adventist Position Statement on Labor Unions.

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    Leading from the Heart Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The world values money, power, and status; God values humility, compassion, and transparency. Many leaders’ behavior demonstrates that their values are the world’s. Leading from the heart, as explained in this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation,...

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    Learn About God's Love - Activity Book Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This activity book coordinates well with God Loves Me 28 Ways or What We Believe. There are activities to illustrate each of the 28 beliefs, such as word searches, fill-in-the-blanks, crossword puzzles, and more.

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    Life and Death Discussion Guide Grade 12
    This worksheet is a discussion guide designed for use at the beginning of your beliefs class to start your students thinking about death.

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    Making Jesus My Best Friend - Baptismal Preparation for Younger Children Grade 1-Grade 5
    This baptismal study guide will prepare children age 8-10 for a wonderful walk with Jesus. It offers lessons with activities that parents and children can enjoy together as a bonding experience. The activities include not only fill-in-the-blank but also word...

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    MIQ Videos - Most Important Questions for Teens Grade 7-Grade 12
    Watch ten one-hour programs streamed online addressing teen questions on topics such as Christian hypocrisy, culture and sexuality. Doug Bachelor hosted this series of 10 from Great Lakes Adventist Academy. Titles include: Is there a God? Is the Bible true?...

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    My Place with Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This interactive Bible study website was designed by It Is Written for Kids. The fourteen lessons cover topics such as Creation and Heaven to lead kids to a deepening relationship with Jesus. Includes helps for parents and teachers, and a downloadable set...

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    Native New Day Bible Studies Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Written for Native People by Native People, these guides will take you on a journey through the Bible's main themes. You'll discover just how relevant this ancient book of wisdom is for people facing the 21st century's challenges. Each lesson is beautifully...

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    New Testament Grade 8-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and other material on the topic of the New Testament including the following titles: The Joy of the Gospel; Caught Between Two Worlds; Christ's Object Lessons; Exploring Hebrews: A Devotional Commentary; God Cares; In...

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    NPUC Conflict with Creation Grade 5-Grade 8
    Supplemental book to use with chapter one of the Social Studies book, The Ancient World. Designed to offer the creation point of view of early man. Contains biblical and spirit of prophecy references, worksheets, a letter to parents, and more.

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    Openness for Renewal Without Destructive Pluralism - The Dilemma of Doctrinal Dissent Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin seeks an answer to the question, Is it possible to be open for renewal while at the same time defending the "pillars"?

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    Our Creator Redeemer - An Introduction to Biblical Covenant Theology Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Much is at stake in evangelical Christian theology when considering 'the covenants' - Old Testament and New Testament....This book makes a significant contribution by synthesizing and systematizing theology regarding the covenants from a perspective...

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    Peril and Promise - Teaching Philosophy in an Adventist Context Tertiary
    Rice examines limitations and rewards of the study of philosophy as he provides a rationale for including philosophy classes in Seventh-day Adventist educational curriculums. Philosophy, in spite of some limitations, can help students gain a better understanding...

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    Postmodernism - an Adventist Assessment and a Response Tertiary-Lifelong
    The need for critical assessment of postmodernism is urgent with regards to Adventist theology. Such an assessment of postmodernism must involve the following logical moves. A formal outline of postmodernism from the point of view of its philosophical foundations...

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    Publications about Adventist Beliefs Grade 3-Lifelong
    This link lists all books about Seventh-day Adventist beliefs available through the Adventist Book Centers in the USA.

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    Recapturing a Sense of Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue deals with the loss of community of English scholars resulting from specialization. Specialization has walled teachers in from the academic community in general, and from one another within departments....

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    Reign of God - An Introduction to Christian Theology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A systematic approach to theology, presenting and discussing the doctrines of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with striking simplicity and clarity. The theme of God's reign over His creation and His creatures unifies the entire presentation."

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    Revelation of Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Book of Revelation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Intended for both scholar and layperson, this verse-by-verse commentary outlines the thematic architecture of the Apocalypse to illuminate the unified message of the book. Providing both scholarly notes and lay-oriented exposition, this landmark work...

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    Sabbath Truth Grade 5-Lifelong
    Explore the biblical perspective on the seventh-day Sabbath with this website, including the Sabbath in prophecy, Sabbath questions, history, products and free Bible lessons.

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    Sanctuary Grade 8-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books on the subject of the sanctuary doctrine.

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    Scientific Cherry-picking? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As Adventists, are we guilty of cherry-picking—simply picking and choosing scientific results that suit our faith-based needs?"

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    SDA Doctrines App for Android Grade 9-Lifelong
    Carry a list of the 28 fundamental beliefs with you on your mobile device with this free download.

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    Seeker After Light: A. F. Ballenger, Adventism and American Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In 1905, Albion Fox Ballenger, a popular Seventh-day Adventist preacher, was released from employment for advocating views in conflict with Adventist teaching about Christ's ministry in the heavenly sanctuary. Three quarters of a century later, another...

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    Seventh-day Adventists and Christmas Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Christmas can be observed to serve a good purpose; minds can be directed heavenward to Christ’s sacrifice for sinful humanity; and offerings should be given to the Lord’s work."

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    Sola Scriptura - A Comparison of Luther and the Adventist Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Sola scriptura means the Word of God is the ultimate standard and norm, as well as the proper touchstone and final authority for faith and practice. All other authorities must be judged and evaluated in the light of Scripture. The Word of God...

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    Spectrum Magazine Tertiary-Lifelong
    Spectrum, an Adventist lay publication provides candid and loyal discussion of Adventist theology and current issues. Some articles are now available at their website.

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    Spirit Renew App Grade 10-Lifelong
    The SpiritRenew smartphone app was developed by SimpleUpdates.com, Inc. for the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. SpiritRenew provides content for spiritual development and growth. Content includes short stories and inspirational articles....

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    Spirit Renew App for Android Grade 7-Lifelong
    SpiritRenew provides content for spiritual development and growth. Content includes short stories and inspirational articles.

    Topics include the following:
    Dear God – Talking with God as to a friend
    Life Notes – Making sense of...


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    Stimulating the Spiritual, Moral, and Faith Development of Children and Adolescents 0-2 years-Grade 12
    Spiritual development does not simply happen; it has to be stimulated, taught, and modeled. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is based on research, best practices and theoretical concepts.

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    Students Tell the World Evangelistic Outreach Grade 5-Grade 12 New!!
    "Students Tell the World is the [Atlantic Union Conference] Office of Education’s support for Student/Youth/Child Evangelism. The ways that students share their love of Jesus is as varied as there are children in our school and churches. Each student/child...

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    Teaching Children the Gospel with the 5Cs of Christianity Preschool-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shows how to learn the gospel and present it to someone else in less than a minute. This is then expanded to Scripture memory, fun ways to actively remember, and expand to the 5Ss of Adventist faith.

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    Teaching Students About Grace Tertiary-Lifelong
    Because Adventist youth have difficulty in accepting that salvation is by grace alone, the author suggests three responses that could provide a solution to this problem. The first stresses the centrality of grace to faith; the second looks at the barriers...

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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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    The Adventist School System and Values Transmission Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "In 2011 Valuegenesis, a major survey of beliefs and values and how they are generated was undertaken for a second time twenty years after it was completed in 1992. It revealed the strength of the concert between the home, the church and the school...

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    The Canon of the Bible - A Brief Review Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article talks about how the Old and New Testaments were recognized by Christianity as genuine and inspired. It acknowledges the wisdom of the counsel who accepted and discarded the books they felt inspired to use as important parts of the Bible. They...

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    The Greatest Gift - A Play about Jesus Grade 4-Grade 12
    In a play about the life of Jesus using Scripture as dialogue whenever possible, Trudy Wright provides a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop and costume ideas and stage settings are also...

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    The Impact of Developmental Factors in the Formulation of Adventist Doctrine Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winn considers how moral development influences preferred formulations of key Adventist doctrines.

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    The Life and Religious Beliefs of the Iraya Katutubo: Implications for Christian Mission Grade 9-Lifelong
    "This qualitative study focuses on the understanding of the traditional religious beliefs and their impact on the Iraya Katutubo of Occidental Mindoro. It explores how Christian beliefs have affected their lives. Selected indigenous adults were interviewed...

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    The Mission of the Church, Eschatology, and the Sabbath Tertiary-Lifelong
    Drawing from his textbook, The Reign of God, Rice provides a a brief overview of the Seventh-day Adventist beliefs regarding the mission of the Christian church, doctrines relating to end time events and eternity, and the centrality of the Sabbath to...

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    The Sabbath - A Day of Delight, a Day of Freedom Tertiary
    The Sabbath tells me who I am, the Sabbath reminds me that Jesus died for my sins, the Sabbath provides me fellowship, and the Sabbath points to my eternal rest in God.

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    The Secret in the Acorn - A Kid's View of Fundamental Biblical Teachings Grade 1-Grade 8
    This is a delightful storybook, for “children” young and old. Its theme is to present the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in a way children can enjoy and comprehend. Charming illustrations for the many stories were designed...

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    The Story of Ruth - A Play Grade 4-Grade 12
    Trudy Wright provides this play about the story of Ruth, a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop and costume ideas and stage settings are also provided.

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    The Trinity - Why is it Important? Tertiary-Lifelong
    There are two essential steps when thinking about theology. The first step is the “what?” of the doctrine, and second, the “so what?” reflections. Whidden explains these important steps and talks about the full deity of the Son, Holy...

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    Transmitting Religious Values in Adventist Home Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    This article explores the process of value transmission, particularly in Adventist home education, based on a study of the religious home education experienced by young Seventh-day Adventist adults in their childhood (Kuusisto, 2000). The main aim was to find...

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    Trouble in Paradise - One Christian Denomination’s Contemporary Struggle Reconciling Science and Belief Tertiary
    "Proposed amendments to Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Belief No. 6 represent an attempt to define acceptable Adventist understandings of creation more tightly and to exclude alternative viewpoints in a creedal fashion. In particular, there appears...

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

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    Values, Manners, and Fundamental Beliefs Newsletter Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This Indiana Conference teacher newsletter features Christian values, manners at school, and Adventist fundamental beliefs, with brief thoughts on Adventist heritage, creative Sabbath activities, family healthy lifestyle and eating habits, events to remember/celebrate...

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    VG1 Shall We Dance - Rediscovering Christ-Centered Standards Grade 7-Tertiary
    Recommended reading for anyone discipling Christian youth and young adults in home, church or school settings. Findings from the Valuegenesis 1 study provide the platform for discussion of standards re dance, music, movies or film viewing, sex, alcohol and...

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    What We Believe For Kids Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This book is intended to help children understand what their church teaches. It is not meant to be comprehensive or complete but is meant to serve as an introduction to and a summary of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A story...

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    What We Believe For Teens Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Using stories and anecdotes that will appeal to early teens, Seth Pierce helps teens realize that our Adventist beliefs are actually amazing insights into a loving God who knows us better than we know ourselves. This fourth book in the Seventh-day Adventists...

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    What We Have Learned About Religious Education From the Religion Achievement Test Results Grade 4-Grade 12
    Learn about the Adventist Religion Achievement Test administered in several unions of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. In October 1992, a report was presented to the North American Division Commission on Religious Education. The report...

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    When Can I Be Baptized? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special child evangelism issue discusses object lessons in the classroom and how a classroom climate conducive to decision making and developing Christian values should be established. The author shares some practical experiences...

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    Why I Believe in Creation Grade 11-Lifelong
    Even when no one could answer Pitman's questions about evolution, he continued to search. This article explores interesting angles and shares why Pitman believes in creation.

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    Your God Is Superior Grade 9-Lifelong
    "My faith in God is not for review or compromise. In keeping Sabbath, I simply obeyed His command."

    A medical student determined to honor God's Sabbath tells of a scheduling miracle.