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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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    A multiple case study describing collaborative relations between Adventist pastors and teachers in the eastern United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Introduction. Adventist schools and churches are embedded within a system that provides them with rich opportunities to achieve their missional goals. However, this is possible only through collaboration and the use of available social networks. The purpose...

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    A Multiple Case Study Describing Collaborative Relations Between Adventist Pastors and Teachers in the Eastern United States Tertiary
    Introduction. Adventist schools and churches are embedded within a system that provides them with rich opportunities to achieve their missional goals. However, this is possible only through collaboration and the use of available social networks. The purpose...

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    A proposed training program for Seventh-day Adventist ministerial interns in the Scandinavian countries Tertiary-Lifelong
    Wherever the Seventh-day Adventist church with its professional ministry desires to improve its effectiveness, the matter of field education for interns as well as theological education is of importance. Somehow, guidelines and formative education for the...

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    A study of the attitudes of the Adventist Church members in Taiwan toward the support of Seventh-day Adventist Christian education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist denomination has developed a school system to serve the individual needs of its members and general needs of the church. From 1972 to 1986, the educational work of the Adventist church in Taiwan has declined steadily....

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    A Study of the Health Status of Filipino Workers in Selected Seventh-day Adventist Institutions in the Philippines Lifelong
    "The Adventist health message is unique among religious groups. For that reason, Adventists have been part of many health studies in developed countries. This small study focuses on the health of Adventist employees in a developing country. Many of the...

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    A study of the relationship between church sponsored K-12 education and church membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Church growth continues to be a concern for religious sects. Writers on church growth hold that all the various ministries of the church must assist the church in accomplishing church growth.

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether or...

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    A Time to Remember, A Call to Press On Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As the General Conference marks its 150th anniversary, the president of the world church issues a call to remember and a need to press on to the ultimate goal of redemptive history."

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    Academic Freedom in Theology Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Amorim discusses academic freedom in theology teaching and points to areas where theology professors and church administrators can better serve each other and the students who attend. This paper was presented at the 5th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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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 Advance in Latin America Tertiary
    Adventist Advance in Latin America talks about the influence of literature, the witness of laypersons, the work of self-supporting missionaries, strategies for growth and challenges for the future.

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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 Church Education Secretary Ministry Description Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This webpage outlines the duties of the education secretary within Seventh-day Adventist local churches.

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    Adventist Hymnal Grade 1-Lifelong
    Widely used by English-speaking Seventh-day Adventist congregations, the Adventist hymnal includes words and music to 695 hymns and 224 congregational responsive Scripture readings.

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    Adventist Italian Union Website Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Website of the Italian Seventh-day Adventist church, with ANN news, history of the Italian Adventist church, and email connections. Comunicazioni dell'Unione Italiana Chiese Cristiane Avventiste del Settimo Giorno.

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    Adventist Mission Statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist church mission statement, as voted by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Executive Committee at the Annual Council Session in Silver Spring, Maryland on October 13, 2014.

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    Adventist News Network (ANN) Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist News Network (ANN) is a news agency of the Adventist church. It coordinates public and media relations of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Adventist News Network App for Android Grade 7-Lifelong
    "Download the ANN app for instant updates from the Adventist world church's official news source, Adventist News Network.

    Read new stories and features on topics such as religious liberty, education, health care, church humanitarian work, mission...


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    Adventist Organizational Directory Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Organizational Directory provides an organizational locator and standard reference for Adventist organizations and entities worldwide. Search for information on Adventist churches, schools, medical institutions, divisions, unions, conferences,...

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    Adventist Student Retreat in Europe Studies Church and Social Justice Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Forty-five Adventist students from universities across Europe gathered at a farmhouse in Ter Aar, the Netherlands, for a thought-provoking weekend congress entitled, 'We Can’t Look Away: The Church and Social Justice.'”

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    Adventist Styles of Worship Tertiary-Lifelong
    "History shows that culture greatly influences worship. While the community of faith in its worship is not to be of the world, the church, nevertheless, exists in the world and that worship takes place in a cultural setting. In that context, we may take...

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    Adventist World Church News Grade 5-Lifelong
    Daily, well-balanced Adventist news from news sources around the world, including news from Seventh-day Adventist ministries such as ADRA, Adventist Health System, Adventist News Network, and many more.

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    Adventist World Church Statistics Grade 5-Lifelong
    This data on this statistical website, a service of the Seventh-day Adventist General Conference, is useful for analysis in math & technology classes. Use the data to create spreadsheets, graphs, and pose and answer questions.

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    Adventists and Human Dignity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why do Adventists believe in human dignity? John Graz discusses the role of the Adventist church in human rights and addresses the question by looking at human dignity throughout the Bible. He encourages Adventist schools at all levels to promote as core values...

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    Adventists in the 21st century Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Upon you, the young people, rests to a great extent the responsibility for the future witness of the church, whatever profession you are preparing for or are now engaged in."

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    Analysis of Some Influences on Literacy as Observed by Facilitators of Literacy in Cambodia Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Cambodia is a country that lags behind many of its neighbors in literacy. Seventh-day Adventist church workers have found that offering adult literacy classes is one good way to introduce Buddhists to Christianity. Many of the literacy students are actually...

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    Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls - A Cross-Case Study of the Global Financial Crisis and the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Some researchers argue that the financial crisis in Europe and the United States (US) was triggered by ethical pitfalls, and that this crisis is now globally affecting developing countries." This paper has...

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    Better Vision in the Body of Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    The church benefits from eyes that are young, old, and different shaped and colored, to creatively respond to the near, the culturally specific, and the contemporary issues of our day. Like corrective lenses, vision is further sharpened by sound theology that...

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    Bible Life Series 1: Belonging to His Family Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the first in the NAD Bible textbook cycle for Grades 1-4, Belonging to His Family is based on a family theme. It begins with God's family in heaven, moves on to the family in Eden, and continues with stories of selected Bible families in...

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    Black Seventh-day Adventists and Christian Schooling Grade 1-Lifelong
    Brantley recounts the humble origins of Seventh-day Adventist schools for American Black children and youth in North America, examines more recent developments, and suggests courses of action for the present and the future of this movement in regional conferences....

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    Carlos Puyol Buil - Dialogue with a Spanish pastor, scholar, and administrator Grade 11-Lifelong
    Carlos Puyol Buil answers questions regarding his life, ministry, and career.

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    Christian Education and Youth Retention in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Findings from a 10-Year Longitudinal Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares findings from a ground-breaking study of Adventist youth and considers the educational implications for predicting the retention or drop-out factors in the Adventist church. It also addresses the differences between those who attend Adventist...

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    Christian education in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, 1959-2004 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Negative trends within the Nigerian educational system, such as cultism and examination malpractices which have resulted into general lack of moral values and deficiency of practical skills among school leavers call for concern. The Seventh-day Adventist church...

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    Connecting with Jesus - EGW Global Book Distribution Project Grade 7-Lifelong
    Download the full text of 10 Spirit of Prophecy books and study guides. Books include: Patriarchs and Prophets, Prophets and Kings, The Desire of Ages, The Acts of the Apostles, The Great Controversy, Christian Service, Counsel for the Church, Counsels on...

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    Conversion, Community and Caregenuity Tertiary
    The purpose of this paper is to look at the theological (conversion), sociological (community) and strategic (caregenuity) dimensions as a way of both understanding the possible causes and solutions to meeting this challenge. The intent of the paper is not...

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    Dialogue Editorial - Sesquicentennial Tertiary-Lifelong
    As the Seventh-day Adventist Church celebrates 150 years since its official founding, Beardsley-Hardy reflects on our history and mission.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Organizing for Mission Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Representing a membership of 18.5 million in 216 of the 237 countries and territories recognized by the United Nations, around 2,600 delegates will gather in San Antonio, Texas, from July 2 to 11, 2015. Together, they will affirm the church’s faith...

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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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    Family Life Education Mentoring Curriculum Lifelong
    This website provides a curriculum resource for family life educators in the Seventh-day Adventist church to enhance their ministry through mentoring families within local church congregations.

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    Foreign Languages: An Imperative for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Foreign language study is an imperative for Adventist colleges and universities. Adventist mission and evangelistic tradition provides adequate reason for promoting foreign languages in the curriculum. The renewed challenge is maintaining the balance between...

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    Getting the Prioritites Straight Tertiary
    This article reports on a study about church growth within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The study focused on the data collected from 68 pastors concerning their opinions about the reasons for the growth or lack of growth in their individual churches....

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    Go Forward - The Call from the 59th Session of the General Conference Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Growth, unity, and commitment marked the 59th world session of the General Conference of Seventhday Adventists that convened in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, from June 25 to July 3, 2010."

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    God So Loves the City! Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Bible begins with a garden and ends with a city. Countless examples in the Bible show that God loves the city. This articles encourages Christians to become city missionaries.

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    How Shall We Worship? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What is the right form of worship? Is there only one correct form or style? Have worship forms changed over time? Who decides which form or format is appropriate? Setting aside personal opinions and preferences, we need to discover the answer from God's...

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    INFO Editorial: Abundant Living Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Graduate School Forum was held January 28-30, 2010 on the AIIAS campus, with the theme Abundant Living. Papers based on some of the major presentations from this 3-day conference are published in this issue of International Forum. Presenters...

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    INFO Editorial: Christian Organizations Lifelong
    "This issue of the International Forum Journal focuses on some current concerns facing international Christian organizations. There is within Christianity today a growing realization that our centuries-old message needs to find new means of expression....

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    Institute of Church Ministry Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Institute of Church Ministry (ICM)'s mission is to "share the expertise and resources of Andrews University and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary with the Adventist church in North America."

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    JAE Editorial: Legacy of Hope Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Culture and other social factors have affected the life, character, and behavior of areas of the Seventh-day Adventist church. The educational system shares a responsibility to sensitize and stimulate the current generation of youth to the fundamental spiritual...

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    Key Factors of Faith Development : The Relationship Between Family and Church Factors and Faith Development of Adolescents and Young Adults in German-speaking Europe Grade 9-Lifelong
    Problem: The church is losing its children. Research revealed that more than two thirds of the next generation leave their congregations during their teens and early 20s. Without these adolescents and young adults the church has no viable future. While the...

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    Lest We Forget I Grade 7-Grade 10
    "Lest We Forget is a unit about the beginnings of our church's history. The men and women who, through the divine inspiration of God, helped establish the Seventh-day Adventist Church as we know it today will be introduced in this unit and several units...

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    Lest We Forget II Grade 7-Grade 10
    This article is the second of three forming a unit of study on Adventist church history. This unit provides an overview of people and events that were instrumental in the formal organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the mid 1800s.

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    Manuel Escorcio - Dialogue with a South African international singer Grade 11-Lifelong
    Manuel Escorcio answers questions about his ministry and career in music, including: You were a highly successful opera star; now you are in a Christian musical ministry. What is the difference, and how do you feel about the change? What brought you to add...

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    Memory, Meaning and Faith - Discussions at the Intersection of Faith and History Tertiary-Lifelong
    This is a "blog covering Christian history — including Adventist studies, the church and society, historical theology, biblical backgrounds, history of interpretation, and archaeology — in light of contemporary issues."

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

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    Pastors and Teachers - Partners in Kingdom Growth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Considering the shared calling to ministry, this presentation to Adventist pastors and teachers in North America draws on ValueGenesis research, a NAD Office of Education focus group study, and financial data, to illustrate the importance of working together.

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    Profile of a Changing Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "New horizons, new opportunities for witness, new ways of proclamation, new locations for establishing communities of believers--these are the realities that compel the life of those who serve as the followers of Jesus Christ. Seventh-day Adventists are...

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    Promoting More English Language Teaching and Learning in Adventist Organizations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper discusses the role of English in today’s Adventist world. It proposes some paths to meet the English teaching and learning needs to better equip the Adventist people for the mission and for their lives in the 21st century. These include...

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    Religious Instruction - Guidelines for the Local Churches Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These guidelines for local churches and their role in religious instruction were developed by the Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division (EUD). Also available in French: L'Instruction Religieuse:...

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

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    Seventh-day Adventist Churches Directory Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Growing online directory of Adventist churches around the globe maintained by one NAD church.

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    Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education in North America: Theological Perspectives and Current Issues Tertiary
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church represents one of the largest denominational school systems in North America, with 837 elementary schools, 109 secondary schools and 15 colleges and universities. This book aims to help educators and administrators find strong...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook Grade 9-Lifelong
    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook online will help you find Adventist schools, colleges, churches, missions, unions, conferences, statistics and other helpful reference information.

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    Some Considerations in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Lifelong
    "This paper argues that the effectiveness of the approach used by the Seventh-day Adventist church to propagate its health message has been compromised by its failure to take full account of social determinants of health, and its apparent inability to...

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

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    Spiritual Leadership Formation in Adventist Seminaries in the Southern Asia Pacific Division Tertiary
    "Pastoral education in Southeast Asian Adventist colleges varies widely from one country to another. This variation needs to be minimized, perhaps by sharing ideas and developing a common curricular base. Since spiritual leaders need certain characteristics...

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    Targeted Approaches for Vegetarian Nutrition Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The health benefits of the vegetarian diet are recognized globally. Much of this understanding has come from studies showing that Seventh-day Adventists practicing a vegetarian lifestyle can live longer and healthier. The church recommends, but does...

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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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    Ten Reasons Why I Choose to Remain an Adventist Grade 11-Lifelong
    After asking the questions "Why do I stay in the church?" and "Why do I put up with all the problems I find within the church?", Pastor Dan Smith discusses ten reasons why he chooses to remain an Adventist.

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    The Adventist Church and a Billion Dollars Tertiary-Lifelong
    Patterson talks about increased tithe in the Adventist church, it's biblical origins, and the financial distribution.

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    The Adventist Church Today Tertiary
    Approximately how many Seventh-day Adventist church members are there in the world today? Where would you find the highest rate of Adventist believers? What is our member population compared to that of the world population? Included are several charts to illustrate...

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    The Caring Ministry : Concepts and Methods of Ministry to Inactive Members of the Stone Tower Seventh-day Adventist Church Portland Oregon Tertiary
    This paper presents a project which purpose was to develop a ministry to inactive members of Stone Tower Church and to evaluate the effectiveness of John Savage's "Calling and Caring Ministries" for use among Seventh-day Adventists. It used qualitative...

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

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    The Role of Adventist Education in Global Strategy Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the goals of the church's Global Strategy for world evangelization and shows how the educational arm of the church, it schools, teachers, students, administrators, departmental leaders, can cooperate with this Strategy.

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    The Validity of the Growing Disciples in Community Model Among Adolescents in Seventh-day Adventist Schools in North America Grade 9-Grade 12
    Purpose of the Study: There is little empirical research about discipleship, and particularly discipleship and adolescents. An understanding of Christian discipleship might, however, be an antidote for a growing trend toward consumer mentality in the...

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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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    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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    Who R U? Seventh-day Adventist Identity in a Global Context Lifelong
    This article "lays out and explains the major features of Adventism and Church structure."

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    Why Adventist Education - Home, School and Church Working Together Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is it that the home, the Adventist school and the local church working together are such a strong combination in developing character and spirituality? This is the 10th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist...

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    Why do some churches grow and others don't? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Church growth scholars admit that it is difficult to explain precisely why some congregations grow and others don’t. Church growth is complex, and there is no way to reduce that complexity to a simple formula.1 However, church growth specialists...

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    Women and the Church: The Feminine Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Multicultural educators, pastors, and professionals tell how Adventist women are thinking about their church, their beliefs, and the evolving roles of women in society. Without self-pity or anger, these women disclose spiritual strength, wisdom, and...

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    Women in Ministry Tertiary-Lifelong
    "An ad hoc committee on hermeneutics and ordination from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary provides thoughtful answers to good questions: Why ordain elders and pastors? What does the Bible teach about priesthood and ministry? Does Paul really...

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    Women in the Service of Christ Tertiary
    Read stories of women with two common denominators: they were filled with the Holy Spirit, who gave them a sense of mission and dignity, and they were not afraid to face any obstacle or enemy.

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    Worship Matters - Declaring God's Worth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This 2015 SDACC Teachers' Convention presentation looks at the divisive issue of worship. Purpose, history, survey results, and Biblical perspectives are included.