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:
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Adventist Beliefs - Child and Adult Wording
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.
Adventist Pioneer Library
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.
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...
Current spiritual perceptions of randomly-selected Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults and Adventist professionals
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...
Death as Sleep in Adventism and in Scripture
"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...
Do We Need Doctrines?
"Every doctrinal expression must be
Christ-centered, otherwise it has neither
relevance nor use for the Christian."
Ellen White's Portrait of Martin Luther
"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...
Faith for Non-Dummies
Londis advocates a more intentional approach to spiritual growth and faith development. He uses as an example Jesus, who spent three years preparing His disciples for ministry. During this time He taught them to discern powerful spiritual truths, to challenge...
Homosexuality and the Bible - What Is at Stake in the Current Debate
"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."
Inquiring Minds - By Design
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...
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...
Myths in Adventism - An Interpretive Study of Ellen White, Education, and Related Issues
"Was Ellen White as inflexible as some of her followers? Are the sacred and the secular two realms or one?...George R. Knight examines these and many other provocative questions in this insightful book."
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.
Postmodernism - an Adventist Assessment and a Response
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...
Publications about Adventist Beliefs
This link lists all books about Seventh-day Adventist beliefs available through the Adventist Book Centers in the USA.
Questions on Doctrine
"This is a completely new typeset of the monumental 1957 classic, containing an extensive historical and theological introduction and detailed in-text notations by George R. Knight.
Originally produced by the Ministerial Association of the...
Reign of God - An Introduction to Christian Theology
"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."
Revelation of Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Book of Revelation
"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...