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  • Adventist Resource
    21st Century Adventist Connection Study Report Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study of young adults. It includes questions about attendance, devotional practices, lifestyle, etc. Ten focus groups were held at Oakwood University and Southern Adventist University, and survey was conducted as well.

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    An analysis of spiritual factors on academic achievement in Seventh-day Adventist schools Grade 3-Grade 11
    This study asked the question: Do spiritual factors impact academic achievement? The subjects in this study were all students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11, in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Bermuda, from 2006 to 2008. The compilation...

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    Bigger Better? How Church Size is Related to Church Health - &Growth Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation explored the relationship between church size and its growth. Results in the US context concluded that larger churches overall tend to be healthier and have a more robust growth orientation, while smaller churches are suggested to strive...

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    Church Members Who Are Interested in a Boarding Academy Experience for Their Child Tertiary
    This presentation explores the interest in a boarding academy experience for church members' children. The source of data for this study was a random sample of 378 church attendees.

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    Church Size and Member Characteristics, Commitment, and Satisfaction Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This presentation examines how church size is related to member satisfaction with local church functioning and how demographics of church members vary according to church size. The presentation highlights statistically significant differences in church...

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    Joining and Remaining - A Look at the Data on the Role of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Is Adventist Education worth the investment of our energy and money as a church? Take a look at the data on baptism, attendance, and retention.

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    North American Division Demographic Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a demographic survey of the North American Division. Telephone interviews were conducted in order to gather the data.

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    Reasons for Membership Dropout from the Seventh-day Adventist church in the Slovak Conference Tertiary
    This paper provides an adequate assessment of the varying reasons as to why individuals leave the church. Using surveys and data from past research projects the paper builds a compelling case and solutions to the problem.

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    Right in Our Own Backyard : the Role of Volunteering on Church Attendance and Retention Among Seventh-day Adventist Faculty and Staff Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a General Conference summit on nurture and retention in 2013. Its purpose was to explore relationship between church volunteering, community service, and religious behaviors among Adventist faculty and staff. A survey was used for...

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    Sabbath School Revitalization Phase II Tertiary
    This paper presents a church attendance report of the churches in the Northern and Southern California Conference. It shares the major findings.

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    Simple Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    Learn about the simple church movement, equipping to lead a simple church, and how to connect with others in this missionary work. Worth connecting college students to.

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    The Impact of Spirituality on Academic Performance Tertiary
    "Many studies have suggested that spirituality has a positive effect on academic performance. This small study reviews literature on performance and spirituality, and compares students’ attributions of the causes of their academic success or failure...

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    To Church or Not to Church? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Church is about our need to stick together, to learn to get along while still here on earth, and it is about service to the world around us."

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    VG2 Adventist Schools Do Make a Difference! A Report on Valuegenesis Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Do Adventist schools make a difference? V. Bailey Gillespie shares results from the first and second Valuegenesis studies on faith, values, and commitment in Adventist schools. Over 30,000 respondents from across North America participated in this two-phase...

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    VG2 Update 11: How Important is Youth Ministry? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This Valuegenesis 2 newsletter examines the impact of youth ministry on the attitudes young people have toward their church, based on the Valuegenesis 2 report. In collaboration with Barry Gane of the Theological Seminary at Andrews University, the authors...

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    We Can Keep Them in the Church Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What keeps young people in the church? A sense of belonging. In this compilation, Myrna Tetz and Gary L. Hopkins share action driven stories, interviews, and personal testimonies of how to make a difference in the lives of young people. Each story emphasizes...