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.
The Blueprint - The Colorful History of an Adventist Metaphor
"The debate about blueprint will continue, but as we better understand its history and the principles God has given for the operation of Adventist schools, we will improve our understanding of the issue, which will result in enlightened conversation and...
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Adventist Education and the Apocalyptic Vision - Part I
First delivered as a keynote at the 2006 NAD Teachers Convention. In this first of two parts, Knight examined the apocalyptic imperative that inspired the rise of Adventism and the all-important relationship between that imperative and the rise and continuing...
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.
Adventist Heritage: Required or Optional?
This article focuses on mandating Adventist heritage education on the tertiary level as the first step in solving the problem of ignorance of Adventist students concerning the history of Adventism. The author examines why Adventist history should be taught,...
Adventists in the 21st century
"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."
An Introduction to Adventist Resources
Reference this article as a guide to the laybrinth of sources and materials available to teach or research Adventist history. Further, download the full bibliography of resources
Breathing, Bag Boys and Bottom-Line Essentials
This TEACH Journal article seeks to help define the unique essence of Adventist Education. "Some say that the special character of Adventist education is 'the lifestyle and
practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
as expressed in your school'....
The Adventist Book Center has many books about the history of the Adventist Church, notable figures in Adventism, and general church history books including, but not limited to, the following titles: 1844 Made Simple; John Harvey Kellogg; A Brief History of...
Denominational History, Part 1: Tell It To The World
This continuing education study explores God's leading during the early development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Objectives of this study include: 1. Recognize the wide influence of the Millerite movement. 2. Explain how the Millerites arrived at the...
Ellen White on the Search for Knowledge and the Experience of Salvation - Why They Must Go Together
Fortin draws on Ellen White's writings in the context written to explore warnings regarding the search for knowledge and truth, and the importance of steadfastness to Adventist teachings. He concludes that "[s]cholarship and teaching must always be directed...
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;...
JAE Editorial: The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Sesquicentenary
Playing our Past - Six Adventist Heritage Plays
Grade 1-Grade 10
PLAYING OUR PAST is a series of plays about key events in Adventist history. They were written by the Canadian Union College Heritage Players: Eric Rajah, Producer;
Keith Clouten, Script; Denise Dick Herr, Stage Production.
These plays were published...
Publications about Adventist Beliefs
This link lists all books about Seventh-day Adventist beliefs available through the Adventist Book Centers in the USA.
Teaching Children the Gospel with the 5Cs of Christianity
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.
Tell the World - Adventist History Film
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.
The Adventist School System and Values Transmission
"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...
The Alienation of Adventist Youth From Religion
The author proposes that much of the alienation and disillusionment towards religion that affects today's youth is second generational. Factors contributing to the youth's apathy toward religion are breakdown of authority, the Adventist identity, and refusal...