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    The Ministry of Teaching Website Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "If you are looking to do something significant with your life then choosing teaching as a profession is the answer.... There are many pathways in the ministry of teaching." Avondale College developed this website to share teacher stories that inspire...

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    A Biblical and Missiological Framework for Cross-Cultural Mission - A Case Study of the Lobi Funeral Rites in Burkina Faso Tertiary-Lifelong
    This dissertation aims to address the issue that converted Lobi Seventh-day Adventists still valued traditional yet unbiblical funeral rites of passage. Interviews, observation and ethnographic research of funeral rites among the Lobi people of Burkina Faso...

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    A Missiological Study of the Phenomenon of Dual Allegiance in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Among the Yoruba People of Nigeria Tertiary-Lifelong
    Many Africans and members of other traditional societies of the world still hold to a supernaturalistic and spiritualistic worldview and practice. The purpose of this research was to study the causes, forms, meanings, and ramifications of dual allegiance among...

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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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    Adventist Education - An Inspiring Journey Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author tells how the division is fulfilling their mission statement: "To provide Adventist education that...

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    Adventist Health International Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health International is a global organization established by Loma Linda University Health. AHI is now serving as a mission hospital renewal and support system. AHI partners with both individuals and health systems to assist in providing professionals,...

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    Adventist Medical Mission in Botswana - Toward an Effective and Appropriate Model Tertiary-Lifelong
    Through history review and interviews, this qualitative research analyzes and compares the Adventist methods with those of other western-oriented Christian medical missions and traditional medical systems, thereby developing an alternative model for medical...

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    Adventist Mission Grade 9-Lifelong
    This site provides a wealth of articles, stories, children's activities, videos, a DVD, and other resources about Adventist missions and missionaries. Witness how God is improving lives through Adventist mission work around the world and in your neighborhood....

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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 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 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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    An Analysis of Adventist Mission Methods in Brazil in Relationship to a Christian Movement Ethos Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study aims to analyze the growth of the Adventist church in Brazil, thus looking into ways to sustain the development in the ever-changing context. This study employs Gailyn van Rheenen’s Missional Helix and intertwines theological reflection, cultural...

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    Asia-Pacific Division: Spiritual and Academic Vitality Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the Asia-Pacific Division (SSD). The regions include Sri Lanka, Manila, and Burma. Reports from colleges and universities include Myanmar Union Adventist Seminary, Lakpahana Adventist...

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    Attitudes and Problems Perceived in Adventist Mission Schools of Hong Kong Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Problem: In spite of the combined efforts of both the local churches and the schools, the church attendance of Seventh-day Adventist adolescents has been low. This present study was to identify the religious attitudes of current Adventist students...

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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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    Called to Lead, Nurture, Engage, and Serve in the Cities Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The author suggests we must ask and answer some questions about specific challenges in urban settings, including a re-examination of the funding structure of our Adventist educational system.

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    Cross-Cultural Management in Healthcare: A Case Study of Malamulo Hospital, a Seventh-Day Adventist Mission Hospital in Malawi, Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper examined the complexity of cross-cultural management in a Seventh-day Adventist mission hospital in Malawi and the effect of national and organizational culture on employee accountability, with the goal of expanding cross-cultural management capacity...

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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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    Directing Children to the Creator Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session in 2015. The author summarizes the ways God has blessed in education in the division for the last quinquennium, including the accreditation...

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    Educating Citizens for God's Kingdom Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Inter-American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session in 2015. The author summarizes advances in education in the division in the last quinquennium in the areas of Revival and Reformation,...

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    Education and Evangelization - One and the Same Mission Grade 7-Lifelong
    Basically, our denominational history is shaped by an almost inseparable mixture of evangelical mission coupled with our educational mission.

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    Education Report Card Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the North American Division (NAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Sessions 2015. The author summarizes the process in Adventist education in the division for the last quinquennium, such as the Blueprint film,...

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    Encouraging News from Difficult Places Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. In spite of challenges, God has been blessing in this division with enrollment gains and baptisms as a direct result of Adventist...

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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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    Global Adventist Internet Network - GAIN Tertiary-Lifelong
    GAiN is a community of Seventh-day Adventist technologists and communicators who connect to discuss the creative use of Internet technology in their work and in the lives of those whom they serve.

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    Globalization and Christian Spirituality - Implications for Adventist Higher Education Institutions Tertiary
    "The influence of globalization on contemporary life cannot be overemphasized. Its effects have been greatly felt in the continuing quest to maintain an authentic Christian spirituality. Seventh-day Adventist leaders and educators at Adventist institutions...

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    Great Challenges, Even Greater Opportunities Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author summarizes the ways God has blessed in education in the division for the last quinquennium, including accreditation...

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    Growth and New Opportunities Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the East-Central Africa Division (ECD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author summarizes the way God has blessed in education in the division for the last quinquennium, such as Biblical Foundations...

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    Immense Investment - Eternal Results Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Middle East and North Africa Union Mission (MENA) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The authorizes summarizes a more intense focus on evangelism based on meeting felt need in local communities....

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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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    JAE Editorial: A Heart for Mission in a World of Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author summarizes the goals set for Adventist education at the General Conference Session 2010 and highlights the progress made toward those goals. This issue is a special General Conference Edition. Articles in this edition include the following...

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    JAE Editorial: Of Many -- One People Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The vision of a 'finished work' shaped the early church's growing consciousness that its task embraced the variety of cultures and the world family. In 1985, the NAD curriculum committee adopted guidelines on multicultural awareness, which are featured in...

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    Leading Students to Christ Through Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Euro-Asia Division (ESD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session in 2015. The author summarizes the way God has blessed in education for the last quinquennium, such as a conference converted into an Adventist...

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    Mission First - Our Reason for Being Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. With anecdotes and news of what has been going on in Adventist education in the last quinquennium, the author summarizes...

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    Mission Offering – Giving in the North American Division Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of the study was to examine patterns of giving toward World Mission Offerings from a survey of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, the typical reasons for giving and barriers toward giving. Results suggested the need to make...

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    Mission Pilot Grade 9-Grade 12
    An adrenaline-pumping, honest, and sometimes humorous book about a man passionate to follow his Lord wherever he leads. David Gates survives jungles, hijacking, imprisonment, ambushes, poisonous snakes, and much more in this high flying adventure.

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    Mission Stories and the Adventist Future Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Adventist teachers find meaning and motivation in the collective story of Adventism. Adventists' relevance can be recaptured by affirming the narrative nature of the church's texts and traditions, especially for Adventist youth. A story that could inspire...

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    Missional Educational Leadership in Urban Settings Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Missionally minded educators are called to engage students, parents, and community members in a shared commitment to change…[which requires]: vision, contextualized behaviors, empowerment of students and others, intentional transformation, and God-honored commitment.”

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    Moats & Bridges - Mission-Driven Marketing for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Marketing is much more about experience than about product, more about relationships than about truth. The greatest challenge to Seventh-day Adventist education is our uncertainty about mission. Dick Duerksen suggests that leaders must make 'mission' choices...

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    Nurturing Hope for a New Generation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the South American Division (SAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author summarizes the way God has blessed projects in education in the division for the last quinquennium, such as enrollment...

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    Pioneer Medical Missionaries to China Grade 9-Lifelong New!!
    In 1903, doctors Bertha and Arthur Selmon courageously responded to God’s call.

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    Revival, Reformation, Discipleship, and Evangelism Grade 11-Lifelong
    "At its first Annual Council of world leaders of the church in October 2010, after the 85th General Conference Session in Atlanta, Georgia in July 2000, the world church prayed and planned together for the speedy finishing of God’s work to hasten...

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    Share the Mission Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download a colorful catalog designed for scholars to 1) learn about NAD Mission projects, and 2) respond by raising funds individually or by class/school to help one or more of five projects listed. Adventist World Radio shares the need for God pods; Hope...

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    Social Studies for Students of Developing Countries Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue explores how basic knowledge in the social sciences helps citizens in a global community to develop attitudes to make sound and independent judgments. Living in a state of constant...

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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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    Steady Growth and Improvement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author reports on growth at all educational levels in the division for the last quinquennium and also shares plans for the...

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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 Message and the Challenge of Evolution Tertiary-Lifelong
    Terreros talks about how evolution views origins, theistic evolution, creation and judgment, and five important implications of this trend toward theistic evolution for Seventh-day Adventists.

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    The Church - Knowing and Living Its Purpose Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The purpose of the church is to reveal God to the world, to be a classroom of discipleship training, to demonstrate how redeemed people live in community, and to partner with God in His mission."

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    The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mission. It’s the reason the Seventh-day Adventist church exists. Has education always been part of that mission? You may be surprised at the answer.

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    The Impact of African Caribbean Settlers on the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Britain 1952 – 2001 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this research is to examine the impact, which African Caribbean Settlers had on the British Seventh-day Adventist church from 1952-2001, and to determine what characterises Adventist mission in Britain and worldwide today. The research found...

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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 Missiological Roots of Adventist Higher Education and the Ongoing Tension Between Adventist Mission and Academic Vision Tertiary-Lifelong
    The birth of Seventh-day Adventist higher education [was] filled with tension between the missiological/theological goals of the ecclesiastical leaders who founded it and the academics who operated it. Both had something valuable to contribute, as Knight explores.

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    The Remnant in Revelation 12 and 14 and the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    Currently, the main theological challenge facing the Seventh-day Adventist Church is ecclesiological, mainly regarding its identity as a remnant; many have argued that such identification is triumphalist and exclusivist. Nevertheless, when analyzing Revelation...

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    The Role of the Holy Spirit in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation considers the work of the Holy Spirit in the school system ordained (set apart for a holy purpose) by God. The presentation focuses on the role of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Adventist educators and how they...

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    Towards a Missiological Model for Worldview Transformation among Adherents to African Traditional Religion in Yorubaland Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study sought to understand the influence of the traditional worldview on the pre-Christian practices of divination and sorcery among western Nigerians which Seventh-day Adventist mission serves, thus developing a model that would move the Yoruba Adventists...

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    Wholistic Quality in Values-based Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author summarizes the ways God has blessed in the division for the last quinquennium and enumerates goals for the future.

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    You Can Make a Difference - Global Missions Unit Grade 7-Grade 12
    A high school Christian witness and outreach unit including unit goals, instructional objectives, unit organization and evaluation, presentation ideas for teachers student awareness and outreach activities, skits and plays, quizzes, puzzles and games, and...