April-June 2017


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Educating for Eternity

Education is front and center! It is the focus of a year-long series of conferences and church publications globally.

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​The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative

Christianity is primarily a mission movement. And the Seventh-day Adventist Church exists for only one reason: Mission, especially end-time mission as Planet Earth moves toward the long-awaited eschaton.

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​State of Adventist Education Report

This report about the state of Seventh-day Adventist education has the same aim as that of Nehemiah, when with trusted colleagues, he set out during the night on an inspection of the walls and burned gates of Jerusalem.

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CognitiveGenesis Cognitive and Non-cognitive Factors Contributing to Academic Success in Adventist Education

Following is an adaptation of Dr. Elissa Kido’s presentation to attendees at the 2016 LEAD Conference held October 5-7, 2016, in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A.

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The Divine Blueprint for Education ​A Devotional

This is a time for worship, not analysis. It is an occasion for looking past the unquestioned value of technical studies into the beyond, for the scope of education, especially Christian education, stretches across a vast plane of thought, intellectual and spiritual, where our path toward heaven sometimes leads us through thorns and thistles.

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​Increasing Student Access in K to 12 Education: A Challenge for Adventist Schools in the 21st Century

It’s truly an honor and privilege for me to talk about some of the challenges we face in Adventist Christian education and some of the opportunities we have to make a difference.

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​Strengthening Adventist Education in the North American Division— Recommendations for Educators

Choosing where their child will go to school is arguably one of the most important decisions parents make. This decision is bound not only with considerations for their children’s academic education, but also heavily complicated by factors such as worldview, peer influence, safety, and a myriad of other concerns that affect the child’s success in school.

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​Joining and Remaining: A Look at the Data on the Role of Adventist Education

Given the effort and the costs involved, Seventh-day Adventist parents sometimes wonder: “Does Adventist education truly make a difference? Do the benefits gained outweigh the expenditure? Is sending my child to the Adventist school an expense or an investment?”

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Reaching the World Through Technology

The extreme amount of information available and the incredible amount of data growth translate into a profound impact on our cultural and societal thinking. As individuals, it can be difficult for us to notice how much our thinking has changed, but when we think about how rapidly society has changed, the importance of data and the speed of that difference are more apparent.

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​“Educating for Eternity” The Waldensian Student Initiative

Waldensian Students, often the only Seventh-day Adventists in their respective universities, study in isolated and challenging environments. Yet they cheerfully and actively make friends, serve others, and allow their lives to be living channels of God’s grace and power.d

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​“College” for Cities and the Example of Mongolia Adventist Dormitory

Urbanization is becoming a global phenomenon as many people have recently moved from the countryside to large cities. We hear that about 50 percent of the world's population is living in large cities, and by the year 2050, this figure will increase to 75 percent.

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​Alternate Models for Achieving Adventist Educational Mission in Urban Education

We now face a conundrum in decisions for Adventist education. By 2014, 54 percent of Earth’s population had moved into cities worldwide in search of shelter, food, health care, jobs, and more. Once there, many found themselves embroiled in poverty and strife.

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