In Adventist News: April-June 2021 (part 2)

North American Division publications recently included the following articles that may be of interest to Adventist educators. Enjoy reading!

In Adventist News June 17, 2021

Why Adventist Education? by George Knight with Cynthia Mendoza
While some within the Adventist church do not believe Adventist education is relevant or evangelistic, it has been proven to be life-changing in the hearts and minds of young people. This article elaborate on reasons for its existence.

Something Better by Michael Horton
This feature considers the mission and influence of Adventist education in the past, present, and future.

Through it All, Give Thanks! by Marlene Alvarez
Cultivate an attitude of gratitude, and you will find yourself blessed in many ways.

Educate to Thrive, Not Just Survive by Berit von Pohle
As stated by the director of education in the Pacific Union Conference, “While we cannot fully predict what will happen next and how it will impact our schools and our students, we believe that we are doing the work to which God calls us and for which God equips us. And our prayer for every student is that they will not only survive, they will thrive.”

Arizona Conference Education Department Launches “GRIP” for Middle School Students by Faith Hoyt
The GRIP (Gauge, Risk, Ignite, Pursue) process is helping students learn good decision-making skills within a spiritual framework.

Public Campus Ministries: The Untapped Mission Field by Debra Banks Cuadro
With an estimated 70-80% of Adventist college students attending non-Adventist institutions, Adventist Christian Fellowship and Public Campus Ministries provide ways for students to connect and reach out on their campuses.

Building a Strong Foundation by Angela Baerg
Raising children in an age of pandemics and social media is challenging, but “Adventist education can provide a safety net for students at all levels of learning as they make their way along the precarious tightrope of growing up in this era.”

The “Adventising” of Adventist Education: The Avondale Experiment — 1 by George R. Knight
From Knight’s book Lest We Forget, this article describes the goals undergirding the formation of Avondale School in the 1890s.


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