In Adventist News: July-September 2021 (part 1)

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

In Adventist News September 27, 2021

Pandemic Lemonade: Adventist Education’s Unexpected Silver Lining by Jay Wintermeyer
“Undeniably the past year challenged educators, parents and students alike. And yet, Adventist education across the Northwest has experienced many unexpected blessings despite the awkward learning environment this past year.”

The “Adventising” of Adventist Education: The Avondale Experiment — 2 by George R. Knight
As was shown in the planning of the Avondale school, “God leads His people step by step. He does not give all understanding at one time.”

The “Adventising” of Adventist Education: The Avondale Experiment — 3 by George R. Knight
Rather than be kept contained alongside secular subjects, Ellen White wrote that the Bible “must be made the groundwork and subject matter of education.”

3 Reasons Adventist Education Matters to Me by LaVonne Long
The author describes the importance of high academics, caring teachers, and a spiritual focus.

Teaching with Love by Peggy Caesar
To Margaret Lazarus, a rainmaker is someone who makes things happen. Read how she has lived this out in her career as an educator.

Education – Training for the Service of Christ by Debra Fryson
This feature discusses the history and mission of Adventist Education in the Southern Union Conference.

Feed My Lambs by R. Lee Richards
Faced with challenges and limitations, Adventist teachers, staff, and administrators rose to meet the challenge of Jesus to Peter, ensuring that students were “spiritually equipped, fed, and tended.”

Amazing Things Happening as School and Church Work Together in Portland, Maine by Donna Holland
By working together to provide transportation, a church and its closest Adventist school (25 miles away) grew enrollment both from within the church family and surrounding community. As a result, the church has 30 active Bible studies and many more interested community members.


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