ASTR brings together the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s past and present in order to inspire for the future

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This Week in Adventist History (June 2, 2023)

This week, we learn about the lives and work of Ruth and Louis Nielsen, Adventist educators, as well as about the 42nd General Conference Session, held…

ASTR - Episode 11

In our eleventh episode of "ASTR", we learn about the lives of Ruth and Louis Nielsen and about the 42nd General Conference Session, get an update from…

M150 Ep09 - Abram La Rue, First Missionary to China

This episode tells the remarkable story of Abram La Rue, self-supporting missionary first to Hawaii and then to Hong Kong - the first Adventist missionary…

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Studies on Unity and Governance

Studies and statements related to the subjects of unity and church governance, which were released by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, can be found here.

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Scholarship and Research

Here you can find resources related to human-subject research, historical research, and historical-theological research, as well as information on how to use our Archives and Library resources.

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Theology of Ordination

This set of subpages is the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s repository of official documents, various General Conference (GC) committee actions, resources, and links pertaining to ordination. Its purpose is to encourage productive study, reflection, and discussion as a global Church family.

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