Adventist Education Matters

Adventists believe that the foundation of a strong, well-balanced character must coincide with the acquisition of academics.

Hence, the “first object of education is to direct our minds” and those of our children to God’s revelation of Himself (Matthew 6:22; Psalms 111:10; Proverbs 9:10; White, 1903/2002, Ed., p. 16, ¶4).

“True education… has to do with the whole being… It is the harmonious development of the physical, the mental, and the spiritual powers” (White, 1903/2002, Ed., p. 13, ¶1).

Such harmonious development is found in the study of God’s law, the Bible, nature, service to others and “useful occupation” (White, 1903/2002, Ed., p. 21, ¶3).