Breakout Sessions

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Breakout Session 1

Tithing, Commitment and Retention of Members: Demographic Challenges Revealed in Research in Australia, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the United States

by Robert McIver

Overview of Previous Research
by ASTR Team

Holding on to Their Faith: The Lived Experiences of SDA Church Members in SSD
by Arceli H.Rosario & Susa B. Opao

Breakout Session 1 – Audio

Breakout Session 2

The Family as a Mediating Factor in Retaining Members
by Willie Oliver & Elaine Oliver

Correlates of Perceived Emotional/Verbal and Spiritual Abuse of Adult Children of Pastors
by Duane McBride

Discipleship, Nurture, and Retention of Single Parents in Black Adventism
by Jonathan Thompson

Breakout Session 3

Do ‘Science Issues’ Classes Strengthen Faith?
by Keith Snyder

Breakout Session 4

Right in Our Own Backyard: The Role of Volunteering on Church Attendance and Retention among Seventh-­‐day Adventist Faculty and Staff
by John Gavin Curtis VanderWaal & William Ellis

Toward a Coherent Knowledge Base on Church Retention and Engagement - Document 1
by Paul Brantley

Toward a Coherent Knowledge Base on Church Retention and Engagement - Document 2
by Paul Brantley

Conversion, Community, and Caregenuity
by James Park

Breakout Session 5

Nurturing the Church through Small Groups: Why is it so Important?
by Walter Alana
Retaining through Hospitality: A Ministry of Small Groups
by Heather-­Dawn Small

Breakout Session 6

Reclaiming and Nurturing the Health of our Youth
by Maxine Garvey
Perceptions of Health Behaviors by Seventh-­day Adventist Undergraduate Students
by Alina Baltazar

Breakout Session 7

John Wesley’s Small Group Ministry: A Membership Retention and Discipleship Model for the Seventh-­day Adventist Church
by Robert Osei-­Bonsu
Participating in a Compelling Purpose: Discipleship’s Connection to the Eschatological Mission and Identity of the Seventh-­day Adventists Church
by Gavin Anthony

Breakout Session 8

Before and Beyond Baptism: An Investigation into the Relationship between Current Baptismal Beliefs and Practices, Christian Maturity, and Commitment to the Core Seventh-­day Adventist Beliefs of Church Members within the South Pacific Division
by Barbara Fisher
‘Not every believer is the same; Is profiling possible?’ Why people turn their back at the Adventist church. A case study of the Netherlands - Document 1
by Andre Staal
‘Not every believer is the same; Is profiling possible?’ Why people turn their back at the Adventist church. A case study of the Netherlands - Document 2
by Andre Staal
Breakout Session 8 – Audio

Breakout Session 9

Strategic Planning Implications for All Age Groups As Revealed In Multiple International Young Adult Focus Groups - Document 1
by Larry Evans
Strategic Planning Implications for All Age Groups As Revealed In Multiple International Young Adult Focus Groups - Document 2
by Larry Evans
Soul Conservation in a Growing Church
by Javan Kamanutsi Harelimana

Breakout Session 10

Nurture, Disciple & Retain—‘And When He is Old He Will Not Depart from It’ - Document 1
by Anne-­May Wollan
Nurture, Disciple & Retain—‘And When He is Old He Will Not Depart from It’ - Document 2
by Anne-­May Wollan
Nurture, Disciple & Retain—‘And When He is Old He Will Not Depart from It’ - Document 3
by Anne-­May Wollan
Retention of Youth into Adulthood within the Church
by Barry Gane
Together: Intergenerational Relationships and Discipleship
by Bonita Shields, Kathleen Beagles & Erica Jones
Breakout Session 10 – Audio

Breakout Session 11

Growing the Church Across Generations—A Model for Education - Document 1
by Cheryl Des Jarlais
Growing the Church Across Generations—A Model for Education - Document 2
by Cheryl Des Jarlais
Growing the Church Across Generations—A Model for Education - Document 3
by Cheryl Des Jarlais
Growing the Church Across Generations—A Model for Education - Document 4
by Cheryl Des Jarlais
First & Second Generation Hispanics/Latinos and Church Life: The Re (tension) Factor
by Carlos Parra & Sara Bernal
Internalization of Distinctive Religious Practices is Associated with Increased Well-­Being
by Karl Bailey

Breakout Session 12

Disciple-­Making through Teaching
by MinHo Joo
The Role of Methodical Bible Study in Discipleship
by Maria Ovando-­Gibson

Breakout Session 13

Scripture and Prayer in Christian Education–Nurturing, Discipleship, and Retention
by Adrienne Royo