Vitality

When the Creator breathed the breath of life into the nostrils of Earth’s first parents, the act of giving human life was the culmination of a larger scope of work. An environment was first created that would stimulate all of the human senses. Each day we encounter sights, sounds, tastes and smells, we discover that repeated encounters don’t exhaust their wonder.

Human minds from the greatest to the most simple are constantly stretched in the attempt to understand our universe. Creation provided an abundance of food. Our nutritional needs were not merely supplied, but eating would form the context for joy and fellowship.

Relationships of love and mutual respect have always been a part of our Creators plan for us as well. In the harmonious balance between a healthy mind, a strong body and meaningful relationships that result in a joyful spirit, Seventh-day Adventists see vitality at its best.

Of course we live in a world that has broken away from fully reflecting the Creator's original design. The gap between where we were meant to be and where we find our world and ourselves is what we call sin.

The good news is that the same power that created our world created a solution to the problem of sin: Jesus. He is the one who said, “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10). 

Seventh-day Adventists believe that while we live in a broken world we can still have lives that reflect vitality.

You are invited to learn more about what we understand to be the purpose of a healthy body, an enlightened mind and a joyful spirit that is reflected in healthy relationships.


Children
Children

Building a whole life from the beginning

Jesus made a profound statement about children when He told His disciples, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs”

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Youth
Youth

Remember your Creator

The Seventh-day Adventist Church began like a Silicon Valley start-up—led by young people with vision and passion for a cause.

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Women
Women

In the image of God

During Jesus’ ministry on earth, He valued the contributions of women and elevated their status.

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Family
Family

God’s love illustrated

Throughout history families have formed the basic unit of society. Seventh-day Adventist author and church co-founder Ellen White wrote: “The family tie is the closest, the most tender and sacred, of any on earth.”

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Education
Education

Teaching a whole life for a lifetime

When it comes to learning, our multifaceted lives require a multifaceted approach, and Adventists aim to provide the complete package. Education is not only about learning for the sake of intellectual growth.

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Health
Health

Living a healthful life

Seventh-day Adventists believe God calls us to care for our bodies, treating them with the respect a divine creation deserves.

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Our beliefs

Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.

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