Global Data on Church Members and Diet

In our last blog, we talked about the importance of the Health Message and the way people understand its purpose around the world: one of its key aspects is the emphasis on a clean and healthy diet. While the Adventist Church does not ban the eating of meat, many Adventists choose to adopt this lifestyle.…

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Global Data on Church Members and the Adventist Health Message

While the Adventist Church does not mandate a specific diet as a requirement for members, it does encourage a healthy diet. In fact, one of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs of the Adventist Church, states: “Along with adequate exercise and rest, we are to adopt the most healthful diet possible and abstain from the unclean foods identified…

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Childhood Adverse Experiences, Mental Health, and the Adventist Church

The issue of mental health has long been hidden in the darkness. A certain stigma—a negative one—has been associated with the topic, making it a social taboo. However, in the last few years, mental health advocates have been working hard to bring this topic into the public eye. Celebrities, athletes, and other public figures are,…

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