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Seventh-day Adventists : An Introduction: Welcome

This guide provides information on the Seventh-day Adventist denomination. Find out about its emphasis on diet & health, promotion of religious liberty, distinctive teachings etc.

General Information

Welcome to this guide introducing Seventh-day Adventists (SDA). Who are Seventh-day Adventists? A Church? A Cult? Legalists? Vegetarians? This guide will help you to find answers to these questions and to become aquainted with your friends the Adventists. Get information about:

  •  Adventist churches and organizations all over the world
  •  The Adventist Health message
  •  SDA Hospitals
  •  SDA Elementary schools, colleges and universities
  • Community services and Relief Agencies

.....And much more.

AHU is a Seventh-day Adventist institution. A knowledge of the history and mission of the SDA Church will give a clearer and better understanding of our mission and purpose as a University.

What SDAs believe

Although the SDA Church is a branch of Protestant Christianity, Adventists are sometimes called "peculiar" because of their distinguishing characteristics and differences in doctrine and practice. Adventists view the church as a place for spiritual growth and nurture. The following link provides more information