Perspectives

Official Statements

From time to time, Seventh-day Adventists find it important to articulate their understanding of certain important topics in light of their understanding of biblical values and teachings. Below is a collection of these statements on issues ranging from religious freedom to assault weapons.

  1. A Statement of Consensus on Care for the Dying
  2. Activities With Elements of Competition
  3. Affirmation of Creation
  4. Affirmation of Family
  5. Birth Control
  6. Call for Peace
  7. Chemical Use, Abuse, and Dependency
  8. Child Sexual Abuse
  9. Confidence in the Spirit of Prophecy
  10. Consensus Statement on a Seventh-day Adventist Theology of Ordination
  11. Ethical Considerations Regarding Human Cloning
  12. Family Violence
  13. Gambling
  14. Healthy Living
  15. Historic Stand for Temperance Principles
  16. Holy Scriptures
  17. Home and Family
  18. Homelessness and Poverty
  19. Homosexuality
  20. How Seventh-day Adventists View Roman Catholicism
  21. Immunization
  22. Literacy
  23. Marriage
  24. Meeting the Challenges of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  25. Operating Principles for Health-Care Institutions
  26. Our belief about Children
  27. Pornography
  28. Racism
  29. Religious Freedom
  30. Religious Minorities and Religious Freedom
  31. Same-sex Unions
  32. Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education
  33. Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Music
  34. Sexual Behavior
  35. Smoking and Ethics
  36. Spiritual Renewal Impacts Social Change
  37. Statement of Confidence in the Writings of Ellen G. White
  38. Statement of Tithe and its Destination
  39. Statement on Abuse and Family Violence
  40. Statement on AIDS
  41. Statement on the Biblical View of Unborn Life and its Implications for Abortion
  42. Statement on Transgenderism
  43. Stewardship of the Environment
  44. Well-being and Value of Children
  45. Women’s Issues