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. Literacy
  22. Marriage
  23. Meeting the Challenges of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  24. Operating Principles for Health-Care Institutions
  25. Our belief about Children
  26. Pornography
  27. Racism
  28. Religious Freedom
  29. Religious Minorities and Religious Freedom
  30. Same-sex Unions
  31. Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education
  32. Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Music
  33. Sexual Behavior
  34. Smoking and Ethics
  35. Spiritual Renewal Impacts Social Change
  36. Statement of Confidence in the Writings of Ellen G. White
  37. Statement of Tithe and its Destination
  38. Statement on Abuse and Family Violence
  39. Statement on AIDS
  40. Statement on the Biblical View of Unborn Life and its Implications for Abortion
  41. Statement on Transgenderism
  42. Stewardship of the Environment
  43. Well-being and Value of Children
  44. Women’s Issues