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Center for Creative Ministry Work Featured in a New Book
The work of the Center for Creative Ministry appears in the new, second edition of the class book Seeking a Sanctuary by Bull and Lockhart. Just published by the Indiana University Press, the following is an excerpt of the material found on pages 331-332:

“Conducted principally by the Institute of Church Ministry at Andrews University and the Center for Creative Ministry, an independent but aligned research center in Nebraska, data on numerous aspects of Adventism, such as church growth, race relations, giving practices, voting behavior, attitudes toward Adventist standards, and the nature of converts and dropouts, burgeoned after the 1970s. As a result, the behavior and habits of Seventh-day Adventists became better known than those of the members of almost any other comparable denomination, and the social researchers who analyzed this material, Roger Dudley at the ICM, Monte Sahlin at the CCM, and others, such as Edwin Hernandez and V. Bailey Gillespie, produced perhaps the most enlightening studies on Adventism in any area, as the twentieth century drew to a close.”

INNOVATIONewsletter, January 2, 2007, The Center for Creative Ministry