Health & Temperance

Updated: March 29, 2024


"The Church believes its responsibility to make Christ known to the world includes a moral obligation to preserve human dignity by promoting optimal levels of physical, mental, and spiritual health.

In addition to ministering to those who are ill, this responsibility extends to the prevention of disease through effective health education and leadership in promoting optimum health, free of tobacco, alcohol, other drugs, and unclean foods. Where possible, members shall be encouraged to follow a primarily vegetarian diet."

 - Paraphrased from the Seventh-day Adventist Church Manual, 19th Edition, pg. 93


Facts with Hope - Church Attendance and Death Rates


Facts with Hope - Investing in Prevention




Facts with Hope - Gratitude




Facts with Hope - Healthy Relationships




Reversing Type 2 Diabetes