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Paper presented at 2015 Andrews Research Conference: Early Career Researchers in the Social Sciences. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, May 14, 2015
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


Adventism through Millennials' Eyes

Adventist Review, 2 May 2015
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen

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The Beyond Beliefs Study: What do Millennial Young Adults really think of the Church's Official Beliefs?  Do they even know what they are?

Paper presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Conference, 13 March 2015
Jan A. Sigvartsen, Paul B. Petersen, and Leanne M. Sigvartsen


Beyond Beliefs Study Surveys What Millennials Really Think of the 28

Spectrum Magazine, 3 March 2015
Alita Byrd
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Researcher Jan Åge Sigvartsen talks to Alita Byrd about a major research project at Andrews University, and plans to expand the survey to Adventist young people around the world. 


Perspective: Michiana Adventist Forum Presents Panel Discussion on the Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church.  

Spectrum Magazine, 27 February 2015
Scott Moncrief
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Hear this Panel Discussion

On Saturday, February 21, the Michiana Adventist Forum held a panel discussion on the campus of Andrews University entitled, “The Millennial Generation and the Adventist Church.” Beyond Belief researchers Leanne Sigvartsen and Jan Sigvartsen were panel members.  This article below is a summary of the panel and audience discussion. 


Millennial Young Adults and their Responses to the Ordination of Women within the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Paper presented at the 11th Annual Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2015
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


Beyond Beliefs 2 - Ordination of Women

Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen
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Poster presented at the:
  • 6th Annual Andrews University Celebration of Research, October 2014;

  • ASRS Conference, November 21, 2014;

  • ATS Conference November 22, 2014;

  • and the 11th Annual Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2015


Millennial Young Adults and their Responses to the Creation Fundamental

Paper presented at the 11th Annual Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2015
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


Beyond Beliefs 2 - Creation

Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen
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Poster presented at the:
  • 6th Annual Andrews University Celebration of Research, October 2014;

  • ASRS Conference, November 21, 2014;

  • ATS Conference November 22, 2014;

  • and the 11th Annual Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2015


Beyond Beliefs - What Millennial Young Adults really think of the 28 Beliefs of Adventism

Paper presented at the Andrews University Faculty Institute, August 2014
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


Adventism at the Crossroads: Adventist Identity and Eschatology - Panel Discussion

Panel Presentation at the Spring Sumposium of the Adventist Theological Society, April 2014
Jan A. Sigvartsen panel participant
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Seventh-day Adventist Identity among Millennial Young Adults

Paper presentation at the Spring Sumposium of the Adventist Theological Society, April 2014
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


The Beyond Beliefs Study - Cohort 1: An investigation into the Knowledge and Attitudes Young Adults have towards the 28 Beliefs of Adventism

Paper presented at the 10th Annual Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2014
Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen


The Beyond Beliefs Research Project - Cohort 1

Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen
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Poster presented at the:
  • 5th annual Andrews University Celebration of Research, October 2013;
  • ASRS Conference, 22 November 2013;
  • ATS Conference 23 November 2013;
  • and the 10th Annual SDA Theological Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2014

Millennial Young Adult Perspectives relating to early baptism in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Leanne M. Sigvartsen, Jan A. Sigvartsen, and Paul B. Petersen
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Poster presented at the:
  • 5th annual Andrews University Celebration of Research, October 2013;
  • ASRS Conference, 22 November 2013;
  • ATS Conference 23 November 2013;
  • and the 10th Annual SDA Theological Seminary Scholarship Symposium, February 2014