Congregational Resources

The following resources are intended to support congregations in the APF Peace Church Network. This list will grow over time, so please share your most useful Adventist resources.

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Adventist Peace Radio

The following podcast episodes are especially relevant for congregations:

Episode 25: Intimate Partner Violence. René Drumm and Melissa Ponce Rodas about their research on domestic abuse and highlight denominational efforts to end such violence.

Episode 23: Church Of The Advent Hope. Todd Stout, Brooke Pierce, and Nicholas Zork share about their efforts to pursue God’s peace and justice in their local context, New York City.

Episode 11: Peacemaking In Charlottesville. Loal pastor Daniel Xisto is also co-president of IMPACT, an interfaith movement whose mission is to empower the faith community of greater Charlottesville, Virginia, to create significant social change.

Episode 4: Peace Church Network. Lisa Diller and Jeff Gang share about their congregational experiences as members of the PCN.


Articles & Blog Posts

Viewpoints Interview: Todd Leonard (Adventist Today, 30 Jan 2015). Pastor Todd Leonard discusses his congregation's efforts to embody God's peace.

Introduction: Peace Church Network Coordinator: Lisa Diller (APF blog, 25 Jan 2018).


Adventist Books

Church and Society, Missiological Challenges for the Seventh-day Adventist Church (Rudi Maier, ed., 2015)

Find additional books here.



Episode 2: Congregational Peacemaking. In this YouTube video, Jeff Boyd looks at a number of Adventist and other Christian books that are relevant for church-based peacemaking.