Misconceptions About the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Explained below are some of the common misconceptions or misunderstandings that people have about the Adventist Church. If you would like to clarify any views about Adventists, email the Communication Department.

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Do Adventists give and accept blood?
Do Adventists meet on Saturday just to be different?
Do Adventists promote alternative health remedies and diets above conventional medical treatments?
Do Adventists believe they need to do good works to go to heaven?
Do Adventists believe Ellen G. White and her writings to be as important as God and the Bible?
Do people have to be vegetarians to be Adventist?
Do Adventists believe that only 144,000 people will go to heaven and that they will only be Seventh-day Adventists?
Do Adventists consider themselves to be the only true, remnant church?
Do Adventists belong to a cult?
Do Adventists believe in a pre-determined date for the second coming of Jesus Christ?
Do Adventists dislike Catholic people?
Do Adventists have their own edition of the Bible called the Clear Word?
Do Adventists believe in the same things as Jehovah's Witnesses?