North American Division Evangelism Institute (NADEI)
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Ed Schmidt
Errol McLean
Associate Director

Candy Clark
Programs Coordinator
Joel Edgar
Business Manager
Alice McIntyre
NAD Evangelism Institute
Academic Advisor

Andrea Pusey
NAD Evangelism Institute
Resource Center

Melzetta Ratteray-Mclean
Administrative Assistant
Sonia Schmidt
Administrative Assistant

Our mission
The NAD Evangelism Institute is the tangible expression of the Division’s commitment to inspire a love for evangelism in seminary students, pastors, and lay ministers. The Institute exists to contribute to the mission of reaching every person with the distinctive Christ-centered Adventist message of hope and wholeness.
How we serve
  • Theological Education and Seminary Support: Director and associate directors teach evangelism, church growth, lay empowerment, church planting, small groups, and other courses to pastors at the Seventh-day Adventist® Theological Seminary
  • Field Schools of Evangelism: Multiple field schools are organized and conducted each year to provide evangelistic experience and education for seminary students. NAD Evangelism Institute personnel conduct and/or supervise each field school event.
  • Equipping University—certificates for urban evangelism, campus, and other site outreach programs
  • Natural Church Development: Processing the Natural Church Development surveys for individual churches. Training pastors, lay pastors, and lay leaders in conducting surveys, interpreting survey results and implementing needed changes. 
  • Church Planting: Provide support and education in the area of church planting. 
  • Small Groups: Equipping workshops for a variety of small groups, discipleship, and spiritual formation workshops in the context of small groups

NAD Evangelism Institute Resource Center has a large quantity of books and materials (some in Spanish) available through their online store at Subject areas include:
  • Church Growth
  • Church Planting
  • Coaching
  • Evangelism
  • Leadership
  • Natural Church Development
  • Pastoral Resources 
  • Small Groups
Recurring events​
  • Equipping University Classes
  • Natural Church Development Training
  • Coach Trainings
  • SEEDS Church Planting Conferences
  • Small Group Trainings
  • Field Schools of Evangelism
Contact Information
Suite S303
4145 E Campus Circle Drive
Berrien Springs, MI 49104

T: 269.471.8303
T: 800.255.7568
F: 269.471.8324


North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
9705 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia, MD 21046-1565 USA
Telephone: 443-391-7200
Fax: 443-391-
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