In the book 'children Ministries Handbook' Author: Department of Children's Ministries, General Conference of SDA 'As a Church we believe our faith calls us to: 1. Uphold the principles of Christ for family relationships in which the self-respect dignity.. 2. Provide an atmosphere where children.... 3. Become thoroughly informed about sexual abuse and.... 4. Help ministers and lay leaders to recognize....' Q1: What is the meaning of 'as'? Q2: Is that a sentence or just a phrase? Q3: Could you paraphrase this please? Thanks in advance!!