Posts with the category “adventist-heritage”
October 29th, 2022
A highly influential writer, scholar and administrator among Seventh-day Adventism’s second generation of leaders, William Warren Prescott served the church for a total of fifty-two years, holding num...
Ellet Joseph Waggoner
October 28th, 2022
Best known for his leading role in the “righteousness by faith” revival stemming from the 1888 General Conference session, E. J. Waggoner’s work as a lecturer, author, and editor has exerted a deep, l...
October 26th, 2022
Alonzo Trévier Jones was an evangelist, church administrator, prolific author and editor, and religious liberty advocate.Early Life (1850–1874)Alonzo Trévier Jones was born in Rockhill, Ohio on April ...
October 22nd, 2022
1821 - 1881James White was co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church along with his wife Ellen and Joseph Bates. He was the fifth of nine children, and in early years had such poor eyesight that ...
Ellen G. White
October 19th, 2022
Ellen Harmon was born in Gorham, Maine. Ellen and her family first heard William Miller preach in 1840. She was converted at a Methodist camp meeting that same year, and was baptized two years later.I...
Joseph Harvey Waggoner
October 18th, 2022
From https://www.aplib.org/biographical-sketches-of-the-pioneers/Though a man with little formal education, J. H. Waggoner was a giant in literary accomplishments, a master of Greek and Hebrew, a know...
October 17th, 2022
George Storrs (1796-1879)Born in New Hampshire, George Storrs was converted and joined the Congregational Church at the age of 19. He felt called to preach, and joined the Methodist ministry in 1825 t...
October 16th, 2022
T. M. Preble was a Freewill Baptist minister of New Hampshire, and Millerite preacher. He accepted the Sabbath in the middle of 1844 (perhaps from Mrs. Rachel Oakes or someone else in Washington, New ...
October 16th, 2022
Uriah Smith was a gifted church leader—a teacher, writer, editor, poet, hymn writer, inventor, and engraver. His family were Millerite Adventists, so at age 12 he experienced the 1844 disappointment. ...
October 15th, 2022
William Miller had a strong religious background, but he became attached to the wrong “crowd”. His friends set aside the Bible and had vague ideas about God and His personality. When Miller was thirty...
October 14th, 2022
John Norton Loughborough’s seventy-two years of ministry as a pioneering evangelist, missionary, author, organizer, and administrator had a major impact on the shaping Seventh-day Adventism.Early Life...
October 13th, 2022
Stephen Nelson Haskell exerted leadership in almost every aspect of the early Seventh-day Adventist Church, including publishing ministry, world missions, urban evangelism, and conference administrati...
October 12th, 2022
Charles Fitch was a prominent New England clergyman who became a leading figure in the Millerite movement and thereby linked the Second Great Awakening’s currents of revival and social reform with Adv...
October 11th, 2022
Crosier (or Crozier), Owen Russell Loomis (1820-1912). Millerite preacher and early expositor of the *sanctuary doctrine. Born in Ontario County, New York, Crosier received ministerial training at the...
October 10th, 2022
Merritt Eaton Cornell was a tent evangelist, leading debater, and author of five doctrinal books.Early LifeMerritt Eaton Cornell was born in Chili, New York, on January 29, 1827. While not much is kno...
October 9th, 2022
You may have heard about John Byington as the first president of the Seventh-day Adventist church but you may not be as familiar with his deep involvement with the abolitionist movement.Early LifeJohn...
October 7th, 2022
Daniel T. Bourdeau was a pioneer pastor-evangelist in northern Vermont, among French-speaking communities in Canada and the American Midwest, in California, and in Europe.Pioneer EvangelismRaised in a...
October 4th, 2022
Sylvester Bliss(1814-1863)Sylvester Bliss was the ablest of the Millerite editors. He was first assistant editor, then editor, of the Millerite journal The Signs of the Times. He was a Congregationali...
October 3rd, 2022
Joseph Bates is a very important figure in the development of the Seventh-day Adventist church. His story is remarkable and I would highly recommend reading his autobiography.Here is a brief sketch of...
John Nevins Andrews
October 2nd, 2022
John Nevins Andrews (1829-1883)John Andrews is one of the most well known of the Adventist Pioneers. His passion for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ was truly incredible. He was an avid Bible stu...
Adventist Heritage Month Begins
September 30th, 2022
During the month of October we are going to spend some time highlighting the lives of some of the men and women who have gone before us and laid the foundation for the Seventh-day Adventist church.Ple...