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    A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventists Grade 9-Lifelong
    From the denomination's founding to the present, the reader is taken step-by-step through the development of the Seventh-day Adventist church. At the focal point is the missiological burden that literally propelled Adventism into every corner of the earth....

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    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle and Change in Adventist Education, Part I Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Has the leopard changed its spots? Why do Adventist schools now differ so dramatically from the earlier ones? What has been the nature of change in Adventist education? These questions repeatedly arose while Floyd Greenleaf was writing In...

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    A Heart Open to the Suffering of Others Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article follows the history of the Dutch-Paris Escape Line used during World War II to help Jews, Resisters, and downed Allied Aviators fleeing from from Nazi-occupied territories. The article unfolds the autobiography of the founder of this escape network,...

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    A Quick Guide to Adventist Resources on the Internet Grade 7-Lifelong
    This article aims to direct teachers to Seventh-day Adventist resources to use for their courses, lectures, or devotionals. Brief descriptions are paired with website links on various topics

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    A Star Gives Light Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A Star Gives Light: Seventh-day Adventist African American Heritage is the first resource of its kind designed to introduce K-12 schools to the very important role played by Blacks in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Realizing the magnitude...

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    A Time to Remember, A Call to Press On Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As the General Conference marks its 150th anniversary, the president of the world church issues a call to remember and a need to press on to the ultimate goal of redemptive history."

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    Academic Freedom in Theology Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Amorim discusses academic freedom in theology teaching and points to areas where theology professors and church administrators can better serve each other and the students who attend. This paper was presented at the 5th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Adventism in America - A History Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Written by Adventist scholars who felt a need to better establish and understand their denominational identity and the foundation of their theological beliefs, this book offers a comprehensive, nonapologetic history of the denomination."

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    Adventism in Quebec: The Dynamics of Rural Church Growth 1830-1910 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author "traces the instructive story of the precipitous rise and intermittent decline of Sabbatarian Adventism in rural southern Quebec. Originating out of the Millerite, or Second Advent, movement of the 1840s, the Sabbatarian wing of Adventism that...

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    Adventism on the Northwestern Frontier Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A well-written, well-documented, high-interest account of the spread of Adventism in a sparsely populated but fast-growing part of the American fontier. Characterized by life, vitality, conflict, excitement, and human interest, Adventism on the Northwestern...

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    Adventist Archives Grade 9-Lifelong
    Search all materials produced by the General Conference including magazines, books, original documents, images, dissertations, and more!

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    Adventist Church Heritage Simplified for Children Preschool-Lifelong
    Excellent resource for parents and teachers to help children understand our heritage as Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Adventist Education and the Apocalyptic Vision - Part I Grade 10-Lifelong
    First delivered as a keynote at the 2006 NAD Teachers Convention. In this first of two parts, Knight examined the apocalyptic imperative that inspired the rise of Adventism and the all-important relationship between that imperative and the rise and continuing...

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    Adventist Education Sermon - Moving Hearts and Minds Upward Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Drawing on the theme from the NAD 2012 Teacher Convention, Adventist educator Phil Kahler shares a sermon powerpoint.

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    Adventist Heritage Fun for Kids Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Activities to help children understand Adventist church heritage include a word jumble of pioneer names, and coloring pictures.

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    Adventist Heritage Week Four-Year Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This collection of pictures, stories, biographies, and study sheets was designed to be used during the Adventist Heritage Week each year, on a four year cycle. These materials would be useful for any study of Adventist pioneers or church history.

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    Adventist Heritage: Required or Optional? Tertiary
    This article focuses on mandating Adventist heritage education on the tertiary level as the first step in solving the problem of ignorance of Adventist students concerning the history of Adventism. The author examines why Adventist history should be taught,...

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    Adventist Historical Documents on the Web Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This initial collection of web documents or sites in English or Spanish focus on the history of Adventism and Millerism in the United States will be expanding. A service of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL).

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    Adventist Pioneer Library Grade 7-Lifelong
    A service of Light Bearers Ministry, the Adventist Pioneer Library republishes Seventh-day Adventist pioneer material. Browse their resources, including audiobooks, Ebooks, and videos. Materials are free, with donations accepted.

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    Adventist Pioneer Stories - Adventist Heritage Ministry Grade 3-Grade 8
    A collection of stories about Adventist pioneers such as William Miller, Charles Kinny, J.H. Laurence, Anna Knight, Serepta Henry, Lottie Blake, Percy Magan, Eva Dykes, Stukely church in Canada, and more.

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    Adventist Singing Heritage Song Book Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A collection of fifty early Adventist hymns with stories that illustrate Advent singing. Student edition available from Mid-America Union Office of Education.

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    Adventists in the 21st century Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Upon you, the young people, rests to a great extent the responsibility for the future witness of the church, whatever profession you are preparing for or are now engaged in."

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    An Introduction to Adventist Resources Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reference this article as a guide to the laybrinth of sources and materials available to teach or research Adventist history. Further, download the full bibliography of resources.

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    Ascension Robes and Other Millerite Fables Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE shows how writers of the time portrayed the Millerites in literature and drama. Ranging from far-fetched fables to sensitive portrayals, these stories show how the Millerite story gripped the country.

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    Autobiography of Joseph Bates Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The story first appeared as a series of fifty-one articles in The Youth's Instructor, a Seventh-day Adventist publication, between November 1858 and May 1863." Combined into a volume in 1868, Bates autobiography was again released in 1877 edited...

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    Behold, the Stone! John Byington and the Beginnings of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A biography of John Byington, the founder of the first Adventist school in America in 1853 and the first president of the General Conference. Martha Byington-Amadon, the first teacher, started what now constitutes the largest parochial school system in the...

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    Biblical Research Institute Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...

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    Bridegroom Cry or Babylon Call? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE shows how the Millerite movement grew in the maelstrom of reform sweeping the nation. Many of the Millerites, especially Joshua V. Himes, were involved with social issues of the day. However, when the message changed...

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    Can Education Be Adventist And Excellent, Too? Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article argues for excellence in Adventist schools, referring to the Bible, Ellen White's writings, early Adventist history, and current research on quality schooling. It outlines a Continuous Cycle-Of-Excellence Model including purposes/reasons, plans/resources,...

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    Center for Adventist Research Grade 3-Lifelong
    "The Center for Adventist Research is a leading documentary collection for the study of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, its predecessors and related groups, from the Millerite movement of the mid nineteenth century to the present. The Center holds publications...

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    Christian Experience Tertiary-Lifelong
    "William Foy was a black Freewill Baptist Millerite preacher who experienced two visions about the Second Coming of Christ and published this record of them in 1845. The pamphlet is significant in Adventist history because of the visions' similarities...

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    Church History Grade 5-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center has many books about the history of the Adventist Church, notable figures in Adventism, and general church history books including, but not limited to, the following titles: 1844 Made Simple; John Harvey Kellogg; A Brief History of...

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    Crucial Moments Grade 11-Lifelong
    This lively, easy-read narrative traces the hand of God in the growth of the Adventist movement. In stories that provoke and instruct, Benjamin Baker portrays the 12 most significant events in the history of Black Seventh-day Adventists.

    Out of print,...


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    Denominational History, Part 1: Tell It To The World Tertiary-Lifelong
    This continuing education study explores God's leading during the early development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Objectives of this study include: 1. Recognize the wide influence of the Millerite movement. 2. Explain how the Millerites arrived at the...

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    Denominational History, Part 2: Tell It To The World Tertiary-Lifelong
    This continuing education study looks at God's leading of His remnant people in fulfilling the gospel commission. Objectives of this study include: 1. Summarize factors that led believers to organize and choose a name. 2. Identify what constituted systematic...

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    Dialogue Editorial - Sesquicentennial Tertiary-Lifelong
    As the Seventh-day Adventist Church celebrates 150 years since its official founding, Beardsley-Hardy reflects on our history and mission.

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    Earliest Seventh-day Adventist Periodicals Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book reproduces the first doctrinal and apologetic publications of the small group of Sabbatarian Adventists who emerged from the Millerite movement. "The scholar's introduction by George R. Knight traces the historical development of the use of...

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    Early Advent Singing Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of 52 early Adventist hymns with stories from our heritage to illustrate each hymn.

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    ECE Be Like Jesus Companion 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....

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    Education for What? Thoughts on the Purpose and Identity of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Knight provides an overview of the general, spiritual, and apocalyptic goals of Adventist education. He notes that Ellen White emphasized the importance of focused Christian education for bringing change to our world. The focus that brings change requires...

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    Ellen White - The Journey of Faith Grade 7-Lifelong
    This unit's three modules, Meeting God, Listening to God and Walking with God," aim to unfold the authenticity of Ellen White’s walk with God." The in-depth study is ideal for personal use by teachers, or guided use with...

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    Ellen White, Visionary for Kids Grade 3-Grade 8
    Browse the archives of Visionary, a magazine "targeted for kids aged 8-14. It is filled with great stories, answers to questions about God, the Bible, living for Jesus, plus puzzles!" Issue titles include Love Under Fire; Gifted to Serve;...

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    Following in the Footsteps of the Pioneers Grade 5-Grade 6
    The author shares her experience of preparing 5th and 6th graders for an Adventist heritage themed Social Studies fair.

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    Forts, Legends, and Prophecy Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This is a cross-curricular integrated unit designed to be taught to juniors at the beginning of the school year (primarily because of the major field trip that takes place 2/3 of the way through the unit). Covering a time span of about 100 years and...

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    Foundations of the Seventh-day Adventist Message and Mission Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This description of the origins and basic theology of the Seventh-day Adventist church shows how the church has become one of the most widespread Protestant denominations."

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    Francisco Ramos Mexïa - The first modern Seventh-day Adventist? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Who is a Seventh-day Adventist? Simply put, one who keeps the seventh-day Sabbath and looks forward to the literal return of Jesus Christ in the near future. Of course, there are other fundamental beliefs a Seventh-day Adventist subscribes to, but these...

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    GC Archives & Statistics Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The General Conference Archives and Statistics Office manages the records center and archives of the Adventist denomination's world headquarters. The Adventist Organizational Directory and Yearbook Online, Adventist Archives with fully searchable historical...

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    GC Youth Department Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Youth Department facilitates and supports the ministry of the Adventist Church in winning, training, holding, and reclaiming its youth. It is to assist the world church in forming objectives, goals, and plans, and to provide training that will equip the...

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    God's Adventurers Grade 1-Grade 8
    This book features stories about William Miller, Joseph Bates, Ellen White, Uriah Smith, and others who were God's Adventurers. Some were grown up when they began their work for God; others were still young. Primary-aged children will discover that exciting...

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    God's Messenger Grade 1-Grade 12
    This White Estate website features 38 fully-developed lessons on 10 important topics that Adventist school students face in their daily lives. Each faith-building lesson integrates heart-warming Adventist pioneer stories along with Scripture and Ellen White's...

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    Heartwarming Stories of Adventist Pioneers Grade 3-Grade 8
    Perhaps you've heard the stories of the Adventist pioneers. However, these are the stories that are not often told. The stories that bring out the human nature of each one. None of them were perfect, but all of them did their best, by God's grace, to spread...

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    Helping Students Appreciate the Contributions of Minorities Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper...

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    Hermeneutics - Interpreting a 19th Century Prophet in the Space Age Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the role of hermeneutics in shaping an understanding of the Bible and the writings of Ellen White. It provides the rationale, objective rules, and appropriate times to apply hermeneutical practices. A NEW version is now available...

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    History Jeopardy - USA and Adventist Grade 9-Grade 12
    A powerpoint for a jeopardy game, as an example of how to integrate Adventist and U.S. history in a student-friendly way. This timeline will help students find answers. ...

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    I Have Fought a Good Fight - William Ellis Foy as a Millerite Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Here is the story of a forgotten Millerite who had a significant influence on the founders of Adventism."

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    In the Footsteps of the Pioneers Grade 5-Lifelong
    The essential guidebook for visiting Adventist heritage sites in New England. Included are directions, maps, and accompanying stories.

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    Introducing Sunnyside Grade 11-Lifelong
    Written by the author of Stories from Sunnyside, this short article gives the background and setting for the book.

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    J. N. Loughborough and the 3 Cent Silver Grade 1-Grade 6
    C. Mervyn Maxwell performs a one-man-drama, re-enacting the story of John and Mary Loughborough as John decided to give up his job to become an unpaid pastor. Listen, too, as he retells the adventures of James and Ellen White as they travel through the dead...

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    JAE Editorial: 'Being There' Brings Teaching Alive Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Beverly Rumble's editorial discusses the importance of on location study tours, both for the teacher and for the student. She shares her experience of taking part in a work bee at the William Miller property in New York and how visits to nearby areas made...

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    JAE Editorial: 1844-1984 -- Where Do We Fit In? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the 150th year after the Great Disappointment, this editorial addresses two crucial questions: What is my role? Where do I fit in? Each individual is challenged to consider the meaning of this important milestone. Articles in this anniversary issue include...

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    JAE Editorial: The Seventh-day Adventist Church's Sesquicentenary Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists was founded in May 1863, meaning 2013 marks our church's 150th birthday. The author proposes that, in honor of our founders, we offer courses on Adventist history or at least incorporate our heritage further...

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    JAE Editorial: The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Sesquicentenary 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Marking the 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this issue addresses use of Adventist heritage studies in the classroom. Articles include:
    Service: The Fourth Dimension in Adventist...

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    James S White - An Interdisciplinary Unit Grade 5-Grade 10
    James S White - A Founding Father - A Man of God "presents an interdisciplinary unit reviewing the life and work of James White. Activities are designed for small group use as well as individual projects... A short narrative of the unit can be...

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    James White - Innovator and Overcomer Grade 11-Lifelong
    In this new biography of one of the Seventh-day Adventist church's founders, author Gerald Wheeler looks at James White's personality, his family, his theology, his entrepreneurship - woven together in an intriguing story of a fascinating man.

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    Joseph Bates - The Real Founder of Seventh-day Adventism Grade 11-Lifelong
    This biography by historian George Knight makes use of previously unavailable sources, letters, and logbooks to shed new light on the first theologian and real founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, who gave his estate to the new Advent movement, and...

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    Laughter and Tears of the Pioneers Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of some of the best known Adventist pioneer stories.

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    Lest We Forget . . . The Total Historical Picture Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Much has happened over the last 160 years in our church and in our country. Since 1848, our church and our country have seen many changes and many firsts. Many events have challenged our very existence, but other events have shaped us in to what we are today."

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    Lest We Forget I Grade 7-Grade 10
    "Lest We Forget is a unit about the beginnings of our church's history. The men and women who, through the divine inspiration of God, helped establish the Seventh-day Adventist Church as we know it today will be introduced in this unit and several units...

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    Lest We Forget II Grade 7-Grade 10
    This article is the second of three forming a unit of study on Adventist church history. This unit provides an overview of people and events that were instrumental in the formal organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the mid 1800s.

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    Lest We Forget III Grade 7-Grade 10
    "The unit covers a very contentious time in our church's history. The General Conference of 1888 nearly split our church. However, by the grace of God, His power saw our church through. The thoughts of Righteousness by Faith versus Righteousness by Works...

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    Lest We Forget IV Grade 6-Grade 12
    "This unit covers a very contentious period in our church's history. Bringing the three angels' message to the Black people, especially in the South, presented many dangers and problems. Our church proceeded very slowly, causing grief to many. As you...

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    Life Incidents Tertiary-Lifelong
    This is a facsimile reprint of the autobiographical work authored by 47 year old James White, describing his early experience in becoming part of the Millerite movement and the developing Sabbatarian branch of that movement. Historian Jerry Moon provides background...

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    Memoirs of William Miller Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Originally published in 1853, Memoirs of William Miller still remains the most comprehensive biographical study of the founder of Adventism and the instigator of one of the most dramatic episodes in American religious history. Thus, the Adventist Classic...

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    Messenger of the Lord Grade 11-Lifelong
    This new, comprehensive study of Ellen White's life and her gift of prophecy provides a complete look at her ministry and the time in which she worked. In its pages, you will find yourself becoming personally acquainted with Mrs. White herself.

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    Miracles in my Life Grade 5-Lifelong
    A collection of eyewitness accounts written by pioneer historian John N. Loughborough (1832-1924). In this book he recalls God's leading in his life and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    New England Adventist Heritage Tours - Understanding the Roots of Adventism Tertiary
    As Seventh-day Adventist schools seek to incorporate appropriate field visits to strengthen various aspects of their curriculum, they must go beyond mere secular sites. They should challenge their students to discover their historic and foundational roots...

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    On Making 1844 Meaningful Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE shows how teachers can help make the events of 1844 meaningful to their students. Using a 'living' timeline to mark major historic periods and people, from creation to the end of time, teachers can show the events in...

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    Once Upon a Moment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary Journal of Adventist Education shares a teacher's classroom demonstration of how the Millerites must have felt on October 21, 1844. Slightly updated from the original article published in the Journal in 1985.

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    Once Upon a Moment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the 1985 JAE special child evangelism issue is the story of how a Bible teacher had her students experience the Great Disappointment.

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    Our Adventist Heritage - Stories, Activities, and Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Who are we as Adventists? Where have we come from, as a church? We know that it is by looking back that we can see how God has lead. Many years ago, the Atlantic Union Conference Teacher Bulletin produced a resource unit for teachers on Adventist History....

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    Parallel Timeline - Adventist, World & USA History, 1800 to 2008 Grade 7-Grade 12
    A parallel time line highlighting significant historical dates from the 18th-21st centuries in the areas of: United States history, World History, and the History of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Very user friendly.

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    Pathways of the Pioneers Grade 1-Lifelong
    117 captivating stories cover the exciting, troublesome, and difficult early years of the Seventh-day Adventist church from William Miller's ministry through the death of Ellen G. White. Valuable for classroom, home or church use for all ages. Free online,...

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    Pilgrimage Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A captivating and informative autobiography of Richard Hammill, second president of Andrews University and a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists."

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    Playing our Past - Six Adventist Heritage Plays Grade 1-Grade 10
    PLAYING OUR PAST is a series of plays about key events in Adventist history. They were written by the Canadian Union College Heritage Players: Eric Rajah, Producer; Keith Clouten, Script; Denise Dick Herr, Stage Production. These plays were published...

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    Script - We Shall See Our Lord a-Coming Preschool-Grade 8
    This play about our Adventist history is an hour long, and is written for preK-8 grade students to put on for a church service. The play is written to go with the 7th-8th grade Pathways reading book, “Heartwarming Stories of our Adventist Pioneers”...

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    Seeking Wisdom from the Past in Church History Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ciaverella looks at history to see how we can learn from the past. Some criteria is also given on how we can learn from the past.

    This paper was presented at the 31st Institute of Christian Teaching.


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    Stories from Sunnyside - Where it Began Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Stories from Sunnyside does not provide an explanatory framework of Ellen White’s prophetic role, nor a theological charter for argumentative debates. It recalls the narratives in the life of a person engrossed in the depth of God’s...

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    Tell it to the World Tertiary-Lifelong
    This popular history of the Great Second Advent Movement has now been revised and updated, but it still focuses on the people and events that led to the development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    Tell the World - Adventist History Film Grade 3-Lifelong
    Bring Adventist history to life with this professionally produced film. The six episodes, freely available online, begin with William Miller's discovery, continue through the Great Disappointment, and cover the guidance of Ellen White and others to the early church.

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    The Church and Military Service Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this article from the JAE special higher education issue, the question of the Christian's relationship to war and violence is discussed. The traditional position has been noncombatancy and a high respect for human life. The October 1972 Annual Council action...

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    The Church at Washington, New Hampshire Set Grade 5-Lifelong
    A Who's Who of Adventist pioneers. The church at Washington, New Hampshire might be regarded as the birthplace of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mark Ford's illustrated historical account is an inspiring record of God's leading in denominational history....

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    The Dynamics of Educational Expansion: A Lesson From Adventist History Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Forty-four years after the Great Disappointment, attitudes toward Christian education could be summed up in two words: caution and apathy. George Knight shares a historical overview of changing attitudes in Adventism toward Christian education. He traces factors...

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    The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mission. It’s the reason the Seventh-day Adventist church exists. Has education always been part of that mission? You may be surprised at the answer.

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    The Great Disappointment and the Hope of the Advent Yet to Come Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE gives historical background to the Millerite movement and shows aspects of our message through which we can reassure and give hope to our students. In addition to a brief sketch of Adventism's historical and escathalogical...

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    The Midnight Cry! William Miller and the End of the World Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The authoritative film documentary about a famous crisis in American religious history. For some amazing days in the fall of 1844, America was on the raw edge of its nerves. In the large cities of the Northeast, angry mobs chased worshipers out of their...

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    The Millerites - a Bibliography for Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Here's a synopsis of video, literary, historical and theological resources for Adventist history teachers. A useful reference tool, including a recommendation on the appropriate level for each.

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    The Missiological Roots of Adventist Higher Education and the Ongoing Tension Between Adventist Mission and Academic Vision Tertiary-Lifelong
    The birth of Seventh-day Adventist higher education [was] filled with tension between the missiological/theological goals of the ecclesiastical leaders who founded it and the academics who operated it. Both had something valuable to contribute, as Knight explores.

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    The Nurture of Faith in the Teaching of Denominational History Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lindsay discusses how studying denominational history can nurture the faith of the student. The teacher needs to go beyond the dates and names. They need to encourage their students to study Adventist church history in a candid and honest way, seeing where...

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    The Spirit of Sacrifice and Commitment of the Pioneers Grade 9-Lifelong
    This book captures the sacrifices our pioneers made as they put everything into the cause of spreading their love for Jesus.

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    The Writings of Ellen G White Tertiary-Lifelong
    Denis Fortin's lecture outlines and presentations for an Andrews University Seminary course are available for anyone wishing to study the topics.

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    They Had a World to Win Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author's late wife was Willie White's granddaughter and he has combined anecdotes collected at family reunions with careful research in this collection of biographies of Joseph Bates, James and Ellen White, J. N. Loughborough, Uriah Smith, William Miller,...

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    Timeline for Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Organized by year, we see a brief history and progress of Seventh-day Adventist education from 1853-2014.

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    Toward Gender-Inclusiveness in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article appeals for Adventist education to be gender-inclusive. This includes strategies, teaching materials, teaching practices, vocational awareness, and role modles. Adventist schools, committed to educating the whole person, must not follow modern...

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    Understanding History - Seventh-day Adventists and their Perspectives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "A knowledge of a Seventh-day Adventist understanding of history explains a great deal about the church and touches on many of the key conflicts and controversies that have affected, and currently affect, the church. Hence, it is topical for the...

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    Uriah Smith Upon the Swanee River Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE shows how and why the early Adventists wrote hymns to popular tunes, such as Swanee River. Most people could not read or understand music, but they had heard the popular tunes. Also, the popular music and the spiritual...

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    US Adventist Church Timeline Grade 9-Grade 12
    A time line showing Seventh-day Adventist church history in the context of the world of people, events, inventions, government business and transportation from 1848-1903.

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    W W Prescott - Forgotten Giant of Adventism's Second Generation Grade 11-Lifelong
    He started out as a journalist but was soon editing a successful newspaper. The call to shepherd Battle Creek College involved a major pay cut. But over time Prescott reshaped the church's educational system and politics.

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    W.C. White and Ellen G. White: The Relationship Between the Prophet and Her Son Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Was Ellen G. White manipulated by her son? An Adventist author explores the life of W. C. White to discover whether he dominated his mother's later years. The study includes a biography of W. C. White's first 60 years as the basis for reconstructing...

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    Washington NH Seventh-day Adventist Church and Sabbath Trail Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This church website links to the Washington Church history, photos and short biographies of Adventist pioneers connected to this first Adventist church (including the full text of the pioneer story, 'William and His Twenty-Two), details of the Washington Church...

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    What Heavenly Music Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A "collection of early Adventist hymns sung by the Andrews University Singers in the 1857 reconstructed meetinghouse in Battle Creek." Additional Adventist heritage collections include We Would See Jesus, I Love to Tell the Story and...

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    Why Do We Need Adventist History? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue posits that Adventist history is profitable for identity, interest, instruction, and insight. Historians are needed to insure the integrity of the process. Debunking is examined....

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    William and His Twenty-Two Grade 1-Grade 8
    Download the full text of this out of print book about a pioneer Adventist and his 22 children.

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    William Miller - The Man Behind the Story of 1844 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Miller's ideas on Bible prophecy and the imminent return of Jesus can be better understood in the context of a broad religious movement that emerged concurrently in Europe and the Americas during the first part of the 19th century. After the demise of...

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    William Miller and the Rise of Adventism Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE focuses on the life of William Miller. The author shares Miller's conversion story. In spite of his early mockery of preachers, Miller, later on in life, felt the call to study the Bible carefully. With only his concordance,...

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    Words of the Pioneers Grade 6-Lifelong
    Adventist Pioneer Library's collection of hundreds of thousands of pages of early Adventst writings. It is the only electronic source of most of these writings. Brief biographical sketches are available online...

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    Working with Teachers - Ellen G. White Estate Grade 3-Grade 12
    Download Adventist history teaching aids including pioneer stories and presentations about Ellen White's ministry, or explore a webquest. Then support other teachers by sharing your own resources with the Ellen G. White Estate.