An organization decades in the making, the Seventh-Day Adventist Church has evolved from a small group of like-minded Christians, with a handful of dominant personalities, including all but:


Under the guidance of Ellen and James White, the Church grew to 75,000 members by 1900, and operated colleges and academies, hospitals, and publishing houses. From the beginning, the Church spread their message by:


Ellen White wrote a book, and sales of this book are tied to the financial support of the growing Adventist schools:


Ellen G. White’s passing in 1915 meant the church faced new challenges, including how the church would continue without someone recognized as a living prophet. Perhaps the greatest challenge the church faced in an evolving world was:


Progressivism began to take a stronger hold after World War II, with more liberal Adventism emphasizing a different understanding of justification by faith. One of the more recent issues addressed was the ordination of women. This issue was:

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