The stories of our Adventist past help us better understand our spiritual identity. By understanding our Adventist past we can sort through the myriad of ideas that are out there and focus on the core of what makes Adventism stand out as a significant movement.
This iFollow title presents a user-friendly introduction to Seventh-day Adventist history. Learn how the Seventh-day Adventist Church did not rise by accident but rather as a result of major influences that shaped and set the stage for the formation of the Church. Explore the Millerite awakening, Great Disappointment, development of the Sabbatarian movement, 1888 General Conference session, and 20th century challenges and mission.
Discovering Our Adventist Past will help you begin to sense God’s providential leading in our past, to better understand the present in which we live, and to be inspired with hope for God’s continued leading in the future.
About the Author
Michael W. Campbell, Ph.D., is assistant professor of Historical/Theological Studies at the Adventist International Institute for Advanced Studies (AIIAS) in Silang, Cavite, Philippines. Prior to this he was a pastor in Colorado and Kansas for five years.
He has published numerous articles in scholarly and denominational periodicals. He is married to Heidi Olson and they have two children, Emma and David.