Adventist History Podcast
This is the story of the founding of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
info_outline The 1919 Bible Conference, part 4 07/23/2019
The 1919 Bible Conference, part 4 If you want to read more about somewhat recent discussions of Adventists and inspiration, you can start here (In this episode, we finish up our quartet of episodes focusing on the 1919 Bible Conference by looking at the issue of the inspiration of Ellen White.
info_outline Special Episode - Protest and Progress 07/18/2019
Special Episode - Protest and Progress In this sponsored episode, Matthew talks about Calvin Rock's book: “Protest and Progress: Black Seventh-day Adventist Leadership and the Push for Parity.” Listen to the end for a special promo code to save 5% on purchase of the book at Andrews University Press (it's cheaper than on Amazon!)
info_outline Special Episode - GoYe - The Adventist Board Game 07/04/2019
Special Episode - GoYe - The Adventist Board Game Matthew chats with Kyle Morrison, an Aussie Adventist pastor who developed an Adventist board game where you try to colonize the world with Adventism until Jesus comes. Basically... it's real life.
info_outline Interview - Kevin Burton and the Buck's Bridge Painting 06/15/2019
Interview - Kevin Burton and the Buck's Bridge Painting Matthew interviews Kevin Burton, a PhD candidate (abd) at Florida State University whose dissertation focuses on Millerite and sabbatarian abolitionists. He's in New York doing fantastic research when he made a providential discovery: an elusive painting from the late 1800s of one of the first SDA churches.
info_outline The 1919 Bible Conference, part 2 05/22/2019
The 1919 Bible Conference, part 2 In this episode, we keep talking about the thing we talked about in the last episode: the 1919 Bible Conference in the context of a crisis of Adventist identity. Unlike the last episode, we actually dive into some of the conversation at the conference. But like the last episode, we leave the party way too early.
info_outline The 1919 Bible Conference, part 1 04/23/2019
The 1919 Bible Conference, part 1 In this episode, we begin our discussion of the pivotal 1919 Bible Conference by strategically dancing around the actual Conference. We talk about how it began and how it ended, tantalizing the listen to find out what delicious creaminess lies at its center.
info_outline The Protestant Civil War, part 2 03/22/2019
The Protestant Civil War, part 2 In this episode, we finish our two-part discussion of how the world was changing in the early twentieth century. We looked at historical criticism last time, and this time we spend the bulk of our time on evolution.
info_outline The Protestant Civil War, part 1 02/22/2019
The Protestant Civil War, part 1 In this episode, we talk about the massive cultural shift America goes through (along with the Western World) between the Civil War and the First World War. This cultural shift into modernism lays the groundwork for the Protestant Civil War between Liberals and Fundamentalists.
info_outline 48 - The Daily 09/22/2018
48 - The Daily In this episode, we talk about William Warren Prescott and his efforts to be both a smart and loyal Seventh-day Adventist. We'll discuss the revision of Ellen White's The Great Controversy and, of course, the less great controversy over "the daily."
info_outline 47 - Sunday in the Cities 08/22/2018
47 - Sunday in the Cities In this episode, we talk about the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 and Ellen White's great passion for cities. Also, we have sponsorship by The Haystack! We might as well talk about those meal-by-mail kits, too. You'll see.
info_outline Special Interview Episode: Steve Longi and Gregory Crosby 08/01/2018
Special Interview Episode: Steve Longi and Gregory Crosby In this special episode, I interview two producers, Steve Longi and Gregory Crosby, from the film Hacksaw Ridge about the film's subject: Adventist hero and conscientious objector Desmond Doss. They'll share their new book on Doss' early life and a bit about why they love him.
info_outline 40 - More Perfect Unions 01/22/2018
40 - More Perfect Unions In this episode, we take the scenic route to the historic 1901 General Conference. We begin in the ashes of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, then up to catch a bird's eye view of global mission, and then back in time to see the problems the church faced as it stumbled into the 20th century. You know, the usual.