Author: Lester Devine

Rising through the ranks

As a businessman and a leader, George Thomas Chapman was “head and shoulders above the rest”.

Record Rewind: A formidable teacher

Mary Maud Smart had a tremendous impact on Adventist education over the course of her 46 years as a teacher, supervisor and “dreaded inspector”.

Record Rewind: A great revival

Len Minchin’s Week of Prayer at Avondale College in 1939 sparked a “a veritable 20th century Pentecost” throughout the entire Australasian Union Conference.

Record Rewind: Our first missionary

On September 8, 1894, 22-year-old Fairley Masters sailed from Australia to become Australasia’s first overseas missionary.

Reuben Hare: Ultimate service-man

Pastor Hare served the Seventh-day Adventist Church for more than 47 years. His contribution to Australia’s emergency services during World War II were perhaps even more significant.

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