The Seventh-day Adventist Church, despite its small size in the 1890s, played a crucial role in Australia's constitutional development. It was instrumental in promoting religious freedom, setting a standard for future considerations on Indigenous people's recognition and rights.
Tracing the growth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's relationship with Australia's First Peoples, the journey has been marked by efforts for reconciliation, indigenous empowerment and leadership.
We Stand on Their Shoulders shows the different ways in which pastors have contributed to the growth, life and witness of the church, while upholding our belief in the “priesthood of all believers”.
The post-war era saw Adventists in Australasia helping war-stricken communities, aiding in rescue operations and demonstrating faith amidst hardship, underlining the Church's resilience and unity during challenging times.