The Millerites firmly believed that Jesus Christ would return to earth on October 22, 1844. When the second coming did not occur, many were disillusioned and abandoned belief in a literal second advent. Some ex-Millerites, though, went back to studying th
In the end, it seemed fitting that an archivist—in this case, David Trim of the Seventh-day Adventist world church—would encapsulate two days of presentations reflecting on the 150 years since the denomination's formal organisation.
In a replica of the meeting house where Seventh-day Adventist Church pioneer and prophet Ellen White once spoke for 10 hours on the Great Controversy, world church leaders met Friday (April 12) to commemorate the Church’s 150th anniversary.