A Resource for Seventh-day Adventist Pioneer Writings
We are republishing Seventh-day Adventist pioneer material in response to the following counsel:
“Repeat the words of the pioneers in our work, who knew what it cost to search for the truth as for hidden treasure, and who labored to lay the foundation of our work.”
Ellen White, The Review and Herald, May 25, 1905
We invite you to browse our resources.
Don’t Miss the Following Important Notices.
Updated 5 January 2015
|NEW! 2014 Light Bearers Yearend Report Notices||
|NEW! Notice for Portuguese users||Para recursos em Português, visite a página do Centro White e da Biblioteca dos Pioneiros Adventistas.|
|NEW! Pioneers on EGW app!||APL’s Pioneer collection is now on the EGW Writings free Windows 8.1 app for PC or tablet. The Windows 8 phone app, and similar ones for Android and iOS, are pending.|
|Pioneer Writings on CD-ROM||The latest edition of the pioneer writings is called Words of the Adventist Pioneers 2008 collection, and was released as part of the Ellen G. White Writings Comprehensive Research Edition CD-ROM. The disk has been in the ABCs, but check your local one for availability, as it could be out of stock. The ABC Online store is not currently listing it. See our CD-ROM page for the latest details. At present you may download the available collections with supporting software for a minimum $15 donation at the EGW Estate Donation page. You can also check out the new titles as well as the complete list of titles for the APL collection on the CD-ROM.|
|Pioneer Writings Online||The Words of the Adventist Pioneers collection is available online at www.EGWWritings.org. Look for the section entitled “Adventist Pioneer Library.” Go to our CD-ROM page for more information.|
|Pioneer Writings in Digital Audio, plus eBooks!||Selected writings of the pioneers are available in digital audio files that you can download free of charge. Visit AdventAudio.org to check on titles. You will also find pioneer e-books–virtually all the books and pamphlets in our collection!|
|Pioneer Books Reprinted||We are reprinting select pioneer books in the Adventist Pioneer Library Series. Go to our Books, Periodical, and CD-ROM page for more information.|
|Part of Light Bearers Ministry||Adventist Pioneer Library is now a service of Light Bearers Ministry! Our address and phone number reflect this affiliation. Reach Adventist Pioneer Library through Light Bearers number: (541) 988-3333, or toll-free (877) 585-1111 in the USA; leave a voice message for us if no one is available. Our web address and email will remain the same for the present. See more on Light Bearers Blog: October 2013 and April 2014.|
|Planned Exhibits||Visit our News page for our planned, upcoming exhibits.|
|User Comments||Check out a collection of comments by users of our resources.|
|2nd Edition Recent Authors||You may now download the 1995 collection of “Recent Authors” that was on our Second Edition CD-ROM, and access it with the FolioView software that comes with the Ellen G. White Writings CD-ROMs. This included works by Leon Cobb, Leslie Hardinge, Carsten Johnsen, David Lin, John Peters, and Virginia Steinweg. This will download as a PDF file, but you must replace the “.pdf” file extension with “.nfo” in order to open it with FolioViews. Right click this link to download (Macs: Control-Click), and save to a location that FolioViews can see (especially important in the Mac implementations of FolioViews). Don’t forget to replace the file extension as indicated above before trying to open it with FolioViews! Use the File>Open menu in FolioViews to locate and open the collection.You may find more information about Carsten Johnsen and his works at the web site dedicated to him.|
|Lest We Forget Periodical||The Lest We Forget periodical is available as free PDF download! Our back issues are scanned and uploaded to links on our Periodical page.
Publication of our periodical was suspended after Volume 12, Number 2. We still hope to reactivate it.
|Articles on Pioneer Women||We have an online list of articles on pioneer women in past issues of Lest We Forget.|
|Pioneer Research||We cannot do historical research for you!
Buy our CD-ROM or e-mail the Heritage Room at Del Webb Library of Loma Linda University for assistance. You may also contact the Center for Adventist Research at Andrews University.
|To Purchase Items||All sales are explained on our Feedback page.
The items we offer, the CD-ROM, the book, and the periodical, are handled by different vendors.
|Related Links||-For Light Bearers Ministry, go to the Light Bearers website.
-For Ellen G. White’s writings (multiple languages and formats, including ebooks and audio), go to the EGW Writings website; for information on Ellen White, go to the Ellen G. White Estate site.
-For downloadable digital audio files of Ellen White’s writings, visit EllenWhiteAudio.org.
-For downloadable digital audio files of other pioneer writings, visit AdventAudio.org.
-For access to thousands of SDA historical documents online, go to the “Online Document Archives” of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
-For access to other SDA historical documents online, go to the “Center for Adventist Research” of Andrews University, or the “Heritage Research Center” of the Loma Linda University Heritage Room.
-For Adventist pioneer historical buildings, locations, and other resources, go to the Adventist Heritage Ministry.
-For help in researching Adventist history, e-mail the Heritage Room at Del Webb Library of Loma Linda University, or e-mail the Center for Adventist Research at Andrews University.
-For Portuguese resources: Para recursos em Português, visite a página do Centro White e da Biblioteca dos Pioneiros Adventistas.
|Purpose||Calls to Republish the Pioneers
Why the Adventist Pioneer Library, aka APL, exists
|Gallery||A Gallery of Pioneer Pictures
Browse the pioneers’ pictures and biographical sketches
|History||A Chronology of APL
How the work of APL has developed since 1988
|CD-ROM||Words of the Adventist Pioneers 2008
A virtual library of over 60,000 pages of early Adventist writings
|Book||The Great Second Advent Movement
Eyewitness history of the SDA Church’s beginning
|Periodical||Lest We Forget
A publication highlighting the SDA pioneers
|Endorsements||Recommendations and Endorsements
How others see value in the pioneer resources we offer
|News||Latest News about APL
APL’s current activities, presentations, and materials
|Feedback||Give Us your Feedback
If you have questions, comments, orders or requests
Again and again I have been shown that the past experiences of God’s people are not to be counted as dead facts.
Ellen White, Letter 238, 1903 (PM, p. 175)
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