Albert Armstrong was a pioneering evangelist and pastor in Great Britain, where he served for 56 years.
Herbert Walter Armstrong was a pioneering pastor in Great Britain.
Edwin E. Barnes, organist, choir director, composer, and singer with a sonorous bass voice, was a pioneer in early Seventh-day Adventist music education and hymnody. He was born in Shirley, Southampton, England, on March 15, 1864, the son of Samuel and Sarah Barnes.
Henry Barron and his brother, Richard (Dick), were nationally noted for their work as evangelists and singers in the Seventh-day Adventist church from the 1950s to the early 1970s.
Richard (Dick) Barron and his brother, Henry, were nationally noted for their work as evangelists and singers in the Seventh-day Adventist church from the 1950s to the early 1970s. While both were soloists, they were widely known as the Barron Brothers, highly regarded for the warmth and beauty of their duets.
Cecil Warren Becker was professor of organ and church organist at Andrews University from 1959 to 1995.
Franklin E. Belden was the most prolific writer of hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist church, and was prominent in various facets of the church’s publishing work.
Oliver S. Beltz was among the most influential musicians in the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the twentieth century.
Inez Booth was the first full-time music teacher at Oakwood College (now a university) and her 44 years of teaching there is a record in service at one school unequaled by any other music teacher at an Adventist college or university.
Brad Braley and Olive Rogers Braley, household names to listeners of the Voice of Prophecy (VOP) broadcasts in the middle decades of the 20th century, were known for their duets on organ and piano. Brad was organist and accompanist for the VOP for nearly nineteen years. Olive assisted on piano and gave readings.
Charles L. Brooks was a pastor, educator, departmental administrator, and acclaimed musician.
Marilyn Cotton, a lyric soprano, sang for Adventist television broadcasts from the early 1950s through the opening decade of the twenty-first century and was a featured soloist in countless evangelistic campaigns around the world.
Henry (Hendricus) de Fluiter was a singing evangelist and prolific writer of gospel music in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Ardella Vernell Delker, a vocal soloist and recording artist known professionally as Del Delker, was associated with the Voice of Prophecy radio broadcast and evangelistic ministry for more than fifty years.
Earth: Theater of the Universe was a multi-media presentation that used art, commentary, and music, to tell how Seventh-day Adventists view the biblical story of the plan of salvation, from the fall of Lucifer to the restoration of God’s kingdom. The presentation was created in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Richard Lange, an evangelist, who as early as the mid-1950s, while working as a minister in the Texico Conference, had envisioned a program that would vividly portray the story of salvation as it was unfolding on Earth. When Lange became acquainted with Bill Wiley, a Christian businessperson who helped raise the funding for the project, the two combined their ideas and resources, and the concept began to become a reality.
Robert Elden Edwards, an ordained minister and author of five books, served for the longest period as a member of the Voice of Prophecy King's Heralds quartet. He was born in Kokomo, Indiana, on November 18, 1924, the younger of two sons of Lowell Adelbert and Josephine Thelma Cunnington Edwards. His father was a pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist church and mother was a teacher who would become a noted storyteller in the church and author of over two dozen books and numerous articles enjoyed by children and adults.
Faith for Today, a television ministry sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, became the first national religious telecast in North America within a few months of its first broadcast in New York City in 1950.1 Instead of making preaching its central feature, the ministry has for more than 70 years offered programming in a variety of formats intended to draw viewers to the gospel message by showing how it connects with contemporary issues.
Benjamin Glanzer was a pastor and singing evangelist whose service included four years as a member of the King’s Heralds Quartet and seven years with the Ministerial Association of the General Conference.
George William Greer taught voice and conducted choirs at several Adventist schools in an influential career especially noted for innovation and excellence in a cappella choral music.
Paul Hamel led the way in a transformation of the music program at Andrews University and thereby set a standard for Adventist colleges and universities in developing music education to meet the changing needs of the second half of the twentieth century.