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​John Ellis Tenney was a professor at Battle Creek College and principal of Southern Training School (forerunner of Southern Adventist University).

​Haroldo Morán Tenorio was a pastor, administrator, department leader, evangelist, and speaker of the La Voz de la Esperanza (The Voice of Hope) program in Peru.

​The Texas Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church within the Southwestern Union Conference.

Thang Pu was a primary school teacher, active ordained pastor, executive secretary, treasurer, district leader, and mission president.

Do Za Thang was a pastor and church administrator from Myanmar.

​Deep Bahadur Thapa served the Seventh-Day Adventist Church as the first Nepali ordained minister and pioneer evangelist, along with his wife, Miron Bala Pandit, a nurse, in Nepal and other parts of northern India, Southern Asia Division.

​Sarah Jane Thayer, better known as Jennie, was part of the first generation of children to be raised as Sabbath-keeping Adventists and the second generation of Adventist pioneers. She held offices in the International Tract and Missionary Society, traveled to England on behalf of the denomination, and was the first editor of the Atlantic Union Gleaner.

The Adventist Foundation for Education, an institution of the Haitian Union Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, promotes and supports the overall development of the Adventist schools network in Haiti and the Haitian community’s schools in general.

The Adventist Youth Organization (AYO) started in the Kisiiland of Western Kenya in the late 1960s. It made a huge impact on the Adventist church in Kenya. AYO started in the late 1960s and continued until 2001.

The American Sabbath Union was an interdenominational religious body promoting the enactment and enforcement of strict Sunday legislation. Its leading spokesperson frequently attacked Seventh-day Adventists, and the legislation they promoted drew Adventists into the arena of political agitation.

​Opened in Melbourne, Australia, in 1892, the Australasian Bible School was the forerunner of the Australasian Missionary College, which opened in Cooranbong, NSW, in 1897.

​The Gleaner, reporting primarily on the sales of literature evangelists, was circulated for only three years, from January 1895 to June 1896, and in its printed form from July 1896 (volume 1, number 1) to December 1897 (volume 2, number 6,).

The Christian Educator was a monthly periodical devoted to the philosophy and methods of education in Seventh-day Adventist homes, elementary schools, academies and colleges. It was produced under the aegis of the General Conference Education Department and printed at the Review and Herald Publishing Company, Battle Creek, Michigan.

Ancestral veneration in Tanzania cuts cross World Religions: Christianity, Islam and African Traditional Religion. Church programs on nurture and retention seek to teach new members how to abstain from forms of ancestral veneration present in their communities.

The Helping Hand Mission (1898-1907) in Melbourne was a charitable enterprise that benefited the poor and needy as a result of efforts by the Seventh-day Adventist church members.

The Bakonzo are part of the Bantu people who are found in East, Central and Southern Africa. They predominantly live around and on the slopes of Mount Rwenzori in western Uganda; and they are the same people with the Banande of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in North Kivu Province. They are one in culture: Language, food, customs and social behavior. They are referred to differently in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the colonialists who ruled Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the second half of the 19th century and in the first half of the 20th century. Uganda was colonized by the British while the Democratic Republic of Congo was colonized by the Belgians. The collective name for both the Bakonzo and Banande is Abayira and their language is Oluyira. Therefore, Bakonzo, Banande, and Abayira refer to the same people.

Practiced by more than 7 million people, indigenous religion burial services differ greatly among the tribes of Tanzania; however, in all tribes the dead are alive in a way that they hear, see, and are able to cause pain, suffering, or happiness to the bereaved. Faithful Adventists continue facing problems from the community because they reject the indigenous beliefs.

The Kuria live in Tarime district of northern Tanzania. Like other African tribes they have particular cultural practices, which include circumcision for males and genital mutilation for females. Circumcision is removal of the foreskin of the male sexual organ and the partial or complete removal of the clitoris or labia for females. This practice is done as an initiation rite into adulthood. Any youth who did not undergo this rite was despised and called murisya, if male, or mosagane, if female. Children of uncircumcised mothers were considered a curse and would be killed or sent away from the land while the mother herself was to be expelled from the area because she was regarded as a curse and could rarely be married.

​In 1930 the Home Missions Department of the Australasian Division issued the first four numbers of a new paper titled The Interpreter of the Times.

The Journal of Adventist Education® (JAE) is a professional, peer-reviewed educational journal published in English primarily for teachers and other educational personnel in the Seventh-day Adventist school system worldwide.