Clifton Garfield van Putten (known also as “C. G. van Putten”) worked continuously in the Caribbean Union Conference’s territory for over 40 years as a missionary, evangelist, pastor, and administrator. He continued contributing to the church after retiring from active service.
Emmett Kaiser Vande Vere was a historian, author, educational administrator, history professor, historical consultant to university presidents, and promoter of the narrative interpretation of Adventist history.
Vanuatu, formerly known as the New Hebrides, consists of thirteen main islands and many smaller islands all located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.
The Vanuatu Mission is a growing mission in the territory of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Before independence the mission was known as the New Hebrides Mission.
As an evangelist, Bible teacher, administrator, and editor, Axel Varmer played a key role in leading people to Christ, training young people, and building up the Seventh-day Adventist church in Denmark. His book, I Skyggen af Store Begivenheder (In the Shadow of Great Events), was widely sold during the World War II years and was instrumental in preparing the way for evangelism in many communities. In his later years he served the church at division level and as a missionary in Africa.
Curtis and Esther Varney, missionaries for 14 years in South America, served the church in financial administration and other office capacities, and then engaged in an evangelism-oriented medical practice after returning to the United States.
Anton Vasilievich Vasyukovich was a Seventh-day Adventist evangelist and martyr.
This article explores the Seventh-day Adventist perspective on the Vatican and focuses on aspects that are unique—especially the question of American government envoys.
Vatuvonu Adventist High School is a coeducational day school and boarding college located on the southern shores of Buca (pronounced Bootha) Bay on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji.
Pastor Dudley Vaughan was distinguished as a pioneer worker among Aboriginal people in Western Australia for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Kenneth Granville Vaz was a distinguished Jamaican church leader, pastor, evangelist, educator, and scholar.
In 1890 M. M. Olsen and his wife were called home to Denmark, from the United States, and assigned to establish a school in Copenhagen, together with Carl Ottosen, who later established Skodsborg Sanatorium.
The Velvetones Quartet won wide acclaim for its a cappella sound both in and beyond Adventist circles during the 1950s.
Daniel E. Venden, pastor, teacher, singing evangelist, and conference president, was widely known for his dedication and effectiveness as a Seventh-day Adventist administrator and evangelist.
Melvin L. Venden was a widely known Seventh-day Adventist pastor, evangelist, and singer who worked with his brother Daniel for several years during the early part of his career and then with his sons, Louis and Morris, later in his life.
Morris L. Venden, Adventist pastor, evangelist, and author, was widely-appreciated for skillful preaching that emphasized the centrality of a vital, personal relationship with Christ. He championed the message of salvation by faith in Christ alone, which he regarded as including justification, sanctification, and glorification.
Venezuela is a federal presidential republic with twenty-three states, a capital district, and federal dependencies, which include the islands and islets near the coast of Venezuela. The Seventh-day Adventist Church was established in Venezuela on March 25, 1911.
The Venezuela Adventist Hospital is located in the city of Barquisimeto in the western part of Venezuela and has offered its services both to the community and to the church since 1978. It serves the territory of the West Venezuela Union Mission, with administrative and financial support from the Adventist Healthcare Services–Inter-America.
Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano and soprano, won international acclaim performing in opera, Broadway musicals and on the concert stage.
Luise Vetter held a number of positions in the institutions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia. She was best known as the matron of the Australasian Missionary College (Avondale). In 1997, she received the Centenary Medal for her contribution to the College.