John Norton Loughborough’s seventy-two years of ministry as a pioneering evangelist, missionary, author, organizer, and administrator had a major impact on the shaping Seventh-day Adventism.
Minerva Jane Loofborough (later Loughborough) was an editor and General Conference administrator.
Good Health was the first health periodical published by Seventh-day Adventists. Initially entitled the Health Reformer (1866-1878), it was issued monthly at Battle Creek, Michigan, in association with the Western Health Reform Institute (WHRI), renamed Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1877. The periodical served the dual purpose of advertising the health institution and instructing the church members and wider community about natural means for the prevention and treatment of disease.
Miles Grant, an Advent Christian leader and editor of The World’s Crisis and Second Advent Messenger, was a vocal opponent of Seventh-day Adventism.
Romualdo Bertola was a pioneering Italian evangelist in the late 1800s.
William Arnold was a pioneering evangelist in the Lesser Antilles and other regions of the Caribbean.
The Union Conference Record dated January 1, 1900, announced the dedication of the Avondale Health Retreat on December 27, 1899.
Merritt Eaton Cornell was a tent evangelist, leading debater, and author of five doctrinal books.
An evangelist and administrator in France and Switzerland, Léon-Paul Tièche was one of the first leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the European French speaking countries.
Elliott Chapman and his wife, Cora, were missionaries to Tahiti and Australia.