1888--issues, outcomes, lessons
Did the 1888 session yield good for the church or bad? How can we benefit from Ellen White's reaction and counsel?
The men of Minneapolis
How much of the conflict at Minneapolis in 1888 could be attributed to theological differences and how much to personality clashes?
What is the 1888 Message?
While we do not have transcripts of Jones's and Waggoner's talks at that fateful session, we have an impeccable source for the message of righteousness by faith they were to deliver.
Elder Hottel goes to General Conference
R. DeWitt Hottel's diary gives a participant's perspective on the 1888 General Conference session.
The dynamics of salvation
The text of a study document produced in 1980 provides background on the church's current understanding of righteousness by faith.
The biblical gospel of salvation
What is righteousness by faith? Is it only forgiveness, or does it demand moral rectitude?
Do church leaders today need to repent for the sins of their predecessors? Does the church as a whole need to repent for what happened in 1888?
Damnation or deliverance?
How does righteousness by faith relate to the messages of the three angels of Revelation 14-God's last warning to the world, the special commission of the Adventist Church?
Have we delayed the Advent?
While Ellen G. White wrote that we can hasten or delay the Lord's return, she also wrote that Jesus would come "at the appointed time." What did she mean?
Judgment or justification?
Many have rejected the idea of an investigative judgment. Why? Is this Adventist doctrine biblical?