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Miracles Happen Every Day: A story of Self Supporting workers
Miracles Happen Every Day A story of Self Supporting workers Author:Robert H. Pierson God has many tools in his toolbag. Again and again he surprises us with masterly exhibitions of his ability to use individuals with their particular traits of character. He uses the very problems in the work to which he has called them as the grindstones to sharpen their characters. — Pioneer mission work has often been self supporting. This w... more »ork made possible the larger outreaches of the early Christian Church. Through the dark ages the Waldenses carried the light through the darkness of various places as self supporting workers. . .
The founders of the self supporting movement in the Seventh Day Adventist church believed that schools should deal with life's problems. It begin as a layman's movement with practical education in rural communities.
Everyone worked. There was no favored social class: students and teacher's alike. School life was real life. The work of the hand had an equal footing with the work of the brain. Fellowship in labor combined with Christianity produced beauty of character. There was a close teacher-student relationship. Students made their tuition by the sweat of their brow.
Teach agriculture, the laws of health, right living responsibility, self denial, and self government. Establish small schools, and sanitariums in rural areas. This was the burden of the self supporting workers.
Miracles happen every day is a story of the increasingly dynamic work of our self supporting institutions as part of the SDA church program« less