Free SDA Resources for a Reformation Day Themed Study

Interested in planning a study on the Great Controversy or Adventist History?   Now is a great time to prepare, especially if you’d like to finish the unit in time to coincide with Protestant Reformation Day- October 31st, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg.

Here is a list of  FREE Seventh-day Adventist Resources to help you plan your study.  Some of the links are more extensive or will take more time to use than others, so plan now to review them to choose the ones that fit the needs and learning styles of your household.

Truth Triumphant for Youth- A 23 chapter story of the Church in the Wilderness first published by Pacific Press in 1944.  Would work great as a read-aloud for the month of October.  Engaging reading full of pictures and diagrams.

Audio version of The Great Controversy -All 42 chapters available for free download and listening

Printable coloring pages of Seventh-day Adventist Church pioneers.  At total of 31 pages

Visionary for Kids – Several of the free magazines cover the topic of the Great Controversy.  The sidebar lists the issues.

Our Adventist Heritage – a full collection of multimedia study resources from the Atlantic Union Conference Teacher Bulletin

Adventist Pioneer Stories – listen online courtesy of the University Park Community SDA Church


Reformation Day Resources

Luther95thesesOctober 31st is a great day for a one-day unit study.   Why?  That is the day that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church of Wittenburg in 1517.  Many Christian homeschoolers take this day (or longer!) to consider the Protestant Reformation.   There are lots of excellent resources available – we are sharing these ideas with you now to help you plan ahead for a study of church history.

SDA Resources

The Great Controversy- free audio

Love Under Fire – scroll down for free book download

Michael Asks Why

Adventist church pioneers coloring pages


Notebooking/Lapbook/Unit Study Resources

Reformation Unit Lap-n-Note from HomeschoolShare

Reformation Day Ideas and Activities from Beyond A Doubt

Protestant Reformers Notebooking pages from Notebooking Fairy


Mission Quarterly Fun

Cover of  the SDA Mission Quarterly from  4th quarter, 1947
Cover of the SDA Missions Quarterly from 4th quarter, 1947

A popular unit study topic with SDA homeschoolers is  Adventist missions.   Enliven your study by looking through SDA mission quarterlies from as early as 1912.  What an exciting way to bring church history to life!

The General Conference Archives contains nearly 100 years  of past quarterlies in digital form. Click HERE to go directly to the Archives listing of available quarterlies.

Great Resource – Our Adventist Heritage

General Conference Session, 1888

Our Adventist Heritage

Excellent Adventist history resources, including printables for making a diorama, mini-books, puzzles , multimedia files and more.  Our Adventist Heritage is a don’t-miss resource.

Great Resource – Adventist Pioneers Coloring Pages

Here is an excellent resource if you are studying Adventist history with your children.  Click the image above to find the coloring pages. These coloring pages would make great illustrations for student-written biographies, timelines or notebooking pages.  Source:  Adventist Heritage Ministry