Why didn’t the Protestant Reformation keep advancing? What kind of counter measures could be so efficient to stop such a momentous movement? What happened to those initial efforts? The answer to these questions is alarming. Though Luther and Melanchthon had been extremely devoted to the religious reform, subsequent leaders in the movement failed to train their youth to keep advancing the cause. The educational system did not receive the attention it required, and the results were disastrous.

The object of this book is to review one of the major reasons for the moral decline and fall of the Protestant denominations in 1844. As Seventh-day Adventists, we cannot afford to repeat those mistakes. The principles of true education are essential to the fulfilling of our mission. In order to accomplish the work that was sacredly entrusted to this church, we must follow the educational model given by the God of Heaven. To present principles of this model is the goal of this book.