Ellen G. White Writings

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Loma Linda’s Work, Page 2

College of Medical Evangelists

[Quotations from Special Testimonies to Loma Linda]

God's Object and Purpose in Loma Linda The Character of the School

The Character of the School “Loma Linda is to be not only a sanitarium but an educational center.

“With the possession of this place comes the weighty responsibility of making the work of the institution educational in character.

“A school is to be established here for the training of gospel medical missionary evangelists. Much is involved in this work, and it is very essential that a right beginning be made.

“It will take some time to get a right understanding of the matter, but just as soon as we begin to work in the line of true reform, the Holy Spirit will lead us and guide us, if we are willing to be guided.

For the Training of Physicians

“In regard to the school, I would say, Make it especially strong in the education of nurses and physicians.”

In answer to a question, “Is this school that you have spoken of simply to qualify nurses? or is it to embrace also the qualification of physicians?” Sister White replied:

“Physicians are to receive their education here. Here they are to receive such a mould that when they go out to labor, they will not seek to grasp the very highest wages, or else do nothing.

“We want a school of the highest order,—a school where the word of God will be regarded as essential, and where obedience to its teachings

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