COVID-19 NOTICE: The Governor of Idaho has closed Pacific Press Publishing Association in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. While AdventistBookCenter.com will remain open and orders handled by local Adventist Book Centers, they may have limited supply of some items. If you are in urgent need of materials, please call your local store at 800-765-6955 to determine product availability. There may be delays on subscription and other special orders.

Lock, Stock, and Boards: The Harris Pine Mills Story

ISBN
9780828027229

This product qualifies towards the free shipping offer.

Special Price $6.97 Regular Price $17.99
Clyde Harris’ multimillion-dollar gift to the Seventh-day Adventist Church shocked the world—was it a leap of faith or a lapse in judgment?

In 1951 Clyde Harris shocked the world by donating his multimillion-dollar empire of forests, sawmills, and assembly plants to the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists—“lock, stock, and boards.”

Clyde’s employees wondered if he’d lost his mind, his heirs fumed, and when the story hit the newsstands, Time and Life magazine readers around the globe buzzed with skepticism about his staggering display of generosity. Why would a man walk away from his life’s work—a business that led the world production of unfinished furniture with assembly plants around the U.S. that provided employment, Sabbath privileges, and Christian education opportunities for millworkers—and leave it in the hands of inexperienced preachers?

Lock, Stock, and Boards is the inside story of Clyde Harris and an unprecedented offer that thrust the Seventh-day Adventist Church into the lap of controversy. Was this shocking gift a leap of faith or a lapse in judgment?

More Information
Item Format Hardback
Page Count 240
Language English
year_published 2014
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Lock, Stock, and Boards: The Harris Pine Mills Story
Your Rating

Related products

Check items to add to the cart or

MORE ITEMS FROM Marilyn Nagele Applegate

  1. Lock, Stock, and Boards: The Harris Pine Mills Story
    Special Price $6.97 Regular Price $17.99
All information and content on this web site is copyrighted by Pacific Press Publishing Association, Inc. ("Pacific Press®"), the owner of this web site.