North American Division Evangelism Institute (NADEI)

An institution operated by the North American Division for the training of pastors, seminarians, and laypeople in the art of soul winning. NADEI is located on the campus of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, and works in close cooperation with the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. The institute was founded in 1979 by the Lake Union Conference, under the direction of Mark Finley. It was known as the Lake Union Soul-winning Institute (LUSI) and was located in Hinsdale, Illinois. Its first facility was provided for only $1 per year and served for the first two and a half years of its existence. In January 1982 three apartment buildings with 12 apartments each were secured in La Grange, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. Five of the apartments were converted to offices and a c...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.