Insight (Adventist magazine)

Insight was a weekly magazine aimed at Seventh-day Adventist young people, published from 1970-2017 by Review and Herald.[1] It has been described as one of the "most important" Adventist magazines.[2]

EditorOmar Miranda
CategoriesChristian - Seventh-day Adventist
PublisherReview and Herald
Year founded1970 (1872 as The Youth's Instructor)
CountryUnited States
Based inHagerstown, Maryland

History and profileEdit

The predecessor magazine, known as The Youth's Instructor, was established in 1852 by James White, husband of Ellen G. White.[3] It was distributed primarily through the Sabbath schools.[4]

Under the editorship of Lora E. Clement in the early-mid 1900s, the circulation increased from about 25,000 to 50,000.[5]

The Youth's Instructor was replaced by Insight in 1970.[4] The headquarters of Insight is in Hagerstown, Maryland.[6]

Editors of the Youth's InstructorEdit


  • 1923–1952: Lora E. Clement (who lived from 1890 to 1958)[5]
  • 1952-1970: Walter Crandall

... Editors of Insight magazine Editor, F. Donald Yost; Associate Editors, Pat Horning, Chuck Scriven.

  • Roland Hegsted, acting editor
  • Mike Jones


  • 1986 Chris Blake
  • 1993 Lori Peckham
  • 2009 Dwain Esmond
  • 2013 Omar Miranda[1]

Notable contributors to the Youth's InstructorEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b About Us. Accessed 2014-10-10. See also Circle entry
  2. ^ Seeking a Sanctuary by Malcolm Bull and Keith Lockhart, p113
  3. ^ Historical Dictionary of Seventh-day Adventists by Gary Land, p324
  4. ^ a b Dictionary, p241
  5. ^ a b Dictionary, p65
  6. ^ Stephen Blake Mettee; Michelle Doland; Doris Hall (1 December 2006). American Directory of Writer's Guidelines: More Than 1,700 Magazine Editors and Book Publishers Explain What They Are Looking for from Freelancers. Quill Driver Books. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-884956-58-4. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  7. ^ Dictionary, p40
  8. ^ Ryckman, Raymond E.; Zackrison, James L. (1998). Son of the Living Desert - Edmund C. Jaeger, 1887-1983: Ecologist, Educator, Environmentalist, Biologist, and Philanthropist. Loma Linda, California: R.E. Ryckman. pp. 451–454. ISBN 978-0-9663563-0-4. OCLC 39497413. LCC QH31.J33 R97 1998 University of California, Riverside, Science Library

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