Events

  1. 451. James Makes Very Slow Progress

    Morning, noon, and night those of like faith met to pray for James White, but he made very slow progress. In explanation Ellen White wrote: ...
  2. 452. Ellen's Thoughts Turn to Battle Creek

    With the coming of December, the family knew they would have to endure a winter in somewhat cramped quarters, and with the very slow recovery of James, there were days when he was so discouraged ...
    December 1865
  3. 453. The Important Vision of December 25

    James and Ellen decided to leave "Our Home on the Hillside" and return home to Battle Creek. ...
    06. December 1866
  4. 454. Taken Off in Vision

    Each morning the group met in the Andrews home in Rochester; in the afternoons they went to the Lamson home, where they could be with James as they prayed. ...
    25. December 1866
  5. 455. The Vision Gives Answers Respecting James' Illness

    Recounting the experience many years later, Loughborough declared: As she related the vision to us, she said: "Satan's purpose was to destroy my husband, and bring him dow ...
  6. 456. Going Home to Battle Creek

    Ellen White reported that shortly after the vision, with its encouragement to James, "my husband then proposed our returning to Battle Creek the next week on Monday [Jan. ...
  7. 457. Ellen Shocks Battle Creek with Unconventional Therapy

    The year following the Whites' return from Dansville was a "year of captivity." Eventually Ellen became fully satisfied that James would not recover from his protracted sickness while remaining i ...
    December 1866
  8. 458. James's Exercise program

    Ellen insisted on keeping up James's exercise program. They took a long walk twice a day. Then came a snowstorm that left a heavy blanket on the ground, bringing a minor crisis. ...
  9. 459. Tour to the Eastern States

    Highly pleased with James's improvement, on Wednesday, October 23, 1867 Ellen and James set jubilantly off for a three-month tour of the Eastern states, visiting the members in New England. ...
    23. October 1867
  10. 460. Maine

    Their next appointments were in Maine. The first was for Norridgewock, some 75 miles (120 kilometers) north of Portland. ...
  11. 461. Many Convinced of the Integrity of the Visions

    J. N. Andrews, who had done considerable work in Maine, described theexperience of those who had not been acquainted with Ellen White and her special gift. ...
  12. 462. Repentance and Confession

    As Eugene saw these covered sins dealt with faithfully by Ellen White, he knew he was witnessing a manifestation of the prophetic gift. ...
  13. 463. Back in Battle Creek

    Back in Battle Creek on Sabbath, January 11, James White took the morning service and preached on the parable of the lost sheep. In the afternoon Andrews and Ellen White spoke. ...
    11. January 1868
  14. 464. Ellen White Speaks on the Importance of Health Reform

    On the last Sabbath Ellen White spoke twice in the Michigan tent, which was pitched on the west side of North Washington Street, about half a block from the publishing house. ...
    25. December 1865
  15. 465. God Gives Direction to Ellen White

    Then, by vision, God gave direction. Of this Ellen White wrote later: I was shown a large building going up on the site on which the Battle Creek Sanitarium was afterward ...
  16. 466. Activities and Speakers

    The camp meeting had its real beginning when at 5:00 in the afternoon those on the grounds assembled under the sugar maple trees facing the speaker's stand. ...
  17. 467. Camp Meetings at Clyde and Pilot Grove

    So successful was the Wright camp meeting in September 1868, that before it closed, plans were laid for two moreóat Clyde, Illinois, September 23 to 30, for the Wisconsin Conference; and a ...
    02. October 1868
  18. 468. Camp Meeting Again

    In the year 1870 four camp meetings were scheduled in the West in early summer, and 10 in the Eastern states in the late summer and fall. The first would be at Marion, Iowa, opening June 9. ...
    1870
  19. 469. Camp Meeting Travel Vignettes

    In 1870, James and Ellen White spent eight weeks attending six Eastern camp meetings, first at Oneida, New York; followed by South Lancaster, Massachusetts; Bordeauville, Vermont; Skowhegan, Main ...
    1870
  20. 470. A Shipboard Song Service

    The White family were not the only Seventh-day Adventists on the river going to camp meeting. This gave an opportunity for an unwitting outreach in song, reported by James White: ...
    1870
  21. 471. An Impromptu Evening Shipboard Meeting

    James wrote that somewhat fewer than 100 passengers were on the riverboat. One young man approached him, addressed him as Elder White, and told him that he had heard him preach at Johnstown, Wisc ...
    1868
  22. 472. "Make Way for a Sick Woman"

    At times when James and Ellen White had planned some trip in their ministry, illness on her part seemed to make it entirely out of the question, but taking God's providence into account in their ...
    1870
  23. 473. Stranded in a Sea of Mud

    Their travels took them into newly settled country where the roads were sometimes very difficult to negotiate. ...
    1870
  24. 474. Attending Six Camp Meetings

    James and Ellen White spent eight weeks attending six Eastern camp meetings, first at Oneida, New York; followed by South Lancaster, Massachusetts; Bordeauville, Vermont; Skowhegan, Maine; Clyde, ...
    1870
  25. 475. Concern for a Well-Qualified Ministry

    One deep concern shared by James and Ellen White was for a well-qualified ministry. A large part of the working forces in the field were self-trained, strongly dedicated men who, having reached a ...

Events

James Makes Very Slow Progress

Ellen's Thoughts Turn to Battle Creek

The Important Vision of December 25

Taken Off in Vision

The Vision Gives Answers Respecting James' Illness

Going Home to Battle Creek

Ellen Shocks Battle Creek with Unconventional Therapy

James's Exercise program

Tour to the Eastern States

Maine

Many Convinced of the Integrity of the Visions

Repentance and Confession

Back in Battle Creek

Ellen White Speaks on the Importance of Health Reform

God Gives Direction to Ellen White

Activities and Speakers

Camp Meetings at Clyde and Pilot Grove

Camp Meeting Again

Camp Meeting Travel Vignettes

A Shipboard Song Service

An Impromptu Evening Shipboard Meeting

"Make Way for a Sick Woman"

Stranded in a Sea of Mud

Attending Six Camp Meetings

Concern for a Well-Qualified Ministry

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