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Events

  1. 51. The Need for a Name

    The conference, having reached a consensus on the need for organizing the publishing association, now faced a further step. ...
    30. September 1860
  2. 52. Lifesaving Therapy for the Health Reformer

    Going to the Review office, after a long absence from Battle Creek, James White found the Health Reformer seemingly dying. Immediately he took the paper under his wing. ...
    November 1870
  3. 53. The Move to Battle Creek

    By early February 1855, James White realized the need for a change in regard to the publishing work. He could not bear the burden of carrying all the responsibilities any longer. ...
    February 1855
  4. 54. Review Silent on the Visions

    During its first five years the Review and Herald had not included even one vision given by God to Ellen White, and very little had been said about God's communicating through the vision ...
    04. December 1855
  5. 55. The Move of the Review to Battle Creek

    The response from the field was uniform and favorable. The month of November was given over to erecting the little publishing house on the southeast corner of Washington and Main streets in the w ...
    16. November 1855
  6. 56. The Decision to Buy a Power Press

    A special conference to consider this urgent need was called for Friday, April 10, 1857, in Battle Creek. Joseph Bates was chosen to preside. ...
    10. April 1857
  7. 57. The Organization of the Publishing Work

    The next step to be taken was the organization of the publishing work. On May 3, 1861, the Seventh-day Adventist Publishing Association was incorporated in harmony with laws newly formulated by t ...
    23. May 1861
  8. 58. The Meeting of the Publishing Association in Battle Creek

    Though in August and September several companies of believers entered into some form of organization, it was left to the Battle Creek church to lead out again in well-defined steps in this direct ...
    August 1861
  9. 59. The Conference is a Significant Milestone

    A significant milestone in the organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church had now been put in place. The foundations were laid with Michigan as an example of what might be accomplished. ...
  10. 60. More Fasting and Prayer

    The next week James White addressed the readers of the Review. After expressing gratitude for "the provision made by the government for the exemption of noncombatants from bearing carnal ...
    01. March 1865
  11. 61. Planning to Spend a Year in the East

    At the General Conference session in May 1863 actions had been taken calling for the production of a new prophetic chart and a chart of the Ten Commandments. ...
    May 1863
  12. 62. Financial Statement of the SDA Publishing Association

    They were both in good health and good spirits. The Civil War had changed the economy considerably. ...
    02. October 1863
  13. 63. James Takes Over

    Going to the Review office, after a long absence from Battle Creek, James White found unoccupied both the Review editor's room and that of the editor of the Health Reformer. ...
  14. 64. James' Zeal for the Cause

    When James married Ellen at age 25 he possessed unusual physical strength and ability. He had grown strong and tall working on his father's farm. ...
    18. August 1865
  15. 65. Too Much Pressure for James White

    With James White's dividing his time between the interests of the Publishing Association and the initial steps in getting a denominational school going, he was held close to Battle Creek. ...
  16. 66. The Commission to Print a Paper

    At a conference in the home of Otis Nichols in Dorchester, Massachusetts, November 18, 1848, Ellen White was given a vision in which God made it clear that the time had come to publish. ...
    18. November 1848
  17. 67. More Sabbath Conferences

    More conferences followed in this year of development, clarifying and binding together the basic doctrines held by Seventh-day Adventists. ...
    November 1848
  18. 68. James Recalls Past Times

    While in the home there in Topsham, where he and Ellen had first set up housekeeping when Henry was a newborn babe, James recalled those experiences of 16 years before: ...
  19. 69. The Vision about the Stars and Planets

    Bates had been troubled with serious doubts as to the visions, but the evidence in the experience at Topsham, Maine, at the home of Eli Curtis in November 1846, was such that he accepted them who ...
    November 1846
  20. 70. The Vision Confirming the Seventh-Day Sabbath

    On Sabbath, April 3, 1847, while visiting with the Howlands in their well-constructed home in Topsham, Maine, Ellen was given a significant vision confirming the Sabbath. ...
    03. April 1847
  21. 71. New Responsibilities

    Soon after the birth of their first son, James and Ellen set up housekeeping in the Howlands home in Topsham. But it was a trying and difficult time for the young family. ...
    October 1847
  22. 72. Moving to the Howlands Home

    From this point on, James and Ellen White had to take into account the fact that they were a family. ...
    October 1847
  23. 73. Labor for Others

    After six months in the Howlands home, James and Ellen discovered a true understanding of what their difficult time was all about. ...
    March 1848
  24. 74. A Trying and Difficult Time

    Many incidents might be cited illustrating their poverty. The young people were determined to be independent financially, so James engaged in daily labor. ...
    October 1847
  25. 75. Henry Seriously Ill

    In the home of the Howlands in Topsham, Maine, Henry Nichols White was taken very ill and soon lapsed into unconsciousness. Nothing they or their friends could do brought relief. ...
    1848

Events

The Need for a Name

Lifesaving Therapy for the Health Reformer

The Move to Battle Creek

Review Silent on the Visions

The Move of the Review to Battle Creek

The Decision to Buy a Power Press

The Organization of the Publishing Work

The Meeting of the Publishing Association in Battle Creek

The Conference is a Significant Milestone

More Fasting and Prayer

Planning to Spend a Year in the East

Financial Statement of the SDA Publishing Association

James Takes Over

James' Zeal for the Cause

Too Much Pressure for James White

The Commission to Print a Paper

More Sabbath Conferences

James Recalls Past Times

The Vision about the Stars and Planets

The Vision Confirming the Seventh-Day Sabbath

New Responsibilities

Moving to the Howlands Home

Labor for Others

A Trying and Difficult Time

Henry Seriously Ill

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