Library | Ellen G. White Estate

Events

  1. 101. Church Challenged to Build a Health Institution

    At the General Conference Session of 1866, Ellen White starled the audience with her testimony: She was shown that the Seventh-day Adventist Church should have its own health institution. ...
    25. December 1865
  2. 102. The Resolution to have a General Camp Meeting Annually

    At the General Conference session of May 1868 some promising ventures were launched. One was the annual Adventist camp meeting. ...
    May 1868
  3. 103. First Denominational School

    No one was more aware of the need for qualified men in the ministry of the denomination than James White. ...
    January 1869
  4. 104. The Meeting in Battle Creek

    Then in 1870 he proposed that a series of lectures be presented after the General Conference session. The following year he made a similar proposal, but without significant response. ...
    1870
  5. 105. The Resolution to Open a School in Battle Creek

    It was proposed that with shares costing $10 each, the church form a society "to raise funds for the purpose of renting, purchasing, or erecting school buildings, and procuring school apparatus." ...
    03. June 1872
  6. 106. The School Opens

    Announcement that the school had opened was made the next week in the June 11 issue of the Review under the heading "The S. D. A. School." The announcement opened with the words: ...
    June 1872
  7. 107. James White emphasizes the Need of the School

    About a year later, having spent a number of months promoting the work of evangelism and attending camp meetings in California, the Whites returned to Battle Creek to attend the eleventh annual m ...
    March 1873
  8. 108. Educational Society and Denominational School

    James's vision reached far beyond the immediate need of the school in Battle Creek. He launched into a presentation of the church's position in fulfilling prophecy, and then the responsibilities ...
    March 1873
  9. 109. James White's Third Stroke of Paralysis

    In 1865, James was very busy in Battle Creek. Many burdens and much pressure laid upon him. ...
    April 1865
  10. 110. The Stroke

    She was right, for on Tuesday, April 22, he had his third stroke of paralysis. The stroke was not as crippling as the first one, in August 1865. It was, however, the most severe. ...
    22. April 1865
  11. 111. The Days after the Stroke

    The next day, although it was chilly, they rode out, and there was evidence that James was exercising his mind. ...
    April 1865
  12. 112. Visit from George Butler

    While waiting in Battle Creek for James to recoup his strength, they had a short visit from G. I. Butler, president of the General Conference. ...
    April 1865
  13. 113. Dedication of Battle Creek College

    James and Ellen White watched with interest as the walls for a denominational college building rose to a height of three stories in the summer and fall of 1874. ...
    December 1874
  14. 114. The Biblical Institute

    James and Ellen White watched with interest as the walls for a denominational college building rose to a height of three stories in the summer and fall of 1874. ...
    29. September 1874
  15. 115. Praying for Ellen

    I shall never forget the solemnity of the occasion. Mother had been brought down from her sickroom into the parlor. She was seated in a large armchair, warmly wrapped in blankets. ...
    January 1875
  16. 116. Ellen in Vision

    Suddenly her voice broke clear and musical, and we heard the ringing shout, "Glory to God!" We all looked up, and saw that she was in vision. ...
    January 1875
  17. 117. Ellen Relates the Vision

    W. C. White continued his account of the vision: Father then hastened down to the Review office to meet the brethren who were coming in from the East and the West to atten ...
    January 1875
  18. 118. Anyone for California- The General Conference of 1868

    Anyone for California?" asked James White. At the close of the General Conference session held in mid-May 1868, the ministers in attendance were given an opportunity to express their preferences ...
    May 1868
  19. 119. Loughborough and Bourdeau Feel the Call

    But James was not ready to let it drop there."Has no one had any impressions of duty with reference to the California field?" Up to this time J. N. ...
    May 1868
  20. 120. The General Conference Session of 1874

    On August 4, James White arrived in Battle Creek after he and his wife have been seperated for weeks. ...
    04. August 1874
  21. 121. Reunion of James and Ellen White

    The Michigan camp meeting, during which the General Conference session would be held, would open on Thursday, August 6, and the word was that James White would arrive a little after midnight on T ...
    06. August 1874
  22. 122. James Preaches and Gives Report at the GC Session

    Evidently James's health had improved during his months alone in California. Throughout the 11 days of meetings he preached six times and spoke with "great power and clearness." Uriah Smith repor ...
    06. August 1874
  23. 123. Actions Taken at the GC

    Among other actions taken at this General Conference was one that supported the tract enterprise and that called for drawing its interests together into a general organization to be known as the ...
    06. August 1874
  24. 124. Residence in Battle Creek

    The Whites postponed their return to California, and moved immediately. The outgoing General Conference treasurer, to whom they had rented their home in Battle Creek, vacated it, and they moved i ...
    August 1874
  25. 125. The Fourteenth Session of the General Conference

    As the delegates met together on August 10, 1875, they were cheered by the presence of James White back in the chair after an absence of several sessions. ...
    1875

Events

Church Challenged to Build a Health Institution

The Resolution to have a General Camp Meeting Annually

First Denominational School

The Meeting in Battle Creek

The Resolution to Open a School in Battle Creek

The School Opens

James White emphasizes the Need of the School

Educational Society and Denominational School

James White's Third Stroke of Paralysis

The Stroke

The Days after the Stroke

Visit from George Butler

Dedication of Battle Creek College

The Biblical Institute

Praying for Ellen

Ellen in Vision

Ellen Relates the Vision

Anyone for California - The General Conference of 1868

Loughborough and Bourdeau Feel the Call

The General Conference Session of 1874

Reunion of James and Ellen White

James Preaches and Gives Report at the GC Session

Actions Taken at the GC

Residence in Battle Creek

The Fourteenth Session of the General Conference

Pages