Presidential Perspectives

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Ted N. C. Wilson


‘Miracle’ community center opens in Egypt

‘Miracle’ community center opens in Egypt

The plan seemed perfect: Transform an aging Seventh-day Adventist church in the heart of Egypt’s capital into a vibrant community center catering to local needs.  But construction companies dismissed the idea of completely rebuilding Cairo’s...

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More than 1,000 people celebrate the Adventist Church’s 90 years in Italy

More than 1,000 people celebrate the Adventist Church’s 90 years in Italy

"Today we enjoy religious freedom and I want to thank the Italian government for this" said Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Adventist World Church. He was a guest in Rome on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Italian...

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My father Is why Uganda's president received 'Steps to Christ'

My father Is why Uganda's president received 'Steps to Christ'

Seventh-day Adventist Church president Ted N.C. Wilson likes to pass out religious literature. In recent months, I have seen him give GLOW tracts to everyone from a German bellhop in a Frankfurt hotel to a Chinese airline representative at a Moscow...

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New wellness center declared a miracle in India

New wellness center declared a miracle in India

Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church, declared a new Adventist Mission-funded wellness center in India to be a miracle that should be replicated around the world. The Vibrant Life Medical and Wellness Clinic,...

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Is a little wine acceptable because Jesus turned water to wine?

Q: Is it acceptable to drink moderate amounts of wine because Jesus turned the water to wine at the wedding in Cana? — Roberta, from Zambia A: Roberta, to answer this question, it is helpful to consider what type of “wine” Jesus provided in Cana, as...

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Has General Conference Session voted for the ordination of female elders? Part 2

Q: Has the General Conference Session voted to approve the ordination of women as local elders in the church? Could you please confirm whether this is reflected in the most recent Church Manual? — Cy, from Australia A: This question has been...

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Can l worship the Lord on His Sabbath in my home by Bible study and prayer?

Q: I know it would be preferable to go to church on the Sabbath, but the closest Adventist church is 40 minutes away. It would be difficult financially to attend every Saturday. In addition, I have a baby and sometimes baby inconveniences arise. Is...

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Video: Believe His Prophets: Why I Accept Ellen G. White’s Prophetic Ministry

Video: Believe His Prophets: Why I Accept Ellen G. White’s Prophetic Ministry

On Sabbath morning, October 17, 2015, Elder Wilson spoke at the Gift of Prophecy Symposium at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA. Read a full transcript of his sermon. 

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British Union Conference interview with Ted N. C. Wilson

British Union Conference interview with Ted N. C. Wilson

Filmed by the SEC media team, Elder Wilson highlighted his key messages of prayer and Bible study as central to our relationship with Jesus, then went on to talk about some of the more difficult areas of leadership, including the ongoing debate on...

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