Presidential Perspectives

News, Videos and Sermons from the Seventh-day Adventist Church President

Ted N. C. Wilson


President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church reacts to the tragedy in Sri Lanka.

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church reacts to the tragedy in Sri Lanka.

Our hearts go out to the grieving families of those killed in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in a terrible, senseless tragedy of killing this morning.  Churches and other areas were targeted.  Let us pray for...

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A Message to the Seventh-day Adventist Church from the President

A Message to the Seventh-day Adventist Church from the President

Greetings to our more than 21 million members around the world who make up the wonderful Seventh-day Adventist church family in more than 200 countries! I thank God for each one of you and want to...

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Seventh-day Adventist World Church President offers condolences for families in Christchurch, New Zealand.

"On behalf of Seventh-day Adventists worldwide, we offer our sincere condolences and sympathy to the families and the nation of New Zealand affected by the horrendous killing of at least 50 people in...

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UPDATED: Ted Wilson calls for prayer as cyclone batters Mozambique

UPDATED: Ted Wilson calls for prayer as cyclone batters Mozambique

Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, appealed to church members worldwide to pray as a fierce cyclone bore down on Mozambique. Cyclone Idai made landfall with winds...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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