Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


Philippines prays for record 120,000 baptisms or more

Philippines prays for record 120,000 baptisms or more

Inspired by the largest baptism in church history in Rwanda, Seventh-day Adventists in the Philippines are prayerfully preparing for a new record during a Total Member Involvement evangelistic...

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Miracle school dedicated to God in Myanmar

Miracle school dedicated to God in Myanmar

Connections are essential in Myanmar.  It’s not who you are or what you have. It’s who you know that counts in this Southeast Asian country. But connections didn’t seem to be working for local...

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First Ellen White books published in Farsi for Afghanistan

First Ellen White books published in Farsi for Afghanistan

Seventh-day Adventist leaders have offered a special prayer for the first Ellen G. White books in the Farsi language for the people of Afghanistan. The two books — “Steps to Christ” and “The Story of...

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Thousands of Malaysians accept Ted Wilson’s call to action

Thousands of Malaysians accept Ted Wilson’s call to action

Thousands of people warmly welcomed Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, during a historic visit to Malaysia and pledged to boost their efforts to lead people to the...

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What is the church’s policy on tattoos?

Q: Does the Seventh-day Adventist Church have a policy on tattoos? Should someone in leadership in a local church get a tattoo and, if they do, should the church do something about it? — Nicole, from...

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Is it OK to be gay and Seventh-day Adventist?

Q: Is it OK to by gay and a Seventh-day Adventist, or must I stay in the closet? — Name withheld by request A: Thank you for your question. First of all, I want to affirm that you are a child of God,...

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Are Catholics welcome to visit an Adventist church?

Q: Can a Catholic believer attend your services to find out about your religion? — Gregory, from the United States  A: Gregory, you are very welcome to visit any Seventh-day Adventist church. Our...

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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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