Presidential Perspectives

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Ted N. C. Wilson


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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After Adventist appeal, Uganda's president moves to abolish Sabbath exams

After Adventist appeal, Uganda's president moves to abolish Sabbath exams

Responding to an appeal by the Seventh-day Adventist Church president to abolish Saturday exams, Uganda’s leader announced that he would take steps to accommodate the convictions of Adventist students — and also those of Sunday-keeping...

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Ted Wilson urges Adventists in Uganda to be grounded in the Word

Ted Wilson urges Adventists in Uganda to be grounded in the Word

The president of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventists, Elder Ted Wilson, is currently visiting Uganda. The purpose is to share hope with church members and the Ugandan people, reminding them Jesus is coming soon. Upon his arrival at...

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Does the Adventist Church have music guidelines?

Q: Are there guidelines about what kind of music can be played in Adventist churches? Many are using rock bands with bass and electric guitars. It feels as if the church is more like a café or a pop/rock concert. What is your point of view about...

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What is the Adventist Church’s position on jewelry?

Q: Recently, I heard a Seventh-day Adventist church leader state that he doesn't think the Adventist Church has a fixed position on wearing jewelry and it's up to the local church to resolve these issues. Is this true? I'm confused. What's the...

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How can I become a real Christian?

Q: I have always wanted to be transformed by the Holy Spirit, but up until now I feel no change in myself. I want to be a real Christian, but I fail. What advice can you give me for being a real Christian? —Yvette, from Rwanda A: Yvette, I...

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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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