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Ted N. C. Wilson


Seventh-day Adventist World Church president Ted N.C. Wilson thanks church members for their prayers after the 2018 Annual Council.

Seventh-day Adventist World Church president Ted N.C. Wilson thanks church members for their prayers after the 2018 Annual Council.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, about three weeks ago on October 10, I appealed to you, the nearly 21 million Seventh-day Adventist members around the world, to pray earnestly for everyone...

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World Church President sets tone for Inter-America year-end meetings

World Church President sets tone for Inter-America year-end meetings

The Inter-American Division’s (IAD) Year-End Meetings began with prayer for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, a rich harvest of new members in 2019 and for the return of members who have left the...

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In Haiti, Church welcomes Pastor Ted. N.C. Wilson in advance of territory-wide year-end meetings

In Haiti, Church welcomes Pastor Ted. N.C. Wilson in advance of territory-wide year-end meetings

Seventh-day Adventist World Church President Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson and wife Nancy were greeted by church leaders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during a special welcome at the Toussaint Louverture...

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President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church calls for prayers after fire in California

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church calls for prayers after fire in California

We want to express our sincere condolences and Christian love to the many people who are facing great loss from the horrific fire in the town of Paradise and other parts of Butte County in northern...

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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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