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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 God punish sinful people through tragedy?

Q: Pastor, after lightning struck an Adventist church in Rwanda, I am confused and worried. I don't understand why it had to be our own church that was struck. Have we sinned against God or what? — Naftali, from Qatar A: Naftali, our hearts went out...

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How can I obtain all of Ellen White’s writings at no cost?

Q: I became a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 2010. I would like to have all of Mrs. White’s books but can’t afford to buy them all. Is there some other way to get them? — Stanley, from Brazil A: Stanley, we are so glad that you are...

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How should our congregation deal with the conference’s decision to assign us a modern woman pastor who wears short skirts?

Q: We attend a very nice international Adventist church with members from many countries. It’s a more traditional church, and we appreciate that. For almost a year we didn’t have a pastor. Recently, the conference assigned to us a woman pastor who...

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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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