Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


Mission-minded physician unexpectedly delivers baby at World Church Headquarters

Mission-minded physician unexpectedly delivers baby at World Church Headquarters

A physician praying to be used by God after hearing an Annual Council sermon about mission work in the cities unexpectedly delivered a baby in the parking lot of the Seventh-day Adventist world...

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Annual Council votes to continue dialogue on unity and reconciliation process

Annual Council votes to continue dialogue on unity and reconciliation process

Following nearly six hours of discussion and debate, a majority of members of the Executive Committee of the General Conference (GC) of Seventh-day Adventists voted during their Annual Council meeting...

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Adventist Church president challenges members to minister to the cities during his 2017 Annual Council Sermon

Adventist Church president challenges members to minister to the cities during his 2017 Annual Council Sermon

“Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.  But when He saw...

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Seventh-day Adventist Church President, Ted N.C. Wilson offers condolences after Las Vegas tragedy

Seventh-day Adventist Church President, Ted N.C. Wilson offers condolences after Las Vegas tragedy

Last night a tragedy unfolded as more than 500 people were injured and at least 58 people killed as the result of a senseless act of violence in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sadly, officials fear the death toll...

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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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