Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


Adventist Heritage tour called a life-changing experience

Adventist Heritage tour called a life-changing experience

Children will receive new learning materials about Ellen White and other Seventh-day Adventist pioneers. University presidents will be invited to tour church historical sites in the United States. General Conference leaders will spend more time...

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Green suits and worn knees as church leaders kick off heritage tour

Green suits and worn knees as church leaders kick off heritage tour

The young boy watched with fascination as the sun shone through the church window on Sabbaths and caused the black-wool suits of visiting elderly ministers to shine green. The suits shone green because the ministers, pioneers of the Seventh-day...

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Opera singer’s mansion turned into Adventist TV studio in Sweden

Opera singer’s mansion turned into Adventist TV studio in Sweden

Seventh-day Adventist leaders joined several hundred guests in rural Sweden for the opening of a new headquarters for LifeStyleTV, a supporting media ministry, and to celebrate the remarkable story of how its Adventist founder turned an opera...

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Russian children welcome ‘Uncle Ted’ Wilson to special needs school

Russian children welcome ‘Uncle Ted’ Wilson to special needs school

Russian children welcomed “Uncle Ted” with traditional bread and salt, music, and handmade greetings cards as Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, toured their groundbreaking special needs school in southern Russia....

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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 consider what type of “wine” Jesus provided in Cana, as...

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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, from Australia A: This question has been...

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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 baby and sometimes baby inconveniences arise. Is...

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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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