Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


No more Sabbath classes for nursing students in Bangladesh

No more Sabbath classes for nursing students in Bangladesh

Seventh-day Adventist students who wish to become nurses will no longer face a Sabbath conflict with the opening of the church’s first nursing school in Bangladesh in January. Adventist Church...

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Important responsibility in following voted World Church actions

Important responsibility in following voted World Church actions

“Seventh-day Adventist Church policies are decided through a lengthy process involving multiple committees and councils, and it is the sacred responsibility of the General Conference president and all...

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One Lord, One Faith, One Mission

One Lord, One Faith, One Mission

Here at the Annual Council we have spent almost a week focusing on mission — hearing presentations, taking time to discuss and pray about how we can go forward in our God-given mission as His last day...

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Ted Wilson arms Adventist educators with an Ellen White book

Ted Wilson arms Adventist educators with an Ellen White book

Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, compared the challenges that are facing Adventist education to David’s fight against Goliath and presented hundreds of church...

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What is the Adventist stance on life insurance?

Q: What is our stand as God’s people on the issue of life insurance, according to the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy? I read in “Testimonies for the Church,” Vol. 1, pages 549-551, that Ellen White...

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What is the Adventist view on sex before marriage?

Q: What is the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s view on sex before marriage? Can I marry a virtuous non-Adventist over an Adventist with whom I can't be compatible? — Eric, from Ghana A: Eric, let’s...

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Why is the book of Enoch not in the Bible?

Q: Why is the book of Enoch not included in the Bible canon of 66 books? I’m watching a documentary on the History Channel about this book and am learning some very interesting things, such as angels...

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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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