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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Can Adventists wear jewelry?

Q: My question has to do with the wearing of jewelry by Adventist members and the baptizing of new members who wear jewelry. Isn’t Fundamental Belief No. 22 (Christian Behavior) very clear about...

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How is a person elected General Conference president?

Q: Dear Pastor Wilson, how can one run for General Conference president? How does a person get their name in so that people can vote on it? — Matthew A: Matthew, in the Seventh-day Adventist Church,...

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Is the Seventh-day Adventist Church just another fake?

Q: Didn’t Ellen White say in “Selected Messages, Book 1,” p. 204, that the Seventh-day Adventist Church would leave the pillars of faith which God gave to the remnant pioneers? Isn’t the Adventist...

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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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