Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


Australian bushfire: trees silhouettes and smoke from bushfires covers the sky and glowing sun barely seen through the smoke. Catastrophic fire danger, NSW, Australia

A special prayer appeal to the Worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church for the Lord’s intervention in stopping the horrific fires in Australia

Please pray for Australia! Our hearts go out to our dear brothers and sisters down under, and to the entire country of Australia as they are experiencing a catastrophic situation with long-burning...

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Christmas time

The Gift of Jesus Christ

As we come to the close of another year, I would like to invite you for a moment to consider the most amazing gift of Jesus Christ. While we do not know exactly when He was born, the important thing...

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President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church sends message to Adventist members in Burundi.

President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church sends message to Adventist members in Burundi.

Editors Note: Since May of 2019, the Adventist Church members in Burundi have endured ongoing persecution from the countries government. On October 24, the president of the Burundi Union Mission,...

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Seventh-day Adventist World Church president sends letter of encouragement to members in Burundi

Seventh-day Adventist World Church president sends letter of encouragement to members in Burundi

Editors note: Since May of 2019, the Adventist Church members in Burundi have endured ongoing persecution from the countries government. On October 24, the president of the Burundi Union Mission,...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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