Presidential Perspectives

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

Ted N. C. Wilson


What You Need to Know About TMI in Eastern Europe

What You Need to Know About TMI in Eastern Europe

This is a special edition of my Q&A column, featuring some of the wonderful things God is doing in Eastern Europe and beyond through Total Member Involvement. May the Lord bless each one of you as...

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Propelled by Total Member Involvement, Adventist Church tops 20 million members

Propelled by Total Member Involvement, Adventist Church tops 20 million members

A major drive to engage every church member in Total Member Involvement has helped propel the Seventh-day Adventist Church past 20 million members for the first time in its history. The Adventist...

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Romania’s evangelistic meetings likened to growing snowball

Romania’s evangelistic meetings likened to growing snowball

Unexpectedly large crowds are flocking to Seventh-day Adventist evangelistic meetings in Romania and Ukraine despite hurdles such as armed conflict, national rallies, and a shouting priest. The Total...

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Adventist leaders call for training of next generation of leaders

Adventist leaders call for training of next generation of leaders

Seventh-day Adventist world leaders called for the training of a younger generation of leaders to complete the church’s mission of spreading the gospel.  About 40 church leaders, including division...

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What will happen if conferences decline to abide by the world church’s decision not to ordain women?

Q: With a pending resolution in October 2017 regarding conferences that are ordaining women, what is the plan if those conferences decline to abide by the world church’s decision not to ordain women...

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What is the structure of authority for the local Seventh-day Adventist church?

Q: Would you please explain the structure of authority of the local Seventh-day Adventist church, along with who constitutes the local council of elders and local executive committee? — Quayson, from...

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Can a young adult remain a youth leader if he doesn't want to be baptized?

Q: A 27-year-old man has served as a spiritual leader in the youth department for several years. He grew up in the church but still isn’t baptized. He says that he’s decided to be baptized, just not...

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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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