President Ted Wilson Answers Questions

President Ted Wilson Answers Questions

In this live presentation at Andrews University, Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, answers questions on a wide range of topics affecting the church today. The first half of the program focuses on mission, and the second half on the Q & A.

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Harmony with the World Church

On Sunday, October 14, the General Conference (GC) Executive Committee approved a document, Regard for and Practice of General Conference Session and General Conference Executive Committee Actions by a vote of 185 to 124. The decision was an extension of a vote by the GC Executive Committee at its October 2017 meeting.  The purpose of this voted document…

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How your church works: What is the General Conference Administrative Committee and what is Its role in decision making?

What is GC ADCOM and how is it different from the GC Executive Committee? It stands for the General Conference (GC) Administrative Committee (ADCOM), a committee of approximately 58 (46 members and 12 invitees) leaders that generally meets weekly at the world headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to oversee a number of items related to the church and…

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Unity #GCAC18

This video was written and directed by lay members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and was produced in partnership with the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Originally published on ANN YouTube Nov. 20, 2018

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Questions on the Document Voted at #GCAC18

Following Sunday’s vote on the document “Regard for and Practice of General Conference Session and General Conference Executive Committee Actions”, many questions have been asked about the meaning of the vote and how it impacts church governance. In the following article, we try to answer some of these questions.  What was the document about? “Regard…

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Mystifying Myths

If a myth is repeated often enough and loud enough a lot of people will accept it as reality. For centuries people believed the earth was flat, and the sun revolved around the earth. Even reputed scientists and scholars of the day taught and repeated the myth. A myth is a myth no matter how…

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Annual Council delegates vote to adopt compliance document

Following more than five hours of presentations and discussion, delegates to the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s annual meeting of its full Executive Committee approved a recommendation from the church’s Unity Oversight Committee (UOC) to create a new compliance process to assist with the need to implement church policies and voted actions. Today’s action, expressed in a vote…

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Survey Results and Conclusions

Results from the worldwide survey designed and administered by the Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR) were presented to the Unity Oversight Committee on March 20, 2018, during a scheduled meeting held at the world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. The six-question survey addressed issues relating to compliance with voted actions of the GC…

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Issues Regarding the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its Leadership

The Seventh-day Adventist Church was raised up by God in fulfillment of Bible prophecy to prepare people for the second coming of Christ (Rev. 12:17). But some have suggested that the church’s leadership is now fulfilling different aspects of Bible prophecy, specifically those that we have understood as applying to the Roman Catholic Church. They…

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The Spiritual Necessity of Church Unity and Biblical Authority to Accomplish God’s Mission

What a privilege for us, in this Global Leadership Summit, to be focusing on the one thing that Jesus longed for, recorded in John 17—unity in His church to accomplish His mission. The theme that has been chosen, “The Spiritual Necessity of Church Unity and Biblical Authority to Accomplish God’s Mission,” is a strong reminder…

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