Articles

“The Joy of the Lord:” Comes from Above

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson What makes you happy? What fills you with joy? While a feeling of happiness can be fleeting, joy—real joy—is deep and lasting. Not variable with present circumstances, real joy looks…

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Identity, TMI, and Christ’s Method: Growing the Church

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Some years ago, Seventh-day Adventists were thrust into the spotlight when a prominent newspaper, USAToday, proclaimed Adventism to be “the fastest-growing Christian denomination in North America,” in an article titled,…

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Kingly Power, Humility, and Prayer

By Pastor Ron Kelly Note: Pastor Ted Wilson occasionally invites other authors to present pertinent material. This article is adapted from a sermon by Pastor Ron Kelly. For the full sermon, visit www.villagesda.org/events/kingly-power-sermon-series. Jewish rabbi…

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Welcome to the “Days of Noah:” Finding Grace in God’s Eyes

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Note: This article is from Elder Wilson’s sermon at the 4th International Bible Conference, June 16, 2018, in Rome, Italy. Elements of the oral style have been retained. Just three…

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Keep Pressing On: We are nearly home

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson        Never has there been a more important time to work together as God’s remnant people than in these closing days of earth’s history. As we see the signs…

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The Past with A Future: Looking Back to Move Forward

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Note: The following is an excerpt from Elder Wilson’s sermon during Annual Council, Oct. 13, 2018. What a privilege to be in Battle Creek, Michigan, as we focus on “The…

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Mystifying Myths: Facts and Fiction about the General Conference’s Compliance Document

By Pastor Mark A. Finley Note: The December 2018 issue of Adventist World reported on the Annual Council of the world church’s General Conference Executive Committee. A document voted there has received much attention, and…

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“Jesus is coming again!”

It is clear that only the blessing and guidance of God could have taken the small, humble beginnings of this prophetic, end-time movement and transformed it into what it is today! The city of Battle…

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Truth for Today: or Relics of the Past?

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson A storm was brewing in Buffalo, New York. Located on the northeast side of Lake Erie, the city had never felt such a strong, driving wind as during those early…

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Every True Disciple a Missionary: Through Total Member Involvement

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson The Bible tells us an insightful story in John 4. Although Jews normally avoided any interactions with Samaritans, Jesus did something different. He stopped by Jacob’s Well in Samaria because…

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