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To Save Life, Rather Than Take It: the Longstanding Position of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson The question of military service arose early in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Officially organized in 1863 during the height of the United States’ civil war, the new…

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Going About Our Father’s Business: A Ministry for All

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson The task seems nearly impossible—in fact, it is impossible on our own. How do we reach more than 120 million people living in Japan with the good news of Christ…

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A Vital Gift: Needed Now More Than Ever

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson William was an engineer, farmer, and business man. Born in Ireland, he immigrated to the United States around 1870. He and his wife, Isabella, lived in Philadelphia where he worked…

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Billy Graham: A man of courage and grace

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Billy Graham’s example of courage and grace is a reminder to all of us to live up to all the truth we know from the Holy Word of God and…

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The Spiritual Necessity of Church Unity and Biblical Authority: to Accomplish God’s Mission — Part 2

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Note: This is the second part (abridged) of a presentation given by Elder Wilson at the Global Leadership Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, on Feb. 6, 2018. The complete transcript is…

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

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Note: The following is the first part (abridged) of a presentation given by Elder Wilson at the General Conference Global Leadership Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, on Feb. 6, 2018. Elements…

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Gaining True Enlightenment: Accepting God’s Word as it Reads

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson The man had the best of intentions. During his 77 years, he had accomplished more than most, yet there was another project he longed to carry out. Carefully he gathered…

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A Decisive Moment: Living in Prophetic Times

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson Last fall, a special service took place in London during commemorations for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation— and it strikingly points to the prophetic times in which we are…

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No Fear to Go Forward: When God Leads the Way

By Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson A new year offers a fresh start, a new beginning. It is often a time of reflection on the past and a look into the future—hoping for a better year…

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5 ways to encourage youth in Total Member Involvement

More inspiration from our Revival and Reformation feature. 1. Encourage youth to develop a personal relationship with Jesus through daily time in the Word, time in prayer, and through active witnessing and evangelism. Show them…

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