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New Strategic Focus “Reach the World: I Will Go” Rooted in the Great Commission

The plan, based on a biblical and Spirit of Prophecy mandate, covers a wide spectrum of church life.

strategic focus for 2020-2025. Building on the Reach the World theme begun in 2015, the next five years will see a focus on mission through the Reach the World: I Will Go initiative. Originally [...] which calls Jesus’ followers to go and make disciples of all nations.” [1] Ted N. C. Wilson, president of the World Church says that through this focus, “We hope to see a worldwide, massive involvement [...] reading plan, and Total Member Involvement. Research efforts will continue through the next five years to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan and inform the focus for the next quinquennium.

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Adventist humanitarian agency has helped more than 840,000 refugees

Venezuelans have become one of the largest groups of displaced people in the world.

benefits offered were factors. The language also plays a leading role in the final choice. Until last year, for example, Brazil was not a destination considered by Venezuelans since language was a difficult [...] Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and, finally, Uruguay. With a plan drawn up and a backpack on their backs, they faced the biggest challenge of their lives, as one unit. Refugee children The Molina [...] breastfed. Such a fragile child generally does not survive an arduous trip of this sort, which would take five months at best, and possibly longer. The family would traverse varied climates without the guarantee

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PASTOR TED N.C. WILSON’S GIVES MAY 22 ADDRESS TO THE ADVENTIST WORLD CHURCH

WILSON ENCOURAGES MEMBERS: “GOD IS GOING TO USE YOU TO SPREAD THIS PRECIOUS THREE ANGELS’ MESSAGES OF REVELATION 14, AND THE FOURTH ANGEL OF REVELATION 18”

worried— is this the last crisis of the world? Are we in the last days? Yes, we are in the last days. This is not the final crisis, but it is leading up to the very end of time. Last week we reviewed [...] Below is a transcript of a message, posted to You Tube on May 22, from president of the Adventist Church, Ted N.C. Wilson. Elder Wilson will release a new video each week, during the Coronavirus pandemic [...] soon! You know, our General Conference Session, which has been delayed now for approximately a year, has as its theme: “Jesus is coming! Get Involved!” Total Member Involvement. I'm going to ask each

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ADVENTISTS AND MILITARY SERVICE

gesetz) came into force on March 3, 1863, under which all men from 20 to 35 years of age, and unmarried men up to 45 years of age, were subject to military service. One could, however, avoid being drafted [...] May 14, 1867, the fifth annual General Conference Assembly of Adventists was held in rotation. Looking back on the American Civil War, it was decided: "That it is the vote of this conference that the carrying [...] repeatedly sentenced because of the day of rest, according to Julius Mügge, who was imprisoned for over five years (138f.). When the First World War broke out, the conscripted Adventists were, in the opinion

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HOW MY COVID-19 EXPERIENCE CHANGED ME

There are many other experiences too long to share. Years later, while I was still serving in Spain, I had, due to a unique situation, five cardiac episodes in two months, with just weeks in between [...] I am at the end of a long battle against COVID-19 that has lasted nearly eight weeks. I still find it challenging to stand upright because I feel weak and suffer from vertigo, which makes the simplest [...] These past two months, I spent almost seven weeks in bed, and this has transformed my way of looking at life and its priorities. In this, I am not unique. People talk about a “post COVID-19 world,”

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Challenging Loneliness. Challenging coronavirus. Providing hope.

With the strong ‘stay at home’ message from governments and authorities, loneliness can be one of the negative side effects of this Coronavirus pandemic.

people find eternal values during this very difficult time across the globe.,” writes Pastor Ted Wilson, President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church.” He is just one of the many thousands of people who [...] sharing hope. “These are amazing videos,” Heather Keough from Dublin, Ireland, commented after last weeks release. “This one actually brought tears to my eyes. Love it.” Nina Silva added, “Thank God [...] of cooperation that allows us to share such a positive, global message of hope.” He is part of the five-person team that leads the #dearcoronavirus project. “The distribution of this #dearcoronavirus

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Adventist Church President Prays With Ghana’s President

Ted N. C. Wilson also joins 20,000 members in celebrating a church milestone.

Ghana’s president promised to protect religious freedom during a meeting with Seventh-day Adventist Church president Ted N. C. Wilson, and he enthusiastically accepted an offer by Wilson to read the Bible [...] who coordinated Wilson’s visit. “You might get one person, the president, or the vice president. This has been very, very tremendous.” Among those present were Ghana’s vice president, Mahamudu Bawumia; [...] said. Akufo-Addo bowed his head as Wilson prayed for him, his family, his administration, Ghana, and its people. In parting, Wilson presented the president and his team with copies of a book by evangelist

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ADVENTIST SCHOOL EXPANDS DRASTICALLY IN JORDAN

ADVENTIST WORLD CHURCH PRESIDENT TED WILSON COMPARES THE SCHOOL TO JACOB’S LADDER.

Ted Wilson's Facebook page The school ceremony as Wilson and his wife, Nancy, kicked off a three-week trip to encourage church members to be faithful in five countries. Later this week Wilson will [...] the local community. Speaking at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Adventist world church president Ted N.C. Wilson compared Adventist National School to biblical patriarch Jacob’s dream about a ladder reaching [...] he had a direct connection to heaven, Wilson said. “Adventist National School can be like this precious ladder, connecting people to the God of heaven,” Wilson told about 150 dignitaries, church members

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BRINGING HELP, BUILDING HOPE

ADVENTIST REVIEW EDITOR BILL KNOTT INTERVIEWS MICHAEL KRUGER, NEW PRESIDENT OF ADRA INTERNATIONAL.

mission in the years ahead. The wonderful thing is, we just presented our budget for 2020 a few weeks ago—and both the ADRA budget and its impact have quadrupled in the last five years. Knott: [...] Knott: Long, multi-year things. Kruger: Multiple year projects where we’re creating a sustainable solution for a village. When we leave after two, three or five years, that community is planting [...] Are you looking for people who are interested in making a difference, who share these passions? Or are budgets tight here as in so many other places? Kruger: When I joined ADRA five years ago, we

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Preparing Thoughtful, Careful, Broad-Vision Leaders

A conversation with Ginger Ketting-Weller, the new president of the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS)

have their feet on the ground. What are the challenges that you see? If you look at the next five or 10 years for AIIAS, what challenges do you anticipate? I’ve been steeped in the challenges [...] the institution. We have been here three times in the past year, so we had gotten acquainted. My impressions during my first five weeks of work here have been extremely positive. I walked onto campus [...] students over the years is at 123. You are a very seasoned educator. You worked most of your life in North America. You grew up in Asia in the mission field, and in your last position you were the

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