Daniel R. Jackson, president of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, will speak for Southwestern’s Friday Night Worship service this Friday. He will also be the guest speaker for the services held at the Keene SDA Church on Feb. 8.
According to the NAD website, Jackson was appointed by the church’s 246-member Nominating Committee and confirmed by the 2010 General Conference Session delegation, which is an international body of 2,410 appointed members and the highest governing body in the Church.
Jackson is a native Canadian, and with the exception of five years of service in the Southern Asia Division, has lived and ministered in Canada. He is a graduate of Canadian Union College (now Canadian University College) and Andrews University, from which he holds an M.A. in religion in systematic theology. During his career, Jackson has served the church as a pastor, teacher and administrator.