Twelve petitions that God hears

Five petitions more than in the Lord’s Prayer and a promise that God will hear these petitions … Chief Apostle Schneider talks about day-to-day, worthwhile wishes of the believers. More

Stages on the way to heaven

To die, serve, and love: this is a simplified description of the path that leads to eternal glory. There is a role model we can follow, someone who has walked this path before. Here is a step-by-step guide from a divine service by the Chief Apostle. More

Preparing the ground for God’s word

Taking more out of a divine service is a lesson we learn from a biblical divine service: the encounter of the Emmaus disciples with the risen Jesus. What can believers learn from this today? Here is a divine service about a divine service. More

Spotlight 10/2018: Religious status unchanged

Persevere in your faith, not only today and tomorrow, but throughout your whole life. This is an appeal by District Apostle Rüdiger Krause (Germany). More

I am happy because I want to be

The good news brings joy when it is preached in an understandable way and touches our hearts. Our divine services in June will encourage us to think about joy and live our joy. More

Four steps that lead to freedom

Jesus makes us free! Come again? Why “makes us free”? We can already do what we want. This is probably how many people feel about this, but they are barking up the wrong tree. Because there is only one person who can offer true freedom. More

God, man, and love

“Our God is loving.” Who of us did not sing this song as a child? It is a short, catchy, and simple statement. Yet at the same time it is momentous, difficult to grasp, and confusing to understand. “We praise Him evermore. Our God is loving.” What does this mean? More

Tracing Enoch: successor, predecessor, and companion

Sometimes it helps to examine something closely. And sometimes a single word explains everything. This is the case with Enoch, this mysterious figure from the antediluvian period. This man has the directions for direct access to heaven. More

Sein Leben ist unser Leben

Gegen das Böse kämpfen, im Gebet göttliche Nähe finden, den Nächsten lieben – wer sein Leben nach dem Leben Jesu ausrichtet, hat viel zu tun. Aber er ist nicht alleine! Gott unterstützt und hilft, erläutert Stammapostel Schneider. More

Spotlight 09/2018: Leave it to God, as Paul did

They were irritating, they deceived him, and abandoned him … Paul’s companions were not always the best of co-workers. Yet he remained faithful to God and his neighbour. “Let us learn from Paul,” District Apostle Joseph Opemba Ekhuya from Kenya says. More

“We need our differences”

People are different. And that prevents unity? Nothing of the sort! On the contrary, it is precisely these differences that make an efficient team. This is a new perspective opened up by Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider during the 2018 Pentecost service. More

Snapshots (3): The 2018 Pentecost service

“It is up to us that our neighbour can experience: God is love, God is grace, God is patient,” Chief Apostle Schneider said in conclusion. “This is my appeal to you on this Pentecost feast: let us give our neighbour a foretaste of the kingdom of God.” - The Pentecost service in Washington documented in pictures. More

The pledge of divine inheritance for all

“Let us give our neighbour a foretaste of the kingdom of God.” This is the 2018 Pentecost message which the Chief Apostle addressed to all New Apostolic believers across the world. What exactly does he mean? More

An appeal to all Priests

Chief Apostle Schneider asks the ministers to prepare themselves intensively for the divine service on Pentecost. He also asks the members to prepare themselves as well: “Pray for the ministers,” the Chief Apostle asks. More

Happy Birthday, church!

Pentecost two thousand years ago is considered to be the birth of the church. What has become of this child? Has it grown up by now? Has it made good strides into a meaningful life? Does it act responsibly? Some comments. More

From deepest depths to greatest heights: the comfort of Ascension

Jesus bids farewell to His church. It is becoming clearer and clearer to them that He is about to leave them. But not for good! The comforting thing about this farewell is that there is hope for a reunion. More

Jesus lives! The proof in seven points

Mary saw the gardener, the Emmaus disciples a stranger. But they recognised Him by what He said or did: Jesus lives! He is here and still active. Nothing has changed in this respect. There are witnesses of this. Who are they? More

The Bible, the church, and the ministry

To replicate the early church in faithful detail in order to be completed as the church of the end-time. Such was the goal of the Catholic Apostolic Church, as well as that of the newly emerging New Apostolic Church. But is such an objective even possible? More

Spotlight 08/2018: Faithful to Christ

Faithful to Christ—there is a good reason for our perseverance. After all, there is a Rock on which not only every believer can build but also the church. Thoughts from District Apostle Leonard R. Kolb (USA). More

The day that changed my life

Professing one’s faith can be a real challenge. In fact, it can even turn into a struggle for survival. This is the experience of Mankee Nag, a 27-year-old Indian woman. She gives us a candid look into her life. More