IYC 2019: organisers and participants are busy compiling the programme

“Variety” will be the magic word at the 2019 International Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church. That much is clear. Otherwise, the topics and schedules are still being developed. And what do the participants want? Here are some initial results. More

NAC Zambia on public television

ZNBC TV3 is dedicated to Christian content. Since the launch of the channel in October 2017, the New Apostolic Church Zambia has been filling two hours of airtime a week. How did this come about? And what is next? More

New Apostolic Church in Cuba finally recognised

In Cuba, the road to formal recognition for a church is long. However, the first success on the long road to recognition of the New Apostolic Church has been achieved: it has been officially constituted. More

Pleading our own cause: we want you to share!

Whether on the web, using an app, or in print – news is available via many channels. But there are still others who want to share news in their own way. Is that all right? There is a clear answer to that question—along with three little points to observe. More

“Merging and growing together”

The changes in the newly merged District Church Western Germany are finally complete: the new District Apostle presented his goals for the future at a solemn reception to which representatives from other Churches and the world of politics had been invited. More

The man with the “memory of the heart”

It was with heartfelt words that Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider retired District Apostle Bernd Koberstein. In the process, he certified that the District Apostle possessed a special gift. The festive moments in the video… More

Wide open to others

The man with the red safety helmet puts down his hammer. Actually, it should have been a precision mechanical tool. That would have better suited his nature: District Apostle Bernd Koberstein is retiring. More

Electronic offering box: another way to share

From producing communion wafers to providing churches to paying full-time ministers, the church needs money to fulfil its mission. Interestingly, the traditional offering box is no longer the only way that we can contribute our mite. More

Beyond the headlines – Helping when disaster strikes

Disaster relief and rebuilding programmes were the primary focus of the NAC SEA Relief Fund in the year 2016. The charity responds to calls of distress from people in need, and not just because of sensational headlines. More

YPC18218: more than a Day of the Youth

The New Apostolic Southern Africa is expecting more than 40,000 participants at its Day of the Youth this weekend. The event falls in the middle of a crisis. More

IYC 2019: it will change your life

“Here I am,” Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider says in the middle of the stadium in which the IYC 2019 will take place. He is a little early and cuts a lonely figure, but not for long. More

“Missionswerk” becomes “human aktiv”

More than just a name: the aid organisation of the New Apostolic Church Southern Germany changed its name from “Missionswerk” to “human aktiv” at the beginning of the year. There are several reasons for the name change. More

Joyful, expectant, full of hope

The year 2018 has more to offer than work, the daily grind, and to-do lists. Many congregations are preparing for small and big events. There is a hive of activity. And there is joy, enthusiasm, and hope—something that is quite becoming to Christians. More

Steady growth in membership

The membership of the New Apostolic Church grew slightly in the year 2016. This is indicated by the most recent membership statistics. The figures hold a few surprises. More

Cultural wealth in a logo

One faith, one doctrine, and a big cultural diversity. “Faithful to Christ” is the 2018 motto of the New Apostolic Church. Creative minds around the world have designed logos to reflect the new motto. More

Changes in the circle of the Apostles

Twenty-two Apostles were ordained in the past year by Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, and eighteen went into retirement. Three active Apostles passed away in 2017. More

Real people, real opinions: the 2018 poster series

New year, new posters. The year 2018 brings a fresh set of posters for the display cases of the congregations in Europe. It is a proven recipe: people like you and me, who underpin the annual motto of the New Apostolic Church with authentic statements. More

The New Apostolic map is being redrawn

The New Apostolic Church is changing at the global level, not only from a doctrinal point of view, but also from a structural point of view: succession plans have been developed and District Churches are merging. Here is a brief look back at the year 2017 and an outlook on the immediate future. More

Interim update on the concept of ministry

The concept of ministry was one of the high priority topics of 2017—with a very special emphasis: the Chief Apostle himself gave an interim update on the ongoing efforts on this new doctrinal understanding. Following are some insights into the developments to date. More

Luther 2017: a new Bible translation arrives

Martin Luther left his mark on both church theology and the German language with his translation of the Bible. A revised edition appeared on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Starting in 2019, the 2017 Luther translation will be the official German-language Bible of the New Apostolic Church. More