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A home-grown talent full of vitality

...Church in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...The working area of District Apostle... ...Malawi, is comprised of 1.4 million... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...your typical example of classic New... ...on the name of his teacher:... ...In the congregation of Athlone it... ...in the history of the New... ...give the development of the Church... ...includes the founding of such organizations... ...Charles Ndandula. One of the projects... ...third such bakery of the New... ...generally a lack of notated music... ...musical talents. One of them was... ...“When a choir of more than... ...a lot to offer in the... ...way of musical talent.... ...home-grown talent full of vitality The... ...Church in terms of membership and... ...The working area... ...1.4 million members. The Church in... ...1.1 million. Only the New Apostolic... ...Church in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo tops... ...work. In many other countries, the... ...This was not the case in... ...African who brought the New Apostolic... ...doctrine into the country: the... ...was born around the year 1900... ...and took on the name of... ...New Apostolic. In the congregation of... ...organization honours founding father In 1928... ...George Henwood Mkandawire—in the meantime he... ...a Deacon—settled in Northern Rhodesia (modern... ...began to baptize the first souls... ...and thus laid the foundation for... ...the first congregations:... ...first in Livingstone, the country’s capital... ...at the time, and... ...then in Lusaka,... ...today’s capital. The doctrine soon... ...spread throughout the country. In... ...as an Apostle, the first black... ...Apostle in the history of... ...the New Apostolic... ...Church. The Church in... ...commended its founding father in a... ...it Henwood Foundation. The foundation’s declared... ...food security in the region. The... ...programmes, in particular the fight against... ...well known in the New Apostolic... ...ordination not only the first black... ...managed to give the development of... ...the Church in... ...he started out, there were about... ...Apostolic Christians. By the time he... ...more than doubled. The course set... ...by him—which includes the founding of... ...such organizations as the Henwood Foundation—is... ...Ndandula. One of the projects promoted... ...by him is the communion wafer... ...Zambia in 2012, the third such... ...bakery of the New Apostolic... ...Germany. In 2003 then a communion... ...with singing And then there is... ...the music …... ...Right from the beginning, singing... ...big role in the Church in... ...choirs in which the basses sang... ...more volume. Since there was generally... ...notated music at the time, the... ...learned and memorized the various parts... ...and sang them to the... ...would reproduce what they heard. The... ...turning-point for the choirs came... ...in the early 1970s... ...Andrew Fernandes. Among the district leaders... ...talents. One of them was a... ...entrusted with developing the music and... ...the repertoire in the district. Many... ...other good conductors... ...South Africa How the choirs in... ...a circular to the Apostles following... ...spiritual earthquake.” By the way, the... ...will sing during the Pentecost service... ...2,500 voices strong. The New Apostolic... ...to offer in the way of... ...four-year-old, is leading the choir and... ...orchestra in Lusaka. The clip was... ...full of vitality The New Apostolic... ...year’s Pentecost celebration. The District Church... ...is the second largest... ...in the New Apostolic... ...an African. And then there is... ...Republic of the Congo tops that.... More


"Questions and Answers" will be published in fall 2015

...languages in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...the new variant of the Catechism... ...just a matter of taking of... ...include a series of regional languages... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo, which... ...approximately one third of all Church... ...after the publication of the Catechism... ...develop a version of the CNAC... ...reason, the text of the Catechism... ...for the instruction of ministers, and... ...for the instruction of children and... ...The new version of the Catechism... ...tactics: By way of questions and... ...a large number of individual questions... ...to keep trains of thought as... ...with the doctrine of the New... ...the social network of the New... ...Apostolic Church, is offering some help... ...Catechism—be it in official articles or... ...A new variant of the Catechism... ...of the New... ..."Work on the new variant... ...of the Catechism is... ...on target," explained the responsible designate,... ...Bernd Koberstein, during the District Apostle... ...completed, along with the layout. Now... ...of taking of the finishing touches... ...several languages Actually, the "Catechism in... ...and Portuguese, however the District Apostle... ...Meeting resolved that the various language... ...be published on the same date.... ...will also mark the starting shot... ...for further editions where... ...the translation is... ...First and foremost, these include a... ...regional languages in the Democratic Republic... ...Church members in the world. Soon... ...after the publication of... ...the Catechism in the year 2012... ...in the Church's main... ...languages, many other translations followed.... ...In addition to the printed edition,... ...the Catechism was... .... Beyond that, other versions were... ...made available for the internet .... ...in keeping with the times, a... ...was important to the Church's leadership... ...a version of the CNAC that... ...For this reason, the text of... ...the Catechism was... ...answers. So explained the Project Group... ..."The New Apostolic... ...nearly ten years. The question-and-answer format... ...long tradition in the New Apostolic... ...Church. The didactic methodology... ...and tried. Thus the CNAC QA... ...be employed for the instruction of... ...accompanying text for the instruction of... ...Focus on comprehensibility The new version... ...of the Catechism aims... ...To this end, the reference text... ...build upon one another, readers are... ...taken by the hand, so... ...and led through the content. The... ...brief as possible. The text is... ...be understood on their own are... ...in detail when they first appear.... ...The text contains... ...to work with the book even... ...if they do not... ...Jean-Luc Schneider that the PG TNAF... ...Christians to know their doctrine. During... ...the divine service... ...quote was taken, the Chief Apostle... ...appealed to the members to... ...make the effort to... ...become acquainted with the doctrine of... ...the New Apostolic... ...For example, nacworld.net, the social network... ...of the New Apostolic... ...key terms from the Catechism—be it... ...or private contributions—to the respective passages... ...in the CNAC. This... ...conversations and exchanges, the Catechism is... ...new variant of the Catechism of... ...the New Apostolic... ...was passed by the District Apostle... ...most recent session. The reference work... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, which is... More


Pentecost 2013: A new Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic Church

...the South Eastern Democratic Republic of... ...South Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...the international leadership of the New... ...at the head of the Church... ...to many thousands of New Apostolic... ...future well ahead of time,” said... ...By the time of his retirement,... ...for a total of 43 years.... ...the great responsibility of the Chief... ...transferred the leadership of the New... ...Apostolic Church of France and... ...been a member of the New... ...and the father of two children.... ...the District Church of France, has... ...Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and... ...Christ, the Son of God, is... ...the head of His church.”... ...states the Catechism of the New... ...is the task of the Chief... ...to exercise the office of Peter,... ...preserve the purity of the doctrine... ...the uniform spread of this testimony... ...of faith. The... ...in the circle of the Apostles.... ...at the age of 65 and... ...Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic... ...Wilhelm Leber assumed the international leadership... ...of the New Apostolic... ...million believers around the world witnessed... ...the last divine... ...Wilhelm Leber and then went on... ...after having reached the age limit.... ...Now another change at... ...the head of the Church will... ...Apostolic congregations around the world. The... ...Apostle Helper. In the meantime the... ...a feel for the many tasks... ...want to set the course for... ...the future well... ...year ago. By the time of... ...his retirement, the 65-year-old Hamburg... ...a minister in the Church for... ...of 43 years. The time has... ...Schneider will assume the great responsibility... ...of the Chief Apostle... ...has already transferred the leadership of... ...the New Apostolic... ...of France and Southeast Congo to... ...other District Apostles.... ...a member of the New Apostolic... ...is married and the father of... ...in addition to the District Church... ...also led numerous other District Churches... ...Burundi, French Polynesia, the South Eastern... ...and New Caledonia. The Chief Apostle... ...ministry in the New Apostolic... ...that “Jesus Christ, the Son of... ...God, is the head of... ...church.” So states the Catechism of... ...the New Apostolic... ...Church. It is the task of... ...the Chief Apostle... ...to exercise the office of... ...namely to preserve the purity of... ...the doctrine and... ...develop it further, to open... ...and to assure the uniform spread... ...testimony of faith. The Chief Apostle... ...responsible for defining the order within... ...the Church and... ...leadership function in the circle of... ...the Apostles. Pentecost... ...Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic... ...Church Zurich. There are only... ...be ordained for the New Apostolic... ...Church. The current international... ...will retire at the age of... ...Jean-Luc Schneider (53). The preparations for... ...Church members around the world are... ...France and Southeast Congo to other... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, and New... More


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The centenary of the combo-wafer – beyond Bielefeld

...Kenya and the Democratic Republic of... ...and the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...has the majority of its members.... ...with the start of renovations to... ...in October 2002, professionals begin installing... ...the watchful eye of Bernd Nölke.... ...The then director of the “mother... ...to the start of the production... ...at the start of 2003. Twin... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia... ...at the end of 2009, and... ...the safe unloading of the apparatuses—which... ...very different qualities of flour, the... ...Mututa, managing director of the wafer... ...the dough mixture. Often, the “butter”,... ...the meantime, all of these early... ...that lost all of its air... ...an annual capacity of some 250... ...calculate the number of people in... ...the administration headquarters of the New... ...the District Church of Canada, explains... ...the local church office. Two waffle... ...in the space of some 40... ...post throughout all of India and... ...production facilities. One of them was... ...before the turn of the millennium,... ...in the church office in Buenos... ...Buenos Aires, consist of three machines,... ...although the country of Uruguay basically... ...factory, but each of these wafers... ...early days days of the combo-wafers... ...Germany. The centenary of the combo-wafer... ...is the story of production facilities... ...The Church-owned factory... ...million wafers in the year 2001—more... ...But this brought the production facility... ...to its limit. The future lay... ...Africa. It is there that the... ...Apostolic Church has the majority of... ...members. Beyond that, the transportation routes... ...are shorter and the labour is... ...cheaper. The show gets... ...on the road starting... ...March 2002, with the start of... ...begin installing machines—under the watchful eye... ...of Bernd Nölke. The then director... ...of the “mother bakery” monitored... ...the technical installations... ...all the way up... ...to the start of... ...the production phase... ...at the start of... ...Africa In principle, the Cape Town... ...similar machines to the one in... ...Bielefeld—from the mixing machine... ...to the oven to... ...the humidifier to the wine dabber,... ...the stamping machine,... ...and the packing station.... ...The difference: the facility in... ...conveyer belt brings the developing product... ...In South Africa, the wafers are... ...one machine to the next by... ...on foot. In the meantime, the... ...to Kenya and the Democratic Republic... ...Congo, Zambia exhibited the best conditions... ...for further expansion in... ...Africa. The planning began... ...at the end of... ...In February 2012 the machines from... ...for this project, together with his... ...Town, explains. Even the access to... ...the production facility... ...order to assure the safe unloading... ...of the apparatuses—which weigh... ...and dabber have their quirks Production... ...qualities of flour, the climate is... ...responsible for the most significant... ...managing director of the wafer bakery... ...in Lusaka. The only thing... ...that can mitigate the heat in... ...ice cubes into the dough mixture.... ...Often, the “butter”, which... ...is what the mixture is... ...over again. In the meantime, all... ...of these early difficulties... ...entire novels about these issues, from... ...the “toy compressor”... ...air right from the start, to... ...the dabbing plate... ...suddenly flew through the air, taking... ...the wine bowl... ...with it. Or the control units... ...forget all about their programming. Together,... ...these three bakeries... ...figure will help them calculate the... ...in attendance in the services is... ...This is because—beyond the fact that... ...given everywhere around the world—there are... ...still other production facilities... ...even beyond Africa. The oldest outposts... ...The oldest outpost... ...in Bengaluru, in the administration headquarters... ...of the New Apostolic... ...Church India. The facility came... ...was financed by the District Church... ...Madhu Sankaran from the local church... ...machine operate in the space of... ...40 square metres there. The wafers... ...and Sri Lanka. The New Apostolic... ...facilities. One of them was already... ...installed before the turn of... ...the millennium, while the other was... ...who works in the church office... ...Paraguay. And although the country of... ...In earlier times, the South Americans... ...had purchased their wafers from... ...but each of these wafers still... ...wine—just as in the early days... ...days of the combo-wafers used... ...in Germany. The centenary of... ...the combo-wafer –... ...to happen when the machines run... ...play. This is the story of... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia exhibited... More


Democratic Republic of the Congo: land of hope

...people in the Democratic Republic of... ...the Congo … Democratic Republic of... ...and fear. The Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...Congo … Democratic Republic of the... ...fear. The Democratic Republic of the... ...get a sense of this several... ...convened an assembly of the Apostles... ...he was aware of the problems... ...to the number of faithful who... ...including our definition of ministry, takes... ...is a symbol of God’s solidarity... ...a great group of competent men,... ...very long period of rehearsals is... ...catch a glimpse of the Chief... ...singing—all an expression of indescribable joy.... ...in the heart of the people... ...in this part of the world:... ...rejects any form of violence! That... ...is the position of our Church.... ...is the position of the gospel.”... ...as such because of the pressing... ...that the genuineness of faith and... ...the joy of being elected... ...not a question of theology and... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...… Democratic Republic of the Congo:... ...land of hope Between... ...The Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...in the grip of war and... ...makes a point of addressing these... ...for part three of Peter Johanning’s... ...Jean-Luc Schneider say? The people make... ...the Congo so... ...several times over the next day—especially... ...ten o’clock in the morning the... ...an assembly of the Apostles and... ...Bishops. At the beginning he... ...was aware of the problems in... ...the country. Thousands... ...to Angola: among them also 175,000... ...is equivalent to the number of... ...throughout Germany! In the meeting with... ...the Congolese Apostles... ...and Bishops, the Chief Apostle... ...questions, and answers them calmly and... ...easily. He tells them that Jesus... ...faith and self-confidence. There is a... ...concert in the late afternoon.... ...come to listen. The choir, the... ...orchestra, the soloists, and... ...the children give... ...all they have. And... ...this performance for the guest from... ...an answer And then it is... ...are driving through the busy city... ...vests are keeping the curious and... ...a glimpse of the Chief Apostle... ...and the District Apostles... ...as they drive up... ...to the church. They are waving,... ...30,000 people follow the divine service... ...inside and outside the church in... ...tents. The Chief Apostle... ...He knows about the pressure that... ...the people are... ...says. He knows their pain, their... ...and how much they yearn for... ...says and assures them that he... ...is not the only one... ...you,” he tells them. And then... ...special chord in the heart of... ...the people in... ...this part of the world: “The... ...violence! That is the position of... ...and it is the position of... ...the gospel.” It... ...become quiet in the church, very... ...quiet. One gets the sense that... ...there is a... ...Time to reflect. The DR Congo... ...am thankful to the Chief Apostle... ...he thinks about the people there.... ...a great deal: there are people... ...Not only do they face an... ...existential crisis, but they are worried... ...that their Christian life... ...such because of the pressing problems... ...they face. But... ...also learned that the genuineness of... ...faith and the joy of... ...a question of theology and tradition.... ...A wonderful gift, these people in... ...the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo …... ...Democratic Republic of the Congo: land... ...joy and fear. The Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo has... ...been in the grip of... ...violence for years. The Chief Apostle... ...knows the fears as... ...well as the hopes and... ...point of addressing these issues twice... ...on his trip there. Join us... ...people make the Congo so special.... ...meeting with the Congolese Apostles and... ...reflect. The DR Congo is a... ...Republic of the Congo … Democratic... ...Republic of the Congo: land of... ...Republic of the Congo has been... More


Democratic Republic of the Congo: on the up and coming

...Apostles and Bishops. Democratic Republic of... ...children in the Democratic Republic of... ...and Bishops. Democratic Republic of the... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...get an idea of what he... ...in the congregation of Kawama in... ...the centre of Lubumbashi (DRC).... ...faces. And thousands of others will... ...example, when one of the children... ...in his element. Of all those... ...join a group of women and... ...in the fields of music, youth... ...care, and teaching of children. They... ...about the nature of the gathering,... ...All on the spur-of-the-moment, without a... ...but an expression of love for... ...in those phases of their lives... ...We hit it off immediately. And... ...in part three of the travel... ...Bishops. Democratic Republic of the Congo:... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo.... ...for part two of his travel... ...so special about the Congo?” I... ...had asked the Chief Apostle... ...on our flight there. “The people,”... ...were welcomed by the brothers and... ...for children in the congregation of... ...Kawama in the centre of... ...are sitting in the huge church,... ...written all over their faces. And... ...thousands of others will be... ...following the service on... ...national television. Sure, the children are... ...on their school holidays,... ...but even then it is... ...so many children together on a... ...a first for the Church here... ...many children been together, never before... ...never before was the Chief Apostle... ...never before has the Chief Apostle... ...He went through the rows with... ...lapel, and asked the children questions.... ...he listened to their answers. And... ...when one of the children who... ...service. And everything the children did... ...was beautiful: how they listened, how... ...they participated, and... ...how they sang. And... ...the Chief Apostle... ...those who were there, I think... ...he was the happiest! Commitment... ...a short break the Chief Apostle... ...and duties in the Church. Women... ...are involved with the work and... ...identify themselves with their Church very... ...much—and they assume responsibility.... ...The gathering was for... ...leading functions in the fields of... ...teaching of children. They were standing... ...large circle when the Chief Apostle... ...came into the room. And... ...knew little about the nature of... ...the gathering, he went... ...to the microphone and... ...addressed the group for... ...bearing responsibility in the Church. All... ...on the spur-of-the-moment, without a... ...useful. He addressed the fact that... ...of love for the Lord and... ...the congregations. He... ...those phases of their lives when... ...they need orientation.... ...students without pressure, the Chief Apostle... ...said. Their priority here... ...and His salvation—not their strength or... ...their abilities. “Music... ...from God to the congregation,” he... ...things up for the invited musicians.... ...And Higelin is the organist in... ...the divine service... ...guy! How did the Chief Apostle... ...put it? The people are... ...part three of the travel diary:... ...More people in the DRC have... ...services in Germany. The Chief Apostle... ...takes the floor to... ...speak about this—in the divine service... ...Democratic Republic of the Congo: on... ...the up and... ...and touching … The Church spokesman,... ...for children in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo. But... ...the children are... ...not the only ones... ...special about the Congo?” I had... ...Republic of the Congo: on the... ...Republic of the Congo. But the... More