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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 organisations... ...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... ...organisation honours founding father In 1928... ...George Henwood Mkandawire—in the meantime he... ...a Deacon—settled in Northern Rhodesia (modern... ...began to baptise 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... ...1988, 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 organisations 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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Spotlight 05/2018: So that separation never blurs our faith

...Deppner from the Democratic Republic of... ...from the Democratic Republic of the... ...the beneficial effect of separation of... ...cushion the grief of separation. However,... ...exact opposite: out of sight, out... ...of mind. A... ...superficial relationship often will not... ...before the altar of grace, the... ...intensity of our love... ...there were accounts of whole villages... ...after having learned of the doctrine... ...of living Apostles.... ...endure the test of time, distance,... ...The answer is often a quite... ...at the coronation of a king.... ...example in times of tribulation. Let... ...Saviour, the bridegroom of our soul.... ...fellowship are some of the factors... ...stand the test of time? Thoughts... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo.... ...There is an... ...that absence makes the heart grow... ...tries to define the beneficial effect... ...in love. Sometimes the expression is... ...used to cushion the grief of... ...separation. However, there is also... ...expression that says the exact opposite:... ...fire. It extinguishes the small and... ...kindles the great.” When... ...we are together in the... ...a vow before the altar of... ...grace, the intensity of... ...far away from the congregation and... ...from a supporting brother or sister—and... ...is put to the test. In... ...the past, there were accounts... ...having learned of the doctrine of... ...came and proclaimed another teaching, and... ...the whole village... ...it. Joseph, on the other hand,... ...was surrounded by another tradition. Time... ...ready to swim the widest ocean,... ...and climb the highest mountain.... ...However, with time they will look... ...that can endure the test of... ...everything begins in the heart. When... ...children are fighting, the parents try... ...Do you forgive?” The answer is... ...starts up again. The problem lies... ...in the heart. Even... ...if, superficially, there is forgiveness,... ...the heart continues... ...a promise at the coronation of... ...surround himself with the faithful at... ...be surrounded by the faithful, who... ...us encourage one another in the... ...pray for each other. We seek... ...Christ our Saviour, the bridegroom of... ...between us and the Lord, but... ...are some of the factors that... ...our love stand the test of... ...Michael Deppner from the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo.... ...Photo: ENA DR Congo Spotlight 05/2018:... ...Republic of the Congo.... More


“He rules in our hearts”

...capital of the Democratic Republic of... ...of the Democratic Republic of the... ...response from hundreds of children. No... ...a monarch’s symbols of power: a... ...Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic... ...Republic of the Congo.... ...to the administrative offices of the... ...an unknown number of spectators on... ...the first service of this kind... ...from the middle of the congregation—without... ...called the Son of the Highest;... ...Him the throne of His father... ...completely different kind of king Jesus... ...the central message of the divine... ...completely different kind of king. One... ...follow the example of Jesus. By... ...keeping the commandments of God. helping... ...king?” “No!” is the unanimous response... ...to shouts from the audience and... ...a bodyguard. And then the king... ...located in Kinshasa, the capital of... ...the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo. It... ...is the central church... ...right next to the administrative offices... ...of the New Apostolic... ...And it is the second service... ...becoming Chief Apostle. The one king... ...Four children approach the throne, one... ...after the other. The king will... ...decide over their fate. Those... ...be locked up.” The convicted criminals... ...led away by the mean-looking bodyguards... ...in their dark sunglasses.... ...The children with the green card... ...regain their freedom. Nearly... ...children are watching the short play,... ...spectators on TV. The entire divine... ...which was already the case with... ...the first service... ...in Lubumbashi . The other king... ...Another child steps... ...forward from the middle of... ...the congregation—without a... ...a beeline for the prisoners and... ...You are free.” The events have... ...reached the stage where... ...the Bible text... ...will be called the Son of... ...the Highest; and the Lord God... ...will give Him the throne of... ...His father David” (Luke... ...our king—this is the central message... ...of the divine service.... ...obeys His heavenly Father. One who... ...but who serves others. One who... ...has gained the victory over... ...Following His example The children and... ...the Chief Apostle... ...and explore how they can follow... ...the example of... ...Jesus. By approaching others on equal... ...hurt us. keeping the commandments of... ...enter His kingdom. The Chief Apostle... ...able to keep the commandments. We... ...can help others by praying... ...for them and being... ...kind to them. And together... ...order to live there with Christ.”... ...in our hearts” The king’s name... ...is Léon. There is thunderous... ...ascends his throne. Then another king... ...for children with the Chief Apostle.... ...Republic of the Congo. It is... ...Apostolic Church DR Congo West. And... More


The top ten of the first thousand: reading tips from the editors

...congregation in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...in the crossfire of rival gangs—a... ...that is part of daily life... ...in some parts of South Africa.... ...in the midst of such violence... ...in the middle of a decision-making... ...a central chapter of New Apostolic... ...rejects any form of violence!” This... ...a video clip of the divine... ...a central element of worship for... ...on the proclamation of God’s will... ...A textbook example of how relevant... ...values? The imparting of religious-based values... ...offers much more:... ...this video clip of one of... ...home, and many of their loved... ...disrupting the sanctity of worship? Practical... ...effort, the members of a congregation... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...The top ten of the first... ...Sundays—and sometimes more often. nac.today has... ...Farewell Chrissie! — The daily tragedy... ...The 30-year-old youth... ...and killed in the crossfire of... ...people live in the midst of... ...such violence in the Townships. To... ...find out how they and the... ...happened before: in the middle of... ...New Apostolic teaching, the Chief Apostle... ...report. Learn what the Apostles and... ...discussed, and what the Chief Apostle’s... ...Violence is never the answer! “The... ...video clip of the divine service... ...in human words The sermon is... ...congregation. More on the proclamation of... ...of how relevant the Bible still... ...a heritage from the Lord Who... ...would want their children to... ...up without values? The imparting of... ...divine service by the Chief Apostle... ...is celebrated everywhere They have lost... ...everything: their possessions, their home, and... ...many of their loved ones.... ...But even in the refugee camps... ...they live their faith. A... ...A look at another world. Read... ...photos without disrupting the sanctity of... ...huge joint effort, the members of... ...a congregation in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo moved... ...their entire church... ...by brick. Read the story here.... ...up to you, the readers. Which... ...at: info@nac.today . The top ten... ...of the first thousand:... ...reading tips from the editors Six... ...Apostolic life around the world since... ...thousand today recalls the ten most... ...Republic of the Congo moved their... More