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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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Profiting from trials

...brethren in Kawama/Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of... ...congregations of the Democratic Republic of... ...in Kawama/Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo),... ...of the Democratic Republic of Congo... ...for the furtherance of the gospel.”... ...were the basis of a sermon... ...Kawama/Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo), which... ...to all congregations of the Democratic... ...Republic of Congo by... ...and Burundian television. Professing faith even... ...in times of need Paul... ...prayers and praise of God while... ...an opportunity to profess his faith.... ...Eventually this profession of the Christian... ...into the ranks of the emperor’s... ...to the furtherance of the gospel.... ...in the ranks of New Apostolic... ...in the rest of the population.... ...loses 60 percent of its value,... ...what do we profit from our... ...understand the love of Jesus. Jesus... ...this suffering out of love for... ...the whole scope of Christ’s love.”... ...to take inventory of our own... ...I a child of God, and... ...in the cause of the Lord,... ...as a result of suffering and... ...never be robbed of his freedom... ...opportunity to testify of Christ, added... ...to the love of Jesus. There... ...love and glory of Jesus.” 2.... ...demonstrate the power of the Holy... ...Spirit. “The power of the Holy... ...attracts the attention of our fellow... ...Jesus. 3. We profess the presence... ...of Christ through... ...let us testify of the presence... ...of Jesus by... ...“It is part of human nature... ...even in times of affliction.” 5.... ...We give evidence of our love... ...on the salvation of others. “We... ...proclaim the glory of God and... ...be witnesses of Christ. Profiting... ...Affirming the omnipotence of God when... ...have lost everything? Professing the love... ...of God when... ...know, brethren, that the things which... ...turned out for the furtherance of... ...the gospel.” These words from... ...1: 12) were the basis of... ...all congregations of the Democratic Republic... ...had been imprisoned. Their prayers and... ...an impression on the prison guard—and... ...efforts. And even then—despite all the... ...this profession of the Christian faith... ...its way into the Roman army... ...and even into the ranks of... ...the emperor’s entourage,”... ...said the Church leader.... ...had served to the furtherance of... ...the gospel. Even... ...afflictions and trials. They are exposed... ...to the same needs... ...cares as all other human beings.... ...“There are just... ...poor people in the ranks of... ...Christians as in the rest of... ...the population. And... ...if the Congolese franc... ...are in need. The question, “Where... ...And at times the situation becomes... ...our problem,” said the spiritual leader.... ...Personal benefits for the Christian The... ...to better understand the love of... ...Jesus. Jesus suffered the greatest moral... ...love for you! Then we will... ...understand the whole scope... ...unanswered, we have the opportunity to... ...faithful to Jesus? The real reason... ...our work in the cause of... ...the Lord, is... ...have decided for the good, and... ...of Christ, added the Chief Apostle:... ...direct attention to the love of... ...Jesus. There is always... ...“Through our example, other people can... ...also discover the love and... ...2. We demonstrate the power of... ...the Holy Spirit. “The power of... ...the Holy Spirit... ...us to take the first step,... ...‘No! For me there will be... ...corruption.’” This attracts the attention of... ...3. We profess the presence of... ...us testify of the presence of... ...by comforting and strengthening our neighbour.”... ...still concentrated on the salvation of... ...others. “We can... ...occupy ourselves with, their salvation—even when... ...in great suffering.” The Chief Apostle’s... ...trials give us the opportunity to... ...strengthen our love... ...opportunity to proclaim the glory of... ...from trials Affirming the omnipotence of... ...lost everything? Professing the love of... ...on to unlock the apparent contradiction.... ...(Democratic Republic of Congo), which was... ...Democratic Republic of Congo by both... ...Congolese and Burundian... ...And if the Congolese franc loses... More


Gideon 2.0—doing battle with the weapons of God

...church in Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of... ...in Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo).... ...one hand, thousands of children experienced... ...Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo). Over... ...And to start off with, all... ...of them are... ...staff. The city of Lubumbashi, with... ...directly in front of the stage... ...for the rest of them, only... ...protect the people of Israel from... ...up a force of more than... ...although the forces of the enemy... ...reduce the size of Israel’s army.... ...was a troop of 300 men... ...an enemy force of 135,000. “How... ...The little group of fighters was... ...terror, and some of them even... ...Even if all of them are... ...Even if all of them steal,... ...evil: each one of us must... ...with the weapons of God How... ...clean the streets of a megacity?... ...21 served as the basis for... ...two firsts: on the one hand,... ...of children experienced their very first... ...divine service with the Church leader,... ...and on the other, Jean-Luc Schneider... ...4,000 children had gathered inside the... ...to sit under the tarpaulins that... ...up all around the church building.... ...And yet another nearly 26,000... ...young viewers in other central congregations... ...in the surrounding areas... ...by television. Doing the impossible with... ...with, all of them are puzzled... ...and astonished by the Chief Apostle.... ...cleaning equipment. But then he begins... ...to reduce the cleaning staff.... ...The city of... ...cleaned by only the 4,000 children... ...seated within the church building.... ...On second thought, the ones seated... ...in front of the stage can... ...And as for the rest of... ...them, only those... ...we could manage the work that... ...will learn how the dear God... ...obeying God.” Overcoming the odds with... ...order to protect the people of... ...Israel from the thieving Midianites,... ...supporters. And although the forces of... ...the enemy were... ...wanted to reduce the size of... ...Israel’s army. In the end, all... ...135,000. “How strange! The dear God... ...is funny,” smiled the Church leader.... ...was not all!” The little group... ...with weapons! All they received were... ...that was all the 300 men... ...God had commanded them to do:... ...they smashed their pitchers, lifted... ...up their torches, and... ...blew into their trumpets. The... ...and some of them even fought... ...against one another! Fighting evil... ...this? By healing the sick and... ...this power,” said the Chief Apostle.... ...given us three other weapons, namely... ...prayer :“We ask the dear God,... ...‘Give me the strength to... ...things. Give me the strength to... ...do not keep the commandments, I... ...will keep them. Even if... ...I will tell the truth. Even... ...if all of them are bad,... ...if all of them steal, I... ...by sharing with others.” “That is... ...own place, and then the evil... ...how we show others what Jesus... ...2.0—doing battle with the weapons of... ...take to clean the streets of... ...easy: “Millions,” comes the answer from... ...the children. But... ...children’s service with the Chief Apostle.... ...(Democratic Republic of Congo). Over 14,000... More


Intercession and genuine compassion

...epidemic in the Democratic Republic of... ...part of the Democratic Republic of... ...Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...of the Democratic Republic of the... ...Leone, the Democratic Republic of the... ...Leone The website of the New... ...took the lives of hundreds of... ...people. Hundreds of homes were... ...reports, the UN Office for the... ...Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.... ...fear an outbreak of cholera and... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...the eastern part of the Democratic... ...Republic of the Congo... ...reports. The province of South Kivu... ...has officially declared an... ...outbreak of cholera. Its... ...in the province of Tanganyika is... ...in the whole of 2016. A... ...the north-eastern province of Ituri claimed... ...the lives of 150 people.... ...and the district of the same... ...the UN, because of impending military... ...OCHA, the UN Office for the... ...Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs,... ...If the number of people displaced... ...be challenges because of limited transportation... ...military is capable of transporting an... ...Johanning, the spokesman of the New... ...the divine services of Chief Apostle... ...At the end of July in... ...not even aware of everything and... ...because none of us can... ...assess the burdens of others. But... ...On the occasion of World Humanitarian... ...as the victims of natural disasters... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo,... ...in Sierra Leone The website of... ...the New Apostolic... ...Leone refers to the disasters that... ...have struck the country as... ...the “twin disaster”. The country in... ...people have lost their homes. The... ...in Regent, near the national capital... ...Freetown, which took the lives of... ...missing, OCHA reports, the UN Office... ...for the Coordination of... ...Cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo People... ...in the eastern part... ...of the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo are... ...fate, OCHA reports. The province of... ...declared an epidemic. The situation in... ...the province of... ...year—more than in the whole of... ...A landslide in the north-eastern province... ...of Ituri claimed the lives of... ...280 children lost their parents in... ...the disaster. Search... ...were stopped since neither the state... ...nor the humanitarian relief... ...organisations have the necessary equipment... ...to excavate the bodies. Mass... ...estimated 40,000 people. The city and... ...the district of the same name... ...north-western Iraq on the border to... ...people have fled their homes in... ...a report by the UN, because... ...retake Telafar from the Islamic State... ...(IS). OCHA, the UN Office... ...for the Coordination of... ...major concerns. If the number of... ...is too large, there will be... ...limited transportation capabilities. The military is... ...running low in the areas held... ...by the IS. More... ...than prayers “What these people are... ...devastating,” Peter Johanning, the spokesman of... ...the New Apostolic... ...are fighting for their lives or... ...prayers are with them.” This compassion... ...also evident in the divine services... ...are suffering. At the end of... ...to list all the situations because... ...us can assess the burdens of... ...others. But You,... ...establish peace.” On the occasion of... ...nac.today reported that the New Apostolic... ...visible, such as the victims of... ...from Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo, and... ...Republic of the Congo People in... ...Republic of the Congo are experiencing... ...Republic of the Congo, and Iraq.... More