A view for what the Church needs

Both final spurt and starting pistol in Australia: only two more weeks before one District Apostle leaves and a new one arrives. Where has the District Church come from? And where is it going? An interview about control, vision, and conviction. More

The first hundred days as District Apostle

It was around three months ago that Swiss District Apostle Jürg Zbinden was entrusted with his new task. What has already changed for him during this time? Recently had an opportunity to speak with him. More

Ingenious ideas: the Church on the air

Heads are spinning over a pile of antique Bibles and modern textbooks: how can an open and active Christian community make itself heard? Answers to this question are broadcast regularly. More

A Church in a state of flux (Part 2)

From the village into the city—and then? The rural exodus is real challenge for the New Apostolic Church—especially in the country with the largest membership. Join us for part two on congregational life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. More

A Church in a state of flux (Part 1)

It is a country of superlatives—also for the New Apostolic Church. It is also a country of striking contrasts between rural and urban Africa: the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Here are some insights from a District Apostle whose best bet is often a motorbike. More

The Chief Apostle in the land of Mount Kilimanjaro

Mwanza and Dar es Salaam are the cities that are on the Chief Apostle’s divine service agenda on the second weekend of August. It will be his second visit to Tanzania, and there is a lot of excitement in the congregations. More

Changes in the circle of the Apostles

In the first six months of 2018, nine Apostles were ordained by Chief Apostle Schneider. He also assigned a District Apostle Helper and appointed a District Apostle. Seven Apostles were retired. More

Beyond the interview: the network of basic principles

A three-part interview—and that is only a beginning. Because the Chief Apostle has a lot more to say. How all this fits together and what is behind it: here is a review. More

Contributing to a collective solution

The challenges are clear, the objectives are defined. What are the means needed to achieve these? And what are the differences between today and the past? The last part of the interview with the Chief Apostle gives an overview of how the Church is setting itself up for the future. More

Cuba, an incredible country

He is the face of the New Apostolic Church in Cuba, the largest Caribbean island. He is a journalist with an alert mind and a big heart: Bishop Alex Michel Reyes Martinez is good for the Church. Learn a little more about him. More

A faith that lives in cultural diversity

There is no universal cure. The challenges that the global Church faces in the various regions are just too different. Part two of the interview with the Chief Apostle offers an approach: focus on the essentials. And what are these? More

You can love everyone!

A District Apostle is responsible for the leadership of the Church, the development of the congregations, the purity of the doctrine, and that there are enough ministers. On Sunday, 3 June 2018 Chief Apostle Schneider appointed a new leader for the district of Switzerland. More

When love triumphs over differences

Outlook, review, insight: about one hundred days after the leadership change in the New Apostolic Church in the western part of Germany, the two District Apostles speak about cultural diversity, church mergers, and their private plans. More

Making people Christians, not members of the Church

Christ comes before the Church, the gospel before rules, and salvation of the soul before tradition: already the first part of the interview with the Chief Apostle gives clear direction. It deals with questions relating to our self-image. More

Always future-oriented

Loving, unwavering, future-oriented, and with an unshakeable faith … This is how Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider characterised the retiring District Apostle Markus Fehlbaum. More

Where the Church stands and where it is going

Quo vadis, NAC? Where is the New Apostolic Church going? Answers to this are given in a three-part interview with Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider. It provides deep insights into the strategic outlook of the Church leaders. More

Doggedly harmonious – the heart of a shepherd

He is easily underestimated. But if you bother to look a second time, you will clearly recognise the spiritual leader and a big heart. District Apostle Markus Fehlbaum is retiring this weekend. More

Youth Days: events for young people

There is no better time for youth gatherings than summer. These special events are meant to speak to the younger generation, and offer an exciting programme in nice weather—the best ingredients for a few enjoyable hours. More

Keeping the ship on course

“The programme is called: Maranatha – O Lord, come!” With these words, Chief Apostle Richard Fehr officially assumed office thirty years ago. A look at some of the highlights in the seventeen years he led the New Apostolic Church. More

Snapshots (2): Church leaders at work

Working with heart, soul, and mind: discussions by the District Apostle Meeting were on the agenda for day two and three of the 2018 Pentecost council in Washington. More