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NAC Talks: doctrine, faith, life

...Apostle Michael Deppner (Democratic Republic Congo... ...Michael Deppner (Democratic Republic Congo West)... ...has little to offer—even if you... ...a very special offer! In contrast,... ...is completely different. Of the eleven... ...joyful and full of enthusiasm. In... ...the second book of Acts. The... ...in the homes of families who... ...both a gift of God as... ...well as man’s profession of faith... ...The Apostles’ doctrine, of which we... ...in verse 42 of Acts 2,... ...authority.” “The image of breaking the... ...Jesus did that often, he continued.... ...became a kind of identifying feature... ...of His. Even... ...precise, and full of praise and... ...Chapel, just outside of Washington, is... ...The first speaker... ...to take to the podium was... ...happy with what they have. Life... ...than kind to them. He knows... ...with crutches for the longest time,... ...was shorter than the other. Working... ...and participate in the Cape Town... ...did not do the entire marathon,... ...but he participated! The District Apostle... ...appealed to the many listeners:... ...his work in the Congo. Under... ...the title “NAC... ...Life in the Congo –... ...rural” he showed the big differences... ...many villages in the country, there... ...is no electricity. There are no... ...and no Internet. The villagers love... ...to sit together, and they... ...offer! In contrast, the situation in... ...the Congolese capital... ...completely different. Of the eleven million... ...people in the city, 350,000... ...huge city alone. The challenges here... ...are quite different: there are not... ...managed to baffle the audience. The... ...as big as the USA, but... ...New Apostolic congregations. The distances are... ...to manage. Yet, the members are... ...Germany spoke about the Pentecost theme... ...“And they continued …”... ...from the second book... ...of Acts. The first Christian... ...have a building. The members met... ...in the homes of... ...become Christians. In the beginning, they... ...still attended the services in... ...the synagogues, but... ...before long they developed their... ...for example. Since then, it has... ...become the gateway to... ...being a Christian, the theologian explained.... ...as Jesus did The Apostles’ doctrine,... ...was not something the Apostles had... ...come up with themselves. “They passed... ...on what they had learned... ...which is why they enjoyed such... ...special authority.” “The image of... ...breaking the bread means... ...of His. Even the Risen Christ... ...“Wherever Christians meet, they break the... ...prayer. “Jesus is the one who... ...Praying like Jesus therefore belongs to... ...the Christian congregation. The Lord’s Prayer,... ...not only for the first US... ...but also for the divine service... ...On Saturday afternoon, the Christian event... ...centre hosted the exhibition NAC... ...Deppner (Democratic Republic Congo West) provided... ...work in the Congo. Under the... ...Life in the Congo – urban... ...situation in the Congolese capital is... More


The preparations take time”

...Deppner from the Democratic Republic of... ...from the Democratic Republic of the... ...about the location of the conference... ...at the head office of the... ...important in view of the divine... ...to Canada. Instead of a concert... ...afternoon, which is often the case... ...in the context of a District... ...exhibition, the first of its kind,... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo,... ...the theological consultant of NACI, will... ...early church. All of this will... ...Erich Senn, head of administration at... ...the international offices in Zurich,... ...The first thing... ...Senn says. Since the District Apostles... ...and their assistants meet... ...happens to be the American capital.”... ...The District Apostles... ...are informed about the location of... ...the conference a... ...and make any other arrangements that... ...be made. “During the District Apostle... ...Vienna last year the Chief Apostle... ...takes place at the head office... ...of the Church in... ...equipped conference centre there,” the administrative... ...seat and at the lectern, two... ...projectors for the two conference... ...various monitors. For the South American... ...into Spanish, and the accompanying slides... ...a monitor for them. “Good air-conditioning... ...says. After all, the participants are... ...any hotel across the world. “The... ...location is therefore really secondary,”... ...is important for the Chief Apostle,... ...considered one after the other. This... ...in view of the divine service... ...always held on the Sunday. In... ...this way, the Chief Apostle... ...can reach all brothers and sisters,... ...his visit in the respective country... ...Washington Washington is the location this... ...Not only will the District Apostle... ...here, but also the Pentecost service.... ...There will not... ...this year, however. The service will... ...be transmitted across the USA and... ...which is often the case in... ...the context of... ...special idea. Under the title “NAC... ...Talks”, the Church in... ...the USA has... ...planned an exhibition, the first of... ...members from across the country are... ...invited. Among the many activities... ...by visiting ministers. The District Apostles... ...Michael Deppner from the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo, and... ...Evangelist Reinhard Kiefer, the theological consultant... ...short lecture on the congregational life... ...in the early church.... ...take place at the Hylton Memorial... ...an ideal venue. The Pentecost service... ...place here. As the motto says,... ...“And they continued …”... ...“The preparations take... ...time” “The Chief Apostle... ...has the last word,”... ...of administration at the international offices... ...Republic of the Congo, and Raùl... More


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


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Not in your room …

...media websites: in Democratic Republic Congo... ...websites: in Democratic Republic Congo South-East... ...Ministry, the charity of the New... ...the new classrooms of the Mackenzie... ...help with some of the remaining... ...for a period of several months.... ...a youth choir of the New... ...at the one of the events:... ...“Evensong of the Confessions... ...Religions”. An audience of several hundred... ...enjoyed the fellowship offered by prayers... ...within the Council of Christian Churches... ...an associate member of the CCCG... ...in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia... ...to the delegates of the member... ...to the representatives of the local... ...Apostolic Church was officially welcomed as... ...at the prospect of new impulses... ...sisters and brothers of the New... ...celebrating the feast of Thanksgiving these... ...with esteem” (Catechism of the New... ...addressing the needs of others, praying... ...the weekly programme of many Christians.... ...but at school “The new classrooms... ...re Charitable Ministry, the charity of... ...the New Apostolic... ...yet. Now that the new classrooms... ...of the Mackenzie Community... ...with some of the remaining work.... ...jerseys donated for the school’s sports... ...prayer and music The Bundesgartenschau (BUGA)... ...extensive cultural programme. The exhibition is... ...youth choir of the New Apostolic... ...Church performed at the one of... ...the events: “Evensong... ...of the Confessions and... ...hundred listened to the singing and... ...enjoyed the fellowship offered... ...…, but within the Council of... ...in Germany, ACK The New Apostolic... ...associate member of the CCCG in... ...the state of... ...was taken by the Council’s Executive... ...and 10 October, the New Apostolic... ...introduced itself to the delegates of... ...the member churches... ...well as to the representatives of... ...the local branch.... ...In the evening, there was a... ...service in which the New Apostolic... ...Muhr-Nelson said, “With the apostolate, the... ...new facet into the ecumenical community.”... ...her joy at the prospect of... ...new impulses through the sisters and... ...brothers of the New Apostolic... ...Church. The New Apostolic... ...associate status in the CCCG in... ...addition to this, there have been... ...associate memberships on the national and... ...local level over the years. …,... ...people all over the world are... ...celebrating the feast of... ...Thanksgiving these days and... ...and praising God, the Creator, who... ...“assigned human beings their living environment... ...and issued them the mandate to... ...have dominion over the earth and... ...accountable to God, the Creator, for... ...their actions with... ...regard to the creation. They... ...all life and their habitat with... ...esteem” (Catechism of the New Apostolic... ...Many sisters and brothers across the... ...world are sharing their gratitude on... ...Recognising and addressing the needs of... ...others, praying together, and making... ...music together to praise... ...God—this is the weekly programme... ...of many Christians. They are out... ...in Democratic Republic Congo South-East ,... More


“Here I am”—be creative

...Lubumbashi come together (Democratic Republic of... ...come together (Democratic Republic of the... ...Relations working group of the New... ...statement for one of the twelve... ...social media channels of the New... ...and remind many of the International... ...the choir leaders of the New... ...from the city of Lubumbashi come... ...together (Democratic Republic of the Congo)... ...Ngombo, the head of the music... ...place in one of our downtown... ...for the head of the music... ...announce the establishment of a choral... ...It will consist of a three-tiered... ...Apostle. The congregations of this former... ...the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais... ...visited the congregations of Juiz de... ...in the congregation of Maracanã (Rio... ...in the return of Christ would... ...With a bit of luck you... ...statement on one of the 2020... ...The PR working... ...wants your input The Public Relations... ...working group of the New Apostolic... ...is responsible for the annual posters... ...creative challenge. In the coming year... ...the statements will... ...for one of the twelve poster... ...models? This time the Public Relations... ...wants to involve the New Apostolic... ...can participate through the social media... ...channels of the New Apostolic... ...remind many of the International Youth... ...Convention (IYC). However, the statement itself... ...any connection to the IYC at... ...relate more to the congregation, that... ...do I have there; how does... ...the congregation (the fellowship with... ...my brothers and sisters... ...me? Starting January, the new posters... ...be hung in the display cases... ...be featured on the German-speaking websites... ...text. Lubumbashi When the choir leaders... ...of the New Apostolic... ...congregations from the city of... ...Lubumbashi come together (Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo) there are easily... ...430 participants! They were called... ...together by Bishop... ...Dieudonné Ngombo, the head of... ...the music department,... ...order to give the New Apostolic... ...own musical identity. The meeting took... ...our downtown churches. The gathering presented... ...an opportunity for the head of... ...the music department... ...to announce the establishment of... ...development programme throughout the DRC South-East... ...new District Apostle. The congregations of... ...yet really know their new District... ...first visit took the District Apostle... ...to the Brazilian state... ...in mid September. There he visited... ...the congregations of... ...music played on the guitar and... ...flute. The District Apostle... ...appealed to the members to... ...and to allow themselves to be... ...inspired to live their faith. On... ...the next day,... ...divine service in the congregation of... ...love. He wished the congregation that... ...their faith in the return of... ...would always accompany them. This way... ...the faithful can... ...good witnesses for the Lord. Social... ...…” statement in the comments. With... ...on one of the 2020 posters.... ...The PR working... ...Republic of the Congo) there are... More


We worship God—whom else would we worship!?

...trip to the Democratic Republic of... ...to the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chief... ...Apostles and Bishops of the country... ...from the yoke of the Egyptians.... ...present: “The people of today are... ...together.” Bringing our offerings: “We cannot... ...to bring our offerings, namely in... ...the redemption He offers us. Doing... ...to make use of His power... ...by heeding all of His commandments,... ...from the worship of idols, and... ...commandments. The epistle of James tells... ...he is guilty of all.’” do... ...about the law of love for... ...proclaim the glory of God “Like... ...the people of Israel, we... ...forgives: “The forgiveness of Jesus is... ...to the salvation of our neighbour:... ...At the start of the divine... ...to Africa out of love for... ...the glad tidings of Jesus Christ... ...in the background of the photos... ...cathedral “Our Lady of Seven Sorrows”,... ...their way out of Egypt some... ...and the Christians of the 21st... ...his trip to the Democratic Republic... ...divine services, and gathered together with... ...the Apostles and... ...Bishops of the country for... ...he preached to the believers in... ...Exodus 15: 2: “The Lord is... ...praise Him; my father’s God, and... ...After Moses and the people had... ...crossed the Red Sea,... ...they sang a... ...hymn: “The Lord is... ...my strength.” With their song they... ...for His help. “They were aware,”... ...said the Church leader,... ...God had liberated them from the... ...yoke of the Egyptians. Only... ...able to deliver them.” God had... ...made them His people,... ...was faithful to the promise He... ...and Jacob—and led the people into... ...the Promised Land.... ...a parallel to the present: “The... ...are likewise captives. They are captive... ...deliverance possible.” And there were two... ...other commonalities: “God... ...God grants us the opportunity to... ...His kingdom,” said the Church leader.... ...where I am, there you may... ...also.’ That is the reason we... ...Schneider. Giving thanks together: “We pray... ...and praise God together.” Bringing our... ...thank God for the redemption He... ...our election “As the chosen people,... ...commandments, abstaining from the worship of... ...God with all their hearts, with... ...all their souls, and... ...with all their strength,” explained... ...the Chief Apostle.... ...And here too there are parallels... ...to the present: keep... ...the commandments: “God... ...to keep all the commandments. The... ...‘whoever shall keep the whole law,... ...to help us, there are times... ...are not sure whether God will... ...might go to the witch doctor... ...or the medicine man... ...will work.’ But there is another... ...far too many brothers and sisters... ...to forget about the law of... ...love for their neighbour.” love... ...not have any other gods besides... ...God.” We proclaim the glory of... ...God “Like the people of... ...His glory,” said the Chief Apostle.... ...us to do these works: thanks... ...we can do these things. It... ...as God forgives: “The forgiveness of... ...We contribute to the salvation of... ...“We also want other souls to... ...earth or among the departed in... ...the beyond. We... ...tell them, ‘Come to... ...diminish.” Background: At the start of... ...the divine service,... ...this very beautiful cathedral, and I... ...to thank all the missionaries and... ...order to spread the Christian faith.... ...is thanks to these men and... ...ago to bring the Christian faith... ...of love for the Lord. Long... ...before the New Apostolic... ...Apostles came, these men and... ...order to bring the glad tidings... ...and we owe them a great... ...deal. We thank them. We honour... ...them and also... ...pray for these early missionaries,... ...may also grant them His peace... ...and blessing in the beyond.” —... ...Depicted in the background of... ...the photos is the cathedral “Our... ...we worship!? Are there any commonalities... ...between the Israelites who... ...made their way out... ...years ago and the Christians of... ...the 21st century?... ...Schneider elaborates on the parallels and... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, Chief Apostle... More