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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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The word of God brings light during the lockdown

...and Tshitshi Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic of... ...District Apostle Area Democratic Republic of... ...Tshitshi Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic of the... ...Apostle Area Democratic Republic of the... ...halt on account of the corona... ...dead. In times of distress the... ...word of God comes... ...broadcast live streams of divine services.... ...the various available offers, was viewed... ...encouraging A total of 18 central... ...joy and rejoicing of my heart,”... ...Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...an above-average number of time zones,... ...in Southern Africa offered more divine... ...on the size of the congregation,... ...the French-speaking regions of the New... ...Area Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...gather there. Most of the 1.8... ...The live stream of the divine... ...in the district of Western Germany... ...captured the interest of WDR, the... ...2 interviewed the officiant, Apostle Stefan... ...walls.” The word of God brings... ...is how hundreds of thousands of... ...assemblies, lockdowns: in the past two... ...one country after another has ground... ...on account of the corona crisis.... ...times of distress the word of... ...our homes via the Internet. This... ...What Canada and the United States... ...was practised by the District Church... ...Western Germany for the first time... ...in mid March. The other European... ...of divine services. Then government guidelines... ...South America, and the West Pacific—and... ...the Church followed... ...suit. All the brothers and sisters... ...now was find their virtual congregation.... ...as nac.today provided the necessary information.... ...providing information on the various available... ...able participate in the respective broadcast.... ...languages—were counted in the New Apostolic... ...22 March, across the globe. The... ...was read in the Netherlands. “Your... ...was to me the joy and... ...was used in Southern Germany. And... ...the divine service... ...in the USA was... ...based on the following: “This... ...is the day the Lord has... ...It was mostly the District Apostles... ...themselves who conducted the divine service... ...Apostle Michael Ehrich (Southern Germany), Leonard... ...(USA), Rüdiger Krause (Northern and Eastern... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo South-East).... ...In other places, Apostles... ...stepped behind the altar, for... ...Peter Klene in the Netherlands, John... ...services in shifts The District Church... ...different live streams. The district not... ...zones, but also the International Date... ...Line in the Pacific. The... ...Church in Southern Africa offered... ...on a Sunday. The government there... ...had limited gatherings to a... ...hundred people. Thus the ministers were... ...shifts. Depending on the size of... ...the congregation, services... ...and Sunday. Meanwhile, the Church’s own... ...planned service for the French-speaking regions... ...of the New Apostolic... ...Church Southern Africa with... ...to house However, the region where... ...the most ministers... ...and about was the District Apostle... ...Democratic Republic of the Congo South-East.... ...were permitted to gather there. Most... ...of the 1.8 million... ...did not have the possibility to... ...follow the central divine... ...For this reason, the ministers, from... ...District Apostle, visited the families at... ...Holy Communion with them. Radio and... ...network show interest The live stream... ...of the divine service... ...in the district of... ...Western Germany captured the interest of... ...WDR, the regional television... ...network. Right after the divine service... ...the radio station... ...WDR 2 interviewed the officiant, Apostle... ...borders and walls.” The word of... ...brings light during the lockdown A... ...Apostolic families experienced the past Sunday.... ...Even though the doors to... ...churches were locked, the Church itself... ...Republic of the Congo South-East). In... ...Republic of the Congo South-East. No... More


Divine services despite Corona crisis (update)

...Pacific and the Democratic Republic of... ...the District Church Democratic Republic Congo... ...and the Democratic Republic of the... ...District Church Democratic Republic Congo South-East.... ...days, the numbers of brothers and... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...reduce the number of social contacts... ...slow the spread of the Corona... ...prevent an overburdening of our health... ...evening services. Ahead of everyone else... ...quite a bit of experience in... ...live streaming of divine services.... ...on occasion, but offer a large... ...number of recordings available... ...the vast majority of the 1.8... ...a previous version of this report,... ...in the congregations of the District... ...Church of Africa South... ...a few days, the numbers of... ...brothers and sisters... ...been suspended until further notice has... ...this week, only the District Churches... ...all activities in their church buildings.... ...Asia, South America, the USA, Niger,... ...Western Pacific and the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo South-East... ...have been added. The main reason... ...voluntary precautionary measures. The aim everywhere... ...is to reduce the number of... ...order to protect the people—social distancing.... ...The purpose is... ...to slow the spread of... ...the Corona pandemic... ...airing on TV The District Apostles... ...want to leave the faithful without... ...in this crisis. They are therefore... ...using the opportunities afforded... ...pastoral care on the Internet. The... ...have set up their own YouTube... ...order to expand their resources for... ...streaming portal. And Southern Africa can... ...everyone else are the North Americans,... ...services. Canada and the USA do... ...for viewing throughout the week. DR... ...all retirees Unfortunately, the technical infrastructure... ...not available everywhere. The Apostles in... ...will be recording their sermons and... ...making them available to... ...the brothers and sisters... ...have access to the Internet will... ...being taken by the District Church... ...Republic Congo South-East. The district does... ...YouTube channel, but the vast majority... ...of the 1.8 million... ...members either do not... ...limited access to the Internet. As... ...Holy Communion. Because the congregations are... ...very large, the ministers will... ...be busy throughout the week, District... ...order to help the active ministers,... ...into additional languages). The following District... ...divine services live: Southern Africa ,... ...Canada , and the USA in... ...English; Berlin-Brandenburg , Northern and Eastern... ...South-East in French; Netherlands in Dutch.... ...(login details via the congregation); Southern... ...Western Pacific, Niger, Southeast Asia. -... ...report, services in the congregations of... ...the District Church... ...crisis (update) If the faithful cannot... ...go to church, the church will... ...come to the faithful. This... ...is how the New Apostolic... ...its members in the current Corona... ...crisis. Across the globe, however,... ...the possibilities are... ...Republic of the Congo South-East have... ...the week. DR Congo South-East reactivates... ...Church Democratic Republic Congo South-East. The... ...in German; DR Congo South-East in... More


Europe and Canada switch over to transmissions

...Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of... ...and the Democratic Republic of Congo-West... ...The eleventh week of the calendar... ...already cancelled as of Tuesday in... ...pandemic, the rest of Europe still... ...Saturday evening, some of the members... ...of Southern Germany... ...prescriptions and recommendations of local authorities.... ...according to an official statement on... ...is just one of the measures... ...reduced to cases of absolute emergency... ...to the members of their working... ...reduce the dangers of the corona... ...a large part of the population... ...and video transmissions of their services... ...New Apostolic Church of Western Germany... ...with an average of two to... ...the preventative step of cancelling all... ...the documented number of infections is... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo-West are... ...the crisis team of the Church’s... ...be divine services—but of a somewhat... ...The eleventh week... ...of the calendar was... ...Italy due to the corona pandemic,... ...the rest of... ...midweek services across the continent. And... ...had already cancelled the Sunday divine... ...service throughout the District Church... ...by the previous Saturday... ...evening, some of the members of... ...Southern Germany were... ...still able to gather as usual.... ...a pause in the congregations Behind... ...these measures were the various prescriptions... ...divine services and other Church activities... ...just one of the measures which... ...the Chief Apostle... ...and the European District... ...conference this morning. Another such measure... ...small circle at either the cemetery... ...only. Purpose: reducing the risk for... ...all The reason for... ...been described by the District Apostles... ...in letters to the members of... ...their working areas: the aim is... ...to reduce the dangers of... ...the corona pandemic... ...large part of the population will... ...become infected with the virus, and... ...fall ill at the same time,... ...there may not... ...resources to provide the necessary care... ...important to stretch the infection phase... ...personal contact with others. Alternative: transmission... ...services at home Nevertheless, the District... ...to leave our brothers and sisters... ...pastoral care in these troubled times.... ...this reason that the European District... ...but still incorporating the absolution and... ...the Lord’s Prayer.... ...This decision follows the template that... ...into practice over the past weekend.... ...video transmissions of their services available... ...short notice. In other areas, for... ...Austria and Switzerland, there was already... ...a central transmission. The live-streamed service... ...by the New Apostolic... ...each. Tension over the international situation... ...Even though the pandemic currently... ...focused on Europe, the situation on... ...other continents is... ...serious. For example, the District Church... ...Canada has taken the preventative step... ...until 5 April. The country is... ...transmissions. In Africa, the documented number... ...that measures in the District Churches... ...Malawi, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic... ...South Africa, where the government has... ...declared the situation a... ...national disaster, the crisis team... ...of the Church’s leadership... ...video transmission by the District Apostle... ...this Tuesday. A further telephone conference... ...between the European District... ...Apostles and the Chief Apostle... ...At that point, they plan to... ...reassess the latest developments... ...and decide on the next steps... ...effect. This was the decision made... ...by the Chief Apostle... ...today. And still there will be... ...Democratic Republic of Congo-West are still... More