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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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Faith in life: sisters and brothers in their element

...and four rows of confirmands …... ...DR Congo: On the way home... ...Zambia: Confirmands recite their vow Germany:... ...The IYC Big... ...life: sisters and brothers in their... ...band sounds in the church, and... ...panorama sweep across the New Apostolic... ...DR Congo: On the... More


The world gathers at the IYC 2019

...Areas East Africa, Democratic Republic of... ...East Africa, Democratic Republic of the... ...world will be offered by the... ...Arena. The motto of the evening... ...Netherlands will be offering a place... ...of encounter and... ...in Canada, both of which visitors... ...typical Tim Horton’s coffee or maple... ...fishing are two of the most... ...visitors an overview of the hall.... ...into the skin of a Scotsman... ...and a pavilion of the Portuguese-speaking... ...is the motto of the district... ...of District Apostle... ...These will be offered in Spanish,... ...The joint pavilion of the African... ...be nothing short of a sensation.... ...Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...the largest number of New Apostolic... ...at the schedule of events and... ...virtual trip across the world will... ...be offered by the IYC organisers... ...7.30 p.m. in the Arena. The... ...motto of the evening show... ...is #HereThereEverywhere. New Apostolic... ...from Africa Africa, the Americas, Asia,... ...will be introducing themselves and their... ...Hall No. 6, the Meeting Hall,... ...Apostle Areas and other Church groups.... ...performances. Going sporty The Netherlands will... ...and dialogue at their so-called Holland... ...people from Suriname, the Dutch Antilles,... ...are served by the New Apostolic... ...Church in the Netherlands. The Canadians... ...try out at the Canadian pavilion.... ...are two of the most popular... ...to know what the legendary Canadian... ...come on in. The French pavilion... ...or simply enjoy the bar. District... ...a walk through the woods. A... ...an overview of the hall. They... ...and cocktails, and there will be... ...to slip into the skin of... ...a Scotsman , the Queen’s Guard... ...Africa to Asia The Swiss and... ...the Austrians have... ...mountain cabin for their pavilion. Southern... ...a Swabian specialty. There will also... ...Just how large the region is... ...that the District Apostle... ...South-East Asia and the Western Pacific... ...live stream on the Internet. There... ...and music at the pavilion. The... ...a pavilion of the Portuguese-speaking countries.... ...Mongolia ” is the motto of... ...the district of... ...District Apostle Nadolny. The Brandenburg Gate... ...Russian banya, and the Silk Road... ...addition to this there will be... ...and events on the various cultures... ...which make up the District Apostle... ...Africa’s ‘Big Five’ The Americas, namely... ...Central America, and the USA will... ...Apostolic congregations in these countries and... ...to young people there. There will... ...anyone can register. These will be... ...English, or German. The joint pavilion... ...of the African countries... ...a sensation. “Africa, the most interesting... ...earth,” is how the African churches... ...are presenting themselves. On entering,... ...not an exaggeration. Together, the District... ...Democratic Republic of the Congo South-East... ...and West, Southern Africa, and... ...Zambia represent the largest number... ...New Apostolic Christians. There will be... ...information on the countries, the... ...people, their culture, and... ...Africa’s stunning nature. There will also... ...based loosely on the motto: “Come... ...Africa and experience the ‘Big Five’!”... ...The world gathers at the... ...IYC 2019 Whether via video... ...from all over the world will... ...be gathering at the International Youth... ...a glance at the schedule of... ...events and the hall plan.... ...Republic of the Congo South-East and... More


Keeping busy in Lesotho: “I have stopped making plans”

...originally from the Democratic Republic of... ...from the Democratic Republic of Congo.... ...in the field of technical environmental... ...in the subject of renewable energy,... ...at the University of Kassel. This... ...at the University of Bonn. The... ...subject of my studies... ...the solar desiccation of wood as... ...Cooperation (GIZ). One of these was... ...interview—and was already offered the job... ...by the end of the same... ...After two months of preparation in... ...Protestant development agency, offered me a... ...increases the quality of life enormously.... ...until the end of June 2020.... ...at the end of 2019. What... ...never know ahead of time exactly... ...warmth and friendliness of their local... ...Nepal is one of the poorest... ...Lesotho is one of the poorest... ...and warmth are often lost along... ...my western idea of what should... ...at work is often very different... ...from what often ends up... ...were more tolerant of one another.... ...our own parcel of land—or we... ...the rural areas of Lesotho. On... ...to the idea of putting my... ...on a shelf of my own,... ...rather limited number of regular churchgoers... ...was retired. Most of the time,... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo. His... ...current interior renovations of the church... ...underway, a number of members have... ...At present, one of the members... ...discussed the acquisition of a CD... ...with the renovations of the interior... ...that the outside of the building... ...in the wrong profession. Yes, I... ...to the idea of living in... ...His current base of operations is... ...the capital city of Lesotho. We... ...it was also there that I... ...an engineer in the field of... ...especially interested in the subject of... ...energy efficiency at the University of... ...research assistant at the University of... ...Bonn. The subject of... ...my studies there—namely the solar desiccation... ...out quite differently. The first thing... ...job postings with the German Corporation... ...(GIZ). One of these was stationed... ...in Nepal, and the other in... ...to apply for the one in... ...was already offered the job by... ...the end of the same day.... ...of preparation in the Academy for... ...planning to stay there? After my... ...applications. “Bread for the World”, a... ...move freely throughout the whole country.... ...Beyond that, all the things you... ...obtainable, owing to the country’s proximity... ...which naturally increases the quality of... ...contract runs until the end of... ...June 2020. There is also... ...this contract for another three years,... ...only make at the end of... ...easy to approach other people. Naturally,... ...me deeply by the warmth and... ...friendliness of their local populations.... ...These countries have... ...It is simply there! Nepal is... ...one of the poorest countries... ...is one of the poorest in... ...Africa. Nevertheless, the people are... ...provided for by their communities. Every... ...often lost along the way. My... ...ends up happening. The way people... ...treat one another, their traditions, and... ...the whole cultural... ...background are, on the one hand,... ...anyone’s position in the workplace to... ...be terminated. Instead, the person is... ...simply given another position—and that... ...way, the family has... ...greater security. On the other hand,... ...there are also... ...progress, for example, the patriarchal system... ...or the extremely strict... ...tolerant of one another. At times... ...want to live together on this... ...planet, we will either need some... ...work contract, because there is still... ...develop here in the rural areas... ...of Lesotho. On the other hand,... ...get used to the idea of... ...and listening to them in my... ...spare time. But there is only... ...I’m going with the flow. How... ...you integrated into the New Apostolic... ...congregation there? Have you... ...friends? What are the divine services... ...to do with the rather limited... ...regular churchgoers in the congregation: three.... ...The congregation was... ...some time after the last rector... ...retired. Most of the time, the... ...divine services were then conducted by... ...the congregation’s Deacon.... ...However, the congregation has... ...since found another Priest who... ...recently moved into the area. Priest... ...Mothe—that is his... ...are originally from the Democratic Republic... ...him to conduct the divine services... ...time I get together privately with... ...Priest Mothe, and since... ...the current interior... ...renovations of the church have... ...helping along with the work. The... ...cold in winter! The congregation still... ...electrical power, and there is no... ...been in Africa! Otherwise I find... ...very nice that the Bishop and... ...the District Evangelist... ...services regularly. Even the Apostle has... ...Maseru. How is the congregation there... ...different from others you know?... ...everything is different: there is no... ...here, nor are there any organists.... ...present, one of the members does... ...best to give the right note,... ...have recently discussed the acquisition of... ...little closer to the original melodies... ...in our hymnal. The church building... ...a little with the renovations of... ...the interior rooms.... ...in this by other members. The... ...promised us that the outside of... ...the building will... ...be renovated. Soon the electrical power... ...will be connected. Then we will... ...need light in the evening. So... ...conclusion after all these years? Would... ...would be in the wrong profession.... ...get used to the idea of... ...in South America. The American continent... ...is the only one... ...to me, and the best way... ...become acquainted with the country and... ...to settle down there for a... ...for your responses, Brother Schalk. Keeping... ...for Bread for the World, a... ...operations is Maseru, the capital city... ...Democratic Republic of Congo. His first... More