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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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Thriving in diversity

...Tshisekedi from the Democratic Republic of... ...from the Democratic Republic of the... ...The international magazine of the New... ...the various requirements of a joint... ...as a kind of envelope for... ...in co-operation with Bischoff Publishers, which... ...sections: national editorial offices supplement the... ...churches. Good examples of such regional... ...print on large offset presses, while... ...print on small office printers. And... ...is the mouthpiece of the Church... ...in those regions of the world,... ...Church’s many online offers, such as... ...Apostle Areas, some of which have... ...A digital version of some of... ...be downloaded free of charge from... ...the Church structures offer: community is... ...the various editorial offices is smooth... ...a worldwide network of editors, graphic... ...in the creation of the various... ...editions of the magazine.... ...a Swahili edition of the magazine... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...This is one of the missions... ...of community ,... ...in the use of community articles... ...impulses—also an agenda of community .... ...for the oneness of the Church... ...for the fellowship of the members.... ...The international magazine... ...of the New Apostolic... ...over 70 countries, either in printed... ...all editions are the same. There... ...different ways how the magazine reaches... ...the readers. Well-organised... ...in co-operation with the respective Church... ...leaders, community meets the various requirements... ...Papua New Guinea. The content: compact,... ...or regional Whatever the version, they... ...an editorial by the Chief Apostle,... ...of envelope for other versions. The... ...content: for children there is a... ...a young Christian, there are stories... ...from congregations around the world for... ...and reports on the Chief Apostle’s... ...cover all continents. The so-called core... ...community and the complete issue... ...are produced by the New Apostolic... ...Publishers, which processes the English, French,... ...editions and makes them available to... ...the 15 District... ...Apostle Areas. And then there are... ...the regional sections:... ...editorial offices supplement the international magazine... ...with their own reports.... ...These include reports... ...from the congregations, letters... ...from the local Apostles,... ...been scheduled in the local churches.... ...Sierra Leone . The latter three... ...are published by the New Apostolic... ...Church Southern Germany. The format: small,... ...full colour, monochrome The International Church... ...50 editions: in the formats A4,... ...full-colour. Here too, the different requirements... ...in the various countries... ...offset presses, while others perhaps print... ...office printers. And then the standard... ...paper sizes across the world vary... ...called Liquid Layout. The way to... ...the reader: on... ...form community is the mouthpiece of... ...the Church leadership,... ...those regions of the world, in... ...limited access to the Internet. In... ...addition to the Church’s many... ...portals, and apps, the magazine complements... ...the existing communication.... ...of which have their own editorial... ...French, and Spanish, the magazine is... ...as in many other languages. A... ...of some of these can be... ...of charge from the community archive... ...nac.today. For distribution, the local Churches... ...use whatever the Church structures... ...and in person. The digital version... ...also sent to the members by... ...email, WhatsApp, and other messenger services.... ...Working together across borders... ...The co-operation between the various editorial... ...smooth and efficient. There is a... ...are involved in the creation of... ...the various editions... ...of the magazine. It... ...its sixth year, there are still... ...forward: John Kyalo, the nac.today correspondent... ...Swahili edition of the magazine would... ...be important for the members in... ...East Africa. And the District Apostles... ...Tshitshi Tshisekedi from the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo are... ...thinking about how they can make... ...the content available... ...to the three million... ...brothers and sisters... ...in the DRC. Viviana... ...Argentina writes that the articles on... ...are popular with the readers. This... ...is one of the missions of... ...special weight in the future. This... ...be seen in the use of... ...community articles in the small group... ...take place during the week in... ...the USA: talking... ...by accident that the magazine carries... ...the name it... ...communication, “unity” for the oneness of... ...the Church across... ...and “community” for the fellowship of... ...the members. Thriving... ...about community , they are not... ...talking about exactly the same magazine.... ...a look at the broad spectrum... ...Republic of the Congo are thinking... More


Spotlight 14/2020: Doing something good for ourselves and others

...Apostle Tshitshi Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic Congo... ...Tshitshi Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic Congo South-East)... ...that the love of Christ makes... ...and the best of health. Rather,... ...our own life of faith. When... ...in the house of our God... ...Making the return of the Lord... ...the focus of our spiritual... ...5: 7–8). Obedience of faith with... ...upon our willing offerings and sacrifices... ...for those who offer (1 Chronicles... ...to the building of this edifice... ...New Year’s message, the Chief Apostle... ...emphasised that the love of... ...such as: unless there is nothing... ...in Christ could therefore sound like... ...this: the commitment to... ...or prosperity and the best of... ...health. Rather, we are... ...talking about the good that... ...for our soul, the good things... ...divine services in the house of... ...do for ourselves (Matthew 21: 22).... ...9: 6). Making the return of... ...the Lord the focus of... ...spiritual life is the best thing... ...15: 23). Recognising the gifts and... ...Chronicles 29: 9). The list does... ...have to end there. These are... ...own list. Have the courage to... ...anything in return. The principle is... ...simple: ‘Do to others as you... ...would have them do to... ...(Luke 6: 31). Together with our... ...do good for the Church. This... ...is another guiding principle:... ...and contribute to the building of... ...for ourselves and others Doing something... ...Photo: ENA RD Congo Spotlight 14/2020:... ...Tshisekedi (Democratic Republic Congo South-East) reflects... More


Back to church

...relief in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...703315 Digital library of the New... ...is a sense of relief in... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo.... ...The state of emergency imposed... ...Bahasa, English, https://bit.ly/nac_seas Southern Africa ,... ...Digital library of the New Apostolic... ...Church The New Apostolic... ...Back to church There is a... ...of relief in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo. The state of... ...on 15 August, the congregations can... ...once again gather for divine... ...services. For the time being,... ...worldwide. Here are the current links.... ...Português, https://bit.ly/nac_pt RD Congo Sud-est ,... ...Français, https://bit.ly/nac_cse RD Congo Ouest .,... ...Republic of the Congo. The state... More