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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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Active in church and in everyday life

...congregation of Ngulungu, Democratic Republic Congo,... ...of Ngulungu, Democratic Republic Congo, on... ...by the members of the congregation... ...congregation, the members of the New... ...at the beginning of October. With... ...over the course of the afternoon... ...they plan to offer more vegetarian... ...the outside wall of our church... ...funding the installation of a heart... ...in the middle of a burnout.... ...recognise the symptoms of burnout early... ...the day-to-day demands of life, the... ...to the start of school without... ...the church district of Ostwestfalen-Lippe in... ...geste und sourire) of the New... ...October: the seniors of Devon Park... ...in the congregation of Ngulungu, Democratic... ...told the parable of the two... ...rock. The house of the wise... ...into the town of Leipheim, Germany,... ...life The members of the New... ...supporting education. And, of course, church... ...At work for the environment How... ...take responsibility for the creation? How... ...as a congregation? These questions were... ...asked by the members of... ...the congregation in... ...Ilmenau in Germany. Together with an... ...promotes projects in the congregation, the... ...members of the New Apostolic... ...some answers at the beginning of... ...and open discussions, they worked out... ...a plan over the course of... ...the afternoon on... ...a congregation in the future. It... ...was decided that the church building... ...decided that when the congregation gets... ...together for snacks... ...and fellowship activities, the food is... ...sources. For example, they plan to... ...and seasonal food. They also thought... ...environmentally friendly way. The idea here... ...use bicycles. And the church grounds... ...to become greener. The initiative dedicated... ...to environmental protection then awarded the... ...congregation with the “sustainable congregation”... ...label. After that, there was a... ...to learn about the environment, water,... ...been mounted on the outside wall... ...accessible to all. The building is... ...courts, and across the road from... ...For this reason, the trustees approached... ...the local council... ...grant to support the Church in... ...funding the installation of... ...defibrillator. Volunteers in the New Apostolic... ...too much for them when it... ...too late and they are in... ...the middle of... ...important. To help them recognise the... ...and to help them cope with... ...stress caused by the day-to-day demands... ...of life, the ministers and... ...a talk with their partners on... ...look forward to the start of... ...a care in the world. If... ...parents cannot afford the school fees... ...or school supplies, then the children’s... ...to donations from the church district... ...in Germany and the charity UGUS... ...und sourire) of the New Apostolic... ...Church in Togo, the children received... ...geometry sets; everything they need is... ...there. In addition, the school fees... ...generation also hit the books so... ...back in October: the seniors of... ...divine service and then came together... ...again in the church hall... ...Going to church There was great... ...excitement in the congregation of... ...Paul Mbikayi dedicated the congregation’s new... ...church and told the parable of... ...the two people... ...build a house. The foolish man... ...on sand, while the wise man... ...it on rock. The house of... ...the wise man... ...endured when the storm came.... ...He wished the congregation that... ...their faith would... ...be stable like the house built... ...have to find the church. Anyone... ...who drives into the town of... ...Apostolic divine services. The signs were... ...in everyday life The members of... ...the New Apostolic... ...values and promote them in their... ...is important to them.... ...Ngulungu, Democratic Republic Congo, on 13... More


Teamwork on a global scale

...Argentina, Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic Congo,... ...Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic Congo, Germany,... ...like “guide”) because of its cumbersome... ...Priests and servants of the New... ...reach every corner of the New... ...and the lack of infrastructure. And... ...many methodical parts of the lessons,... ...specific media requirements of the Regional... ...on the division of tasks, the... ...standardisation of curricula, and... ...the possibility of individual implementation.... ...and Switzerland. Development of the teaching... ...has existed in the New Apostolic... ...since about 1908. The first such... ...teachers to help them conduct religious... ...School. Everybody in the German-speaking world... ...and servants of the New Apostolic... ...every corner of the New Apostolic... ...to costs and the lack of... ...infrastructure. And then at the... ...Schneider said, “Instruct the ministers and... ...Sunday School for the children in... ...all congregations,” thereby launching a... ...since about 2019. The lessons have... ...to help introduce the children to... ...their faith in... ...and contemporary way. The most conspicuous... ...innovation are the many methodical... ...parts of the lessons, the... ...which playfully deepen the subject matter.... ...The aim was... ...to ensure that the teaching material... ...experience. In addition, the specific media... ...requirements of the Regional Churches... ...account so that the possibilities range... ...to Sunday School there are also—depending... ...on the region—pre-Sunday School,... ...confirmation lessons for the older children.... ...In this area, the Church is... ...relying on the division of... ...tasks, the standardisation of... ...curricula, and the possibility of... ...individual implementation. The work on... ...the material for... ...being led by the New Apostolic... ...Churches Southern Germany and... ...Switzerland. Development of the teaching material... ...being headed by the New Apostolic... ...Church Northern and Eastern... ...How work on the material for... ...Mark Woll at the conference in... ...been posted on the English CTM... ...website. A further 50 lessons... ...September 2023, and the syllabus should... ...by June 2024. The Regional Churches... ...will decide for themselves whether and... ...to what extent the material, which... ...be translated into other languages. The... ...to help write the lessons and... ...Zimbabwe. What had the Chief Apostle... ...scale Work on the new children’s... ...was given at the recent international... ...involved in compiling the various books.... ...Canada, Democratic Republic Congo, Germany, India,... More


Welcome to the virtual church

...Lithuania, and the Democratic Republic of... ...and the Democratic Republic of Congo... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo prove... ...a wide selection of online services... ...Since the start of the pandemic,... ...to the worship of God. It... ...remains the day of rest for... ...and online service offers of the... ...https://bit.ly/nac_zam Digital library of the New... ...longest time, part of our congregational... ...moved online because of COVID-19. Here... ...look at some of the means... ...and what online offers were available... ...Sunday in terms of divine services.... ...and Bishops came together in video... ...did ministers at the congregational and... ...Portugal, Lithuania, and the Democratic Republic... ...this is still the case. Music... ...There were numerous... ...virtual choirs at the regional level,... ...across national borders. There were online... ...which people put their hearts into.... ...participants from around the world, the... ...touching finale at the Pentecost service... ...2020. Divine services There will also... ...time zones. Since the start of... ...the pandemic, excuses... ...outdated. Sunday is the day dedicated... ...to the worship of... ...is and remains the day of... ...rest for the soul prescribed... ...service offers of the churches make... ..., Moldavian, https://bit.ly/nac_ro89 Netherlands , Dutch,... ...English, French, https://bit.ly/nac_nig Northern and Eastern... ...Bahasa, English, https://bit.ly/nac_seas Southern Africa ,... ...Digital library of the New Apostolic... ...Church The New Apostolic... ...https://bit.ly/naci_de Welcome to the virtual church... ...For the longest time,... ...at some of the means used... ...Democratic Republic of Congo prove this.... ...Portuguese, https://bit.ly/nac_pt DR Congo South-East ,... ...French, https://bit.ly/nac_cse DR Congo West ,... More