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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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Spotlight 14/2021: A marathon, not a sprint!

...Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of... ...of the Democratic Republic of the... ...in which most of them live... ...to the point of declaring: “Life... ...and this way of looking at... ...frightened. As children of God, however,... ...future in terms of Christ. In... ...it the plan of salvation or... ...specified, the sequence of events is... ...have an idea of what the... ...through the light of the Holy... ...existence: God’s plan of salvation allows... ...recognise a sequence of divine actions... ...for the return of Jesus Christ.... ...as a way of preparation rather... ...Apostle Tshitshi Tshisekedi of the Democratic... ...Republic of the Congo... ...about God’s plan of redemption, the... ...beginning and end of which we... ...firmly established among the youth in... ...a better time. The environment in... ...which most of them live makes... ...them fear for the future. Add... ...to this the current COVID-19... ...in fear, to the point of... ...closer look at the term “future”.... ...yet to come. There is indeed... ...of looking at the future can... ...we look at the future in... ...In this respect, there is no... ...We call it the plan of... ...dates are specified, the sequence of... ...we even know the beginning and... ...idea of what the end will... ...want to meet their earthly obligations... ...with material success. There is nothing... ...we should take the time to... ...eyes fixed on the Lord and... ...lends visibility: through the light of... ...the Holy Spirit,... ...we can read the present situations... ...God (CNAC 4.4). The Chief Apostle... ...actively prepare for the return of... ...way of preparation rather than a... ...to run after the dates. Oliver... ...is not about the future in... ...general, but about the future in... ...Christ. There is a... ...Tshitshi Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo says.... ...plan of redemption, the beginning and... ...Republic of the Congo says. We... More


Helping where help is needed!

...urgently. In the Democratic Republic of... ...In the Democratic Republic of the... ...it reminds us of the many,... ...only a few of the crises... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...a renewed eruption of the Nyiragongo... ...Afghanistan ; hundreds of thousands of... ...: the list of disaster areas... ...now? In view of all the... ...it in one of his sermons.... ...characteristics. In spite of all this... ...in the companionship of Jesus, must... ...not diminish. Sharing, of course, plays... ...is all too often true. The... ...important day in the calendar, especially... ...reminds us of the many, many... ...poverty and misery. The UN commemorative... ...reminder that solidarity, togetherness, compassion, aid,... ...good words. Helping others is a... ...one human being another? Critical hot... ...a few of the crises in... ...a year after the huge explosion... ...in Beirut’s port, the people are... ...still suffering from the immense after-effects.... ...more than before the explosion, electricity... ...available only intermittently. The Lebanese pound... ...no idea how they are going... ...to feed their families. “It... ...feels as though the catastrophe happened... ...Bujar Hoxha describes the current situation... ...as Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, France,... ...have lost everything: their belongings, their... ...memories, their hope. Thank... ...God the UN Security... ...decided to keep the Bab al-Hawa... ...fragile agreement, because the other border... ...remain closed, although the people there... ...as urgently. In the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo more... ...acute food insecurity. The North Kivu... ...renewed eruption of the Nyiragongo Volcano... ...forced to flee their homes. War... ...and Nepal : the list of... ...endless. And finally, there is also... ...always the concern for... ...view of all the problems, it... ...God’s support, in the companionship of... ...every individual helped another individual in... ...an eternal cycle. The New Apostolic... ...aid organisations around the world. Here... ...list: human aktiv (Southern Germany) KUMEA... ...Africa) Masakhe Foundation (Southern Africa) NAC... ...(Argentina) Stichting Corantijn (Netherlands) Photo: Riccardo... ...needed! Disasters hit the poor the... ...too often true. The past months... ...disasters increase poverty there where people... ...Republic of the Congo more than... More


Stay where you are!

...trip to the Democratic Republic of... ...to the Democratic Republic of the... ...our lives as often as necessary... ...for the protection of His angels.... ...for the needs of our soul... ...security. The hand of God over... ...is an image of the blessing... ...the various aspects of God’s love.... ...from the yoke of the past... ...sanctification by means of His grace.... ...forget the calling of God, no... ...He had asked of them.” “Let... ...in the hand of the Master.... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo.... ...the nearby congregation of Altkirch, France.... ...The Bible text... ...for the sermon was... ...hand upon me.” The gist is... ...humans and calls them to His... ...levels are involved, the Chief Apostle... ...continue to pursue the path He... ...expressly prayed for the protection of... ...our prayers. On the material and... ...level: God is there “God also... ...provides for the needs of... ...have spiritual security. The hand of... ...an image of the blessing that... ...are His children, the Chief Apostle... ...where we are.” The Chief Apostle... ...on to address the various aspects... ...love. “God protects the faithful from... ...what lies behind them.” He forgives... ...them their faults. He... ...frees them from the yoke of... ...the past by... ...making them new creatures... ...in Christ. They are therefore... ...longer constrained by their origins, their... ...family history, or their own background.... ...hand out for the believers. They... ...reason to fear the future.” He... ...makes sure that they can get... ...through them. He will... ...have the last word.... ...He will complete their sanctification by... ...us never forget the calling of... ...God, no matter the circumstances we... ...urgent appeal by the Chief Apostle... ...to the attentive congregation.... ...not know Him.” Another possibility to... ...God, especially within the church, is... ...those who rejoice, the Chief Apostle... ...said. “Let’s take the time to... ...that we care.” The Chief Apostle... ...should not interrupt the other person... ...in detail what they are currently... ...Moses and Jeremiah either for not... ...had asked of them.” “Let us... ...push ourselves to the fore; we... ...only tools in the hand of... ...the Master. Honour... ...less to punish the sinner.” Our... ...must be within the framework set... ...also do to them likewise” (Luke... ...you are! Unfortunately, the Chief Apostle... ...planned trip to the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo. Instead,... ...he drove to the nearby congregation... ...interesting sermon for the congregation.... ...Republic of the Congo. Instead, he... More