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IYC impulses: how faith and a successful career go together

In order to be successful you have to be ruthless and selfish. So how does faith fit in there? Stephanie Tritt, a professor of radiology and neuroradiology, gave some thought-provoking impulses on how being a Christian and being a boss can be reconciled.

“It’s up to you! Between career, children, church …” This was the title of a keynote speech followed by a question and answer session during the I…


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Spotlight 10/2019: Peace, an immeasurable wealth

Living together peacefully is how man and society can bring about a change for the better. District Apostle Rainer Storck (Western Germany) urges us to search for and grasp divine peace and apply it in a targeted fashion.

Peace among people and nations is a precious commodity, one that is becoming rather rare in our time, unfortunately. It has been statistically established that nations or societie…


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Retrospective (1): the journey of the IYC flame

This is how it was shown in the Arena: the torch race around the world to the International Youth Convention 2019. And as a bonus: the final leg of the race in the hall itself. Here is the first of a series of IYC retrospectives.nac.today … torage/master/file/21762707/11058639.jpg" controls> vod.ink … /smil:nacfiles/739309.smil/jwplayer.m3u8" /> vod.ink/storage/nactoday/739309_480p.mp4" /> vod.ink/st…


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Faith is there for everybody

New Apostolic congregations in Africa and Europe are right in the middle of public life. There are congregations who open their doors for the public, others who invite people in for discussions, and those who walk through the streets with a brass band to create awareness.

A brass band takes to the street

When New Apostolic congregations in Ghana celebrate an anniversary, it is not uncommon for them…


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God’s story with the refugees

He is much more than a fellow traveller: God the Father feels particularly close to the refugees, so close in fact that His Son made Himself equal to them. Let us take a look at what the Bible has to say about this as we observe World Refugee Day today.

There is nothing to live on. The man takes his family and flees: Abraham. – Was he a freedom fighter or a terrorist? The man who killed the Egyptia…


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Five good reasons to rejoice

Reaching for success is a wonderful thing. But what happens if it fails to materialise at some point? There are better reasons to rejoice: here are the top five from a divine service with the Chief Apostle.

They were quite excited, the disciples. Jesus had just sent them out. And in His name, they had succeeded at making the impossible possible. However, when the men returned from their mission, th…


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Ideas from the IYC: memory training for the soul

Not all divine services are the same: some have an effect that lasts a lifetime. And others have already all but faded into oblivion by the time you get home from church. So how do you manage to take more out of a divine service? There’s a trick for that.

“We need a stimulus in order to retain things and call them to mind again later on,” explained Axel Föllinger, a Priest from the south of Germany…


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Drops, applicators, technology: how the wine got on the wafer

Once things were official, the problems started in earnest: how will the wine get on the wafers? It was a long road from handmade applicators and waffle irons to today's fully automated production facilities.

Bread and wine in one—for one hundred years this has been the standard practice for Holy Communion in the New Apostolic Church. How this came about? In World War One it was almost impossible t…


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One Pentecost and five international messages

Pentecost 2019 will enter New Apostolic history as a feast of internationality. Hardly ever before have so many impulses of such international significance been aired. Here are some of them to re-read.

The International Youth Convention did the leading ministers of the Church good. This was the feeling that the participants of the Pentecost service had because Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, who…


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The IYC is over. The IYC is here to stay.

No more green route, no more “Heeeere I aaaaam”, and even the French have returned home again. The IYC is over. Yet, even several days later the mega-event still dominates the Church’s media.

What is happening in New Apostolic congregations around the world? Short news items on nac.today regularly offer an overview of the many things that are happening around the world. Even a few days after the IY…


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Ministry (1): Rooted in its model

Ministry, do we really need it? And why? Different denominations give different answers. This is the beginning of a series on the concept of ministry in the New Apostolic Church.

This is a question that cannot simply be dismissed because the New Testament does address the members of the church as the “royal priesthood” once. The Lutheran and Reformed churches believe in the universal priesthood com…


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Working along on our salvation

It has been twelve years since the last visit of a Chief Apostle to the Central African Republic. There was a lot of excitement and joy both in the congregations and on the part of the Chief Apostle that he was able to conduct a divine service in Bangui, the national capital, on Palm Sunday.

The divine service on Sunday, 14 April 2019, was broadcast on national radio and television. Chief Apostle J…


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Spotlight 09/2019: Preserving our wealth

A house that is unoccupied decays. And relationships that are not fostered threaten to fall apart. What about our faith? Care instructions from District Apostle Wolfgang Nadolny (Germany).

“A prayer can move heaven and the heart of God,” it says. When we pray we should be aware that we are speaking with the triune God. This knowledge forces us to be honest and to take a very close look at what we t…


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“You are our joy” – the Pentecost video 2019

The Chief Apostle had a special message for the believers around the world in the Pentecost service. Here is the video.nac.today … torage/master/file/21624409/10989959.jpg" controls> vod.ink … /smil:nacfiles/732639.smil/jwplayer.m3u8" /> vod.ink/storage/nactoday/732639_480p.mp4" /> vod.ink/storage/nactoday/732639.webm" />


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Snapshots (3): Pentecost 2019 in pictures

No matter how many believers gather, “the Holy Spirit is active with His full power in every divine service”. Pictures from the Pentecost feast 2019, celebrated by the Chief Apostle in the congregation of Goslar (Germany).


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Mit aller Macht: Wie der Heilige Geist wirkt

Gestern, heute und morgen: Der Heilige Geist wirkt kraftvoll – und kann in allem Leid und aller Not trösten. Das hat der Stammapostel beim weltweit ausgestrahlten Pfingstgottesdienst vor Augen geführt.

Rund 100 Länder auf allen Kontinenten waren auf Empfang während des Gottesdienstes am 9. Juni 2019 in Goslar (Deutschland). Die Predigt drehte sich um das Bibelwort aus 1. Korinther 12,13: „Denn wir…


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Snapshots (2): Spreading comfort and hope

Defined by the comforting certainty of God’s presence and the joyful expectation of Christ’s return, the 2019 Pentecost concert riveted the audience. The pictures of an inspiring performance.


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Alle Tage – nicht nur an Pfingsten

Goslar (Deutschland) steht in diesen Tagen besonders im Blickfeld der neuapostolischen Gemeinden weltweit. Am Sonntag wird der Pfingstgottesdienst mit Stammapostel Schneider von hier aus in über 100 Länder per Satellit ausgestrahlt.

In den Tagen vor Pfingsten fand in Goslar die internationale Bezirksapostelversammlung statt. Ausgedehnte Beratungen vor allem zum neuapostolischen Amtsverständnis ware…


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Snapshots (1): District Apostles deliberate and decide

Two days, more than a dozen items on the agenda: the highest decision-making body of the New Apostolic Church has a lot to do. Pictures from the session of the International District Apostle Meeting.


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Pentecost council of the Church leaders: all eyes are on Goslar

Immediately after the International Youth Convention in Düsseldorf, the leaders of the global Church set out for Goslar (Germany) in order to discuss some complex doctrinal topics.

They took the momentum from Düsseldorf with them. The International Youth Convention (IYC) of the New Apostolic Church had inspired them all and left them with many experiences and insights. But now it is back to work: t…


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