The service of the Son of Man

Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.
Matthew 20: 28

Jesus Christ came to serve mankind.

Our Bible text comprises the conclusion of a passage in which the mother of two of Jesus’ disciples asks Him to give them a prominent position in the kingdom of God. Jesus denies this request and explains that it is up to God alone to assig…

3 days ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Divine Service via Streaming on Sunday, March 29, 2020

We have experienced a divine service without walls and borders last Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of New Apostolic families joined the divine service via streaming. Restricted access, bans on assemblies, lockdowns: in the past two weeks, activity in our church buildings in one country after another has ground to a halt on account of the corona crisis. But congregational life is far from dead. In t…

6 days ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Food For Eternal Life

Starting Wednesday, March 25, 2020, while there were no divine services in the congregations, District Apostle Edy Isnugroho decided to share the words in the Divine Service Guide (DSG) as material for reflection with the families in our homes.

Jesus answered them and said, “Most assuredly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled…

10 days ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

A Hope: He Will Deliver Us!

In the midst of corona pandemic in recent days, the Chief Apostle wrote a circular to Apostles throughout the world.

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho wants to share with all of us about this. Let us trust God: He always knows how to give to those who love Him what is essential for their salvation!

Please read the circular in the link below:



13 days ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Corona Pandemic: Information Regarding Divine Services

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho sent important information regarding divine services in the Southeast Asian region, especially during the global situation of the covid-19 pandemic. It aims to minimize the transmission of the virus in accordance with government regulations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and other South-East Asian countries. With agreement with the Apostles, the D…

2 weeks ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


District Apostle Edy Isnugroho visited Negros Occidental and Panay Island, the working area of Apostle Joe-An Beli-Ot from Friday, February 28th until Sunday, March 8th, 2020. He started his visit by attending NACSEArelief annual meeting on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 in Kabankalan, in the presence of all Philippines Apostles. On Sunday 1st March he conducted divine service for the departed in o…

3 weeks ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Spreading the Gospel Here, There, and Everywhere

It’s not always an easy task to spread the gospel in the Philippines. The landscape might be a challenge for some brothers and sisters. The Apostles must walk for a few hours over the mountains and rivers to reach the congregation. District Apostle Edy Isnugroho experienced this a little during last week on his visit to North and South Luzon.

He accompanied by Apostle Samuel Handojo Tansahtikno and…

6 weeks ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

A Wedding in the Mountains

Marriage is a great occasion that comes into a life of the couple only once and therefore, calls for a celebration anywhere in the world. This is a very solemn occasion accompanied with numerous customs associated with it, making it memorable to the couple and their family.

Meanwhile, Apostle Catan solemnized a wedding that took place in the mountainous area of Bulwang Congregation, Tayasan, Negros…

6 weeks ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Remaining with The Lord

Once a year, All Apostles, national rectors as well as administrative officers gathered for the annual NAC SEAsia meeting. This year they gathered during last weekend from 17-19 January 2020 in Jakarta. Country specific dialogues and deliberations of spiritual topics from the desk of Chief Apostle as well planning and strategic issues were on the agenda.

The ministers from Jakarta and Banten distri…

2 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

"Christ makes free"

3 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


Christmas celebrations are tradition in New Apostolic Congregations and are taking place, usually in form of concerts and presentations, worldwide these days. Makati congregation has a long tradition as well in this kind of yearly activity.

This year we had a bit a different format. “A drama musical” was presented, Sunday December 15 at our Makati Church.

Renditions of choir and orchestra were follo…

3 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

From Haguimitan to Lagau

From 29 November until 8 December 2019, over 1.100 children of God were served by District Apostle Edy Isnugroho in Davao and South Cotabato in the working area of Apostle Alfredo Pascual. The retired District Apostle Hebeisen was also there, as he had a project of NACSEARelief.

During this visit, District Evangelist Servando Villarente, Shepherd Libro Camilo, Evangelist Sofony Nuyad and Evangelist…

3 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

District Apostle in Makati and Caraga District

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho visited Philippines from August 24th until September 1st, 2019. On Sunday, 24th August in Makati church he was accompanied by all Philippines Apostles. He conducted a divine service and a youth meeting. The Apostles and their assistants were there to attend the National Council Philippines Meeting and the OASYS3 workshop held by brother Robert Maier on the preceding…

6 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Philippine oldest NAC member passes away

Our oldest member in Makati, Deacon Francisco Equia, born 29th January 1925 passed away, 31st July 2019.  Sealed on 10th October 1974 he was among the very first members  in the the Philippines, thus also the longest living member in the Philippines. He loved to sing in the choir until high age. We extend our condolences, sympathy and prayers go out to the family.

7 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)


Together with Apostle Samuel Tansahtikno, Apostle Cleofas Bual, and Bishop Puso, District Apostle Edy Isnugroho toured the Biliran and Leyte sub-district from 14thto 17th July. He conducted Divine Services in Almeria, Visares Ormoc, Baliw Southern Leyte and Bobonon Tacloban.

Their journey continues to Cebu where all Apostles from South East Asia and Bishops from the Philippines gathered for a meeti…

7 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Divine service for the departed

On Sunday we will celebrate the divine service for the departed. How does the New Apostolic Church explain its divine services for the departed? How can we explain to people what occurs there so that they can understand it? Maybe like this. Following is the excerpt from a flyer, Service for the departed, published by the New Apostolic Church International:

Dear guest, we extend a warm welcome to y…

8 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

"Community" magazine No 3/2019 just published

Our most interesting magazine “community” is coming to you again. Interesting articles from our churches around the world, doctrinal explanations, give witness to the editorial of the Chief Apostle “the congregation is alive and active”.


You can download it from the country websites in South Asia. As usual a printed copy is prepared for inspiring reading at home or while travelling. Our Sunday Sch…

8 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Philippine IYC Delegation in Switzerland and Germany

Here I am could also 31 members of the Philippine NAC Youth say, who  travelled to Duesseldorf to attend the International Youth Convention a celebration of faith and identity in the future. During 3 action packed days they entertained  at the booth of SOUTH EAST ASIA with Philippine folklore songs and native games such as Tinikling. Together with their Indonesian brethren they attracted always a…

9 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

District Apostle Edy Isnugroho visited Negros Oriental

It has been a busy week for Apostle Sigfred Catan. He hosted the District Apostle, as well as Apostle Samuel Tansahtikno who all came to his area from 12th to 19th May. Started from Dumaguete Central to Secopong, Dawis, Lower Carol-an, and ended in Amlan.

The District Apostle conducted several divine services and attended National Council Philippines Meeting. A program with the youth on the weekend…

10 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

Annual Report published

Our social-responsibility-service-provider NACSEARelief has published its annual report 2018. It can be downloaded at">  We are thankful for the good co-operation between NAC-Philippines and NACSEARelief.

11 months ago | nac news in Philippines (English)

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