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Reinvented over time: our conception of ministry

Nothing is as constant as change: this is the insight gained from records which the District Apostle Meeting will soon be deliberating over. They will be discussing our conception of ministry of the future. Here is a look at the developments to date.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 28 comments - last comment 11 days ago | 23 members like it

Pentecost, when people understand each other

Ascension and Pentecost are two important Christian holy days that are celebrated in May. May is both a month of contemplation and boundless joy. And the reason for this is Jesus Christ, our Lord and Redeemer.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 16 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 31 members like it

When teachers dangle from the ceiling

Sunday School? Of course, everybody has Sunday School. But not in Africa, where about 85 per cent of New Apostolic Christians live. Since 2015, however, Sunday School has been a top priority for the Church in Africa. And how are things going?


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 6 comments - last comment 13 days ago | 25 members like it

Every goodbye is a new beginning

When one leaves another one comes. Such is life. District Apostle Urs Hebeisen from the Philippines will be retiring this year in November. This involves a number of organisational changes.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 30 comments - last comment 9 days ago | 24 members like it

Ninetieth anniversary celebrations in Zambia

The name of the city the Chief Apostle will visit this coming Sunday is Livingstone: the cradle of the New Apostolic Church in Zambia. It was here, ninety years ago, that the Church was established. Following is the story of a District Church with a fascinating history.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 5 comments - last comment 3 weeks ago | 26 members like it

Accepting the challenge

As a believer among unbelievers, without advance laurels, sometimes at a disadvantage, but victorious in the end … The history of Caleb in the desert is a fitting image for the deliverance of Christians, Chief Apostle Schneider says.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 39 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 21 members like it

Blessing instead of curse: a seer blinded

The first real prophet in the Bible? Well, actually a seer and fortune-teller. But this seer was blind to the will of God, in fact, so blind that God made an animal speak to open his eyes. This is the story about Balaam’s talking donkey.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 18 comments - last comment 3 weeks ago | 23 members like it

Spotlight 07/2018: Well equipped for our journey of faith

Being faithful to Christ involves effort. It requires planning, guidance, and endurance, District Apostle Enrique Eduardo Minio from Argentina says. Reflections on our annual motto.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 18 comments - last comment 3 weeks ago | 18 members like it

A South African falls in love with Germany

The pipe organ in our Silvertown church in Cape Town (South Africa) has 2,600 pipes. This is where Tristan Williams plays every Sunday. But in the summer of 2016, other organists had to cover for him for three months when he went on a trip to Germany.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 112 comments - last comment 14 days ago | 35 members like it

Taking one’s belief beyond church walls

There are number of ways one can live one’s beliefs. This is something that is not necessarily restricted to the official setting of the church. Here are some examples where sisters and brothers took the initiative.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 4 weeks ago | 20 members like it

IYC 2019: organisers and participants are busy compiling the programme

“Variety” will be the magic word at the 2019 International Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church. That much is clear. Otherwise, the topics and schedules are still being developed. And what do the participants want? Here are some initial results.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 4 weeks ago | 15 members like it

Step by step: the way to freedom

Getting up, putting on one’s garments, and following the Lord. That is all it takes to break free from a spiritual prison. Is it really that easy? Yes, if you believe in the strength that God provides. Following are some helpful tips from a service by the Chief Apostle.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 4 weeks ago | 17 members like it

Trebaseleghe: looking forward to the Chief Apostle’s visit

Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider will be in Italy this coming weekend. He will be in Trebaseleghe, 25 kilometres north of Venice. The congregation is looking forward to the special visitor, everything is ready.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 7 comments - last comment 4 weeks ago | 19 members like it

New Apostolic life in Barcelona: a congregation between tapas and WhatsApp

With a population of 1.6 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain after Madrid, and the second most densely populated city in Europe. Small in comparison is the number of people who make their way to Calle Reverendo José Bundo 14–18 on Wednesdays and Sundays.


4 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 33 comments - last comment 4 weeks ago | 21 members like it

NAC Zambia on public television

ZNBC TV3 is dedicated to Christian content. Since the launch of the channel in October 2017, the New Apostolic Church Zambia has been filling two hours of airtime a week. How did this come about? And what is next?


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 11 comments - last comment 5 weeks ago | 15 members like it

About dragons and skyscrapers

There are many New Apostolic congregations around the globe—rich in tradition and their own culture. There is a lot of energy everywhere, the congregations are colourful, and yet they are all united under one roof. Following is a small selection.


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 5 weeks ago | 17 members like it

Jesus strengthens the servant

God chooses, calls, and authorises a minister. What comes then, namely following the example of Jesus Christ, is every minister’s personal task. Thoughts from a sermon on authority and its pitfalls in exercising a ministry.


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 156 comments - last comment 4 weeks ago | 25 members like it

Confirmation: assuming responsibility, taking a stand

Who am I? Where do I want to go? These are some of the questions that young confirmands are asking themselves these days. Without reflecting on what confirmation means, this religious offer would be nothing more than mere tradition and liturgy—like a tree without roots.


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 17 comments - last comment 4 weeks ago | 18 members like it

A definition of sister and brother

Today is Siblings Day, a day observed in some parts of the world. The date as such, at least in terms of world history, is insignificant, but worth exploring nevertheless to look at some well-known wisdom.


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 6 comments - last comment 5 weeks ago | 29 members like it

Spotlight 06/2018: Our whole life

The results count, not only our will. Faithfulness requires determination, District Apostle Michael Ehrich (Germany) says. Reflections on our 2018 motto.


5 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 10 comments - last comment 5 weeks ago | 28 members like it

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