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Making sure everyone knows: IYC ambassadors get to work

Heeeeeey! — A joyful shout provides a foretaste of things to come in 2019: at the end of May, eight young New Apostolic Christians tested out the positive atmosphere in the Düsseldorf arena. They are ambassadors for the International Youth Convention (IYC).


16 hours ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 7 comments - last comment 19 minutes ago | 11 members like it

Jesus Christ defines our lives

“Egoism, egocentrism, and individualism are incompatible with the gospel,” declared Chief Apostle Schneider. Following are some concrete examples of a life with Jesus Christ.


one day ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 2 comments - last comment 2 hours ago | 12 members like it

So that the youth can build their future

What would the Church be without its youth? A church without a future! The Chief Apostle and District Apostles repeatedly emphasise the importance of our offers to young people. But what does this mean in concrete terms? What offers are these?


2 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 87 comments - last comment one day ago | 17 members like it

The congregation as a living epistle of Christ

The Apostle ministry holds special status In New Apostolic doctrine. Apostolic thinking really only began to take hold on 14 July 1835, when the number of twelve Apostles was complete in the ranks of the Catholic Apostolic Church. And it has endured to this day. This must be evident in congregational life.


4 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 24 comments - last comment 2 hours ago | 17 members like it

Audio-visual transmission to a tree trunk

Divine services can be held in a church or in the open air. But that a service is transmitted to a congregation that worships under a tree does not happen very often.


5 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 5 comments - last comment 2 days ago | 17 members like it

A brighter future for orphans in Nepal

Helping others has untold benefits. Michaela Jost from the congregation of Giessen in Germany has made this experience. For her it is a key to happiness. She works with needy children in Nepal.


6 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 2 comments - last comment 5 days ago | 25 members like it

Six gifts of God’s undeserved grace

One sentence from the New Testament defined the divine service on 10 June 2018 in Luanda (Angola). It was powerful, and so was the Chief Apostle’s sermon. Here are the most relevant extracts.


7 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 27 comments - last comment one hour ago | 24 members like it

Spotlight 12/2018: Living our faith more consciously

Let us live our faith and preach what we practise, District Apostle Andrew H. Andersen from Australia says. He advocates that we become more conscious of our faith.


8 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 15 comments - last comment 7 days ago | 19 members like it

Changes in the circle of the Apostles

In the first six months of 2018, nine Apostles were ordained by Chief Apostle Schneider. He also assigned a District Apostle Helper and appointed a District Apostle. Seven Apostles were retired.


9 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 7 comments - last comment 2 days ago | 25 members like it

German-Angolan teamwork

“Move closer! No, not with the camera. Zoom in,” Tim Schaefer-Rolffs prompts the cameraman with the black vest. But by then he had already started to make his way to the altar and was now standing directly in front of it.


11 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 8 comments - last comment 10 days ago | 16 members like it

A Deacon plays the role of a District Elder

Resolving conflicts and working together constructively … Ministers in Ghana recently came together for a capacity building workshop. And that can mean that they slip into a role other than theirs.


12 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 8 comments - last comment 4 days ago | 23 members like it

Three virtues that lead to salvation

We can argue and debate about many things, but there are three things that are and remain existential. Here is an excerpt from a sermon on familiar but crucial virtues.


13 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 2 comments - last comment 12 days ago | 20 members like it

Mongolia is still an adventure

What do you think of when you hear “Mongolia”. Yaks, the Gobi Desert, Genghis Khan? Mongolia has more to offer, much more: the people are extremely friendly and hospitable, and there is a lot of creativity.


14 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 13 days ago | 28 members like it

Election by grace, why?

Nobody knows. But this is the wrong question. The question should be: elected by grace, what for? Explanations on a central term of our New Apostolic self-conception.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 283 comments - last comment 3 days ago | 31 members like it

community is online: issue 2018/03

Good news for passionate readers. The new issue of community is online. On 32 pages, it offers plenty of reading material for young and not-so-young New Apostolic Christians.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 11 comments - last comment 7 days ago | 18 members like it

Beyond the interview: the network of basic principles

A three-part interview—and that is only a beginning. Because the Chief Apostle has a lot more to say. How all this fits together and what is behind it: here is a review.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 41 comments - last comment 2 hours ago | 24 members like it

Thank you for what I am, what I can do, and what I have

Saying thank you is a noble quality. We express our gratitude for an unexpected gift, for good health, for someone’s help, or for a welcome memory. “There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart,” Celia Thaxter wrote.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 35 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 29 members like it

Big and small Youth Days

Youth gatherings everywhere … In this week’s review, we will focus on some of these events and see just how rich and varied our faith is.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 9 days ago | 13 members like it

“Your will be done!”

These well-known words from the Lord’s Prayer were the basis of the Chief Apostle’s service in Livingstone (Zambia) on 29 April 2018. The members there were celebrating the 90th anniversary of the New Apostolic Church Zambia.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 2 weeks ago | 17 members like it

Spotlight 11/2018: Keeping our promises

Sometimes it is hard to keep our promises. This applies to both public promises as well as to those we make in the privacy of our room. “I want to strive to keep my promises,” District Apostle Rainer Storck from Germany says.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 6 comments - last comment 3 weeks ago | 20 members like it

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