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Advent – You get what you give!

Advent spirit and Christmas joy? Unfortunately, this is not the case everywhere. In the time leading up to Christmas conflicts, war, egoism, and bullying do not cease. Reflections on Advent.


one day ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 6 comments - last comment 16 hours ago | 13 members like it

Do not forget to do good and share with others

People who do good get more out of life. Doing good, especially in the days leading up to Christmas, opens our eyes for new perspectives and wonderful experiences. Following are some examples of all that is being done for the less fortunate.


2 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment one day ago | 11 members like it

New Year, new motto – Attention! You're on

Monday, 27 November. A session of the International District Apostle Meeting has just ended, as has a meeting of the Finance Committee. By the time the Chief Apostle arrives in the recording studio it is already three o’clock in the afternoon.


3 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 4 comments - last comment one day ago | 19 members like it

“We cannot help but love”

There are many reasons to ignore, despise, or even hate our neighbour. “But be steadfast in love, don’t give up,” the Chief Apostle says. “We believe in the final victory of love. That is our conviction.”


4 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 17 comments - last comment 12 hours ago | 16 members like it

Kinshasa: people build their own churches

Seventeen-hundred congregations and ten Apostle districts in one city alone. A look at a New Apostolic stronghold which the Chief Apostle will visit this coming weekend.


5 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 11 members like it

Get up!

A mathetria, a female disciple, is mentioned in the New Testament only once. Her appearance on the biblical stage lasts only seven verses, but her fate makes an impact. It is a situation of life and death.


6 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 4 comments - last comment 31 minutes ago | 12 members like it

Ministers between church and their families

Ministry and person. This may sometimes pose potential for conflict. The two roles, the one as minister and the one as husband and father, do not always coincide. What does the Chief Apostle say about this?


8 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 7 comments - last comment 3 days ago | 31 members like it

Our congregations around the world

On Sunday Christianity observes the first Sunday of Advent. Here are some of the different ways our brothers and sisters around the world will start off the new church year.


9 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 5 days ago | 11 members like it

Christmas signifies: “God is with us!”

December ushers in Advent, Christmas, and the end of the year. These periods determine the contents of our sermons in December. The focus is on admonition, expectation, and joy—also in our divine services.


10 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 3 days ago | 15 members like it

A look ahead: International Youth Convention 2019

The District Apostles were given a tour of the exhibition grounds where the International Youth Convention (IYC) will take place in 2019. Before the tour, the District Apostles—who had convened for their fall session—were informed about what the participants would see, hear, and do at the Youth Convention.


11 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 4 days ago | 23 members like it

With love, no matter what

A determined effort to do good. This is how the believer demonstrates how important the proximity of God is for him. And what is “good”? Learn to love as God loves. Here are some thoughts from a divine service by the Chief Apostle.


12 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 4 days ago | 20 members like it

World Magazine Day: countless publications

Magazines have been around since the eighteenth century. Their precursors were pamphlets or chronicles—printed matter. Today publications also come in digital and online formats and as apps. The New Apostolic Church is doing its share of publishing.


13 days ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 1 comment - last comment 10 days ago | 15 members like it

A career that started in a children’s choir

A 17-year old young woman is currently inspiring members of the New Apostolic Church in South Africa with awe. First they picked up the telephone for their sister. Now they are proudly sharing her videos. A success story between church music and pop music.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 101 comments - last comment 4 days ago | 45 members like it

The Apostle ministry

Perceivable, sensitive and understanding, able to inspire people for the Lord, and willing to serve the congregations. This is what Apostles around the world are like.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 4 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 24 members like it

District Apostle Meeting kicks off with topics relevant for Africa

The International District Apostle Meeting is in session. This is the first time since the initial resolutions concerning our concept of ministry were communicated. There are still many open questions, but this is not the only interesting subject.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 26 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 30 members like it

Essen is ready for the Chief Apostle

The New Apostolic Church in North-Rhine Westphalia (Germany) is comprised of 30 districts. One of the largest districts is Essen with its eleven congregations and 3,400 members. The Chief Apostle will be visiting them this coming weekend.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 22 members like it

“We are definitely not greater than our Master”

Servants of God? This does not only apply to the ministers. This is what the Chief Apostle said in a recent service for ministers that was broadcast across Europe. His sermon revolved around the question: Serving – who, how, and why?


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 2 weeks ago | 27 members like it

The surprising benefits of helping others

This is the experience of Bishop Rafael Movsesyan. He has been overseeing ongoing aid projects in Armenia since the founding of NAK-karitativ.


2 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 3 comments - last comment 14 days ago | 23 members like it

“I believe in the power of love”

Some boldly profess their faith in a punishing God. Others quietly speak about a merciful and loving God. Strange, the Chief Apostle thinks. In the video clip he delivers a clear statement and makes an urgent appeal.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 91 comments - last comment 6 days ago | 44 members like it

Five church dedications in six days

On a recent trip in his working area, District Apostle Charles S. Ndandula dedicated five church buildings in six divine services—a testimony of how vibrant the congregations in Africa are.


3 weeks ago | nacworld Team in nacworld | 14 members like it

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