The Chief Apostle addresses the faithful world-wide with a personal New Year’s address. “Rich in Christ” is the motto for the year 2019 and the message of our Chief Apostle explores the wealth we have received through our faith in Jesus Christ. It is a wealth that we both treasure and share with our neighbour in word and deed. HAPPY NEW YEAR Continue reading
with these words the Chief Apostle relieved tonight in Hong Kong the DA Urs Hebeisen from his responsibility to care for the countries Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Macao and HongKong and entrusted this area to DAH Peter Schulte who will be appointed District Apostle in Brisbane coming Sunday.
The new chapter written now is titled WESTERN PACIFIC, the new name for the DA Area Australia. The multinational congregation was served with a sermon based on John 16:13+14. Also in the new chapter the Holy Spirit will testify of the truth. Jesus the only truth
“faithful to Christ – as a happy family” “忠於基督 – 作為一個幸福的家庭”
The annual retreat was again in the mountains of Miaoli and this year on 4th and 5th August. The District Apostle was on his last visit to Taiwan and joined the event after visiting the National Dr. Sun Yet-Sen Memorial. Our local Priest who is a coffee grower gave a seminar on proper brewing of coffee and the local aboriginal team of senior dancers surprised everyone with their performances promoting physical exercise for good health.
The District Apostles from all over the world gathered in Washington DC for their first annual meeting. Their wives visited a charity organization, also the Bible Museum and engaged in a discussion on the early church.
After intensive deliberations during 2 days they made a short sightseeing tour visiting Arlington cemetery, the Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. An exhibition on various NAC programs rounded the program up. Continue reading
The events between Palm Sunday and Easter are full of suspense: a man is betrayed, scorned, accused, arrested, and killed. Jesus goes through hell and reaches heaven. A timeline from the Gospel of Mark.
It all begins on Palm Sunday, the Sunday before Easter. People are standing at the side of the road cheering Jesus Christ as He rides into Jerusalem on a donkey. It is a moving sight. Solemn. Festive. Loud. This is something people do not see every day. They acclaim their king, throw Him kisses, stretch their arms out to Him, and are full of good thoughts for Him. He is considered a miracle worker, a good preacher. He is one of them, a man of authority. Jesus lets them be. He knows that His hour has come. He spends the night with His friends in Bethany. He wants to rest. Bethany is a place where He finds peace and quiet before the storm. Continue reading
Coming Sunday the New Apostolic Church worldwide celebrates the first of three yearly divine services for the Departed. Based on the understanding that God wants all men to be saved we believe that sacraments are not limited to souls living on earth. We pray for all mankind. Only Jesus can deliver from evil and draw souls to Him. Salvation is not just limited to life on earth. Jesus sent His Apostles to help all in need; let us have empathy for all souls, here and in the beyond and have the desire to contribute to their salvation. Continue reading
On 28th and 29th October church members from around Taiwan gathered together for the annual retreat in Tai An, Miaoli County. The theme for the weekend was “Glory to the Father with our Family.”
Our magazine “community” No. 4/2017 has been published and can be downloaded from this Webpage. Print copies will be distributed in the congregations. Continue reading
On 21st September we observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace. Together for PEACE, Respect, safety and dignity for all goes this year’s message of the United Nation.
Christians remember the famous greetings of Jesus: PEACE BE WITH YOU. Yet also the Psalmist desired the city of Jerusalem be filled with peace and salvation from within and that its inhabitants should share in it, as expressed in a pilgrim song record in Psalm 122.
Apostle Wolf started off his visit to Taiwan with a Brothers Meeting in Changhua, Central-Taiwan, on Saturday, 22 July. He lovingly encouraged the brethren to take a keen interest in the church’s catechism. Among other points of interest were: Continue reading