During this weekend from 12 to 14 January 2019, the Apostles as well as national rectors, and administrative executives gathered in Jakarta to attend the Annual Convention of the NAC Southeast Asia and discuss a number of topics including the implementation of the concept of ministry and preparation for IYC 2019 in Düsseldorf. Continue reading
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
The recently ordained Apostle, Samuel Tansahtikno, (Philippines) visited Myanmar from 3-10 Dec. a country he served as Bishop for quite some years now. His focus was on Northern part of Myanmar where most children of God live. Due to flight cancelation, he conducted the first Divine Service however in Yangon. before proceeding to the congregations in Chin State a mountainous and this time of the year, a very cold area. Continue reading
Joyful Congregations were receiving Ap.Wolf on his visit from10.-15.May. The visit started in Yangon Congregation and 2 Souls received the sacrament of Holy Sealing.The next place was reached in Kalaw, a small Town at the border to the chin state. Continue reading
As a every year on first Sunday October, the New Apostolic Church Myanmar celebrated its Thanksgiving. Nation wide the altars were decorated with the produce from the field commemorating gratitude for the daily bred we ask from God for each other in the Lord’s prayer. Continue reading
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.
At the occasion of his last divine service in Myanmar the District Apostle was presented with the first hard copy of the Q&A Catechism of the NAC in Chin Language. It was a project of hard work for quite some time. This doctrinal teaching book will now be distributed to all congregations, and youth. Continue reading
After their visit to Chin State the Apostles visited Sakhangyi congregation near Kalemyo. It was another joyful encounter with our faithful members in the North. The Divine Service was based on Luke 12:49. Jesus ignited a fire on earth. May it keep burning in Myanmar.
Actually the purpose of the District Apostles visit to Myanmar was to introduce his successor. Thus his last trip but he was brought by the National Rector Sh. Matthew Thang to the Chin State where until recently no foreigners were permitted to visit. What was planned as a “last” became “first“. Way up in the remote areas of the hills of Thangmual we have congregations for over 30 years. All were founded and cared for by the Apostle David Thang, today retired. Continue reading