Requirements for ministers, and those entrusted to lead, in the New Apostolic Church.

Those entrusted to lead should always be ready to assess their own leadership style and to continue to develop their ability to lead. In line with Christian understanding, they respect the religious views of all persons. They do not deprecate other cultures, customs, and practices. Rather in their encounters with others they show due respect. … [Read more…]

Overcoming conflict in the New Apostolic Church

Human community is marked by mutual support and friendship, but also by differing views, conflicts of interest, and prejudices. Regular discussions engender greater mutual understanding and prevent unnecessary conflicts from arising. Through unequivocal decision-making powers and self-imposed moderation of all involved many conflicts can be headed off in advance. The working-together of our Brothers and … [Read more…]

Vision (远景陈述) and Mission (使命陈述) of the New Apostolic Church

VISION STATEMENT / 远景陈述 A church in which people feel at home and, inspired by the Holy Spirit and their love for God, align their lives to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and thus prepare themselves for His return and eternal life. 人们有家的感觉的教会,被圣灵和他们对神的爱所感动的教会,他们按照耶稣基督的福音调整自己的生活,从而为基督的再来和永生预备自己。 MISSION STATEMENT / 使命陈述 Reaching out to all people in order to teach them … [Read more…]

Music: The perfect tool to spread the gospel of Christ in Asia – Insights from a Music Conductor

“It is my sincere conviction that music development is a great way to impact on the hearts of the Chinese and Asian people. It has been proven over and over again that music and singing transcends all cultures, traditions, nationalities and individual beliefs.” This is what drives Elrich, who lives in China.  He has been … [Read more…]

Are Foreigners allowed to attend Church Services together with Chinese in Mainland China?

Another question asked by many of you is “Are Foreigners (Non-Chinese) allowed to attend Church Services together with Chinese in Mainland China?” The short answer to this question is a definite YES, as long as they comply and adhere to the laws of the People’s Republic of China. Under Chinese law, foreigners are allowed to … [Read more…]