Pampanga, Philippines. [07/07/2019] The Members Church of God International’s Mission Tesalonica’s latest project is to reach every home in Brazil an opportunity to watch an unlimited access via the television show O Caminho Antigo.
This is a project proposed by its members to help the propagation financially.
As it is written in the Bible in Philippians 4:18,I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditusthe gifts you sent. They are a fragrantoffering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
Apalit, Pampanga Philippines [06/07/2019] The longest-running religious television program in the Philippines – Ang Dating Daan conducted a back to back live Bible Exposition in Europe, Israel, Africa and Philippines on the 7th of June of the same year. Reaching different parts of the globe, the words of God spreads throughout multimedia channels specifically, Facebook Live! and YouTube. The live Bible exposition caters not only to Filipinos, but also translated into different languages real time. El Camino Antiguo for the Spanish speaking countries, O Caminho Antigo for Portuguese speaking and other languages.
Apalit, Pampanga Philippines. [04/06/2019] On the second day celebration of Thanksgiving to God of the Members Church of God International, Marichu B. Mauro, Philippines’ Ambassador to Brazil visited Praia de Canasvieiras in Florianopolis. Brazilians and other race joyfully welcomed the Filipino Ambassador.
It can be remembered that Bro. Eli left the Philippines with a heavy heart in 1995 due to religious persecution. The propagation of the words of God in the Bible continued as he searched for countries demanding for Bible Expositions in different languages like Spanish and opened the television program via “El Camino Antiguo in South America. 2009 is the year when Bro. Eli finally settled in Brazil with an astounding attendance of non-Filipino guests. This prompt the birth of another program in Latin America, O Caminho Antigo in Brazil, which soon become the home the televangelist. El Camino Antiguo and O Caminho Antigo is the counterpart of the longest running religious program in the Philippines – Ang Dating Daan.
“Nagpapasalamat ako, di lang pagpunta ko rito na isang malaking bagay, pero di talagang gusto kong pumunta rito. I want to be part of this celebration at makapanayam si Bro. Eli. Ang wish ko lang is mabigyan pa ng good health si Bro. Eli… more blessings for him para matulungan pa niya na ma guide tayong lahat. Kailangang kailangan natin si Bro. Eli. Continue guiding us at huwag nating kakalimutan ang advices nya, ang mga lectures nya at maraming salamat po at you know your presence is overwhelming. Hindi ko na sasabihin kung saan saang dako kasi buong mundo, whole world, ano. Thank you sa inyong lahat at more blessings, more good health. Kailangang kailangan ka po namin Bro. Eli. Maraming salamat po ulit.”
Apalit, Pampanga Philippines [04/05/2019] On April 5, 2019, at dawn, The Members Church of God International (MCGI) welcome the Christian New Year 1 Nissan 5779. As written in the Bible in Exodus 12:2, “This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.” As observed by the Israelites, the setting of the sun starts a new day.
The Presiding Minister of the Members Church of God International, Bro. Eli Soriano is greeted through birthday song. The pouring of the bretheren in Brazil and going back to their respective countries after, made him utter this words : I wonder if there will be another next time? I dream of another next time.” In James 4:14 says, “Whereas ye know not that shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.”
Adversary of Faith
Bro. Eli faced many different religious denominations back in the Philippines. Chased and tracked them all one by one, not a single debate he has lost. He had proved over and over that he is as they call him, Biblical genius. Despite the clear teachings, there are still few who are convinced. Enemies of faith went as far as following him in Brazil to give out pamphlets to make money. By putting all the cards in the table and transparent in all of the transactions, he pointed out that there is no room for doubts – in money and most of important, salvation of soul.
The 5,344 Newly Baptized Brethren for the 1st Quarter of 2019 proves that more and more souls are hungry for the truth.
Before the event ends, a loud thunder was heard as Bro. Eli discussed the verse in Malachi 1:10-11 says “Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand. 11, For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Birthday message of Bro. Eli Soriano to brethren:
“Sana magkaroon tayong lahat ng kagalingan. Huwag ng patulan ang mga nanglalait sa akin. Nasasaktan ang kalooban ko dahil alam ko ang may gawa nyan ay ang demonyo. Huwag tayong gumanti ng alipusta sa alipusta. Matuto tayo ng paggalang sa salita ng Dios. Magpakita tayo ng paggalang sa salita ng Dios.”
Salvador, BA Brazil (02/03/2019) The untiring back to back live Mass Indoctrination in the Philippines has produced more than 2,000 souls. Bro. Eli Soriano started the the month via live indoctrination in Salvador Bahia.
Apalit, Pampanga Philippines. (02/03/2019) The 3rd of February 2019 is a special event for the youth in the Members Church of God International or KKTK, which was attended by more than 12,000 members. Inspirational words of wisdom was opened by Bro. Daniel Razon.
“Remember your Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when you shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;”
This verse used by Bro. Eli Soriano for the youth as he relayed an example on how people, especially the younger generations, are drawn into computers sitting for hours. According to studies, people who are in less activities, their health began to deteriorate especially the lumbar area. If the lower extremities are healthy, the teeth are also healthy. He cited himself as an example, going to the dentist to have a root canal or implant, when dentures started to deteriorate, bacteria will easily affect our brain. When our teeth lessen, it activates the impulse and make thebody work.
Biblically proven, Moses never felt ill. At the age of 80 years old, he fasted for 40 days three times. “This is because he is always walking …” Bro. Eli reiterated. “Serving God is done whilst you are in the peak of your youth.”His parting words, “Pray before standing up.”
Talents poured as the Youth Ministry opened different categories for them to present their talents and these are the following:
Cooking Contest, Poster Making and Mural-Creation
Poetry Reciting Contest – recite their self-composed poems
The Bradz performed during the conventions’ lunch break.
Bible Quiz Bee and Verse Memorization Contest
Bible Preaching contest
Christian Dance contest
OPM Band Plethora entertained the rock loving audience