“Together in Christ” is the motto of the New Apostolic Church for 2022. The Chief Apostle takes a closer look at four levels of togetherness. The New Year’s address in video form and for reading.
The Christmas Day service explores the significance of the birth of Jesus. Jesus is the Prince of Peace and Redeemer announced by the prophet Isaiah, who came into this world to bring peace to mankind. At the same time, we are called upon to live in accordance with the example of Jesus and thereby work in His peace.
When athletes take part in the Olympic Games, they also represent the country under whose flag they are competing. The symbols of the different nations are omnipresent, especially at the awards ceremonies.
For many this is a huge additional motivation not only to train and compete for their own success but also for their country. If they do their job well, they might even receive a decoration from their head of state at home. For this they do not even necessarily have to come back with a gleaming medal hanging from their neck. Sometimes those who did not win but gave everything and behaved in an exemplary manner are celebrated the most. Continue reading