For them, the church's primary objective, as commanded by Jesus Christ, is to propagate the gospel unto all nations until the consummation of the ages, convert sinners to believe and glorify God and to make them qualify for the eternal life in heaven.They believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit but they adopt a nontrinitarianism orientation, rejecting the Trinitarian concept that there is "one God in three co-equal persons", which for them is against the Bible.On April 25, 1980, in compliance with government regulations, Eliseo Soriano registered the group with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as Ang Mga Kaanib sa Iglesia ng Dios Kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohan, sa Bansang Pilipinas (English: Members of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Ground of Truth in the Philippines).In 2004, its registered name was changed to "Members Church of God International" (Tagalog: Mga Kaanib sa Iglesia ng Dios na Pandaigdig) in line with the church's overseas expansion.The ministry is tasked to preach the Gospel of Christ for edification, exhortation, and comfort of the Church.In coordinating centers, Workers administer spiritual services, such as: The Overall Servant supervises the entire activity of the Church and implements all policies and projects aimed for the improvement of the Congregation’s spiritual well-being.The program frequently criticizes other denominations for their doctrines, practices and what it says are false teachings, including the Catholic Church, some Christian denominations, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and especially the Iglesia ni Cristo, (Church of Christ founded by Felix Manalo), a Philippine-based religion.
Eli during last ASOP music festival’s awards night.MCGI’s Workers Ministry is made up of humble servants and ambassadors for the propagation of God’s words.It is composed of the Overall Servants, the Council of Assistants to the Administration and Church Workers.Ang Dating Daan (Tagalog for The Old Path) is a religious radio and television program in the Philippines produced by the Members of the Church of God International. In Portugal and Brazil, it is broadcast as O Caminho Antigo which is a direct translation for The Old Path.In Latin America, it is broadcast as El Camino Antiguo which is also a direct translation of the English name.Last month, MCGI’s Music Ministry organized the Annual National Locale Choir Music Summit and the East Coast Music Festival.Hundreds of youth choirs congregated at the ADD Convention Center in Apalit, Pampanga and key locale chapters across the archipelago and abroad to participate in this once-a-year musical festival and learning experience.Amen.” Fulfilling this commandment is the primary objective of the Members Church of God International.Due to this Bible-based commitment of preaching the words of God, the Church actively uses the pulpit, the press, the airwaves and cyberspace in revealing God’s message unto every nation. Eli Soriano spearheading the audacious and steadfast campaign, MCGI is persistent in its duty of propagating God’s words through the following means: From Bible preaching in person to using all possible avenues and technologies, MCGI utilizes its entire God-given resources, talents and skills to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in every corner of the globe.Selected episodes of the program can also be viewed on the Internet through the Members Church of God International websites and on You Tube.It has been recognized as one of the longest-running religious programs in the Philippines. Initially, the TV program would only run for one hour due to limited funds.