Perez along with Teofila Ora left the I. It did not took long for the two former leaders of I. They believed that women as leaders in church are not biblically supported. It was reported that in , Soriano and his allies were excommunicated by Gugulan.
Now they prefer to be known as, Members Church of God International. Method of Evangelization He spreads his teachings through the radio waves and lately used the television and internet facilities. He is fond of vehemently opposing various religious groups by attacking their non-essential doctrines like tithing and church appellations, as well as, personalities of a number of religious leaders.
One effective methodology of Soriano in captivating many gullible individuals into his fold by means of philosophical debates where he normally sets it up in their home turf i. It can be observed that majority of the live audiences are from the Ang Dating Daan group capable of yelling instead of listening intently to what the opponent speaker is saying.
Soriano on the other hand is a skilled heckler who tends to annoy and harass his opponent. A Christian apologist needs to be wary with every statement he utters because Soriano has a reputation of focusing on minor word details propelling him to neglect the whole subject of the debate.
Mainly he is fond of building his doctrine out of Ang Biblia a local translation of ASV and some English translation rather than consulting the original languages. Authority Although ADD members claim to believe the Bible as their only source of authority, this is half-true.
In other words, an individual member could not just explain the Bible out of his own personal study. I have also talked to many ADD regulars i. They normally give these free of charge. Unbiblical Beliefs Rejects the Trinity doctrine and believe the following: Father — Almighty God and over-all Savior.
Greater than the Son and the Spirit. He is equal to the Father as God but not greater than the Father because He was sent. Greater than the Holy Spirit. He believes the Father who is the Living God was the overall Savior who must be given credit for all the things He has done by sending saviors during the times past Hebrews 1: Does not believe that He is the only Savior of humanity. The two kinds of salvation that Jesus will do: Moses was also sent by the Father to become an instrument of salvation and savior to the Israelites Acts 7: The pillar and the ground of the truth.
He is judged by God according to his conscience. It is difficult to document every doctrine that Soriano holds because they usually do not put everything into writing.
Doctrinal teachings of Soriano may vary from worker to worker. According to one Filipino pastor and author, Soriano is in the process of constructing his doctrine. His beliefs are yet to be develop in the future. May I ask you something? From my many years of experience, a number of cultist tend to lend a listening ear when I tell them that I usually encounters inconsistencies in their groups doctrines when it does not square with the teachings of the Bible.
This becomes my springboard to an open discussion. If possible, have someone intercede for you while you discuss with them or you can pray and listen at the same time while they are talking so the Holy Spirit would move on your behalf. Most of the information came from isolated interviews from a number of regular workers mangangaral of the ADD. The information presented here are stated accurately as possible without any misrepresentations. If there are any mistakes or error, please notify the us immediately.