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50 Wonderful Facts About Bro. Eli

1. Bro. Eli was born on April 4, 1947 and raised in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.
2. Bro. Eli is the 7th child in their family.
3. Bro. Eli describes his childhood life as simple. Being with his family, watching his mother cook and listening to his mother’s stories and singing Church hymns.
4. Bro. Eli was baptized when he was 17 years old. He was baptized on April 7, 1964, in Sineguelasan, Bacoor, Cavite at 5:45 in the afternoon.
5. One of the most unforgettable moments of his life was when his mother was figured in an accident and he believes that it brings him closer to GOD.
6. Bro. Eli is an introvert, thus his reluctance in going to school when he was young.
7. Finally, when Bro. Eli was convinced to go to school, his career as a student was very promising. He became a consistent dashing honor student.
8. Due to his intelligence, Bro. Eli was entrusted to be an assistant of the school principal
9. Bro. Eli was elected as President of the Student Council.
10. Bro Eli was a substitute teacher not only to his classmates but to those of higher level.
11. Bro. Eli has become very interested in learning the Bible that he stopped going to school to fully dedicate himself in doing it.
12. Bro. Eli even when he was still a student is fond of Science.
13. Bro. Eli was once advised to take up Chemical Engineering and was told that he will be a good teacher, doctor and scientist when he was a student.
14. As early as 3rd and 4th year of highschool, Religion has been a favorite topic for Bro. Eli.
15. Bro. Eli when he conducted his very first Bible study that in Guagua, Pampanga. Where 33 souls was baptized after nights of Bible study sessions.
16. The first Division in the Church that Bro. Eli first supervised was Pampanga.
17. In the year 1972, Bro. Eli was given an ID bearing the title “Minister” by then Presiding Minister of the Church, Bro. Perez proving his loyalty, sincerity and dedication to his service to GOD and to the Church. Historically, he was only the one who has been given such ID.
18. Bro. Eli registered have the Church registered under the name “Mga Kaanib sa Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan sa Bansang Pilipinas” (Members of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, the Pillar and Ground of Truth in the Philippines, Inc.) on March 30, 1977.
19. Due to the every growing Church members not only in the Philippines but across the globe, Bro. Eli registered the name of the Church as Members Church of God International (MCGI) on January 13, 2004.
20. Bro. Eli was known to his program Ang Dating Daan that was launched in the year 1980. It was first aired on the radio in the Philippines.
21. Bro. Eli used to be a panelist in the radio program, Dis is Manolo and his GENIUS Family” (GENIUS stands for God Eternal News In Universal Salvation). Among the all the other panelist who are pastors and representatives of various religions, Bro. Eli was the only one who was awarded as “Most Outstanding Minister” in the GENIUS Family and this continued for 3 consecutive years.
22. Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) was first aired on TV on the year 1983 where Bro. Daniel Razon, the Vice-Presiding Minister of the Members Church of God International (MCGI).
23. It was the year 1997 when RJTV 29 welcomed the Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) in their TV station. Afterwards, in SBN 21 in 2000, the Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) was During this time, Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) is not only aired on TV but also in the radio stations, RMN, DZRH, and 100 Radyo Natin.
24. After 4 years, Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) moved to its current network, UNTV 37 with the other programs Itanong mo kay Soriano (Ask Bro. Eli), Bible Guide, Truth in Focus and Biblically Speaking all of these are hosted by Bro. Eli Soriano.
25. During the 1990’s Bro. Eli published a book entitled, “Leaving behind the Fundamental Doctrines of Christ.”
26. Bro. Eli also published articles in The Blog magazine, The Old Path Magazine, Believer Newsmagazine, and Ang Dating Daan Magazine.
27. It was in the year 2007 when Bro. Eli started writing blogs on his own blog site, http://www.elisoriano.wordpress.com.
28. In the year 2009, the blogsite of Bro. Eli Soriano, http://www.elisoriano.wordpress.com.has been awarded as the year’s “Most Educational to Follow” by the Open Web Awards.
29. Bro. Eli has established charity institutions to accommodate the needy where people of different religions and ethnic groups are welcome.
30. It was the year 2005 when Bro. Eli left the Philippines.
31. For almost a decade now, the propagation of GOD’s gospel has been intensively being preached by Bro. Eli Soriano in various locations abroad.
32. To help augment the various public services that Bro. Eli has established businesses like water stations and restaurants.
33. Bro. Eli is a very good cook.
34. Bro. Eli cooks for the Church brethren and for the guests.
35. Chinese food is one of Bro. Eli’s favorites.
36. Bro. Eli likes the color green.
37. Bro. Eli and Bro. Daniel Razon are founders of the Christian school in the Philippines that offers free education, free meal free uniforms and free allowance.
38. Bro. Eli knows many alternative medicines and medications.
39. Bro. Eli has a twitter account @BroEliSoriano.
40. Bro. Eli has a google plus page https://plus.google.com/111400634080389154683/about.
41. Bro. Eli has a facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BroEliseoSoriano.
42. Bro. Eli has his own website http://www.elisoriano.com/.
43. The Bro. Eli is has won various awards as a n evangelist.
(Please see, for reference http://www.elisoriano.com/awards/)
44. Bro. Eli has never been defeated on a religious debate.
45. When Bro. Eli was in highschool he used to have a girlfriend and both of them have a good relationship. However, it did not ended with marriage.
46. Bro. Eli used to have plans of getting married and having his own family. However, he put has out it aside.
47. As early as 19 years old, he has started preaching the word of GOD. He is preoccupied by the love and dedication to his ministry.
48. Bro. Eli made a vow before the congregation and GOD not to get married and remain a preacher of GOD, forever.
49. Bro. Eli has been very focus to his duty as a man sent by GOD. He never got married and stay single, offering his entire self to his Master, the LORD.
50. Bro. Eli will be celebrating his 50th year Anniversary of his service to the Almighty GOD, Thanks and glory to GOD

UNTV Drone Technology Soars High In the Sky

UNTV is a television station who is known for catering the most number of public services in the Philippines. It is also known to have many innovations and “firsts” when it comes to charities and works for the greater good of the public regardless of race, religion and other aspects.

UNTV has now launched the use of the aerial drones that are used for reporting. This UNTV drone technology is able to capture vast coverage perspective in different places. Last year, December 2014, UNTV drone was used to explore the vast destruction that the typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has brought to Tacloban, Leyte in the Philippines.

Daniel Razon, CEO of the UNTV station, says that UNTV was the first to use this kind of technology when in comes to reporting. Aside from this being first, is not the only aspect that they are focused on but for the rescue undertakings that the UNTV has.

Daniel Razon also shares that one of the things that they are acquiring now are the drones that can carry life buoy aside from the aerial drone that they have right now.

This is a video courtesy of UNTV station on their official Youtube channel

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On this picture, Argie Purisima, one of the UNTV station cameramen, surrounded by media correspondents from other TV networks. (Photo courtesy of Mon Jocson – @ramonjocson, UNTV reporter)

UNTV Cup Season 2 : Fun, to the 2nd power!

February 11, 2014, Quezon City, Philippines – Supoorters from many places gathered to grace the opening of the 2nd season of UNTV Cup.

The ceremony started with the amazing dance number by the BMPI dancers. Kuya Daniel Razon, who is the mastermind of the event delivered his speech before the crowd as well as he presenting the inspiration behind this noble undertaking, Bro. Eli Soriano.

Bro. Eli Soriano also took the floor that made the ocassion more blessed.

The first game for this season of UNTV Cup was between the Senate Defenders and the House of Representatives Solons with the final score of 83 – 74 in favor of the Senate Defenders.

To sum it all, we will be expecting heart pounding actions during the play from these participating teams –

Malacanan Patriots
Senate Defenders
House Of Representatives Solons
Judiciary Magis
LGU Vanguards
DOJ Avengers
Philhealth Advocates
MMDA Black Wolves
AFP Cavaliers
PNP Responders

The prize of the winning team will proceed to their chosen charitable institution.

For this season, we would be expecting these power teams to be playing and entertaining us while they do public service.

Thanks and glory to GOD!

A Breastfeeding Program, A Guinness World Record and an Anniversary

Guinness Book Of World Record has its new on the number of people breastfeeding simultaneously. Yes, The Nurturers of Earth in cooperation with the Members Church of GOD International and Ang Dating Daan has made this possible with the help of GOD.

There are over 1000 breastfeeding sites plus one International site in Papua New Guinea that participated on this event.

This undertaking was done coinciding with the celebration of Ang Dating Daan’s 33rd Anniversary, it being the longest running religious program.

Dubbed as Sabay-Sabay Sumuso sa Nanay the event happened in one of the cities in the metro, in Marikina City with UNTV 37 as its official media partner.

On this event also, the supporters of this undertaking have posted their tweets with #ADDforBreastfeed hashtag. The said hashtag was placed on the top trending topic for today.

This event promotes the importance of breast feeding for both mother and child. It is said that children are better breastfed from birth up to 4 years of age.

A Happy life inside the Church now on its Silk Anniversary

It is exactly 3 days before my spiritual and I cannot be more happy,yey!

When I was in elementary, there are many things that I learned about religion because here in our country, there are subjects (even in college) that teach religion.

I became really interested on the things that my religious teachers are teaching me. I used to ace the examinations that we had during those days, and in college, I also become as industrious and attentive to the religion class as I used to be when I was in elementary. But the difference is, when I was in elementary I am attentive on the class because I want to absorb the lessons being taught to us and eventually, apply the leanings on my day to day living, on the other hand, mostly in college, I am very attentive on the religious class because I was scrutinizing the teachings and things that our teacher are teaching us. I then became a critic against the religious teachings that I used to love and respect.

It may seem that I turned atheist when I was in college, but no, it is otherwise instead.

When I was in highschool, I am fond of watching tv (since my interest in writing and reading have not yet emerged) from noon (after class) up until the wee hours of the night. As I was watching tv, I came across a religious tv program, Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) no matter how I try to remember when exactly I started watching it, I can’t all I know is that I became addicted to it I won’t last a day without watching it. Everyday, as I’m watching it, the more I learn about the truth in the Bible, I came to know GOD, Jesus Christ and the true Church of GOD, the real religion. Not only that, I came to know the things that I should be doing while living.

After graduating from highschool I stop going to church to hear mass and eventually, disregard the religious teachings that u have learned from my previous religion, entirely.

After first semester in college, during break I was baptized and accepted the absolute truth, that the Church of GOD in he Bible is “the” one and only true religion ever existed (and still existing).

October 26, 2001 to be exact. From that day on, I live and breathe the heavenly teachings that I have learned (and learning) inside the Church of GOD.

Life is not easy as a Christian. There are many tribulations and hardships it is because of GOD’s love and mercy that I am still inside the Church.

To GOD I owe all things that I have (and I don’t). Thanks to Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.

and ultimately, of course …

Thanks and glory to GOD.

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