Dating daan religion history
A protracted legal battle ensued over who has the legal claim to the name.
Four years ago, the Supreme Court ordered Soriano to change the name of his group.
Soriano goes by the title of “Overall Servant”; he also refers to himself as “Wise One,” “Walking Bible,” “Modern Jeremiah,” “Appointed One,” and “He Who Holds the Key.” Soriano has lived in exile from the Philippines since 2005 due to legal challenges, including charges of slander and an accusation of homosexual rape.
Eli Soriano boldly proclaims himself “the most sensible preacher of all time.” Soriano makes use of television, radio, and social media programs utilizing a question-and-answer method to propagate his teachings.
Guided by this scriptural principle, the church's registered name contains descriptive words "ang mga kaanib" in Tagalog or "members" in English to emphasize the group's association today, as "members" of the "Church of God" that is already established long time ago and was written in the Bible.The international religious organization that is the Members Church of God International (MGCI) started with just a small group of Filipino believers in Northern Philippines.It is more known locally as Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path).Members Church of God International, abbreviated as MCGI, is an international Christian religious organization with headquarters in the Philippines.It started as a small group with less than a hundred believers in 1977.