In the coming months, it was Brother Eli who outlined the topics being taught to the brethren in order for them not to lose hope. Perez outlined those topics before he died; most of the workers knew, however, that it was Bro. According to the policy of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Philippines, the General Secretary of an organization shall succeed as temporary presiding officer until such time that the presiding officer is elected.On July 11, 1975, members of the Board of Trustees of the Church, including Bro.On April 7, 1964, at age 17, he was baptized in Sineguelasan, Bacoor, Cavite at p.m. Eliseo Soriano attended the workers’ ministerial classes, which was under the instruction of Bro. With the help and mercy of God, he later became a minister of Christ and dedicated his life in serving God and the Church and in propagating the righteousness and the kingdom of God. Eli conducted his first Bible study in Guagua, Pampanga. Perez to prove the true faith and teachings of Christ against different pastors, ministers and priests. Perez’ assistant in making outlines of the topics being taught during the ministerial class of the workers. Eliseo Soriano an ID bearing the title “Minister,” a proof of his steadfast and sincere service in the Church as a worker of God.
In high school, Eli Soriano was elected President of the Student Council.
He was often assigned as assistant to the school principal whenever some teachers were absent.
Eli’s preaching and were converted to the Members Church of God International.
In such a short span of time, major international coordinating centers were established in Ghana, Africa, Papua New Guinea, and South America. Most recent developments have seen the Ang Dating Daan or The Old Path program viewed and heard in several parts of Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, North America and Australia through television and Cable channels, radio stations and the Internet.
Eli, together with the elders in the Church, left the group led by Gugulan.
Most of the elders who went with him testified that they have heard Bro.
Ang Dating Daan was first aired on DWWA 1206 k Hz, and then in DWAR, DZME, DZMB, DWAD, DZRD, DWAN, DZXQ, and in local stations in the country. Eli Soriano was also invited as guest panelist in the DZBB program, “Dis is Manolo and his GENIUS Family” (GENIUS stands for God Eternal News In Universal Salvation). It once again moved to another station, this time on SBN 21, in the year 2000.
Some of the other panelists were Bert Valinton and Domingo Filomeno of Seventh Day Adventist Church, Manuel Manzanilla of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Agustin Tabuñar of Iglesia Spiritista, Onnie Santiago of Iglesia ng Dios Espiritu Santo, Jess Patricio of Roman Catholic Church, Tydee Toloui of Bahai Faith, Miguel Inciong of Iglesia ng Espiritu Santo, Severino Taril, a Dr. Khempis, Resty Policarpio, Aldon Tagumpay, and Rudy Natividad. Eli Soriano received the “Most Outstanding Minister” award in the GENIUS Family. Ang Dating Daan television-counterpart program was launched in 1983 through the efforts of Bro. During this period, the TV program can also be heard nationwide simultaneously on RMN, DZRH, and 100 Radyo Natin radio stations.
It was in 2004 when Ang Dating Daan moved to UNTV 37 along with the other programs of Bro. Eli), Bible Guide, Truth in Focus and Biblically Speaking. Eli authored the book “Leaving behind the Fundamental Doctrines of Christ.” This is his first published book in English released in the late 1990’s.
He had also published articles in magazines such as The Blog magazine, The Old Path Magazine, Believer Newsmagazine, and Ang Dating Daan Magazine. Eli Soriano began writing his own blog in Esoriano.wordpress.com, which won the Most Popular Website award in the 2009 Philippine Web Awards. Eli during the Open Web Awards from Pete Cashmore-founded Mashable.com, hailing the phenomenal preacher as the year’s “Most Educational to Follow.” Bro.
Eliseo Soriano registered the name Members Church of God International, the name the Church currently uses, in response to the growing number of members in other countries, both Filipinos and non-Filipinos.