After hearing the sermon, he became interested in the Bible and began investigating. The Members Church of God International should be considered a Christian cult, due to its denial of some orthodox biblical doctrines and its exclusivity.Eli’s unique ability and biblical knowledge, others are not fond of hearing their beliefs unapologetically corrected.No other pastor or minister until this time and day is able to imitate the way of Bro. Because of that, he gained enemies and had to endure defamations despite his benevolence.His parents were able to persuade him later on to take his studies seriously and became the consistent top honor of his primary school.In high school, Eli was elected President of the Student Council.The segment where anyone can ask questions and be answered biblically and spontaneously eventually spinned-off into a program of its own called .While multitudes are enlightened and amused by Bro.
Soriano) is a program being produced by the Members Church of God International (MCGI) that features the question and answer portion of the weekly Bible Expositions. Eli Soriano is the Presiding Minister to the MCGI and also the host of the award-winning Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path). Eli, as the resource speaker in Bible Expositions, gives intriguing answers to people’s questions in their search for Truth. Eli who then answers their questions using the Bible as basis. Eli started hosting Bible Exposition in the early 1990s, a concept drawn by the International Evangelist’s nephew, Daniel Razon, who happens to be the Vice-Presiding Minister to the MCGI.Eliseo Soriano, called by members of his church “Brother Eli,” was a disciple of the late Nicolas Perez, the founder and presiding minister of “Church of God in Christ Jesus, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth,” another religious organization that separated from the “Church of God,” founded by Felix Manalo.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.For this reason he entered elementary school a year late and would always escape his teachers during class.Notwithstanding his shyness, young Eli was very intelligent.