was the first Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo and incorporated it with the Philippine Government on July 27, 1914. Manalo, who succeeded him as Executive Minister of the INC, and the grandfather of Eduardo V. Because there were no precursors to the registered church, external sources and critics of the INC refer to him as its founder.
The official doctrine of the Iglesia ni Cristo is that Felix Y.
While I don't feel like I had a particularly religious upbringing, I clearly did. I dumped the idea of a male God and instead prayed to the pagan concept of the Goddess for years.
Severely rebuked for privately studying the Bible, Manalo began forthwith to question many basic Catholic doctrines. According to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the establishment of the Philippine Independent Church or the Aglipayan Church was his major turning point, but Manalo remained uninterested since its doctrines were mainly Catholic.
In 1904, he joined the Methodist Episcopal Church, He also sought through various denominations, including the Presbyterian Church, Christian Mission, and finally Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1911.
Many assume only recently, in their own lifetimes, believing the church of their youth was different from today.
Others are vaguely aware of the 1920s battles in Presbyterianism and among northern Baptists between modernists and traditionalists, which the later lost, but they are unaware of Methodist history.