Over the years, it has gained loyalty from its viewers that when it later moved from station to station for some concerns, people followed it.
Ang Dating Daan as a program in radio made its stint in RJTV 29, PTV 4, SBN 21, and now UNTV.
In 1980, the Philippines’ organization registry officially recognized the group as Mga Kaanib Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan sa Bansang Pilipinas (Members Church of God in Christ Jesus the Pillar and Ground of the Truth in the Philippines) with Bro. From less than a hundred believers, Church members and locales grew steadily as the outcome of the group’s zealous efforts in evangelization. Eli would move from one town to another to conduct Bible studies, usually three towns every night.
For them, the church's primary objective, as commanded by Jesus Christ, is to propagate the gospel unto all nations until the consummation of the ages, convert sinners to believe and glorify God and to make them qualify for the eternal life in heaven.
They believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit but they adopt a nontrinitarianism orientation, rejecting the Trinitarian concept that there is "one God in three co-equal persons", which for them is against the Bible.
Ang Dating Daan celebrates its 35th year in broadcast with the theme “Truth. Praise.” Fittingly enough, the celebration held on October 12, 2015 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum is one event that aims to propagate the truth from the Bible, promote even more charity works and melodiously sing praises with the Ang Dating Daan Chorale accompanied by the Ang Dating Daan Chamber of Orchestra.
It was October 1980 when the program first hit the radio airwaves and 1983 when it first aired on television, making Ang Dating Daan the longest-running religious program in the Philippines.
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.
In the last quarter of 1980, the Church launched the radio program Ang Dating Daan, hosted by Bro. Through the local radio station DWWA 1206 Khz, ADD was heard in many parts of the Philippine Archipelago.
The program became popular more than any other religious program in the country because of its live question and answer portion.
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.
Eli’s unique ability and biblical knowledge, others are not fond of hearing their beliefs unapologetically corrected.