Apart from this television show, the award-winning host holds a twice to thrice weekly Bible Exposition, a symposium where people’s live questions to Bro Eli are also answered live.
Apart from The Old Path radio and television program being carried by different media networks and channels, Bro Eli takes advantage of satellite and Internet technologies to reach out to his audience.
Across the web, Bro Eli is well-known as the “Most Educational to Follow” after his blog, esoriano.wordpress.com, was honored by of the award during its 2009 Open Web Awards.
Members Church of God International is a Philippine-based Christian-based organization that started in 1977 with Eliseo Soriano as its Overall Servant (Former title: Presiding Minister).
It is colloquially known in the Philippines as Ang Dating Daan (English: "The Old Path"; abbreviated as ADD) which is the name of its flagship television program.
They do not observe Christmas, Easter, or other holidays and customs they consider to have pagan origins incompatible with Christianity.
It is not related to the many Church of God groups that descended from the Barney Creek Meeting House revival of the late 19th century in the United States.
The Members Church of God International in the Philippines rooted from a similar denomination, the Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Suhay ng Katotohanan (Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Support of the Truth) which was first led by Nicolas Antiporda Perez in Pulilan, Bulacan, Philippines in 1928.
In 1922, eight years after the founding of the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ, hereon referred to as INC), minister Nicholas Perez broke away from it due to doctrinal differences.
Ang pagpili ng nais na relihiyon ay isa sa karapatan ng tao. Arriving at precise figures of memberships and followings is difficult for several reasons: religion, though not an embarrassing matter to discuss among Filipinos remains a private concern; it is not uncommon for individuals to "change" religion or convert from one set of faith to another, or to attend more than one church; censuses are done few and far between and do not capture religious data; finally, churches' own records might not be updated.
Armed with the dream and keen desire to spread the true and everlasting gospel of Christ based on the Bible, Bro. Soriano was first heard over the television through the program Ang Dating Daan in February 1983.
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Radio La Verdad is a public radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from Malabon City.
Without him meaning to, the flagship television program has become the independent religious force to reckon with in the network-dominated television industry for over 15 years now.