Ang dating daan ni eli soriano
to be the guest in Korina Sanchez's talkshow "Balitang K" (K News).
There Soriano admitted that the Ang Dating Doon program, which is a parody of his Ang Dating Daan show, actually helped raise the popularity of the said religious program.
Soriano is known for his signature method of "Bible Expositions".("Members of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Ground of Truth, Philippines, Inc." in English).Because of the similarity between the name used by Gugulan's group and Soriano's group, the former filed a suit, which was resolved by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in 2001 in favor of Gugulan's group and Soriano's group was ordered to change their church's name.Eliseo Fernando Soriano, also known as "Brother Eli", is a Filipino televangelist.He was born on April 4, 1947 and currently the "Overall Servant" (Tagalog: Lingkod Pangkalahatan), formerly called as "Presiding Minister" of Members Church of God International (MCGI), an international Christian religious organization with headquarters in Pampanga, Philippines.However, after the death of Nicolas Perez in 1975, Levita Gugulan was appointed as temporary Presiding General Secretary of the group.Soriano initially accepted the appointment of Gugulan but subsequently denounced her leadership stating that women should not be leaders of the church according to the Bible.He also had numerous religious debates with different pastors.An incident when he used a defamatory word in his television show On April 7, 1964, three days after his 17th birthday, Eliseo was baptised in Seneguelasan, Bacoor, Cavite, and became an official member of the Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Suhay ng Katotohanan (Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Support of the Truth in English) founded by Nicolas Perez where his parents were also members.He, along with other representatives of religious groups, would debate and defend their beliefs in the show.Soriano won and was awarded "Most Outstanding Gospel Minister of the Year 1983".