History Of Iglesia ng Dios Na Buhay Kay Cristo Jesus

Iglesia ng Dios Na Buhay Kay Cristo Jesus is an independent Christian denomination that was established and originated in the Philippines. It was registered with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission in 1954 by Avelino Santiago, who became the first minister of the denomination.

In 1954, IDBCJ was, at first, a small denomination composed of the first members of the church, which was led by Avelino Santiago. They have taught the teachings of Jesus Christ through the use of the Holy Bible (Tagalog: Banal na Bibliya; Banal na Aklat).

When Avelino Santiago died on October 23, 1992, his son Danilo Santiago took place as the presiding minister of the denomination. During his administration, Danilo Santiago made a lot of improvements on the church, especially on the activities of the whole church.


Worship services, bible study programs, ministerial classes, prayer meetings, memorial ceremonies, youth gatherings, wedding ceremonies, thanksgiving occasions, community propaganda, baptism and others…..


Elder Bro. Danilo M. Santiago

Presiding Minister

The Bishop and overseer of the church, and in-charged in the over-all administration of the temporalities and the management of the affairs, estate and properties of the congregation.


The Ecclesiastical District Minister who are in-charge in the supervision of the affairs of the Evangelical of the Responsibility Areas of the church which compose of Local Ministers, Deacons, Youth Leaders, Local Treasurers and Local Secretaries.

Bro. Ruben S. Sebuc

Bro. Teodoro B. Atienza

Bro. Reynante B. Santiago

Bro. Ruel B. Santiago

Bro. Reynaldo A. Andal


That every member must:

  1. To obey and love God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind;
  2. To recognize the elders/ministers of the church;
  3. To help the ministers for the efficient propagation of faith;
  4. To share with a loving-kinded heart for the works of salvation through offerings and voluntary donations;
  5. To volunteer for the construction of worship centers.