In 2001, after 21 years of reticence, the INC launched its own program, Ang Tamang Daan, as a direct response for the first time to Ang Dating Daan, featuring video footages and recordings of ADD hosts as issues were tackled.
Over time, the animosity between the two groups has intensified and the relationship has been severely strained.
On August 16, 2004, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) preventively suspended the showing of the Ang Dating Daan program for 20 days due to slander and use of offensive and obscene language by its televangelist-host Eliseo Soriano, as a means of disciplinary action. In 2004, Manny Antonio, a worker (presbyter) of MCGI, and Abraham Cruz, an INC minister, had a signed agreement to meet for a debate conference on April 26 in the city hall of Capas, Tarlac.
He is the main host of radio and television program Ang Dating Daan (English: The Old Path, Portuguese: O Caminho Antigo, Spanish: El Camino Antiguo), considered as the longest-running religious program in the Philippines.
Soriano is known for his signature method of "Bible Expositions".
It is again being heard in the court of law, as filed by a former Secretary of Justice.
It was first aired in 2009 and replayed recently this month, August 3, 2011.
These connections were all ignored by this so-called media outfit that is supposed to be socially-responsible in handling news.2) Pursuing its personal agenda.
In July 2009, when GMA first presented Case Unclosed by Arnold Clavio, the network was chided with a 1st boycott from Ang Dating Daan.
Hollow self-branding taken by a giant broadcast network gets a blast from a church group whose leader's public image is compromised.
Case Unclosed's biased presentation gets a point-by-point critique, including the fact that it used a professional liar as a resource person.
When the Members Church of God, International (MCGI) decided to boycott the GMA Broadcasting Network, the public raised the question “why? Eli is the respondent to the case that Case Unclosed of GMA 7 and 11 choose to discuss.