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.
In 1969, Nicolas Antiporda Perez, who was then the church's presiding minister, bestowed upon Soriano the title minister making him the only minister in the Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Suhay ng Katotohanan at that time.
He used this opportunity to preach in other countries.
Currently, Ang Dating Daan airs in 73 countries worldwide including United States, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal (as "O Caminho Antigo"), Spain (as "El Camino Antiguo"), India, South Africa, Saipan.
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.
He is currently on exile due to the various death threats he received during his controversial years and his countless libel cases he faces in the Philippines, from the people he defamed.
In 1983, Soriano was invited as a panelist in GMA-7's multi-religious program, "Dis [This] is Manolo and His Genius Family".
to be the guest in Korina Sanchez's talkshow "Balitang K" (K News).The media workers’ orphaned children would also be granted scholarships.During his appearance, Soriano harshly criticized Former Philippine President Arroyo, whom he blamed for his legal troubles.Rumors were circulating that Soriano is going to be Perez's successor.However, after the death of Nicolas Perez in 1975, Levita Gugulan was appointed as temporary Presiding General Secretary of the group.