World Report

40 Years at Tichbourne Celebrated in Barbados

June 21, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The brethren in Saint Michael, Barbados, held four days of special meetings beginning on Sunday, June 16, to commemorate forty years at the Tichbourne Road location. Michael Anthony, Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica, were present for the anniversary celebration.

The theme for the meetings was taken from 2 Kings 4:24, “Slack not thy riding.” Brother Michael spoke on this during the first service on Sunday. He reminded the...

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Oceanside Youth Weekend

June 18, 2019

With much anticipation, the Apostolic Faith Church in Oceanside, New York, held their annual youth weekend on May 24-27. The theme, “Fresh Fire,” was taken from Acts 2:17, where Peter reminded the crowd of God’s promise given to the prophet Joel regarding the Latter Rain. The guest speaker was Blessing Mbang, the youth leader in Washington, D.C., who attended with around twenty others from that branch church. Attendees also included young people from ...

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District Superintendent Installed in Dominican Republic

June 10, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The public installation service for Deivys Pichardo as the Dominican Republic District Superintendent was held on Sunday, June 9. Debbie and I were there, along with Tim DeBusk, Director of Eastern Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa.

Brother Deivys, who was appointed on Feburary 2, opened the service by greeting the congregation and us. There was a choir selection, followed by congregational singing and prayer, and then he turned the meeting...

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A New Leader for Eastern Africa

June 10, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, and Cliff Paulsen of Portland, Oregon, remained in Lusaka, Zambia, following the Saturday funeral service for Timothy Kaibula, the former Eastern Africa District Superintendent.

On Sunday morning, June 9, they met at the Zambia headquarters church in the prayer room with the Eastern Africa leaders to announce Brother Timothy’s successor. When the name was read, the response was a resounding “Amen,” and everyone stood immediately...

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Statement Regarding the Dominican Republic and Zambia

June 10, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Deivys Pichardo was formally installed on Sunday, June 9, as the Dominican Republic Superintendent. Brother Deivys has attended the Portland camp meeting with his wife, Sister Leidy, and their children, Jose who is 18, Andres, who is 17, and Megan, who is 9.

On the same day, Boniface Banda was formally installed as the Eastern Africa District Superintendent during the morning service at the headquarters church in Lusaka, Zambia. John Musgrave,...

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In Loving Memory of Reverend Timothy Kaibula

June 5, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Saturday, June 1, Reverend Timothy Kaibula, the District Superintendent of Eastern Africa, passed away unexpectedly at the age of sixty-five. He is survived by his wife, Sowi, and their five children and six grandchildren. His obituary states, “He was consistent in the work of God and led an exemplary life and total submission to the sovereign will of God... He gave all his life for the cause of Christ and...

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Wharton Youth Rally

May 31, 2019

The 2019 annual youth rally at the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey, was held April 26-28. The guest speaker, Olusola Adesope, the pastor in Pullman, Washington, attended with his wife, Tolu. Other attendees came from Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington D.C. The focus was “Digging Deeper,” and the theme song was “Deeper, Deeper, in the Love of Jesus.”

On Friday evening, the service began with Samuel Odulaja playing “The Heart...

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