World Report

Philadelphia Special Meetings

December 7, 2016

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 10-16. The week began with two-hour prayer meetings on Monday through Wednesday evenings, asking for God to bless the meetings.

On Thursday evening, Funso Ojo, from Hempstead, New York, used the theme verse for his text, “Blessed is he that watcheth” (Revelation 16:15). He exhorted the congregation to be spiritually alert, and to build the Body of Christ by encouraging others...

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Sacramento Special Meetings

November 17, 2016

by Daniel and Daniela Mocan

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Sacramento, California, from September 30 through October 2. After much anticipation and many prayers, the Sacramento congregation was thrilled when visitors arrived from the churches in Richmond, Woodlake, Tehachapi, and Los Angeles, California; and Medford and Portland, Oregon. On Friday evening, the music specials, congregational singing, and testimonies set the tone for God to bless. Erik Calhoun,...

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Thankful for the Great Time of Fellowship in Africa

November 17, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Minna church dedication took place on Wednesday morning. The photo below is from that event. 

In Abuja, a ministers’ and workers’ meeting was held at the headquarters church on Thursday. Bayo Adeniran, James Olaleye, and I arrived an hour early and had time to tour the building. Since my previous visit in 2012 for the dedication, several final improvements had been made, including very nice landscaping.

After the tour, we went back...

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Long Anticipated, The Sagamu Church is Dedicated

November 15, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The focus on Monday was the dedication of our church in Sagamu, which is a two-hour drive north of the Anthony Village campground. Once again, I traveled with Bayo Adeniran and James Olaleye. Upon our arrival, a large crowd greeted us, and then two children stepped forward to present a bouquet of roses and issue a formal welcome.

Before the dedication, there was time to meet with the workers in the basement...

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Technology Used to Further the Gospel in Nigeria

November 14, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

I arrived in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday with Bayo Adeniran and James Olaleye, and went straight to the Anthony Village campground where the Western and Central Africa (WECA) headquarters is located. As we passed through the Resource Development Center, which was dedicated in January 2015, we could see that it was in full operation, printing the latest issue of Higher Way magazine. It is exciting to think that with the use...

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Rumuomasi Church Dedicated with a Resounding “Amen!”

November 11, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Thursday began with a tour of the Port Harcourt campground in Nigeria. Its facilities include a tabernacle that seats six thousand, housing units, hostels, administrative buildings, and an elementary school.

The school provides Kindergarten through sixth grade classes for about two hundred students, many of whom come from families outside our church. I enjoyed visiting the classrooms, offering the students greetings from America, and encouraging them to always live for Jesus.

In the...

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Young People Following the Faith in The Republic of Benin

November 9, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Yesterday, we visited three of our churches in the Republic of Benin, and received enthusiastic welcomes as the local saints and their children lined up to greet us with singing. At each location, one of the children, dressed in native attire, presented a beautiful floral arrangement and made an eloquent speech before we continued to the sanctuary.

The abbreviated church services included special song selections, congregational singing, introductions, and a closing prayer....

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Washington DC Fall Revival

November 8, 2016

A mid-Atlantic regional revival was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Washington, D.C., on October 20-23. The theme was “Effective Prayer,” and the guest speaker was Michael Anthony, District Superintendent of the Eastern Caribbean Work. Visitors included church members from Atlanta, Georgia; Richmond, Virginia; and the Bronx, New York. Also attending were Eugene Segres (District Superintendent of the Southern and Eastern...

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A Thriving Gospel and Beautiful Music in Benin

November 7, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Late Sunday night, Bayo Adeniran and I, along with James Olaleye of our WECA headquarters office, arrived in Benin where we have sixty-two churches, mostly concentrated in the south, although the work is quickly moving into the north.

On Monday morning, we went to the headquarters church in Cotonou. Upon our arrival, three children presented us with flowers and gave a welcoming speech. Then we were ushered into the sanctuary where...

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A Blessed Lord’s Day in Ghana

November 6, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

We started this day with Sunday school at the Ghana headquarters church in Accra. Then we went into the morning service where 1761 were in attendance. It began with a children’s program. They sang some favorite songs including “The Happy Day Express,” “Happy Welcome,” “When He Cometh,” I’ll Be a Sunbeam,” and “Jesus Bids Us Shine.” The children also had speaking parts, and as usual they were adorable.

The service immediately...

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