World Report

A Vibrant Sunday School Outreach in Iquitos, Peru

May 16, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, have been in Peru this past week. Brother Sam sent this report of their activities:

In preparation for the upcoming Peru camp meeting, scheduled for July 29 through August 5 in Cajamarca, I met in Chiclayo with Augustin Quiroz, the Peru District Superintendent, and three pastors from the mountainous region surrounding Cajamarca. Our time together was very profitable and encouraging. ...

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Jamaicans Inspire with Victorious Testimonies

May 14, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Worthingtons visited three more churches in Jamaica this past week before returning home, and sent this report with the details:

On Monday evening, we worshiped at our Christiana church, and found another group of sweet saints who love to worship God with heartfelt singing. As the choir sang about leaving behind no unfinished task when the Lord calls us home, there were earnest expressions on their faces showing they meant the ...

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Blessings Multiplied in Jamaica

May 9, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington are visiting our churches in Jamaica. They arrived on Friday, May 4, and that evening attended the service at our Castleton church where Delceta Claudius is the pastor. They said the service was wonderful and filled with inspiring music. They especially enjoyed a heartfelt “Little Is Much When God Is in It,” sung by the choir. They heard many spontaneous testimonies, in which people spoke of lives...

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Fellowship is the Highlight at Bucharest Dedication

May 8, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Sunday morning, Debbie and I, along with John and Rodica Musgrave, attended the dedication service for our church in Bucharest where Gheorghei Macovei is the pastor. The building was filled to capacity as over seventy were in attendance.

We enjoyed several music specials throughout the service including duets, solos, and numbers sung by the youth group and a ladies’ choir. All were accompanied by a keyboard and two guitars....

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A Beautiful New Church for the Saints in Motatei Sat

May 7, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Musgraves, Debbie, and I participated in another church dedication in Romania on Friday, but first we spent part of the day in Craiova, visiting the “Old Town” section of the city where the city hall, courthouse, and other government buildings are located. Several of the streets had been shut off from vehicle traffic, so we enjoyed strolling through the area.

In the afternoon, we drove about forty-five miles southwest of...

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An Apostolic Faith Presence in São Paulo

May 7, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following their visit to our church in Fortaleza, Brazil, Sam and Shade Ajayi traveled to São Paulo to meet with a congregation interested in becoming part of the Apostolic Faith work. Brother Sam sent this report of how their meeting went:

For a number of years we have been desirous of having an Apostolic Faith presence in São Paulo, Brazil. The Lord fulfilled that desire on this trip.

São Paulo...

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Romanians Rejoicing in the Goodness of God

May 4, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are in Romania with John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and his wife, Rodica, for the dedication of several churches. We arrived Tuesday afternoon in Bucharest and were greeted by Gheorghe Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent. He and his wife, Crina, became our hosts, giving us a tour of Bucharest, which has a population of about 2 million people.

The next evening, we participated in the dedication...

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West Coast Youth Challenge

May 2, 2018

The 2018 West Coast Youth Challenge was held April 13-15 at a campsite near Sutherlin, Oregon. The weekend theme was “Fight for the Truth!” and the key Scripture was the church motto from Jude 3, “Earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” The weekend was a time for the young people to understand why they must fight for the truth and how to do so effectively.

In the first group session...

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