World Report

Wonderful People, Music, and Prayer in Angola

August 23, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Angola camp meeting continued on Monday morning with a Bible teaching, which began with the choir singing “Happiness All the Time” and “Since I Found the Lord.” Prior to the message, a quartet of young people sang “Come Holy Spirit” in Portuguese. The tune was well known to our team from Portland (John Musgrave and Erik Calhoun), and coincided perfectly with the teaching. Brother John used text from the first...

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Midwest Camp Meeting

August 21, 2019

The Apostolic Faith Midwest camp meeting was held in Fredericktown, Missouri, from July 30 to August 5. During registration on Tuesday evening, there was great anticipation as everyone greeted one another and prepared their rooms for the night. In addition to attendees from the Midwest churches, people also came from the East and West Coasts of the United States, and this was one of the largest Midwest camp meetings in several years.

The Wednesday morning...

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Amazing and Abounding Work in Angola

August 21, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, and Erik Calhoun, the Portland youth pastor, are in Angola for the annual camp meeting which began on Sunday, August 18. Brother John sent this report of their arrival and the first day of the camp meeting.

After a stopover in Luanda, Brother Erik and I arrived with a Southern Africa delegation in Huambo where our Angola work is headquartered and the campground is...

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Century Camp Meeting

August 15, 2019

The Apostolic Faith camp meeting in Century, Florida, was held July 21-28. The opening service included the installation of Josephine McElveen as the new District Superintendent of Southern and Eastern United States Work, which resulted in a large turnout. The choir opened the service with “Come, Let Us Worship the Lord,” with Norris Bush reading from Isaiah 6:1-3. Eugene Segres Jr., the former District Superintendent, welcomed everyone, and after the congregational...

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A Beautiful Gospel in Eswatini

August 15, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Eswatini camp meeting continues with Bible teachings in the mornings, evangelistic services in the evenings, and various church activities in the afternoons. John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, sent this report of the past several days’ meetings.

For each of the Bible teachings, Tino Bhosha of Zimbabwe provided a keyboard prelude. Attendees from Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe have been active in every...

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A Great Start to the Eswatini Camp Meeting

August 13, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The fifth annual Eswatini camp meeting began on Sunday, August 11. John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, is there representing the Portland headquarters. He arrived a few days in advance, traveling with Newton Jaravani and Kwaziso Bhosha of Zimbabwe, and sent this report.

The Kingdom of Eswatini, or Swaziland as many still call it, is a country of just over one million people. It is mountainous with every type of vegetation ...

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Blessings Abound in Peru

August 9, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Cajamarca (Sam and Shade Ajayi, Catey Hinkle, and Sarah Walden) enjoyed the remaining services of the Peru camp meeting, which concluded on Sunday, August 4. They sent this report, written by Sister Sarah, telling how the Lord blessed.

The Peru camp meeting has been a blessing through and through! We have enjoyed fellowship with the saints of God, learning from God’s Word, singing praises ...

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