World Report

Limavida Church Dedicated to God's Glory

February 21, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following the Chile camp meeting, Sam and Shade Ajayi traveled to Limavida for the dedication of our church there. They said that during the two-hour drive north, they passed mile after mile of fire damage caused by the recent wildfires in Chile. They had heard about the destruction in the testimonies at the Chile camp meeting, but in seeing it firsthand they wrote, “It was indeed very extensive. We are...

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One Is Baptized as Chile Camp Meeting Concludes

February 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded this past Sunday, and our team there sent this report of the final weekend of activities:

On Friday morning the last teaching of the camp meeting was given on consecration. With the story of Ruth as a foundation, it was emphasized that a deep consecration is necessary to have a meaningful and deep relationship with the Lord. The teaching was followed...

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Chile Camp Meeting Leads to Deeper Consecrations

February 14, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Chimbarongo has sent this report from the Chile camp meeting of the Wednesday and Thursday services, written by Carrie Keju and Yvonne Sletmoe Wilson who attended the camp meeting last year as well:

We are so enjoying Chile camp meeting 2017! It’s very good to be back in Chimbarongo. Over the past year we have kept in touch with many here, so returning truly was just...

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Chile Evening of Music Honors the Memory of Two

February 10, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting continued on Monday with an evening of music. Two of our team from the United States (Jayne Ortiz and Yvonne Sletmoe Wilson) sent this report of the event as well as Tuesday’s services:

This year the evening of music was held in honor of Ana Maria González Valenzuela and Manuel Alejandro Gutiérrez Herrera, two saints from Chimbarongo who passed away in December. Many among their family...

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The Lord Undertakes as Camp Meeting Begins in Chile

February 8, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Last week, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, traveled to Chimbarongo for the Chile camp meeting, which began this past Sunday, February 5. They had expected to be joined by a team of eight from the United States (Andres and Zaida Mercedes and Elvido and Jayne Ortiz of the Bronx, New York; Dial and Carrie Keju of Washington, D.C; and Duane and Yvonne Wilson of...

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Six are Water Baptized as Chile Camp Meeting Concludes

February 18, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

We have received a final report of the Chile Camp Meeting. This first account is from Brother Dial who wrote of the ordinance and water baptismal services on Saturday:

At breakfast Saturday everyone was talking about how the week had flown by, but this second-to-the-last day went the fastest yet! Wrapping up the meal, we quickly walked over to the church site and, as usual, found our saints already busily putting things in order for the first...

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Finding Unity in the Spirit Among New Friends in Chile

February 16, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

As the camp meeting in Chile neared the last day, Sister Yvonne sent this report:

How can it be that a week, which seemed to stretch out in front of us this past Sunday, is suddenly over? This was what we woke up to on Friday: the last Bible teaching and the last evening evangelical service. We will miss our new friends when we leave. The U.S. contingency has felt the love...

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Chilean Baptismal Candidates Testify to God’s Transforming

February 15, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

As the camp meeting in Chile continued on Thursday, two of the highlights were the heartfelt music and the testimonies from recent converts. Sister Carrie sent this report of the services:

This morning’s Bible teaching opened with a time of prayer followed by the now familiar blended tones of guitars, mandolins, and singers. And as the prayer time had been blessed, so was the opening music.

The...

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The Blessings Fall in Chile

February 14, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The saints in Chile shared a wonderful time in the Lord Wednesday. Sister Yvonne sent this report of the day’s events:

Today began with a challenge. Instead of meeting for a Bible teaching, we met at 10:00 a.m. to evangelize the town of Chimbarongo. After a time of prayer, we divided into five teams, grabbed a stack of tracts, and set out in different directions across town. My team consisted of the...

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A Day of Inspiring Testimonies and Tarrying Prayer

February 13, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The saints in Chile continue to enjoy camp meeting. Brother Dial sent this report of Tuesday’s services:

We arrived at the church site early and found the saints already busy. The musicians were tuning their instruments, kitchen workers were preparing the afternoon meal, and others were setting up chairs for the morning teaching.

Our first Bible teaching opened with the congregation singing several hymns. This was followed by prayer and...

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