World Report

Joyous Enthusiasm in Abuja

February 19, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Monday, I returned to Nigeria and attended an afternoon presentation and evening service at the Jabi church, which is the headquarters location for the twenty-nine churches in our Abuja district.

The presentation was a report of the work in our northern Nigeria districts of Abuja, Jos, Kogi, and Niger, where we have eighty-two churches in total. ...

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A Good Report in Ikot Enwang, Nigeria

February 10, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Continuing in Nigeria on Friday, I traveled with a delegation from the Western and Central Africa (WECA) headquarters to the Ikot Enwang regional headquarters campground. We were greeted warmly upon our arrival with a bouquet of flowers and short welcome. Then we went to a conference room for a presentation given by the regional directors on the progress of the work in Ikot Enwang, Port Harcourt, and Enugu. The report was...

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A Warm Welcome from the Saints in Nigeria

February 6, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

I am in Africa to visit our churches in Nigeria, the Republic of Benin, and Ghana. Upon arriving Tuesday evening, February 4, a welcoming committee greeted me, including Bayo Adeniran, the Western and Central Africa (WECA) District Superintendent, the WECA Board of Directors, and several others.

The next evening, I went to the WECA headquarters church in Anthony Village, Lagos, for Bible study, and was met with a short welcome service. The Anthony ...

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Nigeria Visit: Inspiring Music, Prayer, and History

April 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in West and Central Africa (WECA), including John and Rodica Musgrave, Bayo Adeniran, and others from the WECA headquarters, traveled to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, on Thursday, March 28. Upon arrival, they went to the Jabi church, the Abuja regional headquarters, for a tour. Approaching the building, they were met by a large group of saints, including the pastor and his wife, Dealyn and Nne George. A number...

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Nigeria Work Restructured to Meet Demand

November 5, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Sunday, I attended services at the Anthony Village tabernacle in Lagos, Nigeria, where there were about four thousand in attendance.

The day began with workers meeting in the prayer room to pray for the service and requests. Following this, everyone gathered in the sanctuary for the Sunday school general assembly. The adult choir and orchestra opened with several selections, and then the children came marching in while singing “Old...

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Nigeria Remembers One Who Was Faithful

November 2, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

After the South Africa camp meeting, I traveled to Nigeria and arrived in Lagos on Tuesday evening, October 30. I was greeted by a handful from our churches here who work in airport security, and so was able to navigate the airport quicker than usual.

The next morning, I met with Bayo Adeniran, the West and Central Africa (WECA) District Superintendent, and then with the Nigeria board members before going to...

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Joyful Saints Dedicate Two Churches in Ibadan, Nigeria

November 13, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

We enjoyed a great Lord’s Day with the Lagos saints at the headquarters church in Anthony Village. It began with a ministers and workers meeting, attended by a large number, which was a reminder of how thankful we are for the many faithful volunteers who make up this work.

Following the meeting, the sanctuary and platform soon filled in anticipation of Sunday school. The choir opened the session by singing “To God Be the ...

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Abia Work: Planted, Watered, and Growing

November 11, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Friday we traveled to the village of Umuokatawom in Abia State, and first went to the Apostolic Faith campground, which offers housing for district camp meetings and is also the home of an Apostolic Faith Secondary School. As we approached the grounds, students from the school lined both sides of the road, smiling and waving flags. They were grouped by classes, with the youngest first, and all had a...

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A Powerful Service in Port Harcourt

November 9, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

We spent most of yesterday traveling, as we were delayed several hours by flight postponements, but at last arrived at the Port Harcourt regional headquarters church in the evening. Once again, we received a warm welcome and were presented with flowers. Then we proceeded into the church for a children’s program followed by an evangelistic service.

As we entered the building, the excitement of the congregation grew to a roar of...

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