World Report

Six Families Added to India Headquarters Church

January 11, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Deanna Moen, along with the Wolfes (Clark and Sumin with their children, and Gary) are now in the Andhra Pradesh Province of India, and this past week, visited several of our churches in that region.

On Monday, they attended a church service in Kathipudi where Yesu Ratnam is the pastor. As they approached the church, the congregation formed a tunnel for them to walk through, tossing handfuls of flower petals in...

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Students in India Ask, “Who is Your God?”

January 9, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Portland family visiting in India was invited by the principal of a Hindu school to visit and tell the students about America. The school, which provides education for boys in the first through tenth grades, was located inside a compound where all of the students live.

Clark Wolfe wrote that as they entered the small school, “there were about fifty students, and all were very surprised to see us.” He asked them to guess ...

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India Begins 2018 with Water Baptism of Ten

January 3, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

An extended family from Portland (Deanna Moen and her son-in-law and daughter, Clark and Sumin Wolfe, with their children, Selah and Adalyn, and Clark’s father, Gary) is in India. While they are there, they are visiting several congregations in the Maharashtra Province.

On Friday, December 30, part of the group accompanied Surya Gajbhiv, the Maharashtra District Superintendent, in attending two evening church...

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A Most Memorable Easter in India

April 19, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Clark and Sumin Wolfe are in India, where they have been invited by correspondents to attend several church services in an area where there are no Apostolic Faith churches.

They arrived in Aurangabad on Saturday morning and were greeted at the airport by Surya Gasbyhiv of Maharashtra who would travel with them and interpret. After checking into a hotel, they traveled about two hours to where a church service had already begun....

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Blessings Overflow in India

January 8, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The saints in India send New Year’s greetings. This past week, they concluded their special meetings and began holding Vacation Bible School (VBS) with several locations taking a turn at hosting. 

Clark Wolfe and Charles and Antonia Schleicher are still in India and were able to visit fourteen of our churches during the special meetings as well as two for VBS. They wrote that...

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Praying in the New Year in India

January 3, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Clark Wolfe of Portland, Oregon, and Charles and Antonia Schleicher of Madison, Wisconsin, are in India and attended the December 31 watchnight service at the headquarters church in Kaikavolu. They said the service was well attended with every chair filled and another fifty or so sitting on the floor.

The service began at 7:00 p.m. and included music and testimonies as well as...

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India Saints Persist Despite Opposition

October 10, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The congregation in Uppongala, India, dedicated a new meeting place on Friday. Previously they were meeting in the backyard of one of the saints, but were forced to leave due to opposition from neighboring Hindus. They have now relocated to a rented parcel of land on which they constructed a concrete church with a temporary wooden roof.

Many were present for the ceremony, including Brothers Clark Wolfe and Benjamin Clapa from...

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God’s Love Shines Through in India

October 3, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Clark Wolfe and Benjamin Clapa are in India. They arrived in the village of Indrapalem on Saturday and received a warm welcome at the airport from Rayudu Raju, pastor of the India headquarters church in Kaikavolu, his wife, Suvarna, and his parents. They were then invited to Brother Raju’s home for a chicken dinner prepared by Sister Suvarna. Brother Clark said it was a great reunion over a delicious meal.

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Vacation Bible School Begins in India

January 28, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

The India special meetings continued on Saturday with a service in our Pedapudi church. During the meeting, the congregation of about one hundred surprised the pastor, Rayudu Daniel, with a birthday cake in celebration of his sixty-fourth birthday. It was large enough for everyone to enjoy a slice. Then Brother Rayudu was asked to share his testimony. As he told what Jesus had done for him, many could relate and were...

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India Churches Expand as Many Receive Salvation

January 14, 2016

From the Superintendent's DESK

Special meetings continue in India with several of our churches taking a turn at hosting. On Saturday, the service was in Nadimpalem where the congregation has grown so much that the pastor, Seelam Yesu Ratnam, has had to add on to the front of the building.

One who attended the meeting said they enjoyed a beautiful service with a message on sanctification. Among those who asked for prayer was a young woman who had been plagued by an...

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