World Report

Romania Minister Conference Reveals Growing Work

February 16, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee of Roseburg, Oregon, and Jeff Downey of Van Buren, Arkansas, are in Romania for a ministers’ conference and to visit some of our churches there. They arrived on Thursday, February 13, and were greeted by several of the saints. Then they were hosted for dinner by Ted Bora, the Western Romania District Superintendent, and his wife and daughter, Emily and Emma Patricia.

The minister conference was held the next...

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Maharashtra Superintendent Ordained and 26 Baptized at India Pastor Conference

February 15, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our churches in the Maharashtra Province of India held a three-day pastor and spouse conference in Aurangabad this past week. It was led by Surya Gajbhiv, the Maharashtra District Superintendent. Two from the United States, Clark Wolfe of Portland, Oregon, and Johnny Wyatt Jr. of Brooklyn, New York, attended and gave a report.

They said the conference began on Wednesday, February 12, with a total of about 125 in attendance. In...

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Sweet Prayer Highlights Chile Camp Meeting

February 14, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The annual Chile camp meeting began on Sunday, February 9, in Chimbarongo. Representing the Portland headquarters is Elvido Ortiz of the Bronx, and John and Ana Wyatt Sr. of Brooklyn, New York. They sent this report of the first few days of activities.

Camp meeting 2020 started with a vibrant Sunday school session. The lesson was taught by Eladio Retamal, the pastor of our church in Limavida, and focused ...

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Benin Workers Eager to Share the Gospel with the French-Speaking World

February 13, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

I arrived in the Republic of Benin on Monday, and that evening went to the headquarters church on Jericho Road in Cotonou for a service. I was greeted at the entrance by several of the saints, including two children who presented flowers. Inside, about two thousand were in attendance, filling the main floor and balcony.

The service began with a children’s program, which included spirited recitations, songs, and skits. One skit...

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Oceanside Christmas Events

February 12, 2020

The Apostolic Faith Church in Oceanside, New York, marked the Christmas season with two performances celebrating the birth of our Savior: a drama by the Sunday school department and a Christmas concert by the choir and orchestra.

The drama was titled “Joy to the World,” and featured the Sunday school children from various grade levels. The “Little Stars” thrilled the congregation with their soulful rendition of “Twelve Days of Christmas” and “Happy Birthday, Jesus.” The...

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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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10 Receive Salvation in the Dominican Republic

February 6, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Tim DeBusk, Director of Eastern Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa, recently returned from visiting our churches in the Dominican Republic, and gave this report of their trip:

We arrived on Tuesday, January 28, and the next evening had the privilege to visit the Km 13 de Las Americas church in the capital city of Santo Domingo. The church service was led by Andres Bido, the pastor, and 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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