World Report

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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Jamaicans Testify that God Provides, Guides, Protects, and Heals

February 5, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington, accompanied by Blessing Adaramola, Ade Asaya, and Lara Rosen, visited four more of our churches in Jamaica this past week and sent this report of their activities.

Tuesday evening we traveled into a remote part of the interior of Jamaica to Crofts Hill where our little white church overlooks a valley. To begin the meeting, we had an enthusiastic time of singing, including the song...

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Jamaicans Praise God in Song and Testimony

January 29, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Mark and Rosemary Worthington of Sacramento, California, are in Jamaica visiting our congregations there. They are accompanied by Blessing Adaramola of Pullman, Washington, Ade Asaya of Portland, Oregon, and Lara Rosen of Los Angeles, California. They sent this report of their first services:

On January 26, a beautiful Sunday morning, we traveled along a winding road through the mountains to where our little church in Troy is set nestled on ...

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Asia Trip Concludes with Korean Youth Meetings

January 13, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bill and Lori McKibben, and Mark and Sylvia Staller, completed their last few days in the Philippines with visits to six more branch churches.

On Monday, January 6, they had breakfast at the Calaocan church, which is led by Joel Salazar, the worker in charge. This was our first branch church established in the Philippines, and the building bears the curved roof influence of the tabernacle in Portland. The trip continued to Kaliwanigan, where...

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