World Report

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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Expanding Work in Ghana

March 27, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John and Rodica Musgrave left the Republic of Benin on Monday and traveled to Accra, Ghana, along with Bayo Adeniran and several others from the WECA headquarters. Upon arrival, they went to the Aplaku church, which serves as the Ghana headquarters and annual camp meeting site. About one hundred saints were already there in anticipation of their visit and the groundbreaking ceremony and dedication, which were to take place shortly.

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Blessings Fall in Republic of Benin

March 25, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, and his wife Rodica traveled to Nigeria last week, arriving in Lagos on Thursday, March 21. They were met at the plane by Bayo Adeniran, the Western and Central Africa (WECA) District Superintendent, and several from the WECA team, who escorted them through the security process.

From the airport, they went directly to Anthony Village, the WECA headquarters, where they were greeted warmly by a group...

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Envisioned Church a Reality on St. Maarten

March 19, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Saturday, our team in the Caribbean traveled to St. Maarten in the Netherland Antilles for the dedication of the nearly completed Bishop Hill church.

As with the previous two islands that we visited in recent days, St. Maarten was also struck by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Some of the saints on the island lost their homes, and our rented church facility in Sucker Garden was completely destroyed. In...

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Columbus Dedication Service

March 19, 2019

The Apostolic Faith Church in Columbus, Georgia, recently changed locations. On Sunday, February 17, a dedication service was held at the new facility. The seventy-two attendees included the Columbus congregation and delegates from Carrollton and Atlanta, Georgia; Anniston and Birmingham, Alabama; Kingstree, North Carolina; Orlando, Florida; and Richmond, Virginia. Each pastor or representative had the opportunity to give a short message of encouragement. Edward Dixon has pastored the Columbus church since...

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Road Town Rebuilds in Time for 25th Anniversary

March 18, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I continue in the Caribbean, traveling with Tim DeBusk, Director of the Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa; Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, and his wife, Monica; and Deivys Pichardo, the Dominican Republic District Superintendent. On Thursday, March 14, we took a ferry from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to Tortola, British Virgin Islands, arriving in the early afternoon. We had lunch and then toured ...

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Arrival at Caribbean Headquarters in Smith Bay, St. Thomas

March 14, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are on the Island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. After uneventful red-eye flights, we arrived early Tuesday afternoon, March 12, along with Tim DeBusk, Director of Caribbean Work, and his wife, Lisa. We were greeted by Michael Anthony, the Eastern Caribbean District Superintendent, with his wife, Monica, and enjoyed dinner together.

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St. Louis Special Meetings

March 7, 2019

Midwest special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 8-10. All of the Midwest churches were represented, and although many had to travel through the snow and bitter cold to attend the meetings, everyone was thrilled at the opportunity to worship and fellowship together. The guest speaker was Nathaniel Segres, the pastor in Atlanta, Georgia, who came with his wife, Sharron. There was also a group of...

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