World Report

Two Saved in Roddickton Easter Service

April 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Easter Sunday was a great day of services in Roddickton. The morning meeting had choir and vocal selections, as well as congregational singing with accordion accompaniment. The testimonies included reports of healing and also requests for family members to be saved.

We commemorated Resurrection Sunday by observing the ordinances of the Lord’s Supper and the Washing of the Disciples’ Feet, but first there was a short Resurrection message. Following that and...

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Zambia Camp Meeting Report: 31 Saved in First Week

April 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Zambia camp meeting began on Sunday, April 9, with over twelve hundred in attendance including representatives from our churches in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

Dwight Baltzell, Director of Africa Work, joined the camp meeting in progress when he arrived in Lusaka this past Saturday. He said he was welcomed at the airport by familiar smiling faces including Timothy Kaibula, the Eastern Africa District Superintendent, who had great...

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Celebrating Easter with the Newfoundland Saints

April 15, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I have joined the saints in Newfoundland, Canada, for their Easter week special services, which began on Thursday with a concert in Roddickton and will continue through Sunday.

When we arrived at Deer Lake there was several feet of snow on the ground, and it has continued to snow since. We were met by Christ Hewlett, the District Superintendent of...

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Road Town, Tortola, Celebrates 23 Years

April 12, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Special meetings were held March 26-29 in the British Virgin Islands to celebrate the twenty-third anniversary of our church in Road Town, Tortola, where Shanon Lawrence is the pastor.

Brethren from neighboring churches attended in support including ministers Sylvina Thomas of our church in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, and Pearl Smith, pastor of our church in East End, Tortola.

The meetings, which carried the theme of “Growing in Grace,” opened on...

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Midwest Special Meetings

March 8, 2017

Many gathered from the Midwest churches to attend the special meetings held at the Apostolic Faith Church in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 17-19. The theme for the weekend was “Walk in the Light,” and the theme song was “Jesus, the Light of the World.” The guest speaker was Terrance Scott, from Seattle, Washington, and he and his wife, Mieisha, were an inspiration to all who attended.

The Friday evening service began with Jimmy Waddell,...

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Limavida Church Dedicated to God's Glory

February 21, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following the Chile camp meeting, Sam and Shade Ajayi traveled to Limavida for the dedication of our church there. They said that during the two-hour drive north, they passed mile after mile of fire damage caused by the recent wildfires in Chile. They had heard about the destruction in the testimonies at the Chile camp meeting, but in seeing it firsthand they wrote, “It was indeed very extensive. We are...

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One Is Baptized as Chile Camp Meeting Concludes

February 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded this past Sunday, and our team there sent this report of the final weekend of activities:

On Friday morning the last teaching of the camp meeting was given on consecration. With the story of Ruth as a foundation, it was emphasized that a deep consecration is necessary to have a meaningful and deep relationship with the Lord. The teaching was followed...

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Jamaicans Enthusiastic about the Gospel

February 16, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

A team of eight from the United States recently returned from Jamaica where they spent ten days visiting the saints among our churches there. Those who went were Mark Worthington (pastor in St. Louis, Missouri) with his wife, Rosemary, and family members Mikayla Worthington and Chris, Jillian, and Julianne Luka (all from Portland, Oregon). Deborah Brenner (also of Portland) and Esther Oyedokun (of Chicago, Illinois) joined as well.

The team arrived...

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