World Report

Ghana and Nigeria Inspire with Enthusiasm for the Gospel

November 7, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

I traveled to Ghana Saturday morning with Bayo Adeniran, WECA District Superintendent, and James Olaleye, WECA Director of Welfare. We were met at the airport by several saints and then escorted to our hotel for breakfast before continuing to the Ghana headquarters church in Accra. As we arrived there, two rows of joyful children from the Apostolic Faith grade school greeted us while waving flags, singing, and holding up a...

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Celebrating Dedications in Asaba and Issele-Uku

November 4, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Friday, I had the privilege of celebrating two church dedications with the Asaba and Issele-Uku congregations, located about twenty miles apart in Delta State.

The first dedication service began outside the Asaba church with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This was followed by the choir singing “Battle Hymn of the Republic” as they led the way into the building. Then the Sunday school children presented a short program of several songs, including...

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A Great Start to WECA Trip

November 2, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

After arriving in Nigeria, I received a warm reception on Thursday evening, November 2, at the Western and Central Africa (WECA) headquarters in Lagos. The Students of the Lagos Apostolic Faith Secondary School greeted me with a bouquet of flowers and then presented a short program. It began with an instrumental rendition of the Nigerian national anthem followed by...

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Wharton Special Meetings

October 18, 2017

Special meetings at the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey, were held August 20-27. The theme verse was Haggai 2:4, “I am with you, saith the Lord of hosts.” The opening service began with the orchestra playing “He Is Exalted,” followed by the choir singing “Whom Shall I Fear?” and “Awesome God.” Before the sermon, Tayo Ajayi sang “I Will Not Forget Thee.” Taking his text from Joshua 1:5-7, ...

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A Week of Fellowship with the Saints in Western Romania

October 17, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our team in Romania (John and Rodica Musgrave, and their mothers, Edna Musgrave and Viorica Marincus) spent the final five days of their trip visiting our locations near the western border.

On Wednesday, October 11, they joined the saints in Sanpetru-German, pastored by Nico Tudor, for an evening service. They enjoyed two music specials provided by a children’s group and a young adult group. Then during the announcements, Gheorghei Macovei...

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Blessed to Overflowing in Melbourne

October 11, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Following the Australia camp meeting in Sydney, Sam and Shade Ajayi, along with many others, traveled to Melbourne for special meetings there. Brother Sam said they all went anticipating the Lord’s blessings and desiring that the revival which had begun in Sydney would continue in Melbourne.

The first meeting was an evening of music on Friday, October 6. Brother Sam said he was thrilled to see...

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Romanians Build as Work Continues to Grow

October 10, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and his wife, Rodica, along with their mothers, Edna Musgrave and Viorica Marincus, left on October 2 for a two-week mission trip to Romania. Since their arrival, the four have been visiting our southern Romania church locations.

They first went to Bucharest where our headquarters church is located and where Gheorghei Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent, is the pastor. There, they toured a nearly...

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Shouts of Victory at Australia Camp Meeting

October 9, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

The saints in Australia concluded their camp meeting last Sunday, October 1, and Sam Ajayi, Director of Australia Work, sent this report of second half of the week.

We held our annual evening of music on Wednesday. The choir and instrumentalists presented many group arrangements and ensembles. As usual, they did an amazing job and it was a beautiful concert.

The teaching on Thursday morning was titled “Walk...

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Dominican Republic Announcement

October 9, 2017

The following statement from Darrel Lee to the Dominican Republic saints was read in the La Romana headquarters church during their Sunday morning service yesterday. It was read in both English and Spanish, announcing that Alberto Smith has retired as Supervisor de la República Dominicana (District Superintendent of the Dominican Republic) and Gledwin Mills (pictured above singing “Jericho Road”) has been appointed as his successor. The announcement was well received. We...

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Blessed by the Family of God in the Dominican

October 4, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I, along with the DeBusks, enjoyed a Tuesday evening service with the saints at our Ingenio Quisqueya church in San Pedro de Macoris. The pastor, Gledwin Mills (see above, left to right: Edwin Gil Fillary, myself, Gledwin Mills, Tim DeBusk, and Jefry Gil Fillary), is the longest serving pastor in the Dominican Republic and also a board member. He told us that prior to the meeting, the saints...

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