World Report

India Congregation Outgrows Church Building

January 15, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The family visiting India from Portland attended several more services among our congregations in India this past weekend.

On Friday, they worshiped with the saints at Yanam and were pleased to see that the church was full, though it was a holiday. Sister Deanna said God’s blessing was upon the service. God’s blessing has also been over the pastor and his wife, Raco and Joythi Ratnam, who recently welcomed a baby boy ...

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Pullman Christmas Concert

January 11, 2018

A Christmas concert was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Pullman, Washington, on Sunday, December 3. It was a wonderful time to share the story of the birth of Jesus through music. The choir and orchestra members had several practices in preparation for the concert, and a special prayer session was held on the prior Friday evening, after which everyone pitched...

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Six Families Added to India Headquarters Church

January 11, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Deanna Moen, along with the Wolfes (Clark and Sumin with their children, and Gary) are now in the Andhra Pradesh Province of India, and this past week, visited several of our churches in that region.

On Monday, they attended a church service in Kathipudi where Yesu Ratnam is the pastor. As they approached the church, the congregation formed a tunnel for them to walk through, tossing handfuls of flower petals in...

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Students in India Ask, “Who is Your God?”

January 9, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Portland family visiting in India was invited by the principal of a Hindu school to visit and tell the students about America. The school, which provides education for boys in the first through tenth grades, was located inside a compound where all of the students live.

Clark Wolfe wrote that as they entered the small school, “there were about fifty students, and all were very surprised to see us.” He asked them to guess ...

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India Begins 2018 with Water Baptism of Ten

January 3, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

An extended family from Portland (Deanna Moen and her son-in-law and daughter, Clark and Sumin Wolfe, with their children, Selah and Adalyn, and Clark’s father, Gary) is in India. While they are there, they are visiting several congregations in the Maharashtra Province.

On Friday, December 30, part of the group accompanied Surya Gajbhiv, the Maharashtra District Superintendent, in attending two evening church...

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Sacramento Special Meetings

December 14, 2017

by Denise Budean

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Sacramento, California, on September 22-24, with visitors from a number of the West Coast branch churches attending. John Musgrave, from Portland, Oregon, was the guest speaker. The Friday evening service began with the combined orchestra playing “Victory in Jesus,” followed by the choir singing a joyful rendition of “Home on...

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Philadelphia Prayer Retreat & Special Meetings

November 21, 2017

Prayer meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Monday, October 9, through Saturday, October 14. Various prayer requests were taken before the Lord, trusting that He would meet each need. The Spirit of God encouraged those who participated, and they drew strength from these times of collective prayer. One prayer request in particular was answered for successful surgery and the ability to resume driving.

Special services were held on...

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Houston Bellfort Special Meetings

November 15, 2017

By Oluwafemi Oyedokun

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Bellfort branch church in Houston, Texas, from September 27 to October 1. The theme verse was 1 Peter 1:15, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation.” The special meetings were a time of soul searching and spiritual refreshment, and all of the services featured encouraging testimonies and sermons, as well as choir and...

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Joyful Saints Dedicate Two Churches in Ibadan, Nigeria

November 13, 2017

From the Superintendent's DESK

We enjoyed a great Lord’s Day with the Lagos saints at the headquarters church in Anthony Village. It began with a ministers and workers meeting, attended by a large number, which was a reminder of how thankful we are for the many faithful volunteers who make up this work.

Following the meeting, the sanctuary and platform soon filled in anticipation of Sunday school. The choir opened the session by singing “To God Be the ...

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