World Report

Scandinavians Support the Appointment of Three

April 19, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

In anticipation of the Scandinavian camp meeting, which began on Thursday, April 18, prayer meetings were held at the Stavanger church on Monday and Tuesday, and a congregational business meeting was held on Wednesday.

During the business meeting, it was brought out that the board of trustees for the Scandinavia work had met on Saturday and was now recommending three people to be appointed to positions within the work.

The first...

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Stavanger Celebrates 25 Years at Tjensvoll Road

April 16, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I are in Norway, and enjoyed Palm Sunday services at the headquarters church in Stavanger.

The morning service, which was well attended, including by a number of visitors, opened with a mother/daughter duet of “Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam.” This was followed by a young violinist playing “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High.” Centering on Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, the service included a Scripture reading from...

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Romanians Inspire with a Hunger for God

April 16, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Ryan Erdmann and his daughter, Hannah, along with Joel Andersen and his daughter, Charlet, all of Portland, Oregon, are in Romania primarily to visit our churches in the Pascani region.

They arrived on Thursday, April 11, and were met at the airport by Gheorghei Macovei and Ted Bora, the District Superintendents for Eastern and Western Romania, respectively. They went immediately to the Bucharest church where Brother Gheorghei is the pastor, and...

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West Coast Youth Challenge

April 15, 2019

Just over one hundred campers and staff from various Apostolic Faith churches met for the 2019 West Coast Youth Challenge, an annual retreat for single people ranging in age from high school through about age thirty. This year, the event was held over the first weekend of April. The theme was “The Plan for Your Life – Fully Known,” and the promise from Jeremiah 29:11 was presented in various ways throughout the weekend.

Everyone...

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Zambia Camp Meeting Off to a Great Start

April 10, 2019

Before departing for Zambia last week, our team in Nigeria enjoyed a farewell service on Tuesday at the WECA headquarters in Anthony Village. John Musgrave, Director of Africa Work, reported that 1778 attended, and it opened with an impressive children’s program. He said, “They did a wonderful job presenting the story of a man who dreamed he was in the heavenly Jerusalem...

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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.

Brother...

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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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