World Report

Wharton Youth Rally

May 31, 2019

The 2019 annual youth rally at the Apostolic Faith Church in Wharton, New Jersey, was held April 26-28. The guest speaker, Olusola Adesope, the pastor in Pullman, Washington, attended with his wife, Tolu. Other attendees came from Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington D.C. The focus was “Digging Deeper,” and the theme song was “Deeper, Deeper, in the Love of Jesus.”

On Friday evening, the service began with Samuel Odulaja playing “The Heart...

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Sunday School Grows in Iquitos, Peru

May 8, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Before leaving Peru, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife Shade, visited our church in Punchana, Iquitos, for Sunday services. They sent this report of their visit.

The annual torrents of rain had come to Iquitos, and in their wake the usual flooding. Though this year the flooding was not as severe, our church was not spared. It is near where a major sewage line empties...

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Strengthening Sunday School in South America

May 6, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

After leaving Brazil, Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, traveled to Cajamarca, the headquarters for our churches in Peru. The purpose for going was to make improvements to the Sunday school program, including enabling better access to materials, stressing the spiritual qualifications for effective teaching, and providing more training. Brother Sam sent this report of their visit.

After arriving in Cajamarca,...

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Marching Onward in Sao Paulo, Brazil

May 1, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Sam Ajayi, Director of South America Work, and his wife, Shade, were in Brazil this past week, visiting the saints in Sao Paolo who became part of the Apostolic Faith family a year ago. Brother Sam sent this report of their visit.

Following last year’s establishment of an Apostolic Faith Church in the sprawling city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, there was a need to help the congregation become firmly...

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Scandinavia Meetings Highlight Faith, Hope, and Love

April 22, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I enjoyed being at in the Scandinavia camp meeting, which began on Wednesday, April 18, at the Ognatun campground in Norway. The schedule included morning prayer meetings and Bible teachings, afternoon Bible studies and youth activities, and evening church services.

Each day had its own theme, and Thursday’s theme was “Faith.” Debbie was asked to participate, and gave an object lesson demonstrating faith. She blindfolded Gabriel Kinnari, and then...

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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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