World Report

Christmas on the Campground in Portland, Oregon

December 18, 2019

Christmas on the Campground has been a tradition at the Apostolic Faith Church in Portland, Oregon, since 2008, and each year it seems even better than the last. From the moment guests stepped onto the campground they were greeted with cheerful music and thousands of dazzling lights illuminating the front lawn. Two notable additions this year were the giant decorated trees near the west chapel. One of them is over fifty-five feet tall, with...

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Many Countries Represented at Zimbabwe Camp Meeting

December 16, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

After leaving South Africa, Debbie and I traveled to Bulawayo for the annual Zimbabwe camp meeting, which began yesterday. This year marks the first camp meeting on the Bulawayo campground since ownership of the property went into dispute fifteen years ago. Prior to that, this location served as the headquarters for our Southern Africa district. It was a blessing to many, so a large number are expected to attend over the...

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Visiting the Saints in South Africa

December 9, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

Debbie and I have been in South Africa for the past several days. We arrived in Johannesburg on Wednesday, December 4, and were met at the airport by a small delegation including Onias Gumbo, the Southern Africa District Superintendent, and his wife Evelyn; and Confidence Nemahungani, the South Africa District Superintendent, and his wife Monicca. We were joined later by Grey Thibela, the pastor at Wattville, and his wife, Lydia, who...

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Ten Water-Baptized in India

December 2, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

The group visiting India from Oregon (Deanna Moen, Peter and Heidi Sletmoe, and Jane Burton) continued these past two weeks to attend the Vacation Bible School (VBS) sessions being held among our churches in the Andhra Pradesh region. They also attended a few church services.

On Friday, November 22, the group went to a service at the Yanam church where S. Raco Raju is the pastor. They said there was a good number in...

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Children Enthusiastic for VBS in India

November 22, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

A group from Oregon, including Deanna Moen of Portland, Peter and Heidi Sletmoe of Grants Pass, and Jane Burton also of Grants Pass, is visiting India to attend the Vacation Bible School (VBS) sessions, which are held annually among our churches there.

They arrived a few days before the start of VBS, and on Sunday, November 17, visited three churches for services: Durganagar, Pedapudi, and Kaikavolu, our India headquarters church. They said...

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Report on Special Meetings in Tanzania

November 18, 2019


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(Mouse over the image below to click through an album of photos from Tanzania's camp meeting and special meetings activities.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ...

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One Prays Through as Romania Trip Ends

November 12, 2019

From the Superintendent's DESK

John and Rodica Musgrave, and Harlan and Debbie Lee, have returned from their visit to our churches in Romania, and give this report of their final services there.

On Monday we drove to the Oltenia region of Romania on the southwest border, and the next day attended a service at the Capu Dealului church. The building was full to overflowing with some standing in the entryway, and even out...

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2019 Philippines Youth Special Meetings

November 6, 2019

A total of sixty-nine young people (excluding adult attendees) from different Apostolic Faith churches in the Philippines, participated in the 2019 Youth Special Meetings held at the headquarters church in Bagong Sikat on October 30-31.

The two-day program, which had the theme “Preparing for the Future,” was planned and organized by the camp director, Maria Mercedez Dancel. It was composed of two Bible studies, a sports-fest, a fellowship night, and a morning devotion—all of...

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Houston Belfort Special Meetings

November 5, 2019

The Belfort Apostolic Faith congregation in Houston, Texas, is thanking God for another spiritually refreshing time during the special meetings that took place from September 4 through 8, 2019. As in previous years, a whole month had been devoted to prayer for God's blessing on the services. A prayer breakfast was also held on the Saturday preceding the services. The event was promoted through a variety of media including radio, website, mailers, ...

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Washington DC Fall Youth Revival

November 5, 2019

A week of youth revival meetings was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Washington, D.C., on October 13-20. The theme was taken from Matthew 4:19, “And he saith unto them, follow me and I will make you fishers of men.” At the opening service, youth leader Blessing Mbang preached on how the Holy Spirit first brings people to church and then to the altar to be saved. Then God continues to draw them...

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