World Report

Joy in the Camp as Zimbabwe Camp Meeting Begins

December 18, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Southern Africa regional camp meeting began on Sunday, December 16, at the headquarters church in Harare, Zimbabwe, with representatives attending from our churches in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. Representing the Portland headquarters, John Musgrave, Director of West and Central Africa Work, and his wife Rodica, arrived in advance and noted that as the saints began to gather, happy to be at...

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Seattle Special Meetings

December 12, 2018

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Seattle, Washington, on October 26-28. It was a blessed weekend as many gathered from Apostolic Faith churches in Portland, Oregon; Langley, British Columbia, Canada; and Pullman, Port Angeles, and Chehalis, Washington. The theme was “Holiness Unto the Lord,” and the guest speaker was Ron Gaddis, the pastor in Richmond, Virginia, who was accompanied by his wife, Vanessa.

The Friday evening service began with a violin...

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Houston Bellfort Special Meetings

December 5, 2018

Special meetings were held at the Bellfort Apostolic Faith Church in Houston, Texas, on September 5-9. These were preceded by a month of special prayer and consecration, asking God to pour out His abundant blessings in the services. There were also two prayer breakfasts that were open to both regular church members and visitors. God honored these preparations, and more people attended than in previous years from the Houston area and surrounding ...

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Washington DC Youth Revival

November 30, 2018

A youth revival was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Washington, D.C., from October 21-28. There were many visitors from the East Coast branch churches, including one young man from Pennsylvania, who came for the whole week to seek the Lord. The theme of the revival was “A Clean Heart, O God,” taken from Psalm 51:10. On the first Sunday, the focus of Ayodele Mobolurin’s sermon was being “Pure in Heart.” He brought...

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Richland Center Special Meetings

November 30, 2018

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Richland Center, Wisconsin, on October 19-21. The guest speaker was John Jordan, the pastor in Grants Pass, Oregon, who attended with his wife, Paula. Many visitors came from the branch churches in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Madison, Wisconsin; Worth, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Van Buren, Arkansas; and Portland, Oregon.    

The Friday evening service began with an instrumental duet by Kent Thompson on the baritone and Brother...

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East Bridgewater Special Meetings

November 12, 2018

Special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the weekend of September 28-30. On Friday evening, an organ prelude was followed by the choir enthusiastically singing “Come, Holy Spirit.” A grandmother testified how God has been with her and her family through tough times, and another lady told how God is comforting her after a recent miscarriage. Duane Ross, from Kingstree, South Carolina, shared how God ...

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Two from Portland Visit a School in India

November 6, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Clark Wolfe and Hunter Cripps of our Portland congregation are visiting India for two weeks, and hope to attend several services among our churches in Maharashtra State while there.

They arrived in Aurangabad on Wednesday, October 31, and the next evening accompanied Surya Gajbhiv, the Maharashtra District Superintendent, to a service. There were about twenty in attendance, which is lower than usual. The pastor said many were away working in neighboring...

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Nigeria Work Restructured to Meet Demand

November 5, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

This past Sunday, I attended services at the Anthony Village tabernacle in Lagos, Nigeria, where there were about four thousand in attendance.

The day began with workers meeting in the prayer room to pray for the service and requests. Following this, everyone gathered in the sanctuary for the Sunday school general assembly. The adult choir and orchestra opened with several selections, and then the children came marching in while singing “Old...

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Nigeria Remembers One Who Was Faithful

November 2, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

After the South Africa camp meeting, I traveled to Nigeria and arrived in Lagos on Tuesday evening, October 30. I was greeted by a handful from our churches here who work in airport security, and so was able to navigate the airport quicker than usual.

The next morning, I met with Bayo Adeniran, the West and Central Africa (WECA) District Superintendent, and then with the Nigeria board members before going to...

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