World Report

Romania Youth Bear Fruit

January 23, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

John Musgrave, Director of Romania Work, and Harlan Lee, of Roseburg, Oregon, are in Romania visiting the saints among our churches there. They arrived on Thursday, January 18, and were joined by Ted Bora, the Western Romania District Superintendent, who will interpret for the trip, and Gheorghei Macovei, the Eastern Romania District Superintendent. They had just enough time to check into their hotel before heading to an evening service at our...

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India Children Want to Be “Fishers of Men”

January 23, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our India churches held their first Vacation Bible School (VBS) of this year on Friday, January 19. Deanna Moen and Jane Burton, who are in India visiting the saints, reported that 130 children attended. They also said the children were so excited for the activities to start that nearly all of them arrived an hour early!

This year’s theme is based on Matthew 4:19, “And he saith unto them, Follow me,...

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Rejoicing in St. Vincent Rainy Season

January 22, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

Bob Downey, Director of North America Work, and his wife, Cheryl, arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, January 19. The island of St. Vincent is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, and ten Apostolic Faith churches are situated throughout.

On Saturday, Brother Bob conducted a session at the Paul Over church, in the capital city of Kingstown, for ministers and workers...

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Two Saved on Final Day of India Trip

January 17, 2018

From the Superintendent's DESK

The India headquarters church in Kaikavolu hosted a ministers’ meeting on Monday with all of the pastors and their wives attending. The main topic for the ministers was prayer. They were encouraged to spend time in the prayer room before church services, and at the altar after. Meanwhile, the wives received special instruction in how to be supportive of their husbands. The meeting was followed by a luncheon and joyful...

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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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