World Report

Testimonies Abound at India Camp Meeting

March 24, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Our churches in the southeastern region of India held their annual camp meeting February 24-26 at the headquarters campground in Kaikavolu. We were thrilled to hear that during the three-night campaign thirty-two were saved, twenty-six were sanctified, and sixteen received the baptism of the Holy Ghost! Following is a report sent by Rayudu Raju, the pastor of the India headquarters church and District Superintendent of the work in his state.

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A Message from Rev. Darrel Lee on COVID-19 Changes

March 17, 2020

Updated March 23, 2020

Today our governor announced a “Stay Home Stay Healthy” policy which allows leaving home only for essential activities. This will not change the way we are currently operating as our webcasts and headquarters office work are essential to stability, comfort, and spiritual health of our viewers, not only in the United States, but all around the world.

Moving forward, we intend to continue with live Sunday morning webcasts at 11:00 a.m. (PDT),...

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Midwest Special Meetings

March 11, 2020

Midwest special meetings were held at the Apostolic Faith Church in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 7-9, 2020. Visitors came from branch churches in Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oregon, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Tony Boyce, the guest speaker for the weekend and pastor in Dallas, Oregon, attended with his wife, Dawn. The theme was “Go Ye Into All the World.”

On Friday evening, the service opened with a men’s group from St. Louis singing “Jesus Is...

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Bringing Needs to the Lord in Northeastern Romania

February 24, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey have returned from visiting our churches in Romania, and sent this final report from their trip.

We left Ramnicu Sarat on Saturday, accompanied by Ted Bora and Gheorge Macovei, and traveled to the city of Pascani in the northeastern region of Romania. Since 2013, we have been visiting this area and working with missionary Vasile Budeanu to hold cottage meetings in the neighboring thirty-five villages. ...

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Finding Fellowship and Faith in Romania

February 23, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

Harlan Lee and Jeff Downey continued in Romania this past week, first participating in the final day of the ministers’ conference on Saturday, and then visiting several of our churches during the week. They sent this report of their activities.

On Saturday, we returned to the Zadareni church for the last day of the ministers’ conference. It began with a time of prayer led by Oliver Zan, the Bulgarus pastor,...

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Reports of Thankfulness at Chile Camp Meeting

February 21, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Chile camp meeting concluded on Sunday, and the following report of the final services was received.

As we arrived for the last teaching of the camp meeting on Friday morning, the choir was in place and began the prelude by singing two spiritual classics: “Almost Persuaded” and “I Want to Be a Worker.”

Following...

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Joyous Enthusiasm in Abuja

February 19, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

On Monday, I returned to Nigeria and attended an afternoon presentation and evening service at the Jabi church, which is the headquarters location for the twenty-nine churches in our Abuja district.

The presentation was a report of the work in our northern Nigeria districts of Abuja, Jos, Kogi, and Niger, where we have eighty-two churches in total. ...

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Walking in the Light at Chile Camp Meeting

February 18, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

A second report of the ongoing Chile camp meeting has been received, and tells of wonderful music, testimonies, messages, and prayer.

The Chile camp meeting continued on Wednesday with a morning teaching, which was preceded by a time of prayer. For the prelude, the choir sang “Joy and Light” and “Holy Spirit Descend.” Following the congregational singing and prayer, several gave inspiring testimonies. Then a male vocalist sang the ...

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Ghana Work Moves Forward with Enthusiasm

February 17, 2020

From the Superintendent's DESK

The Ghana portion of my trip began on Friday with a morning service at the Takoradi church. I arrived with the delegation from Western and Central Africa (WECA), and though it was a weekday, just over one hundred were waiting to greet us. Many were children waving flags as the whole group sang “Happy Welcome” accompanied by a violin and trombone. Two young children presented bouquets of flowers and then we...

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