MISSION UPDATES MARCH AND APRIL 2021.
UYAI JOSHUA BRINGS GOODNEWS FROM NIGERIA 10 BAPTISMS, 3 NEW CONGREGATIONS PLANTED AND 3 SEMINARS CONDUCTED.
I bring you Good news from Nigeria as the title of my March and April 2021 Missions updates reads. I thank the Elders and the Missions Committee of Austin Chapel Church of Christ for your support to me to do Mission work in Nigeria. The lord has blessed my efforts with many fruitful results in the following areas:
WORLD BIBLE SCHOOL SEMINARS, March 7, 2021, I spoke at a WBS seminar at church of Christ Ediene Ikot Akwa Ebom Abak. We went out for two hours for personal evangelism and baptized one soul and enrolled many into WBS programme.
On April 18, 2021, I preached at church of Christ Ikot Akpabio during services and baptized one soul Alice Akpan. In the afternoon, we conducted WBS seminar at church of Christ Ikot Obio Mkpong, Ikono Uforo Udosen, N.C.B.C reported of one baptism at Ikot Ndien, Ikot Abasi
CHURCH PLANTING ( 3 CONGREGATIONS)
I participated and spoke at church of Christ Obot Akara on March 19, 2021 where N.C.B.C students helped to plant a congregation. Open air service was conducted and one soul was baptized, we went back in April and baptized one additional soul and the Lord’s church was established with other members from nearby villages.
Seven N.C.B.C students worked and planted a congregation at church of Christ Nsukara Offot, Uyo last weekend and four were baptized.
Last week, under the leadership of Edet William (President NCBC Alumni Association) the Lord’s Church was planted at Mbak, Nsit, Nsit Ibom and the first service was held on May 2, 2021.
MY 54TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
April 6, I celebrated my 54th birthday with my family and friends. I thank God for preserving me to work in his kingdom for more than 30 years now. I thank my supporters for providing the necessary helps for me to do the preaching work in Nigeria.
On March 19 I was blessed with a new born baby boy Joe named after Joe Goulding and Donna Goulding the wife from Perry Church of Christ, Ohio. Donna Goulding is very benevolence sister I have recently discovered who have been sending clothes, bags and other items to needy brethren in Nigeria. She will be sending these items to me to give out in August through Chad Wagner, she and her congregation will soon set up WBS program. God bless them.