Greetings from your fellow servants of God in BVBIN & Southwest School of Evangelism, Ibadan.
Here are the report of some of our activities in the Lord for this month of October 2019.
MASS EVANGELISM IN EGBEDA AND ONA-ARA L.G.A OF OYO STATE:
The students and staff of the BVBIN AND SWSE-Ibadan and some of the WBS follow up workers in the State of Oyo, Osun and Ogun evangelized in Egbeda town of Oyo State on October 4&5 with the few members of Egbeda congregation and the Lord crowned our efforts with the restoration of two brothers and two sisters.
On October 18&19,the year-2 students, Bro.Dele Shotola and Bro.Kayode evangelized in Asejire, Osun State while I (Bro.Makinde)and Bro.Peter Ortsega (one of our graduates and the minister of Jago congregation) led the year-1 students to evangelized Jago, Kupalo and some villages around Jago during the two days. The residents around Jago village were very receptive and two souls indicated interest to be baptized on the following Sunday which they did during the mid-week Bible Studies of October 23. Many other people requested for a revisit to their place to teach them more concerning God’s way of Salvation.
AJIA TOWN VISITED : On October 8,2019 , I and one of our August 2019 graduates, Bro.Samson Paul visited and surveyed Ajia town near Egbeda town, Ona-Ara Local Government Area in preparation for November 22, 23, 28-30 Mass Evangelism & Gospel Campaign by the BVBIN & SWSE IBADAN. Our observation shows that Ajia town is a very fertile ground and heavily dominated with denominational churches.
STUDENTS’ VOCATIONAL WEEKS & BREAK : All our year-1 students and few year -2 students now embark on four weeks Vocational Training in Ibadan-Oyo State, Ogun State and Lagos State from October 19 through November 16,2019.All students are expected to be back on November 17,2019 for second semester classes that by God’s grace will begin on November 18,2019.
VOTI AND MISSION PRINTING TRACTS AID IN CONVERSIONS OF MANY SOULS IN WBS SEMINARS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, NIGERIA: Information reaching me between Oct.15 till Saturday ,Oct.26 from fellow WBSFUW in Nigeria shows that over twenty souls were converted in this month WBS SEMINARS conducted across the country using the VOTI and mission printing tracts /booklets. Bro. M.B.Archibong reported the conversion of two souls at Mbak on October 20 and eight souls on October 23,2019 at Nkwot Edem Edet ,Akwa-Ibom State. To God be the glory.
ABOUT A STUDENT: Bro. Victor Yiron Smasher is one of our year-2 students. A native of Lissam, Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba State. Converted through the WBS seminar in year 2015. He is 28 years of age. Married and blessed with two kids. His mission is to work as a missionary in the Northern part of our country, Nigeria after completing his Studies.
SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: With God on our sides,we have commenced the upgrading of our School building’s plan in line with the directive of Oyo State Government. (Pics attached)
SPECIAL CHALLENGE : The School is in need of N1,315,000($3,800)to upgrade the buildings plan and N800,000($2,300) to pay the money loaned to purchased our present 18 Sitter School bus for both rural and urban areas Gospel Campaigns and Evangelism.
1. We shall embark in a four days preaching trip to Omu-Aran for Mass Evangelism & Gospel Campaign that will commence on October 31 through November 2,2019.
2. Lord’s willing, we shall be traveling again to assist the just restore congregation in Ode-Ajagba, Ondo State on November 14 through 17 and
3. Mass Evangelism / Gospel Campaign in Ajia town on November 22,23,28-30,2019.
APPRECIATION & CONCLUSION : We thank you all for your moral and financial supports toward the growth of the Lord’s church in Africa most especially in Nigeria.
Most especially ,we are very very grateful for the recent support of $600 from the brethren of the Gahanna-Jefferson Church of Christ in Blacklick for our Students Vocational Training which enable us to purchase two Sewing Machines, three dozen of T-Shirt and some clothing materials to be sew by our students for the children of the less privileged people in Southwest Kiddies Academy and for their kind-gesture which they expressed by providing scholarship for eight of the less privileged children in our Kiddies Academy. May the Lord keep on blessing all our joints efforts in Christ Jesus, amen.
Lastly, we deeply appreciate the partnership of Bro.Steven Ashcraft & the BVBID family, Bro.Chad Wagner & his associates ,Bro.Joel Coppinger & his WBSTC associate and you all for your support in many ways. May we all meet to rejoice and rejoice in heaven.
I remain yours in His grace as a servant,
Makinde Ebenezer Olufemi
(The Chief Servant of BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan )
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