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OCTOBER 31- NOVEMBER 30 FIELD REPORT
Makinde Olufemi
Grace, peace and mercies be multiplied unto you all from God our Father and from Jesus Christ the author and finisher of our faith.Below are report of some of our activities in the Lord from October 31 through November 30,2019.

OVERVIEW:1.  Gospel meetings, mass evangelism/ Gospel Camp.2. Vocational Weeks / Break outcome3.Second Semester Classes Commenced4.Budget for 2019/20 Academic Session.

GOSPEL MEETINGS.
MASS EVANGELISM/ GOSPEL CAMP IN EGBEDA TOWN : With the support of $500 from Bro.Steven Ashcraft and associate, we were able to work with Omu-Aran congregation in Kwara State from October 31 through November 3, Ode-Ajagba congregation in Ondo State from November 14 through 17 and with Egbeda congregation in Ajia and Egbeda town from November 22 through 30.We thank the Almighty God for crowning our joint efforts with five conversions and restoration of ten. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

VOCATIONAL WEEKS / BREAK : Our year-1 students engaged in different Vocational training for four weeks while our final year (year -2)students helped their local church in many way such as House-to-house evangelism, open-air preaching, visitation and private indoor Bible Studies with non- members during their four weeks break.Report reaching us from the students shows the conversion of 14 and restoration of 14 erring Christians.

SECOND SEMESTER CLASSES COMMENCED : All our students reported fully for second semester classes as scheduled on November 18,2019.Classes for second semester  begins on November 18 through December 20 and January 6 through 31,2020 Lord’s willing. The students will be on two weeks break from December 21 through January 4,2020 to enable them participate actively in the end of the year programs in their congregations.

BUDGET FOR 2019 / 2020 SESSION: (August 26,2019 – July 10,2020 Lord’s willing)A) Proposed expenses:i- 25 Students feeding allowance = $10,000ii- 6 Instructors & Secretary allowance =$7,000iii-  Students Vocational Training =$1,000iv-  Electrification (Fuel & Repairs) =$2,000v-  Weekend Evangelism/Campaigns =$1,000vi – Printing (Tracts & Newsletter)=$2,000vii- Papers (Photocopies &Computers)=$500viii- Drugs for students & staff= $300ix- Miscellaneous = $200TOTAL = $24,000=B) Expectations :i- From Bro.Steven Ashcraft & Associates = $10,000ii-From Bro. Chad Wagner &Associates =$10,000iii- From Nigerian brethren & Lough family =$4,000 TOTAL =$24,000****

BVBIN -AGEGE ,LAGOS STATE ORGANIZED FIRST ANNUAL BIBLE LECTURESHIP : With the support of BVBID and contributions from brethren in Lagos State, The BVBIN in Agege town of Lagos State organized their first Annual Bible Lectureship on November 30,2019 which centered on CHURCH AUTONOMY to create more awareness for the needs of Training Schools for workers in the Lord’s Vineyard. I, Bro. Makinde Ebens spoke on ” Congregation Autonomy”…,.To What Extent ? while Bro .Emmanuel Odoh spoke on Church Discipline.

ABOUT A STUDENT: Bro.Oladejo Alabama is one of our final year students. Born in year 1996 and was converted in year 2015.His mission is to be one of the missionary after his tertiary education. He is the only Christian in the family of twelve.

WBS PROGRAM EXTENSION: Our World Bible School Follow Up team extend the recruiting of students for WBS correspondence courses to Offa in Kwara State in the month of November. Four schools were visited by our team and over 1,000 introduction lessons freely distributed and posted to WBSTC %  Bro.Joel Coppinger 

SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENT  / SWSE BUILDINGS’ PLAN UPGRADED : With the loan of N1,315,000($3,800) we were able to upgrade our school buildings’ plan according to the directive of Oyo State Government in the month of November 2019.

SPECIAL  CHALLENGES: We are indebted to the sum of N2,115,000($6,043). N1,315,000 for upgrading the School buildings’ plan and N800,000 for the money loaned on September to purchase the School’s bus for rural and local evangelism.

UPCOMING EVENT : Our 18th Annual Leadership Seminar is coming up Lord’s willing on January 27-29,2020. Theme of the seminar is LEADERSHIP FOR CHRIST JESUS and our Guest Speaker is Bro.Chad Wagner

CONCLUSION : Thanks to you all for your assistance in many ways. May the Lord keep us fit in His way till death is our fervent prayers Your fellow servant of God,Makinde E. Olufemi(The Chief Servant of BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan)

If you’d like to help in the good work of the Southwest School of Evangelism in Nigeria, you can do so here: https://accc.kindful.com/?campaign=1015803

SWSE October Report

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
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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