Beloved in Christ,
Greetings from the staff and students of the Southwest School of Evangelism (SWSE), Ibadan and my fellow WBSFU workers in South West states of Nigeria. We give glory to God Almighty for the successful completion of the 3rd semester and smooth beginning of the 4th semester on April 15, 2013 at SWSE-Ibadan main campus.
We appreciate your impressive fervent prayer, co-operation and relentless support demonstrated to jointly move the Lord's work forward Nigeria and Africa as a whole. We pray that the Almighty God will continue blessing you more abundantly in Jesus Christ name, amen.
Here is the summary of our April 2013 activities:
ON EVANGELISM: The students and staff of SWSE Ibadan evangelized Elesin, Kuede, Akinwande and Alagbede villages of Ona-Ara L.G.A on April 6 and 20, 2013 and a married woman named Anna Yusuf from Akinwande was baptized on April 21 as the result of our April 6 & 20 evangelism at Butubutu congregation where brother Abraham Yeje, one of SWSE students, is ministering.
On April 20, I visited the three WBS students of brother Ken Heflin of West Olive congregation in Peoria, AZ with brother Kayode S. Eniafe, brother Dele Shotola and brother Adeniji Joseph to discuss the Bible with them and the possibility of planting the Lord's church in Egbeda town in May or the nearest future.
Also, the staff and some graduates of SWSE-Lagos campus named brother Matthew Idowu, brother Mfon Etim and brother Okoro Chinyere worked with the WBSFU men in Lagos state from April 4-7 at Oriokuta-Ikorodu town of Lagos state in 3 days mass evangelism and in planting of the Lord's church in that town on April 7, 2013. A soul was converted on April 7 with the planting of the Lord's church at Oriokuta-Ikorodu town, Lagos state.
ON SWSE IBADAN: The 4th semester lectures start on April 15 with four instructors. We commenced works on the SWSE-Events hall on April 19 & 20, 2013 in preparation of the May 31st dedication of that hall for the Lord's glory!
ON OTHER ACTIVITIES: At the WBS seminar of April 13, 2013 in Baruwa-Ipaja town, Lagos state....I and brother A.B.Udoh, one of the WBSFUW in Lagos state, taught on WBS lessons- Review and Application. Thirty-nine WBS students graced the occasion with some few brethren from sisters congregation. Two WBS students were baptized at the end of the exercise.
I taught on April 7 on “The Reward of Giving unto the Lord” at the Onikokoro / Gbongudu congregation-Ibadan and the secondary class on April 21 on “The Principles Governing True Worship” and the women’s class on “Christian Etiquette” from 1 Peter 2 :11-18.
IN CONCLUSION: We thank you all for your moral and financial support for the Lord's work in Africa and Nigeria in particular. May the Lord keep using you all for His glory is our fervent prayer in Jesus Christ name, amen.
I remain your fellow laborer in Christ Jesus,
Makinde Ebenezer Olufemi (Director of studies)
Southwest School of Evangelism (SWSE) Ibadan & Lagos satellite campus, Nigeria