Dear fellow soldiers of Christ,
Greetings from Nigeria! The SWSE students, board and foundation members were well represented in the 13th annual Bible lectureship held from August 6-9 centered on “The Christian Home.” The four day program was attended by over 1,000 brethren and friends from all part of our great country-Nigeria. That four day program cost the WNCC over N2,000,000= ($13,000) for feeding the participants, rent of chairs and so on.
On Saturday of August 10, I was one of the panel of justice at a day Bible Discussion organized by church of Christ, Kemta Idi-Aba in Abeokuta Ogun State where we have a Bible discussion with over fifteen denominational pastors on The Old Path!
On Sunday of August 11, I taught the lesson - 8 on EFFORT (Lk.5:1-7) in continuation of our Internal Bible Lectureship which centered on Walking With God while brother Samuel Olawale Oladokun, one of the year 2 students of SWSE Ibadan admonished the church on “What is Your Culture? Attendance was 52 with total collection of N2,900=
On Sunday evening at Oro in Kwara State, I and brother David Akinola followed up on some WBS students of Sister Faye Bach and West Olive congregation, Peoria, AZ between 7:00 am to 9:00 pm at Iludun-Oro.
Brethren, the Southwest School of Evangelism, Ibadan begins first semester classes today with 22 students in Year 1 and 10 in year 2. We hope to reduce the number of the students by October ending after the 1st semester examination to 22 in Ibadan main campus in line with our 2013 / 2014 budget.
The Southwest School of Evangelism, Ibadan began a computer training program for ten of our year 1students at the main campus on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The instructor will be working part time with the school every Thursday and Friday of the week.
Brethren, the SWSE-Ibadan campus will began the campus church this past Lord's day, the 18th of August, 2013 and brother Abraham Idu Yeje, one of the year 2 students of the school will be serving as the campus minister.
All is now set for the inauguration of Master's program at SWSE-Ibadan by Bear Valley Bible Institutes of Denver, Colorado, USA and our August visitor, brother Gary Allen Fallis, who is the director of the Bear Valley Extension Master’s program will be teaching the eight SWSE instructors and some of the students with BSC holder and Advance Diploma certificate in Biblical Studies from any of the Bible Schools organized by members of the churches of Christ and with at least five years experience as a gospel minister. The Book of Hebrews and Scheme of Redemption will be taught from August 19 to 30, 2013, Lord's willing.
Beloved, we appreciate your great contribution toward the speed of the sound doctrine in Africa and the world as a whole! May the Lord of blessing continue to bless all our joint efforts in Christ name, Amen.
I remain yours in His grace as a servant,
Makinde E.Olufemi (Director of studies)
Southwest School of Evangelism (SWSE), Ibadan & Lagos satellite campus, Nigeria