Beloved in Christ Jesus;
Grace, peace and mercy unto you all from God our Father and from Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior, who saw us through year 2018 all Glory and Honor to his name.
A big appreciation to those who were there for us and all who played vital roles in helping us to achieve our aims of training more soldiers of Christ at BVBIN and SWSE, Ibadan , may God in his abundant blessings continue to bless our works together in Jesus Christ name.
May this new season bring you dew from heavens, give you peace and joy to take you and all yours through the year 2019. HAPPY NEW YEAR
Below is the summary of our activities for the month of December 28, 2018:
I Evangelized in Butubutu and environment, Asejire-Oyo & Osun, Igbara-Odo in Ekiti State
ii End of the year program resulted into conversion of Five and restoration of a family of Four.
iii BVBIN-IKORODU, 3rd annual Bible Lectureship held at Lagos
iv SW 2nd Building near completion.
v 17th Annual Leadership seminar themed “Go yea unto the world and preach”
As usual, the staff and students of the BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan were busy every weekend in evangelism and campaigning for Christ. We were graced to evangelized villages around Butubutu Jago and Badeku. Also, we extended our work to Asejire town in Oyo and that of Osun state,the lord crowned our joint effort with total conversion of Five brothers and a family of four was restored unto the lord in Badeku.
3 END OF THE YEAR PROGRAM:
I, Bro.Kayode S Eniafe, Bro Gbenga Ilori and Bro Emmanuel Godwin spoke at a Three days mass evangelism and Open-Air Bible lectureship organized by Igbara-Odo congregation, Ekiti state between December 6-9, 2018 and a soul gave his life to Christ after the program and also I, Bro.Dele shotola and Bro. Kayode spoke at the end of the year gospel campaign at Jago-Ibadan.
4 BVBIN-IKORODU, LAGOS STATE:
Bro,Augustine Odo served as the moderator, Bro. Mfon Etim- the director of BVBIN – Ikorodu spoke on ”The New Testament Conversion” while I(Bro. Makinde ebens) spoke on “Working together with God” during the 3rd Annual Bible Lectureship centered on “WHAT THINK YE OF THE CHURCH?”. The program was attended by over 150 brethren from congregations of our Lord around Lagos state. Among the dignitaries were Bro.Akinyemi, Bro.Abiola, Bro.Ufot, e.t.c
Bro.Okoro Chinyere, one of the organizers of the program reported that six preachers enrolled as students of the BVBIN-IkORODU after the seminar. The new students will join the next class of January 5,2019. Lord’s willing.
5 SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: To God be the Glory we will soon complete the second structure for the Southwest Nursery& Primary school. All that is left for the completion of the second structure are; Desks for Student, White board and other amenities.
6 SPECIAL CHALLENGE: We are still in need of a bigger generator plant to supply electricity to the school community.
7 ABOUT A STUDENT: Bro.Smauel Sunday Moses is a year one student. He is from Ikwe Omua L.G.A, Akwa-Ibom State. He is happily married and blessed with children. He is here to be train to become a competent ministers. His mission is to acquire more knowledge in the work of Christ, most especially in evangelism.
8 OTHER COMMENTS: I taught on “The Origin of Evil” at Onikokoro,Gbongudu Congregation on December 23 and 30, 2018. The book of Job was used as our lesson background with the aim of aiding God’s children to remain faithful during tough time.
CONCLUSION We are very much grateful to you all for your moral and financial supports toward Evangelism in both rural and urban area of the country. May the Lord continue to bless our works in Jesus Christ name, amen.
I also thank those that sent words of comfort to me and my wife (through sms, calls and email) over the untimely departure of our first son, Emmanuel Anuoluwapo to the land of glory on October 2018. May the Lord keep us fit and sound in the loving way till the end is our fervent prayer. Amen.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL
I remain yours in the grace as a servant
Makinde Ebenezer Olufemi
(Director of Studies)
Very busy in Nigeria!
Beloved in Christ Jesus;