Greetings from BVBIN and SWSE, Ibadan and fellow WBSFUW in South West States of Nigeria. All our students are now fully back in Butubutu campus for 4th semester classes. Below are the end of the month of May report :
OVERVIEW : From the report gathered yesterday from our students, it shows that two congregations where planted during the five weeks break /vocational weeks by the joint effort of the students with the congregations where they served. Total converts of 35 and 27 restored.
SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS :With the support of Bro. Steven Ashcraft and associates, we were able to purchased 30 mattresses for the students use and in preparation for our forty coming 15th annual Bible Lectureship and graduation ceremony that by God's grace will come up on August 22-24,2018
FOUTH SEMESTER CLASSES :
Bro.Kayode Eniafe will be teaching on Old Testament Prophets (Major), Evangelism -2,Evangelism-3,and Church History. Bro. Abraham Yeje will be teaching on 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. Bro. Gbenga Ilori on Life of Christ -4(Christ's Ministry ),Bro. Silas Guda on The book of Romans .Bro. Abiola Joseph Olusoji on the book of Revelation. Bro. Isaac Olaniyan on Leadership and Christian Disciplines (Ethics) while I, Bro. Makinde Ebens will be teaching on Research Methods, Discipleship Training, Homilectics -3 and Practical (Subject and Textual Sermon)
EVANGELISM :Students were divided into four groups for last week weekend evangelism /campaigns (May 25 ,26).The first group led by Bro. Kayode Eniafe worked with Egbeda congregation. Second group worked with Badeku Congregation and the third group with Bro. Dele Shotola in Felele Congregation in Ibadan while the fourth group worked with Bro. Emmanuel Godwin at Igbara -Odo in Ekiti State
Our students as usual will cover at least four out of the six geographical zone of our country, Nigeria. Ten to twelve will be working in Taraba, Benue, Kwara,Kogi and Abuja. Ten to fifteen in the East and the South while the remaining students will be serving in Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ogun, Lagos,Edo and Delta state .
OTHER EVENTS :Lord 's willing, I will be leading a group of students and instructors of BVBIN and SWSE, Ibadan on June 8th through 10th for the restoration of the Lord 's church in Bachita town, Kwara State and on June 15th through 17th will be evangelizing Badeku town with the students and instructors of the school in Butubutu campus .
CONCLUSION :Brethren, we thank you all for your partnership and love toward the growth of the Lord 's church in Africa and beyond. May the Lord continue to bless all our joint effort in Christ name, amen.
I remain your fellow labourer in Christ 's vineyard...... Bro. Makinde Ebenezer Olufemi (Director of Studies & Chairman of Administrative Council, BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan and WBSFUW)