Dear fellow ministers of God.
Greetings in the wonderful name of our Lord and Sustainer Jesus Christ and from students and staff in BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan located in Butubutu village of Ona-Ara Local Government Area, Oyo State.
FOURTH SEMESTER CLASSES CONCLUDED : All subjects and tests for this last semester came to an end on Friday, July 19,2019 While the last week was used in preparing students for a month teaching practice. I taught on Three ways of Evangelism at the Wednesday chapel and on Ready to serve( Neh. 4:6) during the Friday sent forth .
STUDENTS NOW IN A MONTH'S TEACHING PRACTICE: All our students were sent forth on Friday afternoon, July 26 for a month teaching practice to eleven States of Nigeria and they are expected back into the school campus on August 26,Lord's willing. Five hundred(500) VOTI Volume 100 and 1,000 of VOTI Volume 101,30 cartons of Mission Printing International booklets and 10,000 copies of 5 of our local tracts were distributed to students to aid them in their one month teaching practice.
VOTI VOLUME 100 AID IN CONVERTING SOULS INTO CHRIST'S BODY AND......: Report reaching me from some of the recipient of VOTI Volume 100 shows that VOTI booklets aid them in converting many souls into Christ and many edified.
Bro.M.B. Archibong inform me of the conversion of three souls Afaha Obio Eno on June 18 and another three souls at Mbiakpan Atan Ibiono and another two souls on July 21 at Ekim Ebebit town of Akwa-Ibom State while many others inform me of how the materials has been of great assistance in their evangelistic campaign and In-door Lectureship. Also, Bro.Lawrence Peter Abiodun just inform me of how the material help them in converting a lady evangelist into Christ at Owode-Yewa in Ogun State last week.
OVER 1,000 STUDENTS RECRUITED BY OUR WBSFUW : Our WBSFUW in Oyo,Osun,Ogun, Ondo and Ekiti State recruited over 1,000 students for WBS correspondence courses.
ABOUT A STUDENT: Bro. Mojana Nte Darius is one of our present year -2 students that will be graduating on August 30,2019 Lord's willing.
He is a member of The Church of Christ, #3, Creek Road ,Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Born in 1975 at Dema town in Rivers State and became a member of the Lord's Church in year 2001.
Through his efforts, the Lord's Church was planted late last year at Rivers State Civil Servant Housing Estate, Port Harcourt. His mission is to be one of the season ministers of God in and around Rivers State.
SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENT: With the help of the Lord, we(myself, Bro.Kayode Eniafe and Bro.Dele Shotola) were able to help the Church of Christ, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State to solve the problem caused by a corper- brother who have divided that congregation with his teaching that only evening Communion is Scriptural .
I taught on Establishing New Testament Authority on Time of Communion, Bro.Kayode Eniafe taught on History of the Lord's Supper While Bro.Dele Shotola admonished the Church on Careful Observation of the Lord's Command.
COMING EVENTS: The BVBI Sandwich degree program will come up on August 19-30,2019. Bro. Isaac Olaniyan will be teaching on HERMENEUTICS-1 and Bro.Steven Ashcraft on Greeks-1.
Also,our 17th annual Bible Lectureship and Graduation of successful 29 students is coming up from August 28-30,2019 at our Small -London, Butubutu village, Ibadan, Oyo State Lord's willing.
CONCLUSION: We thank Bro.Joel Coppinger and associates, Bro.Steven Ashcraft and associates, Bro.Chad Wagner and associates, Bro. & Sister Doug Wheeler, Bro.John Branard,The Lough family and you all for your partnership and support for the continuation of this good work in Nigeria.
May you all be blessed today and forever in Jesus Christ name, amen.
I remain your fellow labourer in Christ's vineyard......
MAKINDE Ebenezer Olufemi
(The Chief Servant of BVBIN & SWSE, Ibadan and WBSFUW)