OF THE NIGERIA GENERAL CONVENTION HELD AT NBAWSI,
ABIA STATE NIGERIA, 28 – 31 OCTOBER 2010.
few brethren arrived on the evening of October 28th
for sweet fellowship. The session was closed with
“SONGS IN THE NIGHT” at about 8:30 PM. On Friday,
October 29th the morning session was chaired by Bro.
Godwin Adiele, the leader of Okpuala Ngwa class.
After Morning Devotions Bro. Donatus Ariwodor
greeted the brethren with a welcome address
entitled "Dwelling Together in Unity." Bro Monday
Okoekoh then spoke on "Love Your Neighbor as
Yourself “. A third discourse before lunch
was captioned “God, The Open Book " was provided
by by Bro Godwin Adiele.
lunch, Bro Monday Okoekoh served as chairman and Bro
Francis Edet (leader of Udung Uko class) spoke
on“The Real You and Worship”. At the end of the
question and answer session following the discourse
and a short intermission, Bro Donatus Ariwodor gave
another sermon on the subject “Duty of Brethren
Toward Each Other." The evening concluded with
"Songs in the Night."
Saturday, October 30th, Bro. Godwin Edoja served
with a talk entitled "The Secret of the Harvest
Increase." This is followed by the discourse,
"Evidence" by the leader of Oron City Class, Bro Hen
Bassey. Bro Chuks Jacob of Aba 2 class brought us to
lunch with a sermon on “Prayer and Public Worship."
For the initial service in the afternoon, Bro
Donatus Ariwodor discoursed on "Principles of
Spiritual Leadership." After questions and answers
on the discourse and a short Intermission, the Young
Adults provided a thrilling drama
captioned "Anything You Do God Sees You”, and some
lovely hymns. Bro Godwin Edoja provided another
talk on "What Kind of Member Are You?" Bro Donatus
Ariwodor concluded his presentation on "Principles
of Spiritual Leadership."
Bro Hen Bassey:
God granted me journey mercy. I was not kidnapped on
my way to this convention......
Bro Edet Francis:
I esteem the brethren. Thank God for this
Bro Henry Igurube:
to be here .God used Bros. Ariwodor and Khurrsino to
postpone our class convention in order to be here at
Bro Edoja :
God for allowing his will in our lives …
I am happy to meet the brethren and that this place
is calm and the people hospitable.
Bro Ariwodor: "I
thank the Almighty God for His faithfulness. I also
thank the BSCFA for supporting this convention.
Again, I want to thank my co laborers everywhere
for their prayers, moral and material support, all
which made this convention successful .
BUSINESS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
We resolve to work with
Five (5) Class leaders
namely: Bros Godwin Adiele (Okpuala Ngwa Class),
Chuks Jacob(Aba 2), Hen Bassey (Oron City Class),
Francis Edet (Udunj Uko Class) and Monday Okoekoh (Uromi
Class) will be members of this General Convention
A proposal was made for
a General Convention at Kwale, God willing in August
Sunday morning, October 31st, Bro Donatus Ariwodor
gave a baptismal discourse entitled "Consecration."
Bro Chimjike Godwin and Sr Maria Samuel were
immersed by Bros. Francis Edet and Donatus Ariwodor.
Testimonies given after the service included the
Chimjike Godwin Adiele : "I
am overwhelmed with joy . My parents informed me
they promised God that I would be a preacher of His
word. I joined the Muslims. There I searched for the
truth but I did not find it. Today I am a
consecrated member of the body of Christ. I am
asking the Lord to prepare me fully for His work”.
Sr Maria in her own testimony says: "My
heart is full of joy in being granted His Mercies
today and to counted worthy of His name as a member
of His body."
Bro Godwin Adiele:"I
have great joy seeing the fulfillment of my promise
to God. This, my first son whom I promised would be
God’s servant went away from us and even stopped
visiting our home. We continued to pray for him and
the Lord answered our prayers and brought him home.
He started studying with us. Today, here is he, a
Bro Edet Fancis:
"I can not express my joy to witness this day…"
Sr Cecilia Adiele: "I
thank God for answering our prayers on behalf of our
first son, Bro Chimjike who consecrated today."
Sr Beatrice Ariwodor: “My
heart is full of joy in that at last this convention
is a success and gave birth to two children of the
Bro. Donatus Ariwodor: "I
thank our Heavenly Father who accomplishes all
things for us through the merit of His dear Son and
our Master Jesus Christ. I also thank the BSCFA for
supporting this General Convention which a huge
blessing us here in Nigeria. His will MUST prevail,
come what may!' For we can do nothing against the
Truth but for the Truth' (2 Corinthians 13:8). I
thank God for His faithfulness. To Him be the