Greetings to you and all my brothers and sisters at the Shackle Island church of Christ, hope this mail meet you well.
The month of September 2018 in my ministry and that of my coworkers went well despite my health challenges which call for recommendations for me to get some rest though I took part still in some of our activities during the month but my teammates do wonderfully great.
*On September 1st, our WBS Evangelism Team, NCCE organized her first Christian Youth Singles Retreat on the theme “Knowing It Right” at Church of Christ meeting hall, Ikot Akpan Essien village with over 150 participants drawn from 28 local congregations.
*One (1) soul obeyed the Gospel and I baptized her into Christ.
*On Sunday September 2, I worshipped at Ikot Akpan Essien and 3 obeyed the Gospel including a crippled.
*I and some of my coworkers went on a follow-up mission on a denominational pastor of the Mt Zion Light House Full Gospel church.
*On Monday September 3, the denominational pastor “Fidelis Ubo Ubom” of the Mt Zion Light House Full Gospel church we preached to on Sunday obeyed the Gospel and Was baptized by Ikot Osute village church preacher.
*On Tuesday September 4, three (3) Souls obeyed the Gospel at Ikot Osute as a result of the denominational pastor’s baptism and the village went agog on their decision.
*On Saturday September 15, I work with Mike Udam, Bassey Esang and Cornelius Monjok at the 2018 Oro Christian Leaders Retreat at Church of Christ meeting hall, Oyubia.
*On Sunday September 16, I preached an Indoor Bible lectureship at Abak Central church of Christ on invitation and a soul obeyed the Gospel and I baptized her into Christ.
*On Saturday September 22, I teach over 200 youths drawn from churches of four County council in the area during their annual Bible Workshop on the theme “This Freedom of Yours”.
* On Sunday September 23, I worshipped and preached the sermon at Two Town Church of Christ, Ikot Itor /Ikot Otu villages and the church of Christ, Ikot Osute to encourage the newly baptized brethren especially brother Fidelis Ubom the former denominational pastor.
*On Friday and Saturday September 28/29, I, Monday John Akpakpan, Mike Udam and Cornelius Monjok work with Brecwaits Nwosu of Mbaise Christian Clinic , Owutu for a build up meeting on the forthcoming 2019 WBS Great Workshop in Nigeria coming up February, 2019. It was great to be part of the inauguration of WBS Evangelism Teams for Mbaise, Ngo Akpala and Obowu with the charge for them to preach the Word after admonishing them on Evangelism methods.
*On Sunday September 30, I was a guest speaker on the theme “PREPARING OUR SINGLES FOR A GODLY MARITAL HOMES” speaking to 79 people at the Campus Church of Christ of the Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa Campus.
* A total of 7 souls obeyed the Gospel in September 2018.
Your gift of Bibles and Hymnals really payoff as many benefits from your generosity thereby having the opportunity to learn from the Scripture and more about Christ. See attached photos of some of the the beneficiaries of your Bibles and Hymnals donation that I took pictures, some received through their preacher and photos not available.
Summary of our 3rd Quarter 2018 Mission Efforts, details Report and photos are contained in my periodic and monthly reports:
– Baptism = 16
– Restoration = 3
– New Church Planting one (1) at Ikot Oku Ibesit village.
– Baptism = 2
– Baptism = 7.
Thank you for your continued support and prayers towards our efforts for Christ. God bless you and yours at the Shackle Island church of Christ, we need more of your prayers, know that our prayers continues daily with you.
In Christian love and service,