Thursday, December 17, 2009

A Testimony from the Taiwan Fire Conference

We have received many testimonies of the powerful things God did at the Fire Conferences in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Here is one I just received today;

"Wendy" writes: "I was there in the Taiwan Fire Conference! I am still jumping with the "Fire"! In fact, my ears still resound with the word "Fire" that you shouted to me as I received the prayer from the "anointing tunnel"...thank you, thank you, thank you...for coming to Taiwan! God has used Evangelist Bonnke and you incredibly!

My best friend Noel and I have received from the Lord the calling to go to Japan during the Conference! And we are already making plans of penetrating the business world there with a radical corporate training programs using dramas with embedded message of Jesus' salvation...

The Fire will keep going in Taiwan! Taiwan shall send out missionaries to all of Asia and to the ends of the earth!"

We pray for Wendy, Noel and thousands of others that have been touched by the fire of the Holy Spirit and we pray that it would engulf all of Asia for the Glory of God.

"The Bible is beyond other books as the river is beyond a drop of water, as the sun is beyond the candle, and as the mountain is beyond a grain of sand. It is the fountain in which martyrs have cooled their faces, the pillow upon which the saints of all ages have rested their hearts; it breaks the fetters of the slave, takes the pain out of parting, takes the sting out of death, takes the gloom out of the grave and gives us a hope that is steadfast and sure." ~ Dr. R.G Lee

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Heaven Keeps Getting Richer - On the Death of Oral Roberts

My wife and youngest son with Oral Roberts in his Newport Beach home in March 2009

Heaven became more wealthy yesterday as it welcomed to its illustrious ranks, the famous Pentecostal evangelist, Oral Roberts who died at 91 years of age. He was a pioneer in the healing movement and an inspiration to countless other young evangelists. I visited with him several months ago in his Newport Beach home and was challenged in many areas. He said to me, "Do you pray for the sick in all your meetings?" "Of course," I said. He rephrased the question and asked it again, this time a bit more deliberately. "Do you pray for the sick EVERY TIME you preach?" When he put it that way I had to say "no." He said, "You must." The ministry of Jesus was three-fold he told me: "preaching - teaching - healing." That is a description of the ministry of Jesus and that is also a description of the ministry of Oral Roberts;: Preaching, teaching and healing in the name of Jesus. May the next generation pick up the baton from these heroes in the faith and finish the race.

Interesting Pictures from Sapele, Nigeria

Click this picture to enlarge it (for a good laugh) This is the menu that the guys made for our Christmas dinner in the tech container. (you'll have to forgive the tech guys...some of them still need to get saved:-)

Christmas dinner...delicious!

We provided Christmas dinner for our volunteer nigerian workers as well. Here it is: before and after

Our African crusade director; John Darku winning some silly "award"

"Bushmeat" AKA lunch

A hearse on two wheels

Nigerian soldiers who have just gotten saved filling out "decision cards" that we use to help usher them into local churches

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

3-Year-Old Boy Raised From the Dead!

"I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: " ~ Jesus Christ (Jn 11:25)

People have been asking for more details about the 3-year-old boy that was raised from the dead last week in Sapele, Nigeria. It is a truly extraordinary story and worth some elaboration.

Last Saturday night (December 12) a woman came to the meeting with a 3-year-old son that was very ill. During the service she said that he actually passed away. I was still on the platform ministering when she brought him behind the platform. She was holding his lifeless body and weeping when the ushers found her. They confirmed that he was indeed dead and told her that all the crying in the world wouldn't bring him back to life. They said, "Take him to the medical tent." "No," she told them, "I want to bring him to the man of God." Security allowed her to wait there until the service was over.

As I was walking down off the platform, surrounded by ushers, there were people all around wanting prayer as usual. But this woman, holding a child caught my eye. I stepped to the side and said, "What's wrong with him?" They told me in broken pigeon English, "The child is not well." They dropped his limp body in my arms, and I prayed for about thirty seconds before handing him back to the mother.

Before service started on the following night (Sunday), John Darku, our African crusade director told me that there was a woman there with an incredible testimony. Rev. Peter Vandenburg and I went down to speak with her. I was amazed to find that it was the woman from the night before. She had brought her son, and he was perfectly well. They told us that the child had come back to life almost immediately after prayer.

My message that night was from Romans 8:2, but before I preached it I brought this woman and her son onto the platform along with a witness to give the testimony. The crowd of more than 200,000 people exploded with rejoicing when they heard about the miracle. It was Romans 8:2 in action - "The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus, hath made me free from the law of sin and of death."

Monday, December 14, 2009

RAISED FROM THE DEAD!! - Sapele, Nigeria - Day 5

Last night after the service, a woman stopped me as we were getting in the car to leave. In her arms she held her dead 3-year-old son. I held the body for just a moment, prayed and then left. Tonight we heard the testimony; as we drove away, the boy came to life and he is now perfectly well! She shared the testimony tonight and the crowd went wild! All of Sapele is rejoicing. Praise the Lord!

The crowd grew to 200,000 tonight. The mood was bitter/sweet. We are all so thankful for what the Lord has done, but sad that it ends tonight. We may never see the beautiful faces of the people of Sapele again in this world, but one day we will meet at the feet of Jesus for all eternity. That is why we come. That is why we preach. That is why we pay the price to reach them. We will return home now with the knowledge that hundreds of thousands have heard the Gospel and an entire city has been impacted. What a privilege!

I also wanted to share some special pictures with you in this report. Since this is the final campaign of 2009 we (the CfaN crusade team) celebrated Christmas together in one of the technical equipment containers. Some of our resourceful technicians prepared a wonderful turkey dinner in their make-shift oven…it was delicious! Our team is like a big family; united by a common calling to take the Gospel, “From Cape Town to Cairo”. I share this with you because we feel that you are also a part of this family. Even though we are separated by many miles today, we are laborers together in this historic harvest. We recognize the valuable part you play in this team as a prayer partner and a financial partner and we appreciate you.

From all of us here in at Christ for all Nations MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Living in the Book of Acts - Sapele, Nigeria - Day 4

Today was the conclusion of the Sapele Fire Conference. When we arrived at the venue, early this morning, we were amazed to see that the crowd had literally doubled in size! The people had come to receive. Rev. Peter Vandenburg preached a poignant message about “Final Steps to Receiving the Power of God” and then I followed with a short teaching. When we prayed, heaven came down. Many thousands were touched. It was glorious!

Tonight, after the prayer for salvation, we also prayed for a mass baptism in the Holy Spirit over that huge crowd. As Evangelist Bonnke sometimes says, “On the day of Pentecost the crowd watched as the disciples were baptized in the Holy Spirit. Today, we watch as the crowd is baptized in the Holy Spirit”. These truly are the days of Harvest.

Last night I told the people that were not healed in the meeting that some of them would wake up tomorrow morning to find that Jesus had healed them. One woman who had been crippled by a stroke and rheumatism for 28 years, but Jesus appeared to her in a dream at 2:00 this morning and healed her legs. She threw the crutches away and demonstrated her healing to the delight of the crowd.

I also received a word of knowledge last night about someone who had been wounded by a gunshot and had not been able to recover from it for years. Tonight that woman gave her testimony. Shot in the leg four years ago, she had been partially crippled since. Tonight she and I danced together on the platform…she is healed!

One man shared a comical testimony. He said that he is well known in the city as an addict and alcoholic. Last night I prayed that addictions would be broken. At about that time he was trying to smoke a cigarette, but he could not get it to light. Suddenly he said he fell to the ground unconscious. Ever since he got up he has not had a desire for anything he was addicted to. He took his pack of cigarettes, threw them on the ground and began to stomp them. Praise the Lord!

We heard other wonderful testimonies as well including a woman deaf in one ear for nine years that was totally healed. One thing is sure; Jesus is alive and well in Sapele, Nigeria!

Salvation, repentance, healing, deliverance and Holy Spirit baptism – all in one night!! It is as though we are living in the Book of Acts.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Momentum is Building - Sapele, Nigeria - Day 3

Momentum is building here in Sapele meeting by meeting on every front. Word is spreading through Delta state that Jesus is here, mighty things are happening and the people are running. Tonight the crowd increased to 135,000 and the response level was absolutely amazing! I feel as though I am preaching to dry sponges that soak up every word and savor it with joy. What a privilege to preach to such people!

Tonight we brought out the big metal barrels and burned witchcraft stuff. This is an area steeped in idolatry, but tonight, the people made a powerful statement best put by the words of the song they sang, “I will never worship a man-made god.” We all rejoiced as “the devils property” went up in a tower of flames.

Here are a few of the miracle testimonies we heard:

- A man deaf in his left ear began to hear tonight
- Woman was healed from a fibroid she had carried for 17 years
- A woman unable to lift her arm for 10 years suddenly felt the power of God come on her body and demonstrated that she now has full use of her arm.

Tomorrow is the conclusion of the Fire Conference when we will pray for every one of the thousands of delegates to receive the baptism in the Holy Spirit. Please pray for a mighty outpouring that will shake Sapele to its core.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Emancipation Proclamation - Sapele, Nigeria - Day 2

The Gospel is not Good News for everyone. To the principalities and powers that have held Sapele in bondage for generations, the Gospel is a declaration that their demonic kingdom has come to an end. The keys of death, hell and the grave have been confiscated and Jesus Christ is Lord of all!

Tonight I preached about the power in the blood of Jesus to save, to cleanse, to heal and to protect. After the prayer for salvation, I called out the names of the local curses one by one and broke their power over Sapele in the name of Jesus! It was an emancipation proclamation and it seemed as if every one of the more than 100,000 people in attendance received it with dancing and rejoicing as though their day of Jubilee had finally come.

This picture is of a man who told us the incredible testimony of his healing. He had been insane for the last seven years. Also, he was partially blind and paralyzed. Because of all his problems his wife had left him. But last night he was totally healed. His right mind returned to him as well as full use of his body and eyes. And the greatest part of all is that his wife had heard about his dramatic healing and CAME BACK TO HIM. He told us that she was there in the crowd waiting for him. The crowd went wild as he danced for joy. His mother stood at his side and confirmed this incredible story.

The picture below is of a woman whose tumor instantly disappeared tonight.

What an incredible night! We are truly rejoicing and praising the Lord! More to come tomorrow…

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Let There Be Light! - Sapele, Nigeria - Day 1

We have just returned from the first meeting of this Great Gospel Campaign here in Sapele, Nigeria where the atmosphere was absolutely electric! 75,000 people attended tonight’s opening meeting and brought with them an eager expectancy and hunger that was truly remarkable. As I preached, it felt as though the people were drawing on the anointing through their faith. I knew right away that mighty miracles would happen tonight and sure enough, after the prayer for salvation Jesus began to heal the sick. Here are a few of the testimonies we heard:

- A man deaf in one ear for over 20 years received perfect hearing
- A man blind in one eye for 3 years said that he suddenly could see after the prayer
- A woman said that a tumor which she had for more than 10 years, fell off during the prayer
- Also, see the attached picture of a young man healed of asthma

Tomorrow, the Fire Conference begins first thing in the morning. Rev. Peter Vandenberg and I will minister to the local pastors and church leaders.

In creation, God declared, “Let there be light” and the infinite void was illuminated. Today God has put his creative and powerful word into our mouths and as we declare the Gospel, light is shed abroad in even the darkest of hearts. Life and death are in the power of the tongue. We are here in Sapele as His mouthpiece to speak life to this land and to shatter the darkness with the supreme radiance of the Gospel. “Sapele…let there be light In Jesus name!”

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Arrival in Sapele, Nigeria

We have finally arrived in Sapele, Nigeria and we are all poised and ready for a mighty harvest of souls this week in the campaign that starts tomorrow night.

This morning we arrived in town and were heartily welcomed by the townspeople (see the attached picture of a little princess who came out to meet me with flowers). There is an atmosphere of eager expectation here and sense that this campaign has been Divinely appointed for this time. Tonight at the pastors banquet, the crusade chairman said, "You are coming at a very strategic period in the history of Sapele, a time when everybody is hoping that God will divinely intervene in the affairs of this town.”

He went on to say that the body of Christ in Sapele has already begun to benefit "in no small way" from our coming because it has "brought us together in a holy body of Christian unity like never before. Denominational barriers have suddenly crumbled and believers as well as ministers and becoming more united." Praise the Lord!

Please keep us in your prayers throughout the week. We are believing for salvation, healing, deliverance and an outpouring of the Holy Spirit, that will be historical and unprecedented in this land. As always, we will keep you updated each night so stay tuned...

(Pictures by O. Volyk)

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Over 100,000 Participate! - Taiwan Fire Conference

Written By Rob Birkbeck

The Taiwan Miracle
Taiwan’s industrial and economical boom in the last half of the 20th century has been dubbed the “Taiwan Miracle.” Another, more enduring, miracle occurred in Taiwan, though, as the Fire of the Holy Spirit and the transformative power of the Gospel touched a nation.

Flame Still Burns
Last year's Christ for all Nations’ 2008 Taiwan Fire Conference was like a match to dry wood. With the team’s return to Taiwan this year, it was evident from the opening notes of worship that the flame was still burning strongly. Those present at last year’s meetings could see the difference from the start. The Taiwanese Christians were passionate in their participation and hungry for all that they could receive from the Lord. Exuberant expressions of worship and a readiness to receive the Word from Evangelists Bonnke and Kolenda signified that the Taiwanese Christians had remained aflame throughout the past year…now, ignition would not be necessary, but throwing on the oil of the Holy Spirit would intensify those flames and continue to strengthen the church in Taiwan.

Indeed, in the previous year’s meetings, delegates were encouraged through compelling messages from Evangelists Reinhard Bonnke and Daniel Kolenda to reach the lost. In this year’s Taiwan Fire Conference, they had opportunity for action. The Fire Conference for pastors and church leaders concluded Friday morning, and then turned to two evening Gospel Crusade events for the lost in which the delegates themselves were to be the primary soul-winners.

Jesus Saves Sinners to Save Sinners
Co-sponsor of the events, GOOD TV of Taiwan, had advertised the crusade meetings to secular audiences, but the primary means of bringing the lost to the crusade meetings was the Fire Conference delegates themselves. Each delegate was encouraged to reach out and bring one unsaved person that they knew to the evening crusade meetings.

The Gospel Crusade included performances from top Taiwanese musical and dance groups. Then, the clear and simple, yet forceful Gospel message was presented. The altars were filled by those responding to the call of salvation, so much so that the entire front part of the ground floor was engulfed by those seeking the life-changing, miracle-working and restorative power of Jesus. Each convert was accompanied to the altar by his or her inviting Christian friend, who would now act as counselor and disciple the new believer.

Technology Takes the Word Further
The 12,000 who gathered in the Lin Kou Stadium on the final evening were just a segment of those whom the messages would reach. Some 300 churches participated in the Fire Conference and Gospel Crusade via webcast, with around 100,000 people in their combined audience. They partook in all the activities with their groups, including communion and laying on of hands. This allowed not only more participants than stadium capacity, but also included those who may have been hindered from attending because of the costs of travel, the unavailability of leave, etc. Additionally, these webcast locations created strategic networks of discipleship that allowed people to be connected with local churches in their own cities.

Even more lives will be touched as GOOD TV rebroadcasts the events to the multiplied millions of actual and potential viewers in the surrounding countries covered by their far-reaching satellite and web network. With facility to download the ‘Now that You are Saved’ follow-up material translated into Chinese and a mechanism to send prayer requests by internet long after the actual event is over, these outreach meetings in Taiwan could be the furthest reaching Gospel Crusades in CfaN’s history. Only Heaven will know the full number of people who are touched and who respond to this extended multi-nation altar call.

The “Miracle” in Taiwan will spread throughout Asia and into the rest of the world…through any means possible – television and web broadcasts reaching millions, and individuals reaching people one at a time, by being on fire with the flame of the Holy Spirit, spreading fire wherever they go.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

CHINA WILL BE SAVED! - Hong Kong Fire Conference

Written By Rob Birkbeck

“Oh, for eloquence to plead the cause of China, for a pencil dipped in fire to paint the condition of this people…” ~ Hudson Taylor, missionary to China

One year ago, Christ for all Nation’s Hong Kong Fire Conference made history as the largest gathering of Chinese Christian leaders ever – 5,000 assembling from all regions of China. Remarkably, this year’s conference surpassed that record as 8,500 Christians traveled from mainland China to be part of the Fire Conference.

Hungry for the Word of God and the Fire of the Holy Spirit, the Chinese Christians were not disappointed, as the Lord met them there. Like Jesus promised in Matthew 5:6, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they shall be filled.”

A full session of worship jumpstarted the three-day event. The Chinese praise group, Melody of My Heart, came together from around the world to minister. Expressions of exuberant praise transformed the AsiaWorld-Expo into the largest church these humble yet hungry Christians had ever experienced. Evangelists Bonnke and Kolenda continued the meetings with powerful messages, encouraging the delegates, and inspiring them to believe for the very same, if not even greater, harvests of souls in China that CfaN sees today in Africa.

Called and Equipped
Most times, Fire Conferences are about compelling Christians to do the work of evangelists – to obey the Great Commission and reach the lost. For these Chinese Christians, who toil for God under sometimes difficult circumstances, the Fire Conference had another purpose – a time of refreshing, fellowship with other believers, and impartation from the Lord. Additionally, they were equipped with the much-needed resources for evangelism and for training in evangelism.

Again this year, the Full Flame Film Series was distributed to every delegate, along with materials for replication. The delegates were intentionally selected from every one of the twenty-three regions in China, and will now return to their homes and reproduce the film sets. This strategic network of believers will disseminate these powerful inspirational film sets and spread the message and passion for winning the lost for Jesus.

Holy Communion
Not only were the Chinese from all twenty-three regions of China, but they represented each of the three major streams of churches, some of them with striking contrasts in practice and beliefs, at times leading to discord and distance between them. During the communion service, the presence of the Spirit was strong as the church being one body of Christ was emphasized. Top leaders from every branch agreed that a restorative and uniting work happened. Forgiveness flowed like a balm – towards each other and all who have hurt the church. Clearly, the church in China will move forward as more unified – in Spirit and in purpose.

Salt and Light
Each meeting of the Fire Conference was held at the AsiaWorld-Expo, which is situated in Lantau, one of the many islands of Hong Kong. Lantau is known for a time in its history when salt was illegally produced there, mostly for export to China. The CfaN Fire Conference was also about producing “salt,” and “exporting” these Chinese Christians to the entire world! They will bring with them the flavor of the Holy Spirit and the preserving presence of God.

During the concluding service of the Fire Conference, Daniel Kolenda, along with a team of ministers, laid hands on all 8,500 delegate to anoint them, bless them, and send them into the harvest fields. The fire of the Holy Spirit came and set flame to every heart, abiding in each as if a fireplace.

Saturday evening was dedicated to a Gospel crusade to reach the lost in Hong Kong. Requiring a complete change in language, a different Cantonese-speaking worship group, and radio transmitters to provide translation for the Mandarin-speaking Chinese delegates, the team worked quickly to make the switch. Reinhard Bonnke preached a clear and forceful Gospel message, and the altar was filled with new converts.

From Wheelchair Bound to Boundless Joy
Afterwards, the sick were prayed for, and there were glorious miracles. One lady, well-known to the CfaN staff, was among those touched mightily by God. At the 2008 Hong Kong Fire Conference, she had coordinated one of the dance groups that ministered during the Opening Celebration. Shortly after that event, she suffered a stroke that had left her paralyzed on one side and wheelchair bound. She came this year, not as a dance leader, but as a broken woman who had lost hope. Pressed by a friend to come, and offered to sponsor her expenses, she agreed. Desperate and clinging to faith, she took a bus all the way from Nanjing. During this year’s Fire Conference, God miraculously healed her, and she leapt up from her wheelchair. She hadn’t walked since the previous year, but now she walked onto the stage to testify and then was able to walk home.

Many others also testified to the healing miracles God worked during the Fire Conference. Days after the CfaN team had left, reports continued to circulate giving details of the amazing healings confirmed by witnesses. Pastors and church leaders were overjoyed by the outpouring of miracles like they had never seen before.

Undoubtedly, the landscape of China will be changed by the seeds planted in the good soil of the Chinese delegates. As Daniel Kolenda proclaimed: "China will be saved! We're not asking for it...we're declaring it in the Name of Jesus!"

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Where Am I? Oh yeah...Hong Kong!

Have you ever woke up and wondered, "What country am I in?" Well...welcome to my life. I finally figured out that I am in China:-) - Hong Kong to be exact and our campaign here begins tomorrow.

Thousands of pastors and church leaders are arriving from all over mainland China, and we are all bracing for a powerful three days. The days will consist of impartation and equipping for the leaders, and in the evenings, open evangelistic meetings will be held in the stadium. Please keep us in your prayers and check back for daily updates.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

We Are On Cloud Nine! - Ibadan, Nigeria - Day 5

Dear Partners in the Harvest,

We have just returned from the last meeting of this Gospel campaign here in Ibadan, Nigeria and we are all on cloud-nine. The attendance peaked tonight at 500,000 priceless souls, each one eternally valuable because Christ sought them in pain, blood and love. He wants them, even at the cost of the death-rack of the cross. The title deeds of His purchase are in His hands - His wounds. If we were sensitive to such extremities to seek and save the lost, would we want anything except what He wants?

“Christ love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and those who live should no longer live for themselves.” (2 Corinthians 5:14-15)

Have a look at the incredible picture attached! The crowd seemed almost endless. The Gospel was received with great joy and then came the miracles.

  • A woman, unable to lift her arm for 4 years was instantly healed. She waved her arms and danced with joy.
  • Another woman with a severe limp for 14 years walked, ran and jumped…perfectly!
  • A young woman said that her ear has had an infectious discharge everyday for the past 16 years. A couple nights ago, during the prayer, it instantly stopped and has been dried up ever since.

After the testimonies, Evangelist Bonnke took the microphone and began to bless the people, and pray for the nation. The people received each declaration with a mighty, “AMEN.” I am sure Ibadan will never be the same!

Thank you for your prayers and financial support. We are laborers together in this harvest with you. We go now to Hong Kong with great faith knowing that what God has done here, He will also do in Asia because Jesus Christ is the same.

Yours in the Gospel,
Evangelists Daniel Kolenda & Reinhard Bonnke,
Together the whole CfaN Team.

Pictures by O. Volyk

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Salvation, Healing & Holy Spirit Fire - Ibadan, Nigeria - Day 4

Dear Partners in the Harvest,

The view tonight was surreal. 350,000 people crowded onto the field, every one with needs that they came expecting Jesus to meet. Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke took the microphone and began to preach. The message of the Gospel was crystal clear: “…Turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God.” Then he prayed for the mighty crowd to be filled with the Holy Spirit and Jesus was true to His word, baptizing thousands of hungry souls in His fire - just as He did this morning in the packed fire conference (picture attached).

The other picture is of a woman who was instantly healed tonight after being unable to lift her arm for 5 months. We preach the full-Gospel which is all encompassing; salvation, healing, deliverance and the infilling of the Holy Spirit. In Scripture, the Gospel is never mere doctrine, abstract thought, but always takes shape in some vivid mercy, culminating supremely in Christ's death and resurrection. “While we were still sinners Christ died for us…” (Romans 5:8)

Tomorrow night is the final meeting of this Gospel campaign in Ibadan, and we are looking forward to pulling in the nets one more time. Today is the day of Salvation!

Yours in the Gospel,
Evangelists Daniel Kolenda & Reinhard Bonnke
Together the whole CfaN Team.

Friday, November 13, 2009

The Weight of God's Glory - Ibadan, Nigeria - Day 3

Dear Partners in the Harvest,

Tonight’s attendance climbed to 300,000 in Ibadan. It was an awesome meeting. God’s glory rested on young and old like a wonderful but heavy weight. What an altar-call and what outpouring of the healing-mercies of Jesus. Evangelist Daniel Kolenda ministered tonight with a great authority and we heard many wonderful testimonies:

A woman with cervical cancer for 3 years suddenly had a discharge last night during the payer and has not had any more pain since! Another woman had a triple miracle; she was healed of a skin infection, malaria and a crippled hand all at once tonight! Also, have a look at the attached picture of a woman who was barren before the last Ibadan crusade in 2001. She was healed and conceived that same month. She has had two other children since…praise the Lord!

Tomorrow is our so-called “Holy Spirit Day”. God’s touch torches us, makes firebrands of us and sets driftwood on fire. The disciples said, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road?” (Luke 24:32).

Please pray for a massive outpouring of the Holy Spirit tomorrow, on Saturday.

We love you and pray for you also.

Yours in the Gospel,
Evangelists Reinhard Bonnke & Daniel Kolenda,

Pictures by Oleksandr Volyk

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Crowd Grows to 250,000 - Ibadan, Nigeria - Day 2

Dear Partners in the Harvest,

Tonight the crowd grew to 250,000 souls hungry for the Bread of Life. The cross was lifted high and the people responded with resounding voices: “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me.” What a joy to preach the Gospel!

Afterwards the miraculous began to break out including a 7-year-old boy, dumb from birth, who spoke tonight for the first time. Also see the attached picture of a tiny, 1-year-old baby that had been unable to sit until tonight…Praise the Lord!

The Fire Conference started today as well with many thousands of delegates who gathered from 6:00 in the morning, eager to receive the Fire of God. Tomorrow we continue the meetings that will culminate on Saturday with a mighty outpouring of Holy Spirit Fire! Please continue to pray for us.

Yours in the Gospel,
Evangelists Daniel Kolenda & Reinhard Bonnke,
Together the whole CfaN Team

Pictures by Oleksandr Volyk