A scriptural foundation to the Christian life was laid
covering 7 of the most vital areas for the Christian
life: Altogether there were two dozen sessions of teaching
and preaching; all interactive with practical follow
through. There was a real anointing and an open door
for revelation of the Word of God: Understanding the
shepherdly love of Jesus, His servant heart unto death,
Living by Faith, Asking and receiving in Prayer, The
Person, Work and Fullness of the Holy Spirit, The church
as a body, The Role of the Bible, Money and tithing.
I worked with a youth group and children's group - the
prayers and heart of the children were particularly
moving in their desire for the Lord Jesus.
There was a powerful manifestation of the Holy Spirit,
bringing repentance, filling, bringing gifts such as
tongues, prophecies and visions to the people and release
of faith and joy.
7 radio messages (of 45 minutes) were given on consecutive
days, bringing the gospel and the touch of Jesus to
many in the region: phone-ins verifying that the word
of God had touched many.
13 people were baptised in water in the lake at Gahini,
this includes two people who were watching the baptisms,
brought under conviction of sin were saved and baptised
there and then!
The heart and unity of the leadership group under Sadiki's
fathering has been strengthened. This is paving the
way for younger Sons of the faith to grow in responsibility.
The fruit of tithing and giving. Sadiki 's support from
the church has now increased 10-fold. One man, Richard,
who had nowhere to live, no job or money gave the shirt
off his back to God in the offering. The church, though
poor themselves responded by returning the shirt to
him, different people pledged up to 6 new shirts for
him and 4 pairs of trousers, someone offered to give
him and his brother free accommodation until they find
a home, one person pledged to give him a significant
part of her wages on a monthly basis and a sizable love
offering was taken for him - proving God's words in
Malachi that I will open up the provision of heaven
so that you will not be able to contain it all!
A spirit of repentance and forgiveness came over many:
sin confessed and forgiven and relationships restored
at every level.
A lunchtime outreach into the city of Kigali with the
gospel touching pastors and a large crowd.
The sessions provided part 1 of a two-part training
course. 18 people who completed this first part of the
course have been given certificates of attendance and
20 bibles have been distributed. They will now follow
through the teachings in practical steps before the
second part of the course is tackled leading to a Diploma
in the Foundations of Christian Teaching once there
is evidence that they have worked through the teachings
with God's help to become part of their lives.