2018 Partner’s In Progress Dinner

Dear Friends and Mission Partners, We thank you for your continued interest in the great work going on in Nigeria. It is a work that is truly on fire for the Lord! Your partnership is helping to make this possible. We would like to invite you to our next Partner’s in Progress dinner on September 6, 2018 starting at 6:30 PM. The location will be: Church of Christ in Green Hills (formerly the Granny White Church of Christ3805 Granny White PikeNashville, TN  37204 We are very excited to have Dr. Biodun Owolabi, President of the West Nigerian Christian College, Nigeria, as our special speaker. His topic is “The Decline of the Church in the US and How West Nigeria Christian College can be a Solution.” We will also have a review of the great work that is going on in one of the fastest growing countries on the planet – both in population as well as members of the Lord’s Church! A meal will be provided at this benefit event. In order to give an appropriate number for the caterer, we ask that you RSVP at 615-542-6282 or online here by sending an email to acsf1959@gmail.com.  

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NCBC 2018 Lectureship a Roaring Success!

REPORT ON THE 65TH LECTURESHIP, MATRICULATION AND GRADUATION CEREMONIES OF THE NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN BIBLE COLLEGE UKPOM, ABAK, AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA. HELD BETWEEN JULY 31ST THROUGH AUGUST 3RD, 2018. Headlines:  One hundred and twenty two souls were baptized during the four days lectureship.Over 20,000 Christians and non Christians attended the Lectureship in 4 days with 5,000 people in average daily attendanceThirty-three students matriculated (new students) into the College.Twenty-seven students graduated. The 65th annual N.C.B.C Lectureship; Matriculation and Graduation Ceremonies which was held at Ukpom campus between July 31st through August 3rd, 2018. ended in a grand style and recorded huge successes. On Saturday, July 28, 2018, thirty congregations within Abak and Uyo responded by sending their youths to clean the campus of N.C.B.C, in preparation for the lectureship. They came with hoes to weed the paths and cut glasses to cut the grasses where the N.C.B.C laborers did not cut. They also helped in washing the Roger Church Chapel. On Sunday, 29th July, a Bacclaulrette service was held in honour of the graduating students Brother Ability Abraham, an alumnus of N.C.B.C and a lecturer at Nigerian Christian Institute Uyo gave the minister’s charge  which was followed by an ordination service led by Mr. Samuel Okon J. P, the Director of N.C.B.C Ministerial programme. On Monday 30th July, the president banquet was held where all the graduating students ate with the President of the college and the […]

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Preacher’s and Church Leader’s Forum at NCBC

REPORT ON 2018 NCBC PREACHERS’ CHURCH LEADERS/WORKERS SEMINAR Nigerian Christian Bible College Ukpom, Abak Akwa Ibom State conducted her 65th Preachers, Church leaders and workers seminar from Tuesday, May 15 – Friday May 18, 2018.   Visionary Leadership, prospects and challenges was the center stage or theme. The seminar drew participants from eight geo-political states of the federation such as; Abuja (FCT), Taraba, Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Cross River, Abia, Imo and Akwa Ibom States. Records from registration unit, two hundred preachers and church leaders were in attendance while one hundred and five participants paid their registration fees of three thousand naira ($8.50) each which qualified them to receive their tags, lecture materials, accommodation and meals.   Brother Goodnews Peter, the CEO/President of N.C.B.C presented an address of welcome to the participants. In his address, he commended the audience for their financial commitments and the stress of traveling away from their families and loved ones to attend this week-long event. He solicited for increased partnership from the alumni, individuals and congregations to sponsor the college either on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.   The Executive Chairman of Ibiono Ibom Local Government Council Rt. Hon. Ekom Abasi Akpan attended the Seminar for two days and redeemed his pledge of N 50,00.00 ($143) to the college which he pledged during the February 2018 Founders’ Day Celebration.   The N.C.B.C. choral group sang melodiously […]

Make Plans Now for the 2018 African Violet Dinner

We invite you to make plans now for our annual African Violet Dinner. It will be held on April 5, 2018 at the Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville, TN.  The dinner will start at 6:30PM. We are pleased to have Goodnews Peter as our featured speaker at this year’s event. He is the Provost at the Nigerian Christian Bible College in Nigeria. He will be coming to speak on the work at NCBC and also in Nigeria. The African Violet Dinner is a great opportunity to also network with others working in Nigeria as well as catch up on the work at large in Nigeria. You can RSVP to Chad Wagner by email or by calling 615-542-6282.  You can also easily sign up online here!

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Winter 2018 eBulletin

ACSF eBulletin Click here to download the ACSF Winter 2018 eBulletin today! You’ve asked for it and it’s here!  The winter edition of ACSF’s eBulletin. Feel free to share this with other mission minded churches and individuals. Inside this edition, you will see stores about: By God’s Grace: 2017 successes by God’s grace. WNCC School Update What is the need for ministerial schools in Africa? Clinic Needed at NCBC Feel free to check this out and share it with others. ACSF Team

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