Malawi Adventure 2014 – Day 8

Today we journey to the Chileka assembly which is around an hour’s drive from where we are staying in Lilongwe. It seems that we are not restricted to seeing revival just at our fellowship meetings during our travels!

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Michael Lagreca has been inspirational in his desire to preach to whoever will listen.  One of the hotel staff was baptised in Graham’s bathtub after having received the Holy Spirit with the bible evidence of speaking in other tongues.

We then saw another 5 hotel staff gathered together seeking for the Holy Spirit followed by another baptism in the bathtub.

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I am almost tempted to say: but wait, there’s more; because after Michael and Rita had spoken to other hotel staff members we had another prayer meeting in Brittany’s room.

Several of the kitchen staff had expressed a strong desire to receive the Holy Spirit and at 10:30pm that evening there we were gathered together praying for these folks to become a part of God’s plan for the future.  It was certainly an exciting time for all involved.

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Back to the day’s events; we started our day in the usual fashion with our morning prayer and a hearty breakfast. Our Malawian brothers and sisters picked us up from our accommodation and we headed off to the Kalolo assembly in Chileka.

The meeting was, as expected, a lively and enjoyable gathering with testimonies, songs and a prayer line. The ministry was provided by Graham Downs who showed a good example of diligent preaching.

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Those folks that received the Holy Spirit whilst being prayed for in the prayer line were instructed to be baptised at the close of the meeting.

The whole assembly headed walked to a local watering hole which, after closer inspection was rejected due to its unclean waters. The folks kept walking a further 300 – 400 metres away with another 8 folks being baptised by full immersion.

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Following the meeting there was a presentation of bibles by Pastor Nelson Mbewe to the local pastors. The donation of bibles is a practical gift that provides our local pastors with the necessary tools to continue their good work in their respective regions.

We headed off back to our accommodation where additional hotel staff were spoken to by some of our team about the things of the Lord.

We are certainly getting more out of this trip from a personal perspective in seeing many folks receiving the Holy Spirit and getting baptised under the water.

Our day ends with more great fellowship and sharing of highlights with a well earned rest overnight. On that note, we say goodnight and God bless to all who are reading.


There are Revival Centres in many parts of the world - some in third-world countries. Stories here target visits to our "Missions". All of our missions are completely run by locals, with occasional visits from people from other parts of the world.

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  1. stephen o`rourke : September 24, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    Fantastic blogg from out of africa. wonderful news.steve of mackay

  2. Steve Marosszeky : September 25, 2014 at 8:16 pm

    Very encouraging and a great joy, reading about the way the spirit is still moving around the world- would love to be there with you all but for now I’ll have to be happy to be there in spirit – our prayers are with you.
    God bless
    Steve & Pam

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