It was in the early 1980’s that I heard the gospel of salvation. I heard this message from a hitch hiker that my brother had given a lift to. His name was George Perry, and he was hiking with what looked like an expensive guitar judging from the case. At the time my life as I knew it was complete, with probably the best job I could ever want. I played with arguably the best music band and musicians in Central Africa. I played international squash representing my country of birth (Malawi)......
The Christchurch Assembly hosted the New Zealand Convention for 2018, at ‘The Piano’ in central Christchurch. The theme for this year was ‘In His Image’ reminding us that we were created in God’s image, and now we’re called to have a connection to Him through the Holy Spirit experience. We were treated to a variety of talks on the theme, with speakers from all over New Zealand and Australia. The Piano (Christchurch Centre for Music and the Arts) was the venue for the convention and it had terrific acoustics. This meant amazing......
Hi folks, 60 saints here in Maprik travelled down to the mighty Sepik plains on Saturday for the opening of a new assembly housemeeting the following day. Our journey started off with a 3 hour drive down the plain and another 3 hour gruelling walk in the hot sun. But, it is nothing compared with what our Lord Jesus did for us. Praise God for saving us and filling us with the Holy spirit! Joy inexpressible; Spirit filled and loving every moment....
A delegation of 10 people from the Revival Centres Church in Australia embarked on a 12 day visit to Malawi to provide assistance to many of our churches now established there. Our delegation included Gilbert Nayna, John Nayna, Darren Deguigne, Glenn and Lorilea Duker, Tahlia Harris, Justine Lynzaat, Graham Downs and Peter & Rita Salafia. Our journey started in Melbourne on Tuesday 31 July 2018 with a flight to Perth where we were able to spend several hours with the brethren there having a wonderful time of fellowship. Pastor Trevor and the......
Salvation through Jesus Christ ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.’ John 14:6 This article explores the terms on which God has sought to engage with mankind and in particular the significance of the Son of God, Jesus Christ. It explains the undeniable link between Christ’s sacrifice and the necessity to receive God’s Holy Spirit for salvation. The Bible as God’s written Word We believe that the Bible is the self-contained written ‘Word of God’ and that it communicates God’s plan......
What is the Holy Spirit experience? So what is the Holy Spirit experience? I’m glad you asked. God provides proof of His presence in your life through the Holy Spirit experience. It’s accompanied by a tangible, miraculous, sign. It’s your personal revealing. It’s the reason Jesus came to earth. In the bible, the Holy Spirit is referred to in a number of ways: Holy Spirit, Holy Ghost, Spirit of God, and Spirit of Christ are all terms used to describe God’s Spirit that He sends to the world to live inside those......
Salvation & God’s Plan for all mankind We believe the directive to repent, be baptised, and receive the Holy Spirit Peter the Apostle told the crowd clearly what must be done for Salvation. Peter specified the response they should have to their newly-found knowledge that Jesus had died for them and was risen from the dead. Repent and be baptised… receive the gift of the Holy Spirit He told them to “…repent, and be baptised every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you......
Do you want to know how to receive the Holy Spirit? Hi, Pastor Simon here. If you’re reading this page, you probably want to know how to receive the Holy Spirit! It’s your turn now. This website contains many scriptures from the Bible that show that true worshippers received the Holy Spirit with the tangible sign of speaking in tongues. Yes, it can happen to you right now, wherever you are, if you’re truly wanting to know God. I’m very serious about this and I hope you are too. Because if you......
Being saved, or ‘salvation’ is commonly used in the world of religion. What’s the big deal, and is it really necessary? Why do you need to be saved? Man is mortal (subject to death), whereas God is immortal (not subject to death). The offer of salvation is deliverance from mortality into the promise of eternal life, or immortality. How do you receive salvation? By obeying the direction God gives to repent, to be baptised by immersion in water, and to receive the Holy Spirit. Salvation comes when you are born again by......