Update 2019
Okt03

Update 2019

This will be the last OACI UPDATE that I produce as the International President. Sometimes what a person says just before they die (not that I plan on dying any time soon) is profound. Sometimes, not so. Elvis Presley is reported to have said, “I’m going to the bathroom to read.” Marie Antionette’s last words, after stepping on the toe of her executioner, “Pardon, monsieur.” Australia’s famous bushranger (a roving country criminal),...

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OAC Rwanda
Aug23

OAC Rwanda

OAC now covers the breadth of Africa, from Kenya in the east, to the Congo in the west, via Uganda and Rwanda! After several years of ministry trips by our former President, Robert Siakimotu, OAC now has an evangelist in Rwanda and is now fully recognised by the authorities. The official government Gazette published the recognition of the organisation in September, 2019. Jean (i.e. John in French) is the evangelist, and he is married...

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Growth in the Caribbean
Jun03

Growth in the Caribbean

The Caribbean strikes up multiple images, of pirates, sunny beaches and disastrous hurricanes. It has long been a melting pot of cultures and races. ‚Discovered‘ in 1492, it was soon a target for many European countries to establish colonies. Even by 1520 there were complaints by a Catholic worker, Bartolomé de las Casa, about the exploitation of people in the islands and a lack of proper evangelisation. Syncretism set in...

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OAC Congo
Mai28

OAC Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is wide open to the ministry of OAC. David Wilson has found an excellent man in ‚Fred‘, otherwise known as Nvunyinka Ngirabakunzi Freud, who has now been trained and equipped and is taking responsibility for the establishment of the work in this enormous country. Famous for its mines, wildlife and warfare, once a colony of Belgium, later called Zaire, the Congo has recently returned to...

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Pray for Africa
Apr02

Pray for Africa

OAC has had ministry in Africa for years, in Uganda and Kenya, but this year two new initiatives are opening up the Congo and Rwanda. Africa is a great and growing opportunity for the gospel. We have just accepted a request from one of our African workers to hold a Day of Prayer on Friday, April 5th. We have already established works in Kenya (staffed by Moses, Kamau, Daniel and Jacinta) and Uganda (‚Romans‘, Tabitha and a...

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