7 December 2012

Liberia: 18-Man U.S Church Delegation Arrive

An 18-man delegation from the Harvest Bible Chapel, West Olive and Granger, in the United States has arrived in the country as guest of the Servant of God Mission Harvest Liberia (SOGOM Harvest).

According to the host pastor and Overseer of the SOGOM Harvest Liberia, Pastor Moses Wheigar, the team will carry out various biblical training and teachings in Monrovia and conduct similar training at one of SOGOM Harvest's local churches in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

Pastor Wheigar said the delegation will conduct family life conference with the aimed at providing biblical teachings relating to marriage and also offered eldership training to some of its members to prepare them serve the church as elders.

He disclosed that through the assistance of the church in America, the church in Liberia is presently carrying on the construction of a three story building that will eventually play host to a school and a training center for pastors.

The host pastor also disclosed that when the school building is completed, it will offer education at most reasonable fees for the less fortunate in the Liberian society.

Pastor Wheigar praised Harvest Bible Chapel for the levels of support given to SOGOM to enable it preach the Good News about Christ the Savior and to provide education to the less fortunate.

The SOGOM Harvest Liberia overseer further said the visit of the team is also gear toward cementing the partnership between the churches in America and Liberia in the proclamation of God's words and to build the church around the God's people.

For his part, the head of the delegation, Assistant Pastor of Harvest West Oliver, Todd Hostetter, said the most important reason of their visit to Liberia is to proclaim the name of Jesus Christ to the people of Liberia.

Assistant Pastor Hostetter said in February 2008, God touched the heart of the church in the US to proclaim his name in Liberia.

The head of delegation said the main focus of their visit is to assist Pastor Moses Wheigar install elders in the church and to speak in the lives of families.

He urged Liberians to always keep on seeking the face of God in all of their undertakings as a nation and commended Liberians for the level of development taking place in the country.

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