E B E N e Z E R. Then Moses replied, "If you aren't going with us, please don't make us leave this place. And he said, "My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.“ ( Exo.33:13- 14). Short term thinking long term success.
And he said, "My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.“
( Exo.33:13- 14)
Abraham Kuper wrote in one of his news paper column:
We are working for the long haul. We aim not for the apparent triumph of the moment, but for the ultimate success for our cause. The question is not what influence we have now, but what power we will excise in half a centaury, not how few we have now, but how many of the young generation will take a stand for our cause.
Remember, since creation God never repeated a person, every child is unique
(The statistics from the World Christian Encyclopedia)
Mohamed Bouazizi memorial
Years after graduation they are still roaming the street of Tunis, Abuja, Johannesburg, Nairobi and other African countries.
Unable to find employment some join criminal gangs, others opted for menial jobs and street vending.
On Dec 17th, 2010 when police shut down the vendor chart of Mohamed (apparently because he has no vendor permit) they never knew that they are about to start a revolution that will topple African dictators. By Ositadimma Ejelike
Our goal is to should be ‘Standard Bearers of Christian Education’
Remember we are the future ‘Standard Bearers of Christian Education’
We pledge, with the strength only God can provide, to uphold this declaration for the advancement of the Kingdom of God through Christian schooling to the glory of God.
In order to move smoothly, we decided to use the following countries as a starting point in each of the regions:
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Kenya, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda; Somalia
West Africa ,
Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin; Burkina Faso; Gambia, Ghana; Mali, Mauritania; NigerEquatorial Guinea; Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia; Sierra Leone; Togo, Senegal
Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo (DRC); Rwanda
Algeria, Egypt; Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara
The declaration is being implemented in three Phases
CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS IMPROVEMENT
CULTIVATING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP
NAT. DEPT. OF ED
West Africa Roundtable
Nigeria has a good national, and Zonal leadership teams
They are in the process of opening a regional office
There are over 2000 schools that are registered as Christian in the whole country of Nigeria
The ACSI membership in Nigeria is moving at a fast speed, in March 2009 we were standing at 172 October 2010 we had 409 and now we are having 520 member schools
Nigeria has undoubtedly capacity to run ASCI in west Africa as:
There is a great potential for marketing, publishing and selling books in Nigeria
It is the most populated country in Africa,
The ACSI office in Nigeria is now in operation
The official opening will be in October 2011
ACSI HQ sent Adun and Segun to Guatemala for training
May 11- 17
Teachers and leaders summit in Lagos and Abuja
May 15 Fundraising dinner target 50m Naira
July 10th – 21st, 2011
ACSI Educators Institute and Train the trainer in South Carolina USA
31st July – 6th August 2011
ACSI Educators Institute in Lagos, Nigeria
August 27th – 2nd September 2011
Train the trainers programme in South Africa.
Official opening the office to be Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th October 2011.
Democratic Republic of Congo is the only country in the world where 65 Protestant churches denomination form a union under one name: The Church of Christ in Congo
According to 2011 Department of Education, Protestant churches have
One bite at a time
“We have no deep freezers in Congo, we will have to eat the elephant fast”
One child at a time
West Africa Francophone Nations
“And now I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
If you have love for one another, then everyone will know that you are my disciples."
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.