Total Attendance: 530,000 Documented Decisions: 269,679 Biggest Crowd: 220,000
The final meeting here in Sunyani, Ghana was attended by 220,000 people tonight. That is quite remarkable considering that the population of the city is less than 250,000. Indeed, it seemed like the entire region was present on the field tonight.
CfaN’s Fire Conference, “Fire16,” took place in the Eulachhallen in Winterthur, Switzerland on 10 and 11 June 2016. Daniel Kolenda, Todd White and Peter Vandenberg brought the messages over the two-day course of meetings.
Total Attendance: 710,000 Documented Decisions: 381,610 Biggest Crowd: 300,000
Ashaiman used to be a district of Tema. But due to rapid growth, it has become its own municipality and is known as Ghana’s poorer area. And that’s just where we want to take God’s message of hope and love – the wonderful Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Total Attendance: 180,000 Documented Decisions: 101,855 Biggest Crowd: 80,000
The city of Blantyre received its name from the Scottish birthplace of David Livingstone, the famous missionary and explorer of Africa. He was the first white man to come to the Malawi Lake in 1859. His reports on slavery and the need for mission made the region internationally famous.
Total Attendance: 660,000 Documented Decisions: 384,110 Biggest Crowd: 250,000
European settlers founded Lusaka in 1905. It is located about 1250 meters above sea level on a plateau in southern Zambia. About 1.5 million people live there. With its modern office and commercial buildings, it is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa.
Total Attendance: 130,000 Documented Decisions: 67,994 Biggest Crowd: 55,000
The town of Mbarara is a regional center in southwest Uganda, located at the Tanzanian border. It is the capital city of the ancient Ankole kingdom, and is the administrative center of the corresponding district of Mbarara. Approximately 400,000 people live there.
Total Attendance: 1,060,000 Documented Decisions: 583,480 Biggest Crowd: 400,000
We have received the report from Kumasi that 583,480 decision cards were registered during the campaign – each card representing a decision for Jesus Christ! We are rejoicing with Heaven over the many lives that were changed for eternity.
Total Attendance: 570,000 Documented Decisions: 313,550 Biggest Crowd: 200,000
Burundi is one of the smallest countries in Africa (smaller even than Belgium), but is densely populated. It counts nearly 11 million inhabitants. With 379 people per square km, its dense population almost rivals India’s.
Total Attendance: 368,000 Documented Decisions: 170,650 Biggest Crowd: 125,000
We thank God that we have been able to impact a city and a nation with the Gospel. I want to once again say Thank You to YOU – our family around the world that carries this work forward through your prayers and finances.
We’ve just returned from the State House where the President of Burundi lives with his family. Our team was invited to be their special guests after tonight’s Gospel meeting. We had another full service. There was wonderful worship, I preached a Gospel message, gave an invitation for salvation, and we prayed for the President and his top government officials who were all present. I’ve never seen anything quite like it before. They truly fear the Lord and desire to serve Him.
Tonight’s final meeting, of this Gospel Campaign, was an amazing success. The only difficulty that we had was the size of the crowd. There were so many people that were pressed onto that field. I was concerned, at certain points, that someone would suffocate. We removed the barriers so that the people could fill all the available space in front of the platform. As you can see from the pictures, the platform looked like a raft floating on an ocean of humanity!
More than a third of the population of the city of Bujumbura, the capital, was at the meeting tonight. Tens of thousands of people responded to the Gospel. Deaf ears opened, cripples walked, and many other miracles took place.
The last time that Christ for all Nations was in Burundi for a crusade was 25 years ago. Today there is a whole new generation, and most of the hundreds of thousands that attended this week’s meetings were young people who have now had a life-changing encounter with Jesus. The bishop sitting next to me on the platform told me that all three of his children were filled with the Holy Spirit last night. He said that they were so drunk in the Spirit that they had to be carried off the field. So many young people were saved, healed, delivered and baptized in the Holy Spirit this week that it’s hard to even imagine how the future will be affected. History has been made here! The future of Burundi is very bright.
Today is my birthday, and I could not think of a more wonderful gift than the privilege of sharing the love of God through Jesus Christ. Thank you for standing with us, shoulder-to-shoulder, in this historic harvest of souls. Now our hearts and prayers move to Rwanda where we will be in a few weeks for another Gospel Campaign. Please pray for us as we make final preparations for another massive harvest here in Africa.
Yours in the Gospel, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda Together with Reinhard Bonnke, Peter van den Berg, and the whole CfaN team