I am Lukas Repert. Some of you know me from the Bootcamp Blog earlier this year. Together with 51 other participants, I successfully completed the Bootcamp. Now it is indeed time to put what has been learnt into action!
Evangelist Daniel Kolenda and the CfaN Gospel Campaign team arrived in Nakuru, Kenya earlier this week. They were greeted with great joy by the local churches and officials, and there was a tremendous sense of anticipation. Everyone is expecting an unforgettable encounter with God this week.
Total Attendance: 710,000 Documented Decisions: 603,670 Biggest Crowd: 350,000
If anyone wants to get to know West Africa at its most typical, then they should visit the city of Ogbomosho in the Nigerian province of Oyo. Aside from a couple of churches, the town hall and a few mosques, there are hardly any tall buildings.
About 500 pastors and leaders from different denominations and cities in France gathered in Mulhouse for the annual leaders conference organized the church “La Porte Ouverte Chrétienne” with Daniel Kolenda as the main speaker.
This Summer, Evangelists Reinhard Bonnke and Daniel Kolenda came to support the vision for Europe that burns in the hearts of Evangelist Ben Fitzgerald and his GodFest ministry – organizers of the Awakening Europe Festivals.
Total Attendance: 320,000 Documented Decisions: 113,700 Biggest Crowd: 135,000
This week was filled with many challenges and obstacles, but the Lord gave us victory after victory. Thank you for standing with us so faithfully in prayer. We are shoulder-to-shoulder in this harvest.
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.
You may notice from the pictures that we are in the parking lot of the national stadium here in Lusaka, Zambia. Someone asked me why we aren’t holding the campaign inside the stadium. It is because it seats less than 60,000. Tonight the crowd grew to 120,000!Needless to say, the pastors are on “cloud 9.” They’ve never seen meetings like these before.
One pastor approached me after I preached tonight and said, “I realize that we have neglected the gift of the evangelist.” He told me that they've honored the bishops and apostles, but he said, “We need evangelists!” He believes God will use this campaign to raise up a new generation of evangelists and I agree with Him. In fact, tonight I asked an evangelist from South Africa, Tamryn Klintworth, to share for a few minutes before I brought the main message. She did wonderfully and I believe she has inspired many women that God will use them as great evangelists here in Zambia.
Last night, I told the people that I would be preaching on the Blood of Jesus tonight and breaking the witchcraft curses. I encouraged the people to bring any idols, fetishes, charms, amulets or “juju”, especially talismans given to them by witchdoctors and we would burn them tonight. This is exactly what was done in Acts 19. Tonight, as I was preaching, a witchdoctor came with a big white bag full of paraphernalia. Right in the middle of my message he put that bag in the drums to be burned. It caused quite a stir in the crowd, but that is the kind of interruption I like.
After preaching, breaking curses and praying for the sick, we heard amazing testimonies.
A woman’s tumors vanished.
A woman who had a painful infected growth on her face received prayer last night and by tonight it had dried up and disappeared.
A girl who could not stretch her arm out was healed.
A man who was crippled from a fall was healed.
A woman, deaf for five years was healed.
A woman who was carried to the meetings last night because she could not walk, could walk perfectly tonight!
This is a sampling of what Jesus did tonight. Really, these testimonies are so wonderful I could write a whole report about each one. We are sending film crews to follow up on many of them and I will release them soon on social media.
Tomorrow, the Fire Conference will conclude with an impartation service, as we lay hands on the delegates for the baptism into the Holy Spirit. Please continue to pray … we can really feel your prayers at work here.
Yours in the Gospel,
Evangelist Daniel Kolenda Together with Reinhard Bonnke, Peter van den Berg and the whole CfaN team