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SCFWB Weekly Vol 5 No 38

SCFWB Weekly Vol 5 No 38

October 17, 2018

SCFWB Disaster Response News


Many of our churches are coordinating currently with The SCFWB Disaster Relief board by helping victims of the hurricane and flooding, by donating funds, supplies, and volunteering for services. Thanks to everyone for helping during this time!


Please pray for The SCFWB Disaster Relief Team as the head out Sunday afternoon to assist our FWB brethren in Florida next week.



Andy Moore (Brazil)  The ministry in Juiz de Fora, Brazil continues to progress. In July, we had V.B.S. and two teens from our church got saved at youth camp.  Currently, our family is in the U.S. and will be here through Christmas.  We are reconnectiong with our churches, while our kids attend Christian school for a semester.  In our absence the associate pastor, Luiz Carlos, is leading the church and its ministries.

Bobby Poole (Brazil) I would like to thank the Churches that have been praying for our Marincek Church in Ribeiráo Preto, Brazil.  Please pray that our people will follow the leading of Our Lord and the Church will elect the right person as pastor. Also during the days 12, 13 and 14 of October, the Church will have Children`s meetings. Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in hearts and that these 3 days of meetings will bring glory to our Lord.


Carlisle Hanna (India) Brother Carlisle has said that he looks to return to the US sometime in November.  Please remember him in his travels and ministry. Please remember the works in North & South India as well as Nepal.

David Aycock  (Brazil) We are grateful for your prayers and financial support. Recently a married couple gave their lives to the Lord after an evangelistic Bible study. Pray for their spiritual growth. We have been preparing several new converts and transfers for membership. The construction of the Christian School building continues. Our target is to finish this Fall. We are need of funds, but the Lord is faithful and we believe He provides through His people. If you haven’t yet given toward this project, we trust you will pray about it and give as the Lord leads. Thank you, David and Annette Aycock


Jonathan/Amy Postlewaite  Please pray for H, a guy who came to our JPense in August and with whom I’ve gotten together once before. I will probably sit down to talk with him again this Friday. He seems to understand quite a bit about the Bible even though he has never been to church and does not have any Christians friends, but he is still seeking. Please pray that he will be willing to meet with me regularly to study the Bible together and that I will be help him to grow in understanding of important matters of faith. Pray for our efforts to make contacts through English clubs. We are weighing the possibility of adding a couple more weekly meetings because of the number of people who have shown interest – please pray that we will have wisdom in this matter. Pray also that we will be able to be salt and light to the people with whom we have already connected as we not only help them with their English, but also endeavor to share the gospel. Pray for the three adults who met with us last Saturday for our first adult Bible study in the village of Odarne. At the end of our time together I encouraged them to share what they had learned and to invite others to join us. They told me that the reaction would probably be negative, but seemed to understand that it was important. Pray that God will give them boldness to share what they have learned from His word and that He will use them to turn this small gathering into something bigger.




Matt/Hailie Deckard (Ecuador) Please pray for endurance for our team; as we all will be very busy over the next couple of months, and also safety and prepared hearts of the people that will be coming down to serve with us. mattdeckard.10@gmail.com


Neil/ Mandi Morgan (Spain) Neil will be meeting soon with the owner of a gym in a nearby town to discuss the opportunity of doing monthly seminars about a variety of topics. This town has no evangelical church, and we believe the seminars will allow us to begin building relationships with people from the area. Please be in prayer for this meeting and God’s guidance. Also, continue to pray for two members of our church whose families are having many negative things to say about their faith. Pray that these church members will remain encouraged and that God will use them to bring their family members to faith in Christ. nmorgan@fwbgo.com


Randy/Kris Valandingham (Aiken). God is blessing us here at Rejoice. We are continue to see fruits from our VBS. We are thankful for the families that God has given us here that are faithful in sharing the work and inviting the people they come in contact with. Pray for us as we have a special Sunday August 12th in the am service with Preacher Jacob Berry. Thank you for all your prayers and support.


Tim/ Kristi Johnson (Spain) Last week we taught a seminar on “Church Planting in Europe” at Welch College.  Our travels have taken us from Tennessee to North Carolina and back to South Carolina over the past few weeks.  Each church we’ve visited has left us more and more encouraged and ready for getting back to the work in Spain.  We’re looking to seeing many more of you in the time we have left here in the States.  Thanks for your prayers!


Mirial Gainer (Japan) I will continue wearing the bone fusion stimulator 4 hours each day for 6 more months. Thankfully, I can begin to wean off the neck brace which I had been wearing 24/7. The swelling hasn’t completely gone and I’m still having some pain. The decompression seems to have been successful in relieving pain and numbness in my hands. The fusion will take months to heal.





*Rev. James Childers (Beaver Creek) please remember him in prayer with regard to two masses Drs. found on his lung. He is having a pet scan today, and will have a biopsy soon.

*Rev. Bennie Turner (Eastern Conference) continues to receive regular dialysis please continue to remember him in prayer.


Minister Events

*Florence/Darlington Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday November 13th 8:30 AM at Bazen’s Restaurant Florence

*Spartanburg Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday, November 13th at 9:00AM at the Grapevine Restaurant in Boiling Springs


*Lancaster Area Minister Breakfast – October 30th Jomar’s Restaurant Lancaster, 9AM

*Conway Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday, November 06th, 2017, at Mt. Ariel FWB Church in Conway, 8:30 AM

*Lake City Area Minister Luncheon – Tuesday November 20th at The Shrimper, Lake City 10:30 AM


*Central Conference Meeting –January 12th  2019  9AM Damascus FWB Church

*Beaver Creek Conference Meeting – April 06th 2019 Registration 9:30 AM Services 10AM

*South Carolina Conference Meeting – TBA

*True life Conference Meeting – October 20 Registration 9:45 Location 1034 Sharon Rd. York SC

*Eastern Conference Meeting – December 8th at Happy Home 9:00 AM



Please email church news and upcoming events to chris@scfwb.com





15th-18th Inman 1st FWB Church, with Rev. Wesley Campbell, 7PM Nightly


21-24 Revival Sandhill FWB Church with Rev. Darren Squires, Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.


24-27 Revival Cypress Fork FWB Church  Manning, with Rev. Nat Brown preaching, special singing nightly. 24th-26th 7PM 27th 6PM


28 Homecoming Sandhill FWB Church Singing with the “One Focus” and message by Donnie Miles.



4th Homecoming Mill Branch FWB Church  Pamplico, with Rev. Jimmy Bell

4th-6th Revival Tabernacle FWB Church, Coward with Rev. Todd Parrish Sunday 6pm Week Nights 7pm

5th-9th Fall Revival at Flat Creek FWB Church Rev. Ricky Evans will be preaching Monday & Tuesday Nights and Rev. Kenneth Cash will be preaching Wed. Night Thursday Night & Friday Night. Starts @  7PM Nightly!! Special Singing by Willing Hearts on Wed. Night 2951 Society Hill Rd. Darlington SC 29540. Contact Pastor Lon Howle for any info. 843-307-2970.


11th-14th Revival Mill Branch FWB Church Mill Branch Revival  Sunday @ 6pm – Rev. Donnie Miles , Monday @ 7pm – Rev. Chris Todd , Tuesday @ 7pm – Rev. Buddy Seay

Wednesday @ 7pm – Rev. Josh Balton




Just Give Up

Job 2:9 Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.


(Just Give Up) I’ve heard that a time or twenty from the devil and others. Job recognized the statement for what it was…foolishness. One of the most commonly uttered sayings in recent days is the phrase “The struggle is real”. Might I say that when it comes to difficulties experienced in serving God that “The struggle is worth it”!


Jas 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.



 “Prosphero Theos”                                                                     

Chris Todd

SCFWB Executive Secretary












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