Joint Men’s Advance (JMA) 2017
The National President of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International, Nigeria, Arc. Ifeanyi Odedo charged members of the North Central District 1 of the Fellowship to arise and take the land, saying that the time for slumber is over.
He gave this marching orders in his opening charge at the recently concluded Joint Men’s Advance (JMA) of the FGBMFI-Nig, North Central District 1. He re-enforced the theme for the Full Gospel year which centred on “Lift up Your Eyes and Look,” and drew attention of the participants to the huge opportunities before us for soul winning and spiritual exploits.
The event which held on Friday and Saturday, 21-22 April, 2017, drew the crème of the membership of the Fellowship in a two day refreshing time-out, during which they were re-fired and equipped for successful business, family and ministry lives.
Welcoming participants to the event, the District Coordinator, Mr. Victor Emmanuel, noted that the focus for this year’s event was to do clinical operations on certain areas of our spiritual lives which seems to be flagging. They include, the role of men as fathers, issues of besetting sins, the challenge of being gatekeepers in our various professions and careers, and the need to take our matters of physical health very seriously.
The speakers were the National Vice President, Capacity Building, Engr. Toks Obayan who majored on the insights on evangelical opportunities and ways and means of leveraging our positions for soul winning. Prof. Vincent Anigbogu, another keynote speaker told members that the world was waiting for Full Gospel, saying that the time is ripe for laymen to arise and take their place in the effort to bring the gospel to the world.
Other speakers were Barr. Isaac Okpanachi - National Vice President Outreaches, Mr. Ebenezer Igure of the Husband Man Ministries and Dr. (Mrs) Susan Adam a health and lifestyle expert. There was salvation and prayers for attendees.