Elizabeth Mpundu

Elizabeth Mpundu

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Sunday School Graduation

Over 117 children graduated from Sunday School to Joshua Generation (Youth Ministry) on Wednesday 19th December 2018 at a colorful event held at the Blessing Centre in Emmasdale.

The graduation ceremony was held during the Jesus Revolution Youth Camp 2018. With host Bishop Joe Imakando, Youth and Student Ministry pastor Oscar Mumba. The conference started from 17th to 21st December 2018 at the Blessing Centre in Emmasdale.

Guest speakers included Bishop Billy Mfula, Rev. Kangwa Mumba, Pastor Gladys Paswani, Pastor Klah and Pompi.

During the graduation Bishop Joe Imakando, spoke on a message entitled,’ Model Christ,’ from 1Timothy 4:12.

How do you model Christ?

  • In what you say
  • In your conduct
  • In love
  • In a teachable spirit
  • In faith in God
  • In purity

Sometimes youths are despised because:

  • They have no experience
  • They have a poor sense of judgement
  • They are emotional
  • They are too zealous
  • They have untested ideas
  • Live in a dream world.

However, God loves youths and they have dominion and power like Jeremiah and Gideon. Youths should model Christ because they will make Him more appealing.

Global Youth Camp 2018

Thousands of youths gathered at the Blessing Centre in Emmasdale Lusaka for the Jesus Revolution Youth Camp 2018. With host Bishop Joe Imakando, Youth and Student Ministry Pastor Oscar Mumba. The conference started from 17th to 21st December 2018 at the Blessing Centre in Emmasdale.

Guest speakers included Bishop Billy Mfula, Rev. George Chanda, Rev. Kangwa Mumba, Pastor Gladys Paswani, Pastor Klah and Pompi.

BREAD OF LIFE SCHOOL GRADUATES 23 LEARNERS 

The Bread of Life School graduation ceremony took place at the Blessing Centre in Emmasdale on the 30th of November, 2018 where 23 learners graduated from Early Childhood Education to Grade 1. 
In attendance was guest of honor Chief Elder Harold Banda, School Manager Rennyford Zulu, teachers, parents, pupils and graduating learners.
The program was opened in prayer by a Grade 8 pupil Ebube Bernard, followed by Zambian National Anthem, thereafter an exhortation was read by a pupil Benjamin Banda. 
The School Manager Mr. Zulu who welcomed everyone present and introduced the grade and subject teachers. 
Various activities were lined up for the ceremony such as: Bible reading, Prayer, Poetry, sketches, songs and dance, traditional modeling, French presentations, Chinese Drill, to mention but a few.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony, School Manager Mr. Zulu quoted Nelson Mandela, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world’.
Mr. Zulu assured the parents and guardians that the children that their children were in capable hands. 
He reminded the parents also play their role so that as a team we can bring up the children according to Proverbs 22:6, ‘Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it’.
Mr. Zulu announced to the parents that Bread of Life School is now an examination centre at both grade 7 and 9 levels. 
To the 23 graduating learners, graduation is only a concept, in real life, everyday you graduate. Therefore, celebrate this achievement and know that a blessing is with you.
And the guest of honor Chief Elder Harold Banda, on behalf of Bishop Joe Imakando, alluded to the fact that Bishop Imakando attaches a lot of value to education, hence the establishment of Bread of Life School and Blessing University of Excellence (BLUE). 
Elder Banda stated that this is the stage where all basic principles of life are learnt. To the graduates, education is the greatest gift which no one can steal from you. Thank God that you are starting another important stage in life.
To the parents, this is the critical stage of your child’s life; guide him or her in prayer, school work, mannerism and saving for the future.
To the teaching staff, on behalf of Bishop Imakando, I salute you for the knowledge shared and parental guidance given to these children. God bless you. 
And a Graduating pupil Isaac read a speech thanking both parents and teachers for their commitment.
The Vote of Thanks was given by a parent who encouraged fellow parents to be good examples to their children in their homes and also make time to attend important meetings such as Parent Teacher Association.
The ceremony ended in a word of prayer.

 

Bishop Joe Imakando Prays for Babies and New Ushers

Our father Bishop Imakando with the help of church Elders, Reverends, Pastors and their wives, took sometime to pray for the babies of the church, committing them into the hands of God.

And on the same day 25th November 2018, Bishop Imakando prayed for 32 new ushers who had just joined the ministry after successfully completing the training classes.

 
 
 

Prayer Rally Ends With Holy Communion Service

By Pastor Dayo Akintunde
Seven Powerful covenants needed to take over

All human beings normally start with a relationship or an agreement. A covenant is therefore an agreement between two or more persons.
Categories of Covenants
1.The covenant of life
As believers we are secure in God 's hands.Our life is his with Christ in God,therefore no power of darkness has the right to touch or harm us. Ecclesiastes 9:4
2.The covenant of victory
One of the blessings of our salvation through the blood of Jesus Christ is victory over our adversaries. Ephesians 6:12.
3.The covenant of protection
Christ is not only our Savior and Redeemer; He is also the ark of our safety, protection and Victory. Proverbs 18:10
4.The covenant of healing and health
Divine healing is your heritage as a child of God. 1 Peter 2:24
5.The covenant of provision and abundance.
From the inception of creation ,God has made resources to be available for man kind that no man on earth needs to suffer lack or poverty in life.One of Gods names is JEHOVAH JIREH,THE LORD OF ABUNDANT PROVISION.
6.The covenant of grace and mercy
Grace is the divine ability to do the unusual. Mercy provides a great platform for forgiveness of sins.You need the influence of grace and mercy to take over. 2Corinthians 9:8
7.The covenant of favor
Favor is defined as an act of kindness. Favor makes you to receive without asking. Luke 2:25.
These seven covenant relationships will empower you to take over in every aspect of life.

Sunday 25th November
Prayer rally last session-Holy communion service
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can one become a Member of BLCI?
To start with, one has to give his or her life to the Lord that is to be born again. After this, one has to through a foundation class which basically aims at grounding the newly born again believer to the basic Christian principles. On completion, of the foundation class one goes through the waters of baptism after which one qualifies to be a member of Bread of Life Church International and will then be encouraged to join one of the many ministries the church has.
What organization is BLCI Affiliated to?
Bread of Life Church is affiliated to the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia, which fellowship was established in 1964 for the purpose of providing fellowship among the evangelical missionaries serving in Zambia.
When was Bread of Life Church founded?
Bread of Life Church International was founded on 13th September 1992 with a vision of bringing thousands into the kingdom of God. The church, then located on plot 136 Chinyunyu road in Emmasdale had a congregation of 120.
Who is the Presiding Bishop of BLCI?
Bishop Imakando is currently the Presiding Bishop of Bread of life Church International. He also happens to be the founder of Bread of Life Church in August 1992, when while in Lagos Nigeria God gave him the vision that led to the birth of Bread of life Church International.

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