Members of the All Nations for Christ Bible International Institute Alumni Association (ANFCBIIAA), have been charged by the presiding Archbishop of Church of God Mission, Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa to raise men and women who will impact on the present generation effecting change at all levels of society.
She was speaking at the inauguration service of the All Nations For Christ Bible Institute International Alumni Association on Sunday which was held at the Church of God Mission International headquarters (Faith Arena), GRA, Benin City.
According to her, the need to raise God fearing Leaders who will impact in no small measure on humanity is critical if the world will witness change at every level of societal change. And Christian Leaders have the responsibility to raise such men and women.
She explained that the aim of the inauguration exercise was to validate the mandate of the Alumni Association and as well uphold the values of the Archbishop Benson Idahosa of blessed memory.
“Today, God is telling me to tell you that you are not strangers to Him. Anywhere you go, they know you because you speak like your father; from your root. Once you open your mouth, people will know you are miracle workers.
“Please as you go forth, begin to raise men and women that will carry out this work. You are this fire brand that cannot be quenched. I thanked all of you who have worked for the All Nations for Christ Bible International Institute.
“The Anointing is upon your lives. The anointing should not be stagnant but a movement to raise men and women for signs and wonders. So as you go, let the fire increase in your lives and on your pulpits”, Archbishop Idahosa declared.
The Alumni is made up of graduates of the All Nations For Christ Bible International Institute, founded by the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa in1968 to raise Pastors, Evangelists and Ministers.
Sons of Benson Idahosa Conference 2022
Later at a press conference organised by members of the ANFCBIIAA, Vice Chairman/Acting Chairman of the body, Bishop Robertson Akwazi, disclosed that following the inauguration of the Alumni, all attention is focused on September 2022 when the organisation will hold its first conference attracting sons and daughters of Benson Idahosa from all accross the globe.
Addressing the press, Dr. Usman Habib, provost of the school disclosed that over 15,000students have graduated from the school over the last fifty and that the country is about to witness the convergence of great men and women of God in the likes of Bishop Archbishop Ayo Oritsejafor, (Nigeria), Bishop David Oyedepo (Nigeria), Archbishop Duncan Williams (Ghana), Bishop James Saah (But to name a few)
“That is why we asked Mama Idahosa to validate the bible institute alumni association to give it more authority as sons and daughters of the late archbishop Benson Idahosa who have globally gathered as an alumni.
“The inauguration is to receive the mandate on what to do to ensure the legacy of our father is maintained and come out with a programme that will impact on everyone”, he added.
In their remarks, member, Board of Trustee, ANFCBIIAA, Apostle Joshua Olaoye, Provost of the Institute, Dr. Usman Habeeb and Head, Ghana Chapter of the Alumni, Bishop Alex Kwame Nkrumah, disclosed that ANFCBIIAA has produced well over over 15,000 graduates spread across all the continents of the world.
They said the inauguration of the alumni is a dream come through because they believe in the legacy bequeathed by the late Archbishop, who through his gospel outreach changed the face of evangelism.
They stressed that graduates of the Bible Institute can contend with those of other circular universities, adding that the Institute would commence a PhD programme in March this year.
They added that the inauguration of the alumni is a dream come true because they believe in the legacy bequeathed by the late archbishop who through his gospel outreach changed the face of evangelism, adding that graduates of the bible institute can compete with other circular universities across the globe.