Category Archives: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Noah – The Flood – Tower of Pride – Abraham’s Call

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

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Noah – The Flood – Tower of Pride – Abraham’s Call

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Offerings of Cain & Abel

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

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Offerings of Cain & Abel

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Spiritual Death

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

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Spiritual Death

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The Kingdom of Darkness & Fall of Humans

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

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The Kingdom of Darkness & Fall of Humans

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Perfect Humans – The Kingdom of Light

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

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Perfect Humans – The Kingdom of Light (Day 6)

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Introducing the King and His Kingdom

God’s plan of redemption through Jesus Christ, the King: A radio outreach that covered about 9 states in the North of Nigeria.

Narrator: Yinnkah Durojaiye

Brother Yinnkah is reading from the illustrated book KING OF GLORY, by P. D. Bramsen

Episode #1

Introducing the King, His Kingdom, Prophets, Universe & Perfect Earth. (long long before…)

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Yinnkah: First Benue Mission Trip

[This report was lost in the shuffle of various brothers’ travels and was never published. It has been found and we are grateful to the Lord to report on what He has done. Editor, Jim B.]

First mission Trip of Yinnkah Durojaiye to Benue, Nigeria. May 2008


Greetings in Christ’s name .

Praise be to the Lord for His enabling grace and His
unrelenting love in seeking the lost and building up His church in the world .
I also bless him for the godly influnce you have been in helping my walk with
Him whose wisdom is far above ours as the heaven is form the earth.

My prompting for the church in Benue began when your sharing
with me about the situation there met with the sense of unfulfillment I have
been coping with at Oke Anu. However to be sure of the Lord’s leading as that
is so crucial, I made it a point of prayer as well; and this I encouraged you
to do with . I knew you did. I shared the maturing burden with the brethren as
well and they did joined me in prayer.

At last on the 11th of May 2008 I had the conviction of
visiting Benue and this was futher confirmed in my heart by the Lord’s
provision same week. I left for Benue on the 15th of May around 8 a.m. and
arrived Igah about 7.30pm . The other three places of my call were Oiji,
Ugbokolo and Okpoga. Bless the Lord for the willing assistance  of bro
Solomon who is indeed a brother in the Lord.


Though bro Solo was absent that night, sister Mary, his
wife, and Vivian their daughter welcomed me hospitably tho unexpected and
a  total stranger to them. The poor phone network did not afford me the
chance of contacting before hand; even bro Moses couldn’t help for  the
same reason. Anyway, after some good night rest bro Solo arrived the next
morning and he warmly received me as I introduced myself with the letter of
recommendation from you.

By the Lord’s providence I arrived Igah at a time when the
women were having a two-day confeernce. Its purpose was to train the younger
women according to the precepts of Titus ch. 2 ! Teaching the women of about a hundred in attendance was therefore my first teaching ministry among the people just the next day after my arrival. I taught on being at the feet of Jesus with Mary-Lk10.38-42- as my spring board as I emphasized the developing of virtue thru a true devotion to Christ in His word. From my evalution, the sisters’
hearts were built up and encouraged . One  sister Regina Samuel requested
our prayers as she believed the message was to spure her up in representing
Christ to her unbelieving husband who abandoned her and the kids for other two wives even after her. This, bro Solo and I did after further strenghtening her
in the word of God. After teaching this day-16th May- the news of my presence
spread out to the men and other woman and the following day-17th- I was invited by the women to teach once more. This time I taught on Christian Women’s Dressing with my focus on the younger ladies who will be faced with the influence of wordly fashion at school. One of my texts was Lk 8.27ff where
Jesus delieverd the naked dmoniac who in his right mind was clothed and
sat at Christ’s feet- as Mary ! The “Ma’s” from the women after the teaching
was an encouragement to me that the word had met its target.

Same day bro Solo informed me we were to attend the Ochekwu
Conference at Oiji where brethren from differnt villages would converge for the
monthly confrerence of evangelism and breaking of bread

Oiji .

Saturday,17th of May 2008 in the aftnoon around
3pm, we arrived Oiji on a motor bike. Three of us with our
luggages on that ‘iron horse’ wasn’t funny but I took it with joy as it
was for the sake of the gospel.  The atmosphere at oiji was diffrent as
young and elderly men during a meeting populated the centre of
the confernce. The women jioned later as we left them at Igah to round off
their meeting. Later after bro Solo had introduced me in absential to the
confrence of men I was presonally invited into their midst to speak for myself
since ‘I’m of age.’ I shared with the elders and brethren how I met the Lord in
my high school days-1990- and how my hunger for the truth of the Bibleat
last brought me in contact with Steve Phillips who discipled me in the
Lord. I shared with them how  I  got to know of them thru you and bro
Titus,your disciple too; and I was burdened to visit them. Before lunching
futher into exhorting them from Acts 1.8 , I was halted and requested to
speak to the confrence tomorrow morning, sunday, after the breaking of
bread as they had to go on witnessing soon. They expressed their delight in my
coming as good report of me had spread to them thru their women and the elders at Igah

I joined in the door -to- door witnessing as bro Solomon
interpreted for me  each time I shared the gospel.

Later that evening the brethren assembled after evangelism
for a brief fellowship. After singing of hymns and words of prayers in the NT
pattern,just like we have learnt to do !!, a brother , Edoh by name, stood up
and shared the word from the same Lk 8. 27 I shared with the women in the
morning . DS, I was wonderfully blessed by the brother’s applications of that
passage to all. Bro Solo interpreted every of his word to me and I marveled at
the insight the Lord gave to this brother from that passage. This humbled me
inndeed as I blessed the Lord for what he has been doing among the pple for

After the meeting the most prominnt elder, Awodi Akpan. shared
a testimony of how the Lord healed him from sickness and restored him from
coma. He refreshed all with a meal of pepper  soup with goat meat whille I
was served a double portion !

My fellowhship with this brethren this day set me thinking as
I pray the Lord would raise true young disciples from among this pple to reach
this nation and save God’s pple from the rule of men.

The next day,early in the morning elder Akpan, with his
walking stick, but no clerical robe,visited me and appreciated the Lord
for me as he rejoiced to see a young man serving the Lord. He lamented on how the fear of the Lord is fading away in the church and how the younger
generation are becoming disobedient to parents even accordingg to the warnings of Paul in 2nd Timothy .He received me as his brother and confessed this witness within him the moment he saw me ; he prayed with me and
looked foreward to receiveing God’s word thru me later that morning.

About 9am the meeting venue was filled with pple numbering
about 200 , young and old male andd female. It delighted my heart as we
assembled in simplicity aroud the Lord’s table under some trees. We sang hymns in idoma- I was able to read most of it tho without understanding-,prayed
and one bro Elijah shared from John 3.16 and Rom 3.26. Wonderful gospel
messsage! After this we  solemnly broke the bread.

I was finally called upon to speak and my meditations
with the church was : NO OTHER KING BUT CHRIST with my text from
col 1: 18 . I warned the ch and the next generation esp, of itching
ears and false- hireling teachers, the likes of Diotriphese , and exhorted them
to beware of lukwarmness in their communion with Christ lest they decline
to desiring for a King like other nations/ denominations in rejecting the rule of
Christ,our only Lord, over them. After about an hour of teaching I paused to
conclude but the brethren pleaded that I continue just like the women did the
first meeting with them at Igah! I expatiated on those things I encapsulated
and finally rounded off with a prayer that the Lord would fruther interpret his
word into their hearts. A brother was to raise a hymn afterwards but
a selah was  successfully implored by the elders. Very long
heartfelt prayers by two elders followed the silence and a brother
raised a hymn which ended the meeting.

The church was touched . I knew it! I also rejoiced the
younger ones were challenged to see a fellow young brother speaking for the
Lord.The assemby expressed their thanks to the Lord and
to me for the message and the visit. They acknowledged I was God-sent
, to have come at a time they were all gathered for their monthly me
eting yet without my prior knowledge ! They offered me some
honorarium which I turned down since the Lord had been faithful to provide all
I needed for the trip even back home. I told them I would rather give to
them being simple farmers ! In response, elder Akpan sermonised
thru Peter’s experience of wthdrawing money from the mouth of a fish
at  the Lord’s command. “Who would have said a fish would be in
custodyof  money to meet the need of Peter and the Lord? Who would have
said poor farmers like us would be the Lords instrument of blessing his
servants?” was his conclusion and he victoriously persuaded me
to receive their unplanned 4,250 naira. Im yet to recover from his
wonderful application.

Many words of appreciation and beseeching for my return
followed and they promised to be better prepared for my next vist as they hoped they would be notified ahead of time. My heart was exultant at their
reception of the word and I bleessed the Lord for leading me to be a blessing
to this simple pple of God.

The elders  ‘Ma’ me a million times and
prayed the Lord will give me a woman who would be a true help meet for me
as I preach the gospel of Christ . Of course they were surprised I’m
not married yet ,hence the prayers and promise to keep doing so for me.

After some pounded yam with oghona soup  and a cup
of kunun , we headed back to Igah but this time we returned on
two separate bikes prepared by the brethren for our convinience on
the now mashy road.


Nothing much in this part of my trip except my meeting with
bro Moses and the Police brother- pardon me I forgot his name. We had a brief
time of fellowhip as we got to know each other as like-minded ones
who have been touched of the Lord ‘thru’ your ministry over the years.

Dear sir and ma, this is my story, this is my song
as  I praise my Savior all the day long.Pls keep praying that the
Lord’s will be done as I look forward to returning to Idoma land in Benue among
the brethren there in the fufure for a longer visit.




The New Testament Church Jesus is Building

A Pamphlet by Brother Oluwayinka  “Yinnkah” Durojaiye being distributed in Nigeria and posted here for the edification of the Church at large.

There are thousands of religious denominations and  organizations all around us today. You may belong to one of them. However, there is a church which Jesus Christ promised to build (Mt. 16:18) and which He  began to build  since the day of  Pentecost up to this hour (Acts 2: 1- 4, 41 -47. 1 Pet. 2:5) till the rapture  (Rom. 11:25; 1Thess. 4:16-17). It is the New Testimonial  Church. Are you in  fellowship with this church in its visible local form and expression? Sadly, few are.

Most Pastors and Christians are rather ignorantly or willfully laboring and establishing ‘Churches’ of their our preferences and
organizational visions instead of being co-laborers (1Cor.3:9) with our Lord Jesus Christ in His own church which He is still building (1Cor 3: 10-15), the Lord says: if anyone serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there my servant will be also. If anyone serves me;
him will my father honor
(Jn.12:26). Are you where the Lord is presently working or on your own denominational project of empire building? Whose honor are you seeking? That of heaven or of men? (Jn. 12: 42 – 43).

The church is the house of the living God and it has a divine way of doing things (see 1Tim. 3:15). All through the Bible there has always been a pattern for the house of God. In the Old Testament, the Tabernacle had to be built in accordance to the pattern God showed Moses on the Mount (Heb. 8:5). Also, there was a divinely revealed plan for Solomon’s Temple (1 Chron. 28: 12, 19). Similarly, “the re-built Temple in the days of Ezra was also built according to the absolute standard of the plumb line that measured all from above (Zach. 4:9, 10)”. And when we came to the future Temple of Ezekiel, it also has a carefully revealed and measured pattern (Ezek. 40:4, 43: 10-12)

Equally so, there exists a pattern for the New Testament Church and Christ Himself is its standard. Carefully examine these scriptures: 1Cor.3:9-17; 4:17; 7:17;11:16; 14:3,33; 37, 38; 2Thess.2:15; 1Tim.3:15; 2Tim1:13, 14.

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Yinnkah’s 5th Missionary Journey


January 7th to April 9th 2010

On the 7th of January this year 2010, bro Yinnkah came down to Idoma Land, Otukpo, Benue State for the gospel ministry and he was received by me, Bro Amos Agbochenu and my family. During his three-month stay [his longest so far], we saw the hand of God at work even like the fellowship of Elijah and the widow of Zarephath (1 Kings 17:8-16). I mean God was gracious to us as we lacked nothing!


Throughout his stay, bro. Yinnkah devoted his time to teaching at a local church at Sabongeri in Otukpo every Friday evening of the week from 4 PM to 6 PM, and on every Saturday from 9 AM to 12 PM and then again from 3 PM till 6 PM. The book of Romans chapters 1-3 was the subject of his teaching.

Other brethren from different denominations were blessed too, among whom are elder Denis Obiabo from the Cherubim and Seraphim movement [Editor: This is one of the so-called “White Garment” “churches” led by West African “prophets” some of whom practice polygamy and all of whom employ traditional occultist methods and rituals], bro. Simon Abi and bro. Crescent.

OJALI, OHIMINI LOCAL GOVERNMENT: At this local government, the different denominations interested at his Bible teaching agreed to meet twice a week, Mondays and Tuesdays, at one of the local churches’ meeting place. However, because of the intense heat, we later had to be meeting under the nearby Cashew trees [Editor: A much more pleasant arrangement – out from under the sweltering corrugated tin roofs, out in God’s open air].

At this venue bro. Yinnkah focused his teachings on “The Church which Jesus is building” (Mt. 16:18), a summary of which he penned down in a pamphlet he freely distributed to all. He spoke on many aspects of the church such as the headship of Christ over His church, the need to study the Scriptures, the right giving in the church according to the Bible, the Christian woman’s ministry in the Church and at home (Titus 2:1-5), etc.

The number of those in attendance was above fifty with women in the majority, especially during his teachings on the women’s ministry. There was joy in these meetings as people’s eyes were being opened spiritually through the unfolding of the Scriptures by our brother.

Throughout the three months, we rode on motorcycle form Otukpo to Ojali, about a seven- mile distance, every Monday and Tuesday, and the meeting commenced from 3 PM till around 6 PM. I can see that when there is a teacher teaching the truth, God’s people will be built up and comforted.

We thank the Lord for liberating elder Sunday Atuh, his sons Elisha and Michael (who have shown interest in the Discipleship Experience by Steve Phillips introduced to them by bro. Yinnkah) and others as well. The Ojali brethren are still thirsty for more of this kind of ministry. They prayed the Lord will help our brother to revisit them soon and for yet a long stay too.

OTUKPA, OGBADIBO LOCAL GOVT. On hearing the teaching ministry of brother Yinnkah, the General Overseer of the Faith Church of Christ [Yinnkah: not affiliated with the Church of Christ denomination] Otukpa [Editor: Otukpa is about 50km from Otukpo], Andrew Akor came down to invite him to their Workers’ Retreat which was held on the 19th to 21st of February. Bro. Yinnkah honored the invitation in company with brother Simon Egwu from Sabongori Church at Otukpo.

At the retreat he taught and preached on the salvation of the soul and how our works as believers, including how we do church and ministry, will be evaluated at the judgment seat of Christ. He pointed out that our denominations of today and their leadership have erred from the truth of the New Testament and that there is an urgent need for the church to return to the standard of the New Testament.

Many trooped out to the pulpit with tears of repentance, including the G.O.’s [Editor: General Overseer, a common title of the person who “owns” and operates a particular church/ministry] wife who was indirectly corrected for usurping authority over men. May they bring forth fruits of repentance.  The brethren there wished to be informed when bro Yinnkah visits Benue again that he may minister among them once more.


This meeting was held at the newly completed conference hall of the hospital every Thursday of the week throughout the three months. It was the same book of Romans that bro. Yinnkah repeated with them. Dr. Daniel himself and one of his chief Nursing officers, brother Jonathan, organized the meeting. Those who attended were mostly staff of the hospital. They testified of being blessed by our brother’s ministry and expressed their joy while praying for his next visit to them. Since some of his teachings were recorded on cassettes, some took further advantage by dubbing [copying] them for personal study.

THE CHURCH AT OBAGANYA: On the Lord’s day, 7th of February, we fellowshipped with this church where we met bro. Peter Igoh who loves the Lord Jesus Christ and has been standing for His truth. There bro. Yinnkah spoke on Christ, the willing sacrifice, based on Heb. 10:1-10 before we broke bread. After the breaking of bread he was again called upon to further speak to the church.

He continued unveiling the life of Christ with probing questions of whether we are like Him. For example, from Lk.2:49, Jesus was even being about his Father’s business in the Carpenter’s workshop for eighteen years ever before His public ministry. He was found faithful and approved of God even before He preached His first sermon and before He preformed His first miracle! God’s people being edified, prayed for his coming to minister among them again.


On the 10th of April, bro Yinnkah journeyed to Ugbokolo to fellowship with bro Christopher (Uche) and his family. The following day being the Lord’s day, the two brothers traveled on motor bike to Enugu Ezeke, Enugu State [Editor: bro Titus has often ministered the Word here], where they fellowshipped and broke bread with the brethren there who had been looking forward to receiving him.

Bro. Yinnkah preached on “Your first Love” from Rev. 2:4 as he challenged the brethren to guard their love for the Lord and for the brethren by which all men will know that we are Christ’s disciples indeed (John 13:34, 35); and without which we are nothing by God’s assessment of our lives and works (1 Cor. 13:1-3).

Immediately after the meeting, bros. Christopher and Yinnkah travelled back to Ugbokolo where some brethren whom bro Christopher has been encouraging gathered at his house to fellowship. Some of them came after a long time because he informed them of our brother’s visit from Ibadan. Bro. Yinnkah spoke on “Gathering unto the name of Christ” (Mt. 18:20) while bro. Christopher exhorted on “The old Path” (Jer. 6:16). Let’s keep praying that the Lord would establish the feet of these brethren on the narrow path and that bro Christopher will also be granted more grace to strengthen them.


As the work progresses, the Lord is uniting the hearts of both brother Height Inyiama, a professor in Computer Studies at the Federal University of Technology, Awka, Anambra State, and bro. Yinnkah. They are both teachers and preachers of the Word of God with special interest in the younger generation as they fortify them with the truth against “Apostate Pentecostalism.” They were both speakers at the first bi-annual youth [Editor: Youth, here, refers to college-aged young adults] conference for this year.

The conference is a vision of brother Height and the last session was the third of its kind, and the second time bro Yinnkah participated as a guest speaker. The thrust of bro. Yinnkah’s teaching was on identifying the difference between the old and the New Covenant with emphasis on the superiority of the latter. According to him “if Christ’s blood was shed to establish a new and better covenant, why do we want to be yoked to the old in counting the blood of the covenant by which we were sanctified  a common thing, which is an insult to the Spirit of grace?!” (Heb. 10:29).

It was indeed a revealing and exciting time for these young people numbering over a hundred! They were freely given magazines, tracts and pamphlets written by bros. Height and Yinnkah. The next conference comes up in October, 2010.

FASTING AND PRAYER MEETING (19th – 22nd March, 2010)

Bro Yinnkah also taught alongside bro Height during fasting and prayer sessions organized by bro. Height and some brethren in Otukpo. The Lord used the two speakers mainly to warn and prepare God’s people for the imminent coming of the Lord. The first message of bro. Yinnkah was on the present global warming. According to him, “the present global warming is a global warning of the nearness of the Lord to judge the world.” The message has been written in a tract form and freely distributed to people in Benue to warn them of the judgment to come that they may turn to Christ by faith.

Brethren, it is only the omniscient Lord who knows what has and is being accomplished by this three-month ministry. But surely we know that the Lord’s Word “that goes forth from My mouth… shall not return to Me void [empty, without fruit], but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it” (Isa. 55:11), says the Lord.


God’s people need to be awakened from their sleeping post of denominational and empty religious programs to obey Christ’s command (Mt. 28:19,20) and the leading of His Spirit (Acts 8:29; 10:19,20). That spirit of itinerant ministry needs to be revived in the church of Jesus Christ because it is one of the practical ways of uniting local assemblies in true fellowship, establishing and building them up in their most holy faith (Acts 8:14, 15; 11:22-26;14:21-25; 3Jn 5-8; Jude 20).

In any part of the globe you may be, may the Lord make you ready and willing to be a co-labourer in this noble work. “Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven” (Ezra 7:23); “for the king’s business required haste” (1 Sam.21:8).

Thanks to our God for those of you who have been supporting this ministry in prayer and giving. For instance, the means of our transportation for the three months was the sacrifice made by a few brethren at Ibadan in purchasing a brand new Jincheng motorbike last year October for the gospel work in Idoma land. Thanks be to the Lord for this gift and for safety on the dangerous roads. Brethren, may the Lord Jesus Christ, the Head of His Church, give you more grace to continue (1 Cor. 15:58; Heb. 6:10).

For the sake of the brethren in Benue, Bro. Yinnkah, at his own expense, recorded and left some of his messages  and teachings on over twenty cassettes with us. Similarly his printed messages – “Good News: Free Salvation,” “Global warming: Global warning,” and “The Church Jesus is Building” – are also available free of charge. We hope copies of these messages will soon be available for all to read on this site.


Amos Agbochenu (with Yinnkah Durojaiye)

Yinnkah: 4th Benue Mission Trip – Gift

Bro. Amos’ new motorcycle – 1st Oct.

As I shared in my last report, I was so burdened of the Lord to raise money to get bro Amos a new motor bike to ease his gospel work. My judgment of him was that he is an elderly man in his 60’s who is truly fully devoted to the Lord, His word, and His work. I have been touched many times with his faith and prayer concerning the work of the gospel in Idoma Land.

Few, are faithful men [Prov. 20:6], but I think this old subsistence farmer and brother is one. He is not a babe in the faith and as I have earlier said, the Lord Himself through the ministry of dear brother Steve Philips, David Dyer and other Christian writers, has been revealing to him and bro Simeon, the NT pattern of the church ever before his Macedonian call to us in Ibadan!

As soon as I returned to Ibadan last July, I gave a report of my mission trip to the brethren at Ibadan and other believer friends; and I informed them about my burden for bro Amos’ care, notifying them of my plan to return to Benue in October. The Lord touched the heart of some brethren who were freely willing [2 Cor. 8:3] and they joined me in giving towards the ministering to the saints [2 Cor. 9:1].

The targeted amount was N65,000 [about $520], but at the end of the day we gathered the sum of N71,300 [about $570]! It was more than I expected, but it was exactly how much we needed in the wisdom of God. On getting to Otukpo on the 30th of Sept., I informed bro Amos’s two dumbfounded sons about the secret plan, but it was only bro Amos’ youngest son, Sam, and I who went to make the purchase the next day.

The bike was more expensive in Otukpo than in Ibadan where it is about N65,000. We eventually succeeded in purchasing the bike at the sum of N70,000, thanks to a mechanic neighbor of the Agbochenu’s who helped us beat down the price from N71,000.

How glad I was when we were eventually given the receipt and the red Jincheng AX100 motorcycle. Bless the Lord! Assembling the motorcycle took about six hours, so that by the time Sam and I got home the family had left for the venue of the youth conference at Sabongiri.

It was eventually at night when we all returned home that I gladly let the cat out of the bag in the presence of the whole family. With the exception of Emmanuel and Sam, the love gift from the brethren at Ibadan was a huge surprise! Bro. Amos burst into a song of praise: “Lord You are so good, Lord You are kind, Lord You are wonderful, my Lord You are excellent. Excellent is Your Name, excellent is Your power, Lord You are merciful, my Lord You are excellent!” And a hymn: “Though we pass through tribulation, All will be well. Ours is such a full salvation, all, all is well. Happy when in God confiding, fruitful if in Christ abiding, holy through the Spirit’s guiding, All must be well.”

Emmanuel topped the family joy with a prayer of thanksgiving to the Lord for His care and for the love of the brethren at Ibadan. I have chosen to give this last full report about the motorcycle to enlighten some of my brothers in the Lord, that what I have done is not a Gospel of Technology [Editor: See chapter by that name in Steve Phillips’ book Christ: Head of His Church] as I have been sadly accused.

This is simply a ministering  to the saints [2 Cor.9:1] which according to apostle Paul not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also is abounding through many thanksgivings to God [2 Cor.9:12]. The left over from the original sum, I used in also buying him a brand new bag, to carry his Bible and hymn book, at the cost of exactly N1300. Below is bro Amos’s personal letter of appreciation:

Christian Fellowship Ameh Street, Behind Central Primary School

P. O. Box 800 Otukpo, Benue State. 8th October 2009

To The Faithful Saints at Ibadan, c/o Brother Yinnkah Durojaiye


Beloved brethren, Greeting to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. This letter is to acknowledge your gift of a brand new motorcycle, Jincheng Ax100. Engine N0. JCLE50FMGPB1005255, Chassis N0. LYCPAGLH085D36771, Costing the sum of Seventy Thousand Naira, through your minister/brother Yinnkah Durojaiye, for the work of our Lord Jesus Christ.

I want to let you know that the saints here are rejoicing because of your sacrifice of giving. And I myself being surprised and short of words, employ the words of the Holy Spirit in II Cor. 9:9-15 for your edification, exhortation, and comfort. Whenever Yinnkah returns to you, you will see my joy expressed through his face. If the Lord tarries, we shall see each other face to face.

Farewell.  Signed, Amos S. Agbochenu Apprentice/Servant