‘The Family’ of Spirit and Life Bible Church Worldwide
MEN OF VALOUR
Men of Valour is the fellowship for men in Spirit and Life Bible Church that meets once a month on a service day for an extended time of praise, worship, prayer and sharing of the word from the Adult Teaching Manual.
Judges 6:12 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him, (Gideon) and said unto him, The Lord is with thee, thou mighty man of valour.
Virtuous Women is the fellowship for women in Spirit and Life Bible Church that meets once a month on a service day for an extended time of praise, worship, prayer and sharing of the word from the Adult Teaching Manual.
Proverbs 31 This whole chapter describes the qualities and characteristics of a virtuous woman.
Proverbs 31:10 Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.
YOUTHS OF EXCELLENCE
Both Apostle (Dr.) Gordon Osagiede and his wife Apostle (Mrs.) Eunice Gordon entered into a relationship with Jesus Christ in their youth and so they are passionate about young people also having the same experience. They birthed the vision of the Youth of Excellence, which was officially commissioned and inaugurated in August 1999 at the National Youth Convention of Spirit and Life Bible Church and Godhead Prayer Ministry.
The Youth of Excellence has a vision to turn millions of hearts of young people unto righteousness, teaching Youths, Teenagers and Children to cultivate an Excellent Spirit in all things. The Youth of Excellence scripture focus for global vision is from 1 Timothy 4:12 Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
It is a vision built upon the principles of:
- The Priority of Purity,
- Non-Conformity to worldly standards,
- Academic Excellence/career focus,
- Excellence for all standards of living.
A Youth of EXCELLENCE according to Apostle (Dr.) Gordon E. Osagiede is a youth who is:
You are a custodian of godliness, therefore let no man despise thy youth...
1 Timothy 4:2
Dedicated to God’s service, and consecrated to Christ himself. John 17:23
They are fully equipped for spiritual Warfare strong in the Lord and in the power of his might. Ephesians 4:12, 2 Timothy 3:17
They should first love the Lord their God with all their heart, all their soul and might; and then love their neighbour as... Matthew 22:37
They should show the nature of God in their Patient, Attitude, Waiting on God. Exodus 34:6, 2 Corinthians 6:3-6, Ephesians 4: 1-2.
They should have bright minds and desire a certain level of exposure. They are of course enlightened by God himself.Psalm 18:28, Psalm19:8. The entrance of God’s word giveth light.
They are fully convinced of the new nature in the enabling them to live victoriously with old thing been passed away and all things becoming new. 1 Corinthians 5:17
They exhibit the nature of winners who maintain their wins and vi ctories regardless of circumstances, approaching every situation with confidence characteristic of true champions bearing in mind challenges are inevitable more than conqueror. Romans 8:57.
They possess a Spirit of Caleb, Numbers 13:30. A peculiar people, Zealous of good works. They are optimistic, positive, confident, zealous, hot, willing, ready, yielding, determined, forward looking, courageous, bold, strong, innovative, resourceful, aggressive in soul wining, to enable us turn the millions unto righteousness, bold, strong, innovative, resourceful, aggressive in soul wining, to enable us turn the millions unto righteousness.
The motto is ‘Champions of Righteousness, Looking good and godly’.
The Spirit and Life Youth Church meets weekly to receive the word of God, praise and worship God, share testimonies, and discuss topics that affect their lives. They have their own approved teaching instructions that are used worldwide.
TEENS OF EXCELLENCE
Have the same vision as the Youths of Excellence and it trains teenagers through the word of God to excel in their academics, be bold and confident to confess their faith and stand up to peer pressure, to live a pure, holy and righteous life, to obey their parents and elders, to maintain sexual purity and to be in God’s will and plan for their lives. Their relationship with God is of uppermost importance and they are taught how to pray, read, study and meditate on the scriptures, make restitution and serve God. The Teenage of Excellence Church for 13-19 year olds meets weekly to share the word of God, praise and worship God, share testimonies, and discuss topics that affect their lives. They have their own approved teaching instruction that is used worldwide.
How can a young man cleanse his ways? By taking heed thereto according to the word.
1 Thessalonians 4:33
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
Isaiah 40: 30-31
30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: 31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Psalm 25: 7
7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O LORD.
Proverbs 22: 6
Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Spirit and Life Bible Church pays the utmost attention to teaching and training her anointed children in the ways of God. To this end it has a separate church where Children instructors use authorised manuals to impart this generation of tomorrow, the future church on biblical standards and godly directions for their lives.