Christians of Muea Association Council of Churches have braved all odds and answered present for this year’s Bible Conference that held at Zion Baptist Church Muea from the 22nd-23rd May 2020, under the theme “When God’s people suffer” from Exo.3:7. The two-day event went on smoothly with the different activities on the program to edify Christians in order for them to grow spiritually. The guest speaker, Pastor Ngong Gabriel, Pastor of Nazareth Baptist Church Mile 15 exhorted the people from the theme to understand what suffering is all about and why God’s people suffer. Suffering can be self-imposed, divine and or from people. The guest speaker equally talked on “God’s response to the suffering of His people” from Exodus 3:7-10. Five points were presented, which include: God sees, God hears, He knows and is concerned, He delivers and God will answer by restoration and settlement. In the different lessons, focus was laid on what suffering is, as the Christians were encouraged by the teachers of the different classes to rejoice in their suffering, trusting God who is able to save even in such times. Present during the Muea Association 2020 Bible Conference was the Soppo Field Pastor, Rev. Dr. Liombe Timothy who was impressed with the attendance and applauded the efforts of the Pastors and Christians for setting the pace for other Associations in Soppo Field.
According to Rev. Dr Liombe Timothy, the people had starved for long and were passionate about receiving God’s Word as a family. He equally cautioned all to respect the COVID-19 pandemic hygienic rules. The Muea Association Pastor Rev Ekwe Hansen said the conference was intended to take away fear from the people, give them hope which comes from God. He went further to say in the present times, many live in fear and believe only in an atmosphere like that of the conference where the Word of God is preached and where the burdens of people will be lifted. The conference witnessed the ministration of some choirs and also the BB and 3H girls presented as the population watched with joy and happiness. The Muea Association Chairman, Mr. Ndive Peter thanked the Christians and Pastors for their sacrifices to make the program successful. He was pleased with the courage they exercised and their willingness to stay to the end of the program. Speaking to participants at the end of the program, Mr. Samba Ernest said it was a wonderful time of fellowship, soul touching and comforting especially the lessons and messages which centered on suffering and God’s intervention to deliver His own. The end of it all is for them to trust God more than ever before, for as God heard the cries of the Israelites who were tormented by the Egyptians, God is still faithful to intervene today in the suffering of His people. Prizes were awarded to the best three choirs of the different categories. Also present at the occasion were some health personnel from the CBC Health Services who carried out free HIV screening.