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Antioch, California, United States
John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, September 27, 2015

HOW TO HAVE AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

When Your Faith is tested
HOW TO HAVE AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
MEMORY VERSE:  Proverbs 18:21 (NKJV) — 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

TEXT: James 1:19–21

Sunday, September 20, 2015

HOW TO RECEIVE FROM GOD

How to Receive FROM GOD
MEMORY VERSE: Psalm 84:11 (NET) — 11 For the Lord God is our sovereign protector. The Lord bestows favor and honor; he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity.

SCRIPTURE: James 1:16–18 (NIV) — 16 Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. 17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. 18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

WHAT TO DO IN TRYING TIMES


WHEN YOUR FAITH IS TESTED
WHAT TO DO IN TRYING TIMES
Memory verse: 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV) — 13 No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.

SCRIPTURE: James 1:12–15

Sunday, September 6, 2015

PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR LIVING

pRACTICAL aDVICE FOR LIVING
Memory Verse:  Matthew 6:24 (NKJV) — 24 “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

Scripture Text: James 1:9–11

Saturday, September 5, 2015

WHAT IT TAKES TO HAVE GOD’S WISDOM

WHEN YOUR FAITH IS TESTED
What it takes to have god’s wisdom
Memory Verse: 1 John 5:14 (NKJV) — Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

TEXT: James 1:5-8

Friday, August 14, 2015

7 Days of Fasting and Prayer about Agape Proposed Church Building August 16-22, 2015

7 Days of Fasting and Prayer about Agape Proposed Church Building
August 16-22, 2015
Joel 1:14 (NIV) “Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.”
Prayer teleconference every night by 7pm (excluding Wednesday when we all gathered together at Ambrose Community Center for our Midweek Prayer)
Teleconference 1-218-895-0710   Passcode: 1134#

·        August 16 Read: Psalm 119:22; 127:1; Isaiah 25:8; 54:4. Thank God for Agape and confess your sins. Pray that God removes our reproach as a church.
Prayer Teleconference tonight led by Sister Tayo Thomas

·        August 17 Read: Psalm 50:10; 81:10; Haggai 2:7-9; Philippians 4:19.
Pray for divine provision and financial abundance for the purchase of our church building. Pray for miraculous financial breakthrough for our church.
Prayer Teleconference tonight led by Brother Julius Ojewole

·        August 18 Read: Nehemiah 2:17-20.
Just as the people in Nehemiah’s day were passionate about the project of rebuilding the wall, reject distraction and remain united, pray that God binds all of us together to remain united throughout the cause of the project.
Prayer Teleconference tonight led by Brother Dan Carothers

·        August 19 Read: Nehemiah 5:1-19; Psalm 67:1; 90:17; Proverbs 3:4. Pray for victory over all challenges from within and from without. Pray that God softens the hearts of all stubborn and uncooperative sellers of church properties. Pray that your church finds favor in the sight of the Lord.
Combined prayer at the Prayer meeting tonight at 7pm at Ambrose Community Center.

·        August 20 Read: Nehemiah 6:1-19; 10:28-39. Pray against all distractions. Pray for the grace to participate in the historic building project of your church.
Prayer teleconference led tonight by Pastor John Ojewole

·        August 21 Read: Read: Nehemiah 4. Pray for removal of and victory over all obstacles against the purchase of our church building. Pray against all discouragements.
Prayer teleconference led tonight by sister Alice Ojewole

·        August 22 Read: Nehemiah 11; Psalm 103:1-7.
Praise God for who He is. Give thanks for what God is about to do in our church. Thank him for the blessings you have received during this week of consecration. Ask God to make you a channel of blessing to what God is doing in your church. Re-affirm your trust in God.

Prayer teleconference led tonight by Pastor John Ojewole




Sunday, July 19, 2015

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

Memory Verse: Jeremiah 32:27 (NKJV) “Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?



TEXT: Joshua 6:1-21

Sunday, July 12, 2015

MADE NEW


MADE NEW
Memory Verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:12-18

Monday, July 6, 2015

What to do in Changing Times

What to do in Changing Times

Memory Verse: Galatians 6:9 (NKJV) - And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.

TEXT: Acts 5:12-42

Saturday, July 4, 2015

God on Our Side

God on Our Side

Memory Verse: Romans 8:31 (NKJV) — 31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
TEXT: Romans 8:28–39

THE PROFILE OF A GODLY FATHER

THE PROFILE OF A GODLY FATHER
June 21

MEMORY VERSE: Exodus 20:12 (NIV) — 12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

OUR AMAZING GOD

OUR AMAZING GOD
MEMORY VERSE: Psalm 8:1 (NKJV) — 1 O Lord, our Lord, How excellent is Your name in all the earth, Who have set Your glory above the heavens!

SCRIPTURE: Psalm 145:1-21

Sunday, May 10, 2015

LOVING YOUR MOM

LOVING YOUR MOM

MEMORY Verse: Exodus 20:12 (NKJV) — 12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.


TEXT: John 19:26–27


TO BE LIKE JESUS

What God Expects of You
TO BE LIKE JESUS

Memory Verse: Colossians 2:6–7 (NKJV) — 6 As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, 7 rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.


TEXT: Matthew 5:1-16


HOW TO BE VICTORIOUS

HOW TO BE VICTORIOUS

TEXT: 1 John 5:1–8

Monday, April 13, 2015

How To Give God Pleasure

What God Expects of You
How To Give God Pleasure

Revelation 4:11 (NKJV) — 11 “You are worthy, O Lord, To receive glory and honor and power; For You created all things, And by Your will they exist and were created.”

TEXT: John 4:1–38

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Safe Zone or Faith Zone?

Series: Our Shared Values 1

Safe Zone or Faith Zone

Memory Verse: Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV) — 1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.


TEXT: LUKE 7:1-10

Consumers or Contributors?

Our Shared Values-2 & 3
Consumers or Contributors?
Memory Verse: Psalm 116:12 (NKJV) 12 What shall I render to the Lord For all His benefits toward me?

Sunday, February 1, 2015

PUTTING FIRST THINGS FIRST

PUTTING FIRST THINGS FIRST

Memory Verse: Matthew 6:33 (NKJV) — 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

The Basis for Open Doors

The Year of Open Doors
The Basis for Open Doors
Memory Verse: Revelation 3:7-8;7‘These things says He who is holy, He who is true, “He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens”: 8 “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name”.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

AGAPE CROSSOVER/NEW YEAR PRAYER OF DECEMBER 31, 2014

AGAPE CROSSOVER/NEW YEAR PRAYER OF DECEMBER 31, 2014
2015 Theme: The Year of Open Doors
2015 Theme Bible Verse: Revelation 3:7-8;‘These things says He who is holy, He who is true, “He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens”: 8 “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name”.
Theme Song for 2015: “God Will Make a Way”

First, Let us confess our sins.
2 Chronicles 6:26–27 (ESV) — 26 “When heaven is shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, if they pray toward this place and acknowledge your name and turn from their sin, when you afflict them, 27 then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel, when you teach them the good way in which they should walk, and grant rain upon your land, which you have given to your people as an inheritance.

Second, let us thank God for his blessings this past year.
Psalm 118:1 (ESV) — 1 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

Third, Let us decree the removal of all obstacles on our ways in 2015.
Isaiah 57:14 (NIV) — 14 And it will be said: “Build up, build up, prepare the road! Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people.”

Fourth, as the year 2015 is declared the year of Open Doors, let us pray for God to open doors of blessings to us and help us close every door that is not of God. The Bible says: 1 Corinthians 16:9 (ESV) — 9 for a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.
Theme for 2015 is: My Year of Open Doors
Theme Verse: Revelation 3:7-8;7‘These things says He who is holy, He who is true, “He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens”: 8 “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name”.

Fifth, let us make some prophetic declarations for the New Year.
·        Know that God goes ahead of you this year. He will pilot you through this year in Jesus name.
Deuteronomy 31:3 (NKJV) — 3 The Lord your God Himself crosses over before you; He will destroy these nations from before you, and you shall dispossess them. Joshua himself crosses over before you, just as the Lord has said.
Deuteronomy 31:8 (NKJV) — 8 And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”
·        God will dispossess your enemies and give you victory.
Deuteronomy 9:1–3 (NKJV) — 1 “Hear, O Israel: You are to cross over the Jordan today, and go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to heaven, 2 a people great and tall, the descendants of the Anakim, whom you know, and of whom you heard it said, ‘Who can stand before the descendants of Anak?’ 3 Therefore understand today that the Lord your God is He who goes over before you as a consuming fire. He will destroy them and bring them down before you; so you shall drive them out and destroy them quickly, as the Lord has said to you.
·        Jehovah Shammah, The Lord who is There will be with you every step of the way this year in Jesus name.
Ezekiel 48:35 (NLT) — 35 “The distance around the entire city will be 6 miles. And from that day the name of the city will be ‘The Lord Is There.’”
Ezekiel 48:35 (NKJV) — 35 All the way around shall be eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day shall be: THE LORD IS THERE.

·        Be strong and courageous as you go this year.
Deuteronomy 31:6 (NKJV) — 6 Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”


·        God will shine light to your pathways in the New Year in Jesus name.
Zechariah 14:7 (NKJV) — 7 It shall be one day Which is known to the Lord Neither day nor night. But at evening time it shall happen That it will be light.




7 Days of Fasting & Prayer

Agape Bible Fellowship & Ministries Inc.
www.agapebfm.net
7 Days of Fasting & Prayer January 1– 7, 2015
(Joel 1:14 NIV)  Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.

2015 Theme—The Year of Open Doors
2015 Theme Bible Verse: Revelation 3:7-8…‘These things says He who is holy, He who is true, “He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens”: 8 “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name.
Theme Song for 2015: “God Will Make a Way”


  1. January 1st. Read Revelation 3:7-8; Isa 42:8-9. Pray that God opens doors of opportunities for you this year in Jesus’s name. Pray for fulfilment of God’s promises and the completion of all uncompleted projects in your life this year.
  2. January 2nd. Read Psalm 1:1-3; Matthew 6:33; Hebrews 10:25. Pray that God helps you to make Him your highest priority this year.
  3. January 3rd. Read 2 Kings 6:1-7. Pray that God’s agenda in your life will be fulfilled this year in Jesus’s name. Pray sound health and long life for all our church members.
  4. January 4th. Read Mathew 7:7-8; Psalm 46. Ask God what you want for you and your family this year. Pray for other members of your church family, as you feel led.
  5. January 5th Read Psalm 37:25; Philippians 4:19; Matthew 16:18. Pray for financial breakthrough for your church and your family this year. Pray for the growth of your church and removal of all obstacles to advancement.
  6. January 6th Read 1 Kings 17:7-16; Isaiah 65:17-25. Pray for a divine visitation to your situation this year in Jesus’s name.  Pray for an uncommon miracle this year in Jesus’s name.
  7. January 7th Read Psalm 103, 125 & 150. Praise God for who He is. Thank him for these seven days of fasting and prayer. Commit your ways to the Lord in prayer. Re-affirm your trust in God. Sing our theme song for this year: “God Will Make a Way.”