Our vision is to establish over 20 thriving churches in the 12 countries of Southern Africa by 2020 so that we can fulfill our lifetime dream of establishing a Bible Talk within walking distance of every African.

God is doing amazing things at the University of Johannesburg

It has been amazing to see how God has worked at the start of the second semester at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

At the beginning of the semester we got together as a Joburg Church of Christ campus ministry and decided to do a Jericho Walk. We gathered every morning at 7am to walk around the campus, praying for God to do some that we have never seen before. During the day we went out inviting people to our first Bible Discussion of the semester.

Come the Friday Bible Discussion the 10 UJ campus students had 63 friends out! A lot of students have started studying the bible and are busy making decisions to become disciples. God is working in a powerful way.

Jacques Genis

ICOC Campus Ministry

Singles Retreat - 2013

Singles retreat

This is for the ICOC or International Churches of Christ singles ministry.

Purity Conference

ICOC #International church of Christ

As Christians, we are constantly striving to live pure and holy lives in an increasingly impure world. Therefore we are very excited about the upcoming Purity Conference weekend happening in Johannesburg from Saturday, 10 August.

The Saturday will be a full-day conference presented by Tom and Carol Nuelle. It will focus on providing biblical perspective and practical answers to victory over impurity in your own life and will teach you how to help others.

On the Sunday we will all come together for a church-wide service. There will be a 10am service for Families (Kids Zone provided) and a 2pm service for Campus and Singles.

Speakers:

The "One Year Challenge" in South Africa

The One Year Challenge for the International Churches of Christ

SWAMP comes to South Africa, ICOC campers from around the world had an amazing time

Nearly 200 campers from ICOC churches in 8 different nations came together in Johannesburg for an incredible time of fellowship, fun and drawing closer to God.

Below is a video with the teen campers leading the Joburg church in worship.

 

World News: Mission Team in Arizona has 470 people at their first service!

 

Six weeks ago ICOC HotNews flew out to Tucson, Arizona to witness an inaugural church service of the Tucson International Church of Christ, which had a whopping 470 people in attendance (see orginal article here: http://www.icochotnews.com/?q=node/2006). In this episode of HotNews, the first of a three-part miniseries on mission teams, we've highlighted just a portion of the faith and passion we saw in these fired-up disciples.

International churches of Christ "Swamp Camp"

 

Swamp Camp, a youth camp aimed at helping children and teens build up strong relationships with God, started back in 1998 with the church in Altanta, Georgia (USA). Earlier this year the International churches of Christ throughout Southern Africa teamed up with the disciples in Georgia to host Swamp Camp in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

This episode of ICOC HotNews takes us to the Swamp and gives us a small glimpse of just how much summer camp can help our kids grow towards spiritual maturity.

With a little help from friends the 9 disciples in Lesotho have 145 at church.

Good news from Maseru, Lesotho

On the 21st of September 2012, over 80 disciples from the International church of Christ throughout South Africa and Botswana(all single) went on a missionary journey to Maseru, Lesotho. The purpose of this trip was to spread the word of God in that nation and to strengthen the church. 

 

ICOC Church in Namibia growing strongly, three university professors and a doctor in mathematics converted

Dillon and Fran started leading the International church of Christ in Windhoek about one and a half years ago. They have done a fantastic job getting the church to grow again. They have three kids and he has a very busy job. This year, already, the church has grown from 28 disciples to now 41. They have converted three professors and a doctor in mathematics at the University of Namibia.

 

2020 Vision for the Southern Africa Churches of Christ

International news from our churches

Cape Town Church celebrates 21st Anniversary

The Jo'burg church of Christ sings

Johannesburg: 1150 disciples have 2380 at church

The Johannesburg church held 'bring Your Neighbour days' across the five regions entitled "The bread of Life". All the members were encouraged to bring freshly baked bread products and set them on tables surrounding the hall. Bread Makers were set up at the entrance to the auditorium so that the smell of freshly baking bread greeted each person as the entered the hall.

The sermon focused on Jesus as the "Bread of Life" and as much as the staple product of bread is necessary for our bodies, so to having a relationship with Jesus Christ was essential for our souls.

ICOC HotNews Report - the South East Asian Family of Churches

A BIG thank you to all Donors and ICOC volunteers

International Churches of Christ: The 1st 40 Years

Winning Souls for Jesus in Durban, South Africa.

Durban, South Africa boasts the highest Indian population in a city outside of India.

The church in Durban is a small group of 70 disciples-and only 4 are in Indian. The Leaders in Durban are determined to win Indians (Moslems, Hindus and Christians) for Jesus. Such was the excitement and all the Glory to God when Prenny & Alison Naidu were baptised on the 9 Oct 2011 after studying the bible for 3 months. Prenny comes from a Hindu Religious background but found the bible so intriguing and inspiring he could not ignore its message.

Teen Youth Camp - September 2011

Being around and involved with the energy and innocence of youth is very inspiring and even more so when you connect with the energy of young aspiring disciples. 

A plan put in place by Dave and Beth Pocta 18 months is in full swing and is bearing fruit.

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