Category: News & Events

ENC Leaders Convocation 2023

In September 2023 the leaders of the European Network of Communities gathered in Croatia for a 3 day conference that takes place every second year. The event’s purpose is to gather leaders and help strengthen their relationship with God and with one another. Andy Pettman from the Sword of the Spirit was invited to participate. […]

Strategic Partnership Agreement with Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals

We are pleased to inform you that on 1st August 2023, the Sword of the Spirit has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Philippines-based Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP).   BCBP was founded in 1980, initially as an outreach of Manila-based Ligaya Ng Panginoon (Joy of the Lord) Community and has since become an independent […]

Strategic Partnership Meeting Report 

– by Dominic Mc Dermott (European Network of Communities) Four Community Networks agreed to get together in London for three days from 18-20th July 2023 to take the next steps in forming a global Strategic Partnership. We did so as a response to the Spirit’s prompting that this is God’s prophetic work among us for […]

Regional Worship Leaders Conference in Colombia

– by Juan C. Aragón At the beginning of June 2023 we had the sixth edition of the Gathering of Worship Leaders of the Iberoamerican Region (EMRIA). The theme of this retreat was ‘La parte que me toca’ (the part that is given to me) which referred both to our role as servants of worship […]

You Will Receive Power From On High

– by Raúl Ríos In order to be better prepared to respond to current realities, Incienso de Dios (Xalapa, Mexico) and 6 other communities held the “Power from on High” retreat where more than 300 brothers and sisters gathered at Casa de la Iglesia “Nuestra Señora de la Paz”, on March 25th and 26th, 2023. […]

Expressions of the Current of Grace in Covenant Community

The Forum for Charismatic Covenant Community in Italy held a General Conference in Rome on the 11th and 12th of February 2023. The title of the conference was: “The Charismatic Renewal: A Pentecostal Grace for the Whole Church”. During the conference there were plenty of times for worship together and fellowship and there were sessions […]

Widening Our Tent Pegs—Serving the Church in Africa

From February 12 to 17, a group of leaders from the Sword of the Spirit conducted a conference on community formation at the Emmaus Centre in Katimaku, Uganda, about an hour and a half north of Kampala. This was a follow up to a conference conducted in the same location last year by Jean Barbara, […]

Life in the Spirit Seminar in Brazil

The first Life in the Spirit Seminar of the Terra de Santa Cruz Community was quite an experience! It took place in Sao Jose Dos Campos on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of January, 2023. We had the LSS with married couples and single people together, mothers and daughters, fathers and sons and […]

200 Coordinators from Asia were Renewed in the Spirit

This year (2022) has been a year of great blessing for coordinators all across the Sword of the Spirit who had their Regional Coordinators Conference. The Asian region had their retreat from the 22nd to the 25th of September in the Philippines. There were 200 coordinators from the Philippines, Malaysia, India, Singapore, 7 brothers from […]

Sword of the Spirit Leaders Speak at Charis International Conference for Community Leaders

The second International Community Leaders conference organized by Charis took place on October 10 to 12 in Rome. Jean Barbara, the SOS president gave the opening talk on the “Essentials of a Charismatic Community” based on the SOS experience. Tony Laureys, the SOS Europe and Middle East regional president gave one of the other five presentations on […]