Full Gospel Assembly
Again I was going to an other assembly.
This time I just wanted a church to fellowship, as my experience was that they would throw me out, as soon as I was preaching there a few times.
As I always had refused to sugarcoat, or water down the message, and I don’t know of any church around here, where they do not water down the truth, I actually was wondering how long I could be there unnoticed.
While I was in this assembly, I continued with spreading the Gospel on the streets, at an illegal radio station, the weekly Bible study evenings, and further in anyway I could.
In this same period I got invitations to come to different countries in the world, and when I left for months it was not unnoticed.
I didn’t look for it, to get known, but still people heard of me, and I got more and more invitations to preach in different churches, and so I was also visiting Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
About a year after the last mission trip, I married my wife who came from the Philippines.
Shortly after that I was also invited to preach in the Full Gospel Assembly where I now went for years every Sunday.
The first time I preached there, about 350 from the almost 1000 members contacted the elders for prayer, and to rededicate their lives to the Christ.
This was more than before and the 2nd pastor didn’t like to see that.
After I preached there 4 or 5 times I was thrown out. Again, not by the congregation, but by those who had some kind of authority in the church board. The church was changing and the 2nd pastor didn’t like it.
The Sunday after I brought my last sermon, there we six man standing at the door waiting for me. They stopped me and told me that they didn’t want me to enter the meetings ever again.
This was quite a shock to me and it again took quite some time to get over this blow.
But I didn’t fight their decision, and left.
A few months later the church was decimated, and they could not stay in the hall they used to meet in. They moved to what was before their Bible study room.