Christians in the country have been urged to be followers of Christ and not just admirers by practicing what Jesus did. The advise was given by the vice president of the Republic of Malawi,Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima when he attended the Saturation 2017 meeting at Bingu National stadium on Thursday evening.
The vice president commended the Seventh Day Adventist church for the various development projects in the country. "You are our partner in development.The Malawi Adventist University, Malamulo Hospital in Makwasa,Blantyre Adventist Hospital are some of the developments initiated by the church.'' He said.
He then commended the SDA Church for sponsoring the saturation 2017 meetings on its own which have successfully been conducted for four weeks.''We encourage this spirit of self help.Let everyone of you give generously to settle the balances''. Said Dr.Chilima.
The Vice president assured the church of continued government support. In his remarks,the president of the Malawi Union Conference of of SDA commended the Vice president for gracing the Saturation 2017 meeting. ''We are delighted with your presence.Its encouraging to have God fearing leader like you.We thank government for continued freedom of worship in the country'. He said.
Saturation 2017 is a mega evangelistic campaign which has been organised by the Central Malawi Conference with an aim of reaching out with GOD and at the same time penetrating the areas in Malawi where the gospel message has not yet reached.It has been taking place at the magnificence Bingu National Stadium in the capital city of Malawi from 3rd September,and has been broadcast live for an hour every evening on five major television and radio stations of the country. Evangelist Tony Nyirenda has been preaching throughout the meetings.Thousands of people from different denominations are turning up for the event at the stadium each evening.
Thousands of people have been baptised at Bingu National Stadium and all satellite centres. Saturation 2017meetings end on 30th September 2017 with a big sabbath at Bingu National Stadium.