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Welcome to Threshers Team Ministry

REVIVE, RECRUIT, RAISE.  (The 3 Rs)

We are a team of disciples of Jesus Christ who are persuaded that the Lord has mandated us to raise men and women for Him, for His placement in the body of Christ. This we are doing through a vigorous discipleship work at all levels - Children, Adolescents and Adults - and in every location where God takes us.

The work involves reviving the unbeliever and awaking the backslidden saint; recruiting as many as God gives us; and raising them for Him. So we use the simple acronym of, the 3-R's (Revive, Recruit, Raise) to capture the mandate.

 

 

The work has several outlets but the discipleship work particularly is prosecuted through feeding centers located in homes, local Church assemblies, offices, etc, where vigorous Bible teaching takes place as a basis for the raising of lives. The work is done through work teams that face different aspects of the work. For example there are work teams for Discipleship, Training, Publications, Packaging and Marketing, Children work, etc. The work as a whole is being led, under God, by Brother Afam Eruchalu

 

The discipleship work is the bedrock of the work of the Threshers Team. This work deals with raising men, conformed into the image of Christ, for His placement in the Body of Christ.

The discipleship work takes place at all levels- Children, Adolescents and Adults. It takes place in Churches, discipleship classes located in several places, Churches and also in homes.

Home Discipleship (i.e. Discipleship in homes) is the grass root strategy to make every disciple’s home a place of discipleship (a place of making men to look like Jesus)

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The discipleship work is presently going on in different parts of Nigeria and overseas.

The discipleship work team is a team of brethren saddled with planning, strategizing, supervising and producing materials for the work. The team also takes oversight of the work and also tries to ensure quality control of the work.

 

Children and Adolescent Discipleship is in every aspect – spiritually, academically, domestically and otherwise as seen necessary.

 

This comprehensive training is being pursued using the platforms of The Incubators Primary Academy, The Incubators Secondary Academy and Vacation Adolescent Training (VAT)

 

 

 

 Children and Adolescent Discipleship is in every aspect... Spritually, Academically, Domestically and otherwise as seen necessary. 

 

MITRE

The Ministers Improvement and Training Retreat (MITRE) is envisioned as a means of raising ministers and leaders for the work of God.

It is not a normal seminary, neither is it diploma or degree awarding. It is in the pattern of leadership development as done in the Bible – by Jesus, Peter, John, Paul, etc. It is not merely and purely academic but a balance of life training unto perfection in the likeness of Christ, and equipment that thoroughly furnishes students unto being able to do every good work.


MITRE is a retreat, even though a training programme. Meanwhile all graduates are to go through six conclaves of one week each running over three years. At the end of this those who qualify will be sent forth and continuously monitored and given oversight as much as possible.

DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE TV BROADCAST

The media Work Team is team of brethren having the vision of reaching out to the people of this generation with the gospel and teachings of Christ using the media – Television, Radio and Internet.

Presently they are in charge of  the production of the TV programme – “Discipleship Cruise” aired on NTA Kaduna, Nigeria between 7:30pm and 8:00pm every Monday.

This team also produces DVDs and MP3 CDs for conferences, retreats and seminars organized by the Threshers team.


Are you resident in Kaduna, Nigeria? Join us every Monday on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA Kaduna,  between 7:30pm - 8:00pm for Biblical Teachings on Discipleship and other Christian Topics.
RESOURCE CENTRES: BOOKSHOPS, LIBRARIES

The Packaging & Marketing work team is saddled with the burden: “to disseminate the word of God as far as possible and as cheap as possible.” They make use of the following outlets to carry out the vision:

Bookshop – Various books touching different areas of Christian living for discipleship and growth. Also journals and other publications.

Dubbing and Reproduction of cassettes (DVD, VCD, Audio CDs) – Messages and various teachings touching most areas of Christian living are recorded and reproduced for the edification of the brethren.


Circulation of books, magazines and printed media works.

Library and Resource Center – For reading and listening to cassettes of various Christian topics and teachings (doctrine). It also serves as a center for research work and information acquiring. Ministers are also available for counseling and prayers.

Featured Articles


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  • God's Base

    Author: Afam Eruchalu

    Publication: Disciples Indeed (Issue 45, April 2013)

    God's BaseGod has needs. That the Almighty God has needs looks difficult to appreciate and may even look like a blasphemy. But the truth is that the Almighty has deliberately put Himself in the place of need even though He can do all things … God has ever thought corporately and not individualistically. He wants teams of men to be His platform or base. This is how His mind has always worked right from the beginning. To have His first team He instituted marriage and the family ... Read Full Article

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Disciples Digest (April 2013): METAMORPHOSIS (2)

We must thank God again for taking us through the first quarter of this year. This must not be a routine but a heartfelt expression of gratitude to Him without whom we and our families would not have survived. I am sure that each of us have a catalogue of the wonderful things He did for us in the last three months for which to thank and praise Him. It is only meet that we recount some of these that we know (for there is much that we do not know) before Him and bring Him our offerings of thanksgiving and praise and whatever other vows and sacrifices we must bring to Him. This is the only correct way to enter this quarter so that He will carry us again, show us the right way and make our paths straight.

You must not forget that the Lord told us last quarter that we must stop struggling on our life's journey. He told us that we have finished with the regime of the self life and come under the regime of the Holy Spirit. If we are truly His we have the seal of the Spirit and within us He has put a well of water that keeps welling up to eternal life. (Jn. 4:14) ... READ FULL ARTICLE

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News Bar

AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


AUDIO MESSAGES FROM DISCIPLES RETREAT 2013 & DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE

Check the Audio Messages section to download or listen to any of the Messages from Disciples Retreat 2013 & Discipleship Cruise TV Broadcast.


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Have you gotten the current editions of the following publications?

1. Disciples Indeed:
"God's Base"

2. DISCIPLE'S DIGEST:
"Metamorphosis (2)"

3. New Coat (Magazine For Youths):
"What Is Your Dream?"

4. Printed Book:
"A Fruitful Bough"

5. MITRE DIGEST:
"Life's Journey"


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Video Messages

Discipleship Cruise Television Broadcast (Episode 136)

Theme: TRANSFORMATION

Topic: ISSUES OF TRANSFORMATION (2)

 

Audio: Disciples Retreat 2013

Disciples Retreat 2013

Theme: LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR

Right Click the DOWNLOAD button beside any of the messages and click "Save Link As..." or "Save Target As..."  to download. You may also click PLAY to listen to the message online.

Download Title Play
download Welcoming Address
Rev. David Kanda

download Your First Love (O/C)
Afam Eruchalu

download Love Your Neighbour (Talk 1)
Afam Eruchalu

download What Is in The Bag? (Talk2)
Afam Eruchalu

download Growing Your Business (Vocational Workshop)
Terzungwe Nyor

download Closing Charge
Afam Eruchalu

Audio: Discipleship Cruise

DISCIPLESHIP CRUISE TELEVISION BROADCAST

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Download Title Play
download Transformation (Part 1)
Afam Eruchalu

download Transformation (Part 2)
Afam Eruchalu

download Issues of Transformation (Part 1)
Afam Eruchalu

download Issues of Transformation (Part 2)
Afam Eruchalu

download Issues of Transformation (Part 3)
Afam Eruchalu

Threshers Work Teams

Discipleship Work Team

The discipleship work team is a team of brethren saddled with planning, strategizing, supervising and producing materials for the work. The team also takes oversight of the work and also tries to ensure quality control of the work.

The discipleship work is the bedrock of the work at the place of Refuge. This work deals with raising men, conformed into the image of Christ, for His placement in the Body of Christ.

The discipleship work takes place at all levels- Children, Adolescents and Adults. It takes place in Churches, discipleship feeding centres located in several places, Churches and also in homes.

The home discipleship- discipleship in homes- is the grass root strategy to make every disciple’s home a place of discipleship (a place of making men to look like Jesus) The discipleship work is presently going on in different parts of Nigeria and overseas.

 

Women Work Team

Discovering that women play a vital role in the society – a role that in recent years has been overlooked and resulted to several terrible societal vices, the women work team, made up of sisters, is faced with the challenge of re-focusing and re-directing women especially believers back to this abandoned role. Broken homes, criminals, immoral activities etc can be traced to the neglect of this role by our women.

Using a structured training in every dimension – discipleship, this team seeks to raise "Mothers in Israel" to rise up and begin to play their role and arrest the present decay in families in particular and the society at large. Women are a very vital key in child upbringing and peaceful homes – this must be put in place again.

Children Work Team

These are a team of brethren that labour amongst the children from ages 0 – 12 years. Their aim is to introduce Jesus to them at a very tender age having Proverbs 22:6 in view. It is a discipleship work amongst children to consolidate the labour of their parents.

This training (discipleship) is in every aspect – spiritually, academically, domestically and otherwise as seen necessary. Proverbs 22:6 states that: “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”

This training is particular and peculiar to each child. They also are involved in developing children discipleship materials, children workers’ development, children education, children rallies and camps, children section in meetings and good news clubs.

Adolescents Work Team

13 - 18 years age bracket are very critical in the life of a human being.

This work team seeks to help adolescents face life challenges in this critical part of their lives and help them find their role in the light of the Holy Bible and also help out with the challenges of their academical pursuits, peer pressure and parental issues.

Since a lifestyle can be formed at this point, it is only wise and right to have it formed appropriately.

They also help in counseling for career and family matters.

To accomplish this task a Vocational Adolescent Training (VAT) programme is held once in a year for two weeks so as to impart necessary spiritual virtues, academic work and vocational skills in them. (Details of the VAT programme is obtainable on request).

Training Work Team

This team of brethren see to the effective running of the various training outlets of the work. The concept, planning and execution of various forms of training.

Some of these training handled by this team are:

(i) MITRE (Ministers Improvement and Training Retreat)

(ii) VAT (Vacation Adolescent Training).

MITRE is a training for leaders, general overseers, visioners, church workers, women leaders, Sunday school teachers etc.

While VAT on the other hand, handles secondary school students only until they graduate. It takes care of both spiritual and academic matters.

Home and general conducts, hygiene and vocational trainings are also treated.

Publications Work Team

This team comprise of brethren that see to the smooth production of all journals, Disciples Indeed Journal, Disciples Digest, New Coat (Journal for Youths), Kingdom Child, etc and books published as part of the work.

The editing and printing of these materials are handled by this work team.Such materials are then easily passed across to subscribers and distributed to the Body of Christ.You can download some of these publications and use them for your spiritual needs.

 

Media Work Team

This team of brethren have the vision of reaching out to the people of this generation with the gospel and teachings of Christ using the Electronic Media – Internet, Television,  Radio, etc.

Presently they are in charge of the production of the TV programme, Discipleship Cruise, shown on air in Kaduna, Nigeria.

This team also produces DVDs, VCDs, Audio CDs, MP3 CDs, etc for conferences, retreats and seminars organized by the Threshers team and Manage the Ministry's Website.

Packaging & Marketing Work Team

This work team is saddled with the burden: “to disseminate the word of God as far as possible and as cheap as possible.” They make use of the following outlets to carry out the vision:

Bookshop – Various books touching different areas of Christian living for discipleship and growth. Also journals and other publications.

Cassetting and reproduction of cassettes (Video, VCD, Audio CD) – Messages and various teachings touching most areas of Christian living are recorded and reproduced for the edification of the brethren.

Circulation of books, magazines and printed media works.

Library and Resource Center – For reading and listening to cassettes of various Christian topics and teachings (doctrine). It also serves as a center for research work and information acquiring. Ministers are also available for counseling and prayers.

Eastern Nigeria Work Team

Looking at the large number of churches in the eastern part of Nigeria – majorly Igbo speaking - and the little impact in the lives of these people who are very religious, this work team seeks to change the tide and work towards a revival in the lives of these people group.

Several meetings in churches, schools etc are held to achieve this goal. Meetings like the Eastern Holy Convocation, Aba Disciples Congreass, etc is organized to gather the populace for a deeper and closer walk with Jesus.

Several discipleship feeding centres are already on.

Overseas Missions Work Team

With several events and pointers to the fact that the so called developed countries (western world) and even other less or under developed countries have missed it in relation to the mind of God – this work team seeks to reach out to these countries and raise disciples for Jesus.

Presently work is on in about four (4) countries namely, USA, UK, Malaysia, and Finland.

We trust that with time they will be established and reach out to more countries.

For now meetings are organized and from Nigeria (our base) we reach out to them visiting once a year and using other means like correspondence.

Some men are key in these regions who oversee the work in each country.