ABIDING GRACE FOUNDATION.
The Abiding Grace Foundation is a Christian ministry inspired of God to equip the saints for the work of ministry by providing resources for the training needs of the body of Christ and to strengthen homes. The ministry was inaugurated on the 29th of April 2004 and has since been clearly focused on its given mandate.
Vision- To Equip The Saints And Strengthen Homes.
Mission- * To create a vibrant literature ministry
* To facilitate the training of disciples
* To strengthen homes
* To initiate and support evangelistic/mission efforts
* To provide retreat facility for Christians
*To provide worship centres known as Abiding Grace Chapel
The ministry currently has seven arms:
- ABIDING GRACE PUBLICATIONS.
- ABIDING GRACE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE.
- HAPPIHOME RESOURCES.
- ABIDING GRACE MISSIONS AND EVANGELISM OUTREACHES
- ABIDING MINISTERS EMPOWERMENT NETWORK.
- BETHEL RESORT, ISOMU.
- ABIDING GRACE CHAPEL.
ABIDING GRACE PUBLICATIONS
The publishing arm of the ministry has several periodicals and books to its credit. The periodicals include The Abiding Minister and Abiding Couples Digest. The Abiding Minister is a publication specifically targeted at ministers of God as well as church workers and is aimed at actualizing the vision of the ministry i.e.. Equipping the saints for the work of ministry. On the other hand, Abiding Couples Digest is aimed at promoting blissful homes. Books in the stable of this arm of the ministry include the following:
- Walking With Him
- Journey To Marriage
- Obedience: The key to fruitful life
- Forgiveness In Marriage
- Twelve Laws For Successful Marriage
- The Able Minister: Seven Vital Questions For Ministers.
- Matters Arising In Marriage.
- Positive Parenting Mindsets.
- Couples Companion.
SCRIPTURE STUDY SERIES
- Examples For Us
- Attaining Spiritual Maturity
- Essentials Of The Christian Faith.
- Becoming a Vessel Of Honour
- Enemies Of Consecrated Life.
- The Man After God’s Heart: Twenty Five Lessons From The Life Of King David.
All the current books are authored by Dr. Mike Oluniyi.
ABIDING GRACE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
The leadership institute organize conferences, workshops, seminars and other specialized programs to meet the training needs of the body of Christ.
The institute also provide specialized training for various categories of Christian workers i.e. Sunday school teachers, ushers, choir etc. Abiding Grace Marriage enrichment seminars are also available for specialized groups and couples on request.
The institute also runs regular Certificate and Diploma courses for would be ministers and church workers.
MATTERS ARISING IN MARRIAGE.
is the arm of the ministry that provides resources to strengthen homes. MATTERS ARISING IN MARRIAGE Under this arm, we have the MATTERS ARISING IN MARRIAGE ON RADIO and on CDs. Through this arm, we also carry out conferences and workshops, all aimed at strengthening homes.
We have a regular program on OGBC 90.5fm by 7.15pm every Saturday.
ABIDING GRACE MISSIONS AND EVANGELISM OUTREACHES.
Our Mission and Evangelism outreaches provides Evangelism Tracts for evangelism efforts for churches, ministries, fellowships and individuals who are desirous of carrying out evangelism. The tracts are colorful and of good quality and are targeted at different age groups. The tracts include the following;
- What Is The Time
- What Will Be Your Last Words.
- You And Your Goliath
This arm also organizes mission trips nationally and internationally. It has been involved in mission outreaches to Bassar in Northern Togo since 2005 to date.
ABIDING MINISTERS EMPOWERMENT NETWORK.
The network is the empowerment arm of the ministry through which the spouse of ministers are taught vocational skills through which they may support their spouses in ministry. Another department of the arm is a cooperative society through which members are encouraged to save and be given loans to establish or grow their trades to support the family of ministers of God.
THE BETHEL RESORT, ISOMU.
The resort was established in January 2007 to cater for the retreat need of christians who desire a conducive place to seek the face of God without distractions. Since then, it has been used by different churches, denominations and ministries with outstanding testimonies.
The resort is sited on eight hectares of well drained land, serviced by two streams.
To mark the tenth anniversary of the resort in January 2017, an interdenominational management team was put in place with the following objectives;
- Pray for the continued spiritual relevance of the resort.
- Establish policies that will guide the use of the resort.
- Maintain the facilities on ground.
- Carry out renovations and extension works.
- Approve programs and uses to which the resort may be put.
- Pay workers salaries.
- Determine how to raise funds to carry out the objectives.
The management team makes use of donations and contributions of Bethel Partners to fund the resort.
Usage / Enquiries.
If you desire to use the resort, you may make use of the following phone numbers.
Pastor Akinyemi- Redeemed Christian Church Of God. (Chairman)
Pastor Olorunpomi- Christ Apostolic Church
Sister Sewoniku- Abiding Grace Chapel. (Secretary)
Sister Moibi- Christian Faith Mission. (Treasurer)
Brother Foluso Oduwole-Anglican Church
Pastor Monday Onyejemili- Abiding Grace Chapel.
Bro. Adewale Odunsi- Abiding Grace Chapel
Vicar of St. John’s Anglican Church Isomu.
Vicar of the Baptist Church Isomu.
BE A BETHEL PARTNER.
Bethel Partners are those who believe in the vision of Bethel Resort and have decided to be committed to the development and continued spiritual relevance of the Resort.
- You must be a born again Christian.
- Must be a worker or a committed member of your church.
- Pray for the continued spiritual relevance of the Resort.
- Contribute a minimum of N1,000 (one thousand Naira) of monthly towards the development of the Resort.
- Prayers of every user of the Resort.
- Make use of the Resort free of charge.
- Get a free copy of every publication of Abiding Grace Publications.
For details on how to become a Bethel Partner, call +234 8034714015
ABIDING GRACE CHAPEL.
The Abiding Grace Chapel started in June 2009 as the worship arm of the ministry. The chapel which aims at following the vision of the ministry aims at raising christians who have dept in God and who believes that their home is vital in their walk with God. Members are equipped to see themselves as potential ministers who God may rely on for any assignment which He may desire to commit to their hands.
The headquarters church is situated at Grace Garden, Irewon Ijebu Ode. A branch of the church was established in Lome, Togo in June 2018.
PRESIDENT/ SENIOR PASTOR.
Rev’d. Dr. Mike Oluniyi.
Rev’d. Mrs. Yemmy Oluniyi.
ABEOKUTA MISSION PARISH.
Bro. Paul Wheto
LOME, TOGO PARISH.
Pastor Chrislain Kili Katanga.
Sister Christianah Sewoniku.
Sister Eunice Olaoye.
Sister Olubukola Ohia.
Sister Sola Odunsi.
Bro. Damola Oluniyi.
Brother Adewale Odunsi.
Bro. Wunmi Olaoye.
DEPUTY CHOIR DIRECTOR.
Sister Oyinade Oyinbukola
ANNUAL INTERDENOMINATIONAL PROGRAMS OF THE MINSTRY.
- The Abiding Ministers’ Conference (29th April annually)
- The Abiding Youth Conference (first weekend in August annually)
- The Abiding Couples-In-Ministry Conference (first Friday in November annually)
THE SET MAN.
Rev’d. Mike Oluniyi. Ph.D. had his early experiences in the work of God in the Anglican Church where he served as the chairman of Missions and Evangelism committee as well as the Bible study coordinator of the Cathedral Church of Our Saviour, Itaolowajoda, Ijebu Ode for many years. He was also a member of the Standing Committee of the church. He received the call of God to Equip The Saints And Strengthen Homes and was used by God to establish the Abiding Grace Foundation on April 29, 2004. Since then, God has used him to make significant impact in the Body of Christ especially within the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, where he has served in various capacities up to that of the Deputy State Chairman for Ogun State.. Despite his commitments, he still maintains very good relationship with the Anglican Church. Abiding Grace Foundation is well known for annual programs organized for ministers of God and church workers/ leaders i.e.
Rev’d. Mike Oluniyi has authored many books especially on Marriage, an area in which he is specially endowed. He is also the author of the Abiding Grace Scripture Study Series which is used by many churches as Bible study / Sunday school manuals.
He was educated at the universities of Benin, Olabisi Onabanjo and Ibadan where he obtained a Doctorate degree in Educational Evaluation. Married to Rev’d. Esther Oluyemisi Alaba Oluniyi and the union is blessed with wonderful children.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The board of trustees of the ministry include;
Rev’d Samson Ajetomobi- Chairmam
Rev’d Dr. Francis Bola Akin John.
Rev’d Hudson Bunmi Olusola.
Pastor. Pius Ade Odukoya.
Pastor B.J. Ogunkola.
Evangelist Mrs. V. Oke.
Rev’d. Dr. Mike Oluniyi.
Rev’d Mrs. Yemmy Oluniyi.
The Board meets annually to assess the activities and consider the future plans of the ministry.
If you want to be a part of what God is doing through the various activities of the ministry through donations, you may do so by sending your donation through the following account details:
Account name – Abiding Grace Foundation.
Account number – 0050451945 (Current Account)
Bank – Guarantee Trust Bank.