Ministries & Functions

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father." John 14:12

MINISTRY AND FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION

The manifestation of the Spirit is given to each of us for the common good of all.

Ministry and Functional Organizations

Our ministry and functional organizations are the life streams that drive the fellowship. It comprises a number of work and operational units, each modelled after the footstep of our Lord Jesus Christ for our perfection, optimal performance and the expression of our heritage in the Kingdom of God. These ministries put men as sons, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ Jesus to work the earth. Our work covers every aspect of life, from character moulding to the economy, discipleship, sustaining and renewing the Lord’s vineyard.

Administration Ministries

The corporate ministries provide support to MPIF as a legal entity-helping to satisfy MPIF civic responsibilities as a good corporate citizen in any Country where we operate. We have here the following functional bodies and ministry clusters: International Stewards Council (ISC), Board of Truestees, Custodian and Implementation Team, Functional Organization Continental and the Functional Oganization National. 

ISC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF globally. The Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in ISC.

Made up of six (6) members selected to hold MPIF in legal trust on behalf of the body. The board is the face of MPIF both to the internal and external stakeholders.

Provides independent cover for the proper custody and to monitor the implementation of MPIF Ministry – Principle and Operations Manual [MM-POM].

Functional Organization represented by the Continental Stewards Council (CTSC). This is necessary to make sure that in every Continent where MPIF is represented, there is an International Stewards Council (ISC) members from that Continent.

Functional Organization represented by the National Stewards Council (NSC). This is necessary to make sure that in every Nation where MPIF is represented, there is an International Stewards Council (ISC) member from that Nation.

Operations Ministry

The offices under this cluster are responsible for the smooth running of the daily affairs of the Men of Praise International Fellowship globally.

"And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all." 1 Corinthians 12:6

"But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will." 1 Corinthians 12:11

This is the seat of governance; responsible for managing, controlling, implementing and regulating the affairs of the organisation.

Assets are needful instrument for effective ministration and administration of the organization. This ministry is responsible to keep and maintain our assets.

Responsible for our commonwealth, like the Apostles feet; they collect, preserve and allocate our common wealth.

They promote and creates conducive atmosphere for events to proceed smoothly and predictably to maximize participation and achieve the desired values in every MPIF organized event.

Responsible for information flow and dissemination within MPIF and to the and the public.

They plan, manage and organize all MPIF event with an eye to deliver the best in an excellent manner.

Social Services Ministry: They promote the gospel pattern of social well-being (relationships), oneness, social services to the community, and healthy living among members.

Responsible for the welfare of members.

Responsible to start new Chapters, support and promote every effort to make all MPIF existing Chapters a model centre of excellence.

Core Ministries

The core ministries nurture and build lives to make men perfect in the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.

“…walking after the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus…” Romans 8:1-2

This is the ministry of the word. The word of God is life and through the ministry of the word encounter we acquire divine nature, walk in the principles of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus and come into our inheritance.

Responsible for praise and worship. Through this ministry we develop deep intimacy with God. In praise and worship we exercise our priestly office and faith to God-a sacrifice well pleasing to God.

Prayer is an aspect of the grace of life in Christ Jesus that every child of God must adopt (cultivate) for daily living and exploits here on earth.

They are dedicated to ensure that every MPIF leadership meetings, fellowship, retreats, etc. are done as a discipleship training. The aim is to perfect the saints, prepare them for the work of the ministry and to edify the body of Christ.

An umbrella body responsible to blend the core ministries for divine encounter. The upper room is a place we experience the cross, power and the new life in Christ Jesus.

The focus is to create Godly environment in our work places, such as the offices, workshops, factories, etc. and enthrone God to reign in the works of our hands through the grace of prayer, word, praise and worship.

Mission Ministries

The great commission is an effort to make the Nations of the earth imbibe the culture of the kingdom of heaven as norm in all aspect of life. So, the Christian missions of evangelism is so much of discipleship.

Responsible for organizing the Church in the House annual events and to support the homes for effective Church in the House.

Support citizens of the kingdom of God to harvest and bring souls to glory through the gospel ordained principles of Multiplication, Discipleship, Companionship and Generation.

To reach the professionals, marketplace, institutions, families and men of all worth’s of life with the truth and the reality of the person and work of our Lord Jesus Christ "Talk about Jesus Christ."

Reach every nation with the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ-as a witness to them and advance the oneness of the body of Christ globally.

“Changing the world by sowing the word”. We transform the society by expressing the gospel of Jesus Christ through visuals and dramatic forms, using the media concept.

We touch the society in various passionate ways, showing God's love and care to the needy through our prison to praise, orphanage, etc. activities.

We fish for men and also follow up new converts within a catchment area of each MPIF Chapter at a particular time.

Reaches out to prisoners, ex-convicts, addicts and anti-socials to disciple them to become citizens of the kingdom of God. Our thrust is discipleship, rehabilitation and integration.

We promote the unity of the body of Christ, making ministers of the gospel of Jesus Christ one indivisible and united family. The focus is on the ministers of the gospel.

We invest Kingdom values and resources in the younger generation who we strongly believe are the future of tomorrow. We carry out soul stirring evangelistic campaigns through the families, schools, churches, etc. to equip this tender group to grow in the knowledge and walk in the the gospel of the kingdom of God. The focus: fetus, the child and the teenagers.

We invest in the youths – the youths are today’s champions and tomorrow's hope. The ministry vigorously launches out, recruiting a brand of spiritual young men and women who will stand to be counted on the side of the Lord. The target group includes twenty years and above. The unmarried (men and women) at whatever age (young adults) are included in this bracket.

Women are great assets in the Kingdom of God, so important that Jesus Christ Himself needed a bride (the Church) to work the earth. The focus is to present her perfect in Christ and empowered to function as a bride, woman and wife.

Kingdom Resources Ministries

The earth is the estate (garden) of our King and we have to keep and dress it. Work is part of our salvation package and as heirs of God we should work the estate of our Father.

We harness Godly skills and talents to execute kingdom projects. MPIF Talent and Entrepreneur Development Scheme, Chapter Enterprise Projects, etc. are all under this ministry.

We are saddled with the responsibility of taking MPIF back to the land (agriculture), using the gospel values as a major means to accomplish this goal-like Joseph did in Egypt.

We do civil, mechanical, electrical construction and maintenance activities to keep the earth habitable.

Involved in oil and gas, natural resources and environment projects. By this, we contribute to the harnessing and the sustainability treasures of God on earth.

We provide basic services to support good living, comfort and satisfaction applying the gospel of Jesus Christ: catering services, travels, transportation, IT services, etc. 

We champion transformation in the industrial space. We are involved the production and processing of consumer and industrial products.

Established to achieve our vision to raise entrepreneurs in righteousness. An umbrella body to unite MPIF businesses and the ones owned by members and to create strong collaboration for dominion in the economic landscape.

Established to promote oneness, collaboration and stewardship among members. Members have access to credit facilities, investments and capacity building schemes.

To provide services to support MPIF mainstream businesses and that of the members. It helps the enterprises remind focused in its core operations and avoid distractions, loss of expertise and values.

School of Ministries

An institutionalized outfit to equip the saints for perfection in the work of the ministry and building the body of Christ.

They concentrate on the foundation class, a basic training to educate members on the MPIF Ministry – Principles and Operations as contained in the manual. The training will also cover essential principles of the Christian faith-for new believers, discipleship and apostolic trainings to perfect the saints.

Responsible to disciple the saints on kingdom business principles of wealth creation, maintenance and management.

They provide basic formal education based on Kingdom principles, to ensure all members are educated at least to read, write and understand basic societal norms in line with Christian value.

Functional Organization

As stewards of the kingdom of God on earth, we a responsibility to be organized as the body of Christ, be faithful in our assignment and to show the fruit of our labour in the Lord.

CSC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in a Chapter. Each Chapter in an Area shall have a functional CSC. A Chapter shall be made up of at least twenty-five (25) active members. MPIF Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in CSC.

ASC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in an Area. Each Area in every Zone shall have a functional ASC. There may be several Areas in a Zone, an Area shall be made up of at least five (5) functional Chapters. MPIF Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in ASC.

ZSC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in a Zone. Each Zone in every State or Province (Region) shall have a functional ZSC. There may be several Zones in a State or Province (Region), a Zone shall be made up of at least two (2) areas. MPIF Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in ZSC.

 

SSC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in a State. Each State or Province (Region) in every Nation shall have a functional SSC. MPIF Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in SSC.

 

NSC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in a Nation. Each Nation in a Continent shall have a functional NSC. All ministry and functional organizations in each nation shall be represented in the NSC for that Nation. 

 

CTSC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF in a Continent. Each Continent (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America) shall have a functional CTSC. The Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in CTSC.   

 

ISC has an overview function, execution and management responsibility over MPIF globally. The Ministry and Functional organizations are represented in ISC.

"So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another." Romans 12:5

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