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Remembering 200 Years Ago

Today in Boston it is the 200th anniversary of the departure of the Thaddeus, a […]

October 23, 2019


The Annual Members Business Meeting has been rescheduled to Nov 24th after the 11am service. […]

October 4, 2019

Fun TV report on Church Preservation Project

Enjoy some laughs as Da Braddahs talk story about the church’s preservation project and the […]

September 22, 2019

A Legend Became Reality

Four young Hawaiians and 14 missionaries sailed 164 days,
and fulfilled high priest Hewahewa's prophecy...

Hawaii History

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Mokuaikaua Church1 day ago
After a stormy night with thunder and lightning, Mauna Kea is now adorned with a crown of snow. Here are some photos of the snowfall. Photo: Shelby Billionaire Photo: Mauna Kea Weather Center Photo…
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Mokuaikaua Church2 days ago
In January 1962, a young exchange student studying at the Bible College of Wales in Swansea, was on his way home, when he decided to take an unguided sightseeing tour of London. As he walked, he came across a house with a nameplate on the front that said “George Jeffreys”. He wondered if it could be the “great George Jeffreys who had founded the Elim Pentecostal churches in Ireland and England” and whom he had read so much about.”
This is how he tells the rest of the story:
“There I rang the bell. A lady opened the door. ‘Pardon my intrusion, ma’am. Does George Jeffreys live here who was the famous firebrand evangelist I have heard so much about?’ ‘Yes, he does’.
‘May I see him?’
‘No. Under no circumstances.’
She had hardly said no when I heard a deep voice from within the house say, ‘Let the young man come in.’
...I stepped forward, took his hand and introduced myself. I told him I had a call of God on my life to be an evangelist and to preach the gospel in Africa. That I had been to college in Swansea (Bible College in Wales) and was now returning to Germany.
What happened next was extraordinary. All of a sudden, he took me by my shoulders and fell to his knees, pulling me to the floor with him. He placed his hands on my head and began to bless me as a father blesses a son, as Abraham blessed Isaac, who blessed Jacob, and on and on. The room seemed to light up with the glory of God as he poured out his prayer over me. I do not remember the words with which he blessed me, but I do remember their effect. My body felt electrified, tingling with divine energy. After about half an hour he finished. I stood up and helped him to his feet. He seemed very frail. We said goodbye. The lady came and escorted me away. He could hardly stand. Nor could I, for different reasons.” That young man went on to become one of the greatest healing evangelists of his generation. His name was Reinhard Bonnke. When Bonnke’s train arrived at the station of his parents town, his dad , who came to pick him up, told him that Jeffreys had just died. This morning I learned that Reinhard Bonnke has left this earth and is now with Jeffreys in heaven. I bet that is a joyful reunion.
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Mokuaikaua Church2 days ago
20 injured and 5 killed... 🙏

“Monday December 9th at 14:11pm in New Zealand’s time zone, (late at night on Sunday, Eastern Time), one [eruption] took place on White Island, also known by its Māori name Whakaari.“
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Mokuaikaua Church2 days ago
We are all recovering from shock here today. Late yesterday we received the news that baby Brianna has defied the odds and delivered a Christmas miracle for her family.

Diagnosed in pregnancy with a rare and "terminal" genetic condition from having a small cerebellum and pons in the brain (a condition called Pontocerebellar hypoplasia or PCH), she was given anywhere between a few hours and young adulthood to live (she also had fluid on the brain). The family were told to "terminate" the pregnancy. As there is no cure. There is no "fix". There is no answer.

Yet yesterday it was found, to the shock of doctors, nurses and well....everyone involved really....that she was perfectly healthy. The initial diagnostic symptoms she had have miraculously disappeared and she was cleared of the condition after passing a million and 1 tests - from eye scans, to renal tests, to ultrasounds and even a brain MRI.

I would not have believed this had I not attended the last scan (to support the family as a bereavement and birth doula) and witnessed the examination of the brain and saw the fluid with my own 2 eyes.

We literally saw the diagnosis.
We spoke with multiple doctors and specialists in depth.
We were referred to the pallative care team to "plan".
We were told to prepare for the worst.
And on multiple occasions, even I was asked if I knew what I was in for and prepared myself for the journey that I was about to undertake as a doula supporting this family.

Today.....there are no words. There is no explanation.

Just joy and tears. BIG HAPPY TEARS!

This story needs to be told. Both the family and I feel the need to do that. this space!!

❤ Doula Selena