Africa Holy Ghost and Fire Tour 2023 – Week Three

By: Pastors Rodney & Adonica Howard-Browne

Publish date: 09/17/2023

Foundation Scriptures:
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature… Mark 16:15-18
September 17 Johannesburg, South Africa
September 19-20 Cape Town, South Africa
September 21-22 Durban, South Africa
September 23-24 Manzini, Eswatini
(See for preaching schedule and updates)
South Africa is located at the southern tip of the African continent and is known for its diverse geography, culture, and history. It is a multi-ethnic society with a complex political past, most notably its period of apartheid which ended in 1994. The country has a mixed economy, rich in natural resources, and is considered one of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). The capital is divided among three cities: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), and Cape Town (legislative).
Natural Resources: South Africa is rich in minerals like gold, platinum, and diamond, making it a significant player in the global mining industry.
Industrial Base: The country has a well-developed industrial sector, including manufacturing and services, which is relatively advanced compared to other African nations.
Tourism: With its stunning landscapes, wildlife, and cultural heritage, South Africa is a
major tourist destination.
Financial Services: South Africa has a sophisticated financial sector and is home to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, one of the world's largest stock exchanges.
Renewable Energy: South Africa has significant potential for renewable energy, especially solar and wind power, and has made strides in diversifying its energy sources.
Social Inequality: Despite its wealth, South Africa has one of the highest rates of income inequality in the world, along with high levels of poverty and unemployment.
Political Instability: Issues of corruption, inefficient governance, and political infighting can hamper economic growth and social development.
Crime Rates: High levels of crime, including violent crime, are a significant concern for both citizens and tourists.
Healthcare Challenges: The country faces a high burden of diseases like HIV/AIDS and has an under-resourced healthcare system.
Education Gaps: While there has been progress in education, disparities in educational quality and access remain, particularly between urban and rural areas.
Eswatini is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by Mozambique to the northeast and South Africa to the west, south, and southeast. It is one of the last remaining absolute monarchies in the world. The country has a small economy primarily based on agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. The capital cities are Mbabane (administrative) and Lobamba (legislative and royal).
Cultural Heritage: Eswatini has a rich cultural history that is well-preserved and celebrated, attracting tourists to annual events like the Umhlanga Reed Dance.
Tourism Potential: The country's scenic landscapes, including wildlife reserves and national parks, have strong tourism potential.
Stable Agriculture: Favorable climates and fertile soil offer a stable environment for agriculture, particularly sugar, which is a significant export.
Strategic Location: Its proximity to South Africa provides opportunities for trade and economic cooperation.
Natural Resources: Eswatini has deposits of coal and quarry stone, although they are not extensively exploited.
Political System: The absolute monarchy limits political freedoms and democratic representation, leading to internal tensions.
Economic Vulnerability: With a small and relatively undiversified economy, Eswatini is susceptible to economic fluctuations and external shocks.
Health Concerns: The country has one of the world’s highest rates of HIV/AIDS, which poses significant social and economic challenges.
Limited Infrastructure: Infrastructure for transportation, healthcare, and education is limited, particularly in rural areas.
 Dependency: Heavy reliance on South Africa for trade and remittances makes the country economically vulnerable to its neighbor's performance.
Pray for Ps. Rodney & Adonica and the R.M.I. team:

1. Utterance in the Holy Ghost.
a. Ephesians 6:19
b. Colossians 4:3
c. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for anointing their tongues as a pen of a ready writer. Thank You for giving them the tongue of the learned that they shall know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary (Isaiah 50:4). Thank You for complete utterance in the Holy Ghost!

2. Holy Boldness.
a. Acts 4:13,29,31
b. 1 Timothy 3:13
c. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for a supernatural boldness coming upon the team even now – that everywhere the soles of their feet tread will be land that they will possess for the harvest of souls and the advancement of Your Kingdom. In Your Name, they will preach the Gospel with boldness and thousands will be saved. Divine strength, might, and boldness is their portion. In Jesus’ Name, amen.

3. Divine Favor.
a. Psalm 5:12
b. Acts 2:47
c. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for blessing every aspect of this trip with divine favor. Thank You for supernatural breakthroughs and opening doors that no man can close within the government, business, and ministerial realms. Thank You for Your favor surrounding them like a shield. They have been called for such a time as this, and they have favor with God and favor with man. In Jesus’ Name, amen.

4. Divine Provision.
a. Psalm 23
b. 2 Corinthians 8 & 9
c. Philippians 4:14-19
d. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus, thank You for this entire tour is PAID IN FULL! Thank You for blessing The River Church to be a blessing to governments, churches, and communities across Africa. We thank You for blessing the team with supernatural provision on every side and the suddenlies of Heaven! Thank You for supplying every need in every country, city, and township before the team arrives. In Jesus’ Name, amen.

5. Divine Protection.
a. Psalm 91
b. Isaiah 52:12
c. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for giving your angels special charge over Pastors Rodney & Adonica and the ministry team, to accompany, defend, and preserve them in all their ways. We thank You that Your angels are encamped around about them and that divine protection is their portion. No weapon formed against them will prosper, they will have safe travels, and every part of their trip will be blessed! In Jesus' Name, amen.

6. Divine Guidance.
a. Proverbs 3:3-5
b. John 10:3-5; 27  
c. John 16:3 KJV
d. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for going before them and removing every obstacle and making every crooked path straight. Thank You for Your Word being a lamp unto their feet and a light unto their path. Thank You for ordering every single step in every country, city, and township. May they only go where You want them to go, say what You want them to say, and do, what You want them to do. In Jesus’ Name, amen

7. Divine Wisdom.
a. Proverbs 2:6
b. Isaiah 33:6
c. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank You for giving Pastors Rodney & Adonica and the ministry team supernatural wisdom, understanding, and knowledge – that they know all things by the unction of the Holy Ghost who lives big on the inside of them. We thank You for fresh grace and wisdom every day. In Jesus’ Name, amen.

8. Pray for Holy Ghost & Fire Meetings:
a. Souls Into the Kingdom & Nations to Be Shaken.
b. Psalm 2:8
c. Acts 1:8
d. Romans 1:16
e. Prayer Point: Heavenly Father, in the Name of Jesus, Your word says, “Ask of Me, and I will give You the nations as Your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth as Your possession.” So Father, as we ask in faith, we thank You for Holy Ghost & Fire meetings that will shake the core of every nations, bringing in the greatest harvest of souls we’ve ever seen in Africa thus far. We declare that governments, businesses, and churches will be revived and mobilized to bring in the harvest. We know that out of this tour, will come testimonies of salvation, healing, deliverance, and much more. We thank You for a book of Acts outpouring in every city. In Jesus’ Name, amen.  

1 John 5:14-15 - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: 15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.