The blaze of revival reached the island of Hong Kong in May 1985, when Bro. Eddie and Sis. Dory Villanueva held a crusade in this country. Despite restrictions and restraint from the police, Bro. Eddie was undaunted as he boldly preached the Gospel to Filipinos that converged in Central, Hong Kong .
Out of them, five domestic helpers were zealously touched by the Spirit of God, committing themselves for a higher calling of service in the kingdom of God. Thus, a Bible Study at Blake Pier attended by the same committed people, started.
From this humble beginning, JIL Hong Kong Chapter was born and has now grown to more than 8,000 members in its 29 years of existence, with 18 Worship Services held from Mondays to Sundays in four Areas; Area 1- Chaiwan, Area 2 -North Point and Saikung, Area 3- JIL International Centre, Shek Kip Mei, and Area 4- Tuen Mun and Discovery Bay.
Through the years, the faithfulness and unfailing love of God, never ceases as He continually showcase His power, touching every heart and transforming lives. Indeed, God is unstoppable in fulfilling His divine plan and purposes as it is written in Job 5:9 “He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted”; an affirmation “That at the Name of Jesus every knee shall bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Is Lord to the glory of God the Father”. Philippians 2:10-11