Some Nigerian pastors have accomplished great things throughout their careers as the preacher of the gospel, and their works have reached international recognition.
We will be looking at 4 of those influential pastors, and their ministries.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo
David Oyedepo is a popular pastor and businessman who is the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle located in Ota, Ogun State and Living Faith Church Worldwide, popularly known Winners Chapel International.
Oyedepo who is a native of Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State is now one of the most influential pastors in the world. Oyedepo's network of churches are located in over 300 cities, in all states of the country, and several international cities in Dubai, the United Kingdom and also the United States.
Although Oyedepo was raised by a Muslim father, and a mother who was a member of the Holy Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (C&S), he still managed to find his calling through hardwork and dedication.
2. Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye
Enoch Adejare Adeboye is another influential Nigerian pastor who is currently the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God in Lagos.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye was born in Ifewara, near Ife, in Osun State, and joined the Redemed Christian Church of God in 1973 at the young age 31. At this time he served as an interpreter before being ordained a pastor by Pa. Josiah Akindayomi in the year 1975.
3. Bishop Ayo Oritsejafor
Bishop Ayodele Joseph Oritsejafor is the founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri. He is one of the most respected men in the world due to his accomplishments as a preacher of the gospel.
Bishop Ayo Oritsejafor served as the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN), from July 2010 to July 2016 and this made him the first Pentecostal leader to hold the position.
Oritsejafor was also the first African to launch a Miracle crusade from Africa to a world audience via satellite in the year 1987 alongside evangelist Joe Martins.
4. Chris Oyakhilome
Chris Oyakhilome is another influential figure who is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy.
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