Pastor and faith heaver author, and television host Chris Oyakhilome. As well as the people who follow him, Pastor Chris is the leader of the organization, founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated. His unique presentation of God’s Word has inspired millions worldwide.
Pastor Chris: The Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born December 7th 1963, in Edo State in Nigeria. He grew up in a religious family with loving and dedicated parents. He is the oldest son of Elder T.E Oyakhilome. Angelina, one of the early pioneers of the Assemblies of God Church in Benin City, as well as the matriarch of Oyakhilome’s Oyakhilome family, who imparted her divine grace in her son very early.
The whole family is actively involved in the LoveWorld ministry. Reverend Ken is Ken’s older brother and member of Christ Embassy Central Executive Council. KattyWorghiren (KattyWorghiren) is the director at the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry. This ministry is home to many gospel artists, who are among the top sellers across the world.
Pastor Chris is blessed with two daughters, Charlene and Carissa Sharon. Carissa Sharon has chosen to follow the route of her father in preaching the gospel of God to the world. Also known CSO She is a gospel singer who has won awards and a member of LoveWorld Music and Arts.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome started his studies at Edo College. Then he was awarded a scholarship to study at Bendel State University, now Ambrose Ali University. There was he obtained an BSc. in Architecture as well as an honorary Doctor of Science. He also holds an honorary doctorate from Benson Idahosa University in divinity. While at Ambrose Ali University, he received a call from God to join the ministry and become a servant to the Lord.
Pastor Chris: A Mentor
The Man of God created what would eventually be one of the biggest church congregations in the world when he was still at a university. It began with a small prayer group called ‘Youth for Christ’, that eventually grew into one of the most popular groups of its kind on campus. It also served as the basis of the future Christ Embassy and LoveWorld Incorporated with millions of followers across the world.
The LoveWorld ministry, under the leadership of Chris the pastor, Chris has become an early pioneer in satellite television as well as Christian TV programming. LoveWorldSAT became the first Christian television channel to broadcast 24 hours a day from Africa through free-to-air networks. Today, there are LoveWorld television stations available across satellite and cable networks throughout the globe.
Christ Embassy has a strong presence in Pastor Chris’s homeland of Nigeria, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. The ministry operates two healing schools that are located in South Africa.
Music and Gospel Music play an integral element of worship. Pastor Chris recommends Christ Embassy Churches that a choir be taught through Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. A lot of these singing talent go on to enjoy successful solo careers under the direction of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
The Future African Leaders Foundation (FALF) is an organization that focuses on continuing the inspiring work of Pastor Chris. It is designed to identify and nurture young, gifted leaders. They prepare them for a bright future by supporting and acknowledging their extraordinary achievements. Pastor Chris invests today in youth so that they can become leaders of tomorrow.
Pastor Chris The Teacher
International events and conferences are arranged by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. They bring together thousands Christian believers across the world. As one of the most famous and influential pastors in all of Nigeria and the world the teachings of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome will continue to inspire and move souls for years to come.
Pastor Chris is also an author and prolific writer who has written many devotionals and books. His most famous publication is Rhapsody of Realities. The daily devotional guide to prayer provides inspiring insights into God’s profound Word. Rhapsody of Realities can be read in various languages and is available to millions of readers all over the globe.
You can access many of Pastor Chris’s sermons, prayers and thoughtful reflections online through the pastor Chris Digital Library. It is a repository that provides access to thousands of hours of audio and video recordings in various languages.
Pastor Chris has also built a large social following through FB. Twitter, YouTube. The social network of his ministry is KingsChat. KingsChat brings together the digital community of LoveWorld believers allowing them to share, follow and interact with one another in a deeper spiritual way in a secure environment.
Pastor Chris: The Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome created the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Internet (COFI), an international non-profit organisation. Its purpose is to assist those who are most vulnerable and communities in certain regions and countries of poverty all over the world.
In addition to proclaiming the gospel, The Man of God also founded a number of NGOs that have the mission of providing vital services and hope to the poor, needy or neglected. COFI has five partners that have all committed to improving living standards in some of the most underdeveloped areas.
COFI supervises the InnerCity Mission, ICM for Children, the Volunteer Medical Corps and Trauma International Foundation (TCIF), Future Africa Leaders Foundation , and the Bible For All Mission. Each of these organizations strives to improve the lives, health, and spirits of those most in need.
His charity also provides sustenance to children in need. Pastor Chris believes in the development of strong communities by promoting responsible governance and accountability in leadership. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals, Pastor Chris also promotes sustainable development within Africa and other fragile parts of Africa through COFI. It is easy to see that Pastor Chris is an effective spokesperson for Christ and has a broad and effective ministry.