Pastor, faith-healer, author and a television host Chris Oyakhilome (also known as Pastor Chris) is the founder of LoveWorld Incorporated. The company, which is also called Christ Embassy is based out of Lagos, Nigeria. His unique interpretation of God’s Word has been a source of inspiration for thousands of people across the globe.
Pastor Chris: Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was a child of faith, who was raised in a loving family and supported by his parents. He is the eldest child of elder T.E Oyakhilome and Angelina Oyakhilome. She was the pioneer of the Assemblies Of God Church in Benin City and a matriarch of the Oyakhilome families, who passed her divine grace on her son at an early age.
The entire family is engaged with the LoveWorld ministry. The Reverend brother of Ken (the revered pastor of Christ Embassy Houston, Texas Church) and a member of the Christ Embassy Central Executive Council are his two sisters. KattyWorghiren, the director of LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry is the home of several international best-selling gospel artists.
Pastor Chris is blessed with two daughters, Charlene and Carissa Sharon. Carissa Sharon decided to follow in her father’s footsteps in sharing God’s Word to the world. Also known as CSO (Community Service Organization), she is a gifted gospel singer and part of the LoveWorld Music and Arts community.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome began his studies at Edo College. After a scholarship was granted to pursue a degree in architecture at Bendel State University (now Ambrose Ali University), he received the BSc degree in Architecture as well as an honorary Doctor of Science. Additionally, he holds an honourary doctorate in divinity from Benson Idahosa University. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Ambrose Ali University was the campus where he sensed God calling him to become a minister to the Lord.
Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris The Mentor
The Man of God started what would become one of the biggest churches in the world when he was still a student at university, with the small group of prayer known as “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 around the world.
Under Pastor Chris’s guidance, under the direction of Pastor Chris, the LoveWorld ministry became a pioneer in satellite television and Christian programming and production. LoveWorldSAT was the first Christian television channel to broadcast 24 hours a day from Africa through free-to-air channels. Today, there are LoveWorld television stations available across satellite and cable networks across the world.
Christ Embassy has strong presence in Pastor Chris’s homeland of Nigeria, South Africa and Canada. Two Healing Schools are situated in South Africa and Canada. There Pastor Chris holds seasonal sessions which allow miraculous healing to occur.
Music and Gospel Music are also an integral part of worship. Pastor Chris encourages Christ Embassy Churches that a choir be trained by Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. Many of these singing talent go on to enjoy successful solo careers under the guidance of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
The Future African Leaders Foundation, (FALF), is an organization that seeks to carry on the inspirational work of Pastor Chris. Chris Oyakhilome It’s aimed at developing and recognizing the next generation of leaders and helping them become successful in the future. Pastor Chris invests in the future of our youth to help them become the leaders of tomorrow.
Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris: The Teacher
International events and conferences are organized by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome that bring together thousands Christian believers from all over the world. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has been one of the most popular and well-known pastors in Nigeria and around the world. His teachings will continue inspire and move people for a long time to come.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris is also a prolific author, having written numerous devotionals and books. The most well-known of his works is Rhapsody of Realities. A daily devotional and prayer study guide that provides inspirational insight into God’s Word. Rhapsody of Realities, which has been translated into a variety of languages and distributed worldwide to millions of readers, is now in its second edition.
Many of Pastor Chris’s publications are also available online through the Pastor Chris Digital Library. The repository gives access to hundreds of thousands hours of video and audio recordings in a variety of languages.
Pastor Chris has also built a large social media following on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and his ministry’s own social network, KingsChat. KingsChat connects people who are LoveWorld followers on a digital level that allows them to connect to one another and share their spiritual journeys in a safe environment.
Pastor Chris: Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome established the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Internet (COFI), an international non-profit organization. Its mission is to help the most vulnerable individuals and communities in certain countries and regions of poverty around the world.
As well as preaching the Gospel In addition, as well as preaching the Gospel, Man of God has created NGOs with a goals of providing essential aid and hope to in need, the poor and forgotten souls. Five partners make up COFI and are working to raise living standards in the poorest areas.
COFI manages 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 groups works to improve the health and well-being of the most vulnerable.
His charity also provides support for children who are in need. Pastor Chris believes in the importance of solid communities through COFI, The InnerCity Mission and the development of accountable governance, good governance leadership and sustainable development both in Africa and in other regions in the world, according to the Sustainable Development Goals. With such a successful and diverse ministry, it is easy to see the reasons why Pastor Chris is a renowned advocate for Christ.