Pastor of faith, healer of the sick and writer, Chris Oyakhilome is known to his fans as Pastor Chris. He is also the president of LoveWorld Incorporated. Also called Christ Embassy. It is based in Lagos. His unique interpretation of God’s Word has been a source of inspiration for thousands of people across the globe.
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, committed parents. He is the child of the elder T.E Oyakhilome who was one of the founders of the Assemblies of God Church in Benin City. Angelina and the matriarch Oyakhilome were also his parents. The divine grace of her mother was passed down to her son early.
The LoveWorld ministry is a family effort. Reverend Ken is his brother. He is the revered Pastor at Christ Embassy’s Houston Texas Church. Chris Oyakhilome Family He is also a member the Christ Embassy Central Executive Council. Oyakhilome KattyWorghiren is the director for the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry which is home several top-selling gospel artists.
Pastor Chris has two daughters: Carissa Sharon and Charlene. Carissa Sharon is following her father’s tradition of sharing God’s Word to the world. As well as being known by CSO her name, she is a talented, award winning gospel singer and is part of LoveWorld Music and Arts.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was a student at Edo College and was awarded the scholarship of Bendel State University to study architecture. He also holds an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Benson Idahosa University. Chris Oyakhilome Family Ambrose Ali University was where the Lord called him to serve the Lord and go into ministry.
Chris: The Pastor Chris: The Mentor
While still in university The Man of God began what would be the largest church worldwide. It began with a small group of prayer known as ‘Youth for Christ’. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome The group would later become the basis for LoveWorld Incorporated and Christ Embassy as well as eventually millions of followers around the world.
The LoveWorld ministry was founded under Pastor Chris. It’s a leader in satellite television, Christian TV production and programming. LoveWorldSAT is the first Christian TV station that broadcasts from Africa 24/7 a day, on air-free networks. There are LoveWorld television stations on satellite and cable networks across the globe.
Christ Embassy has strong presences in Pastor Chris’s homeland of Nigeria in addition to South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. The ministry operates two healing schools located in South Africa.
Music and Gospel Music form an integral part in worship. Pastor Chris encourages Christ Embassy Churches have a choir trained and supervised by the Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. Many of these singers have successful solo career.
The Future African Leaders Foundation is an organization that continues the inspirational work of Pastor Chris. It is a place to recognize and support young, talented leaders. Pastor Chris invests in the future of our youth to help them become the leaders of the future.
Pastor Chris The Teacher
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome hosts conferences and international events that bring together thousands Christians from every denomination of Christianity. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of Nigeria’s most prominent and influential pastors, will continue to inspire and motivate souls for decades.
Pastor Chris is also a prolific author He has written many books and devotionals. His most well-known work is the Rhapsody of Realities. It is a daily devotional guide for prayers that gives his inspirational insights into the powerful Word of God. Rhapsody of Realities was translated into several languages and made available to millions of people around the world.
A large portion of Pastor Chris’s books are also available online via the Pastor Chris Digital Library. Chris Oyakhilome Family The library provides access to hundreds of thousands of hours of audio and video recordings that span multiple languages.
Pastor Chris has also built up a large social following through FB. Twitter, YouTube. His ministry’s own social network KingsChat. KingsChat brings together the online community of LoveWorld believers, allowing them to connect, share and interact with one another on a spiritual level in a secure environment.
Chris Oyakhilome Family Pastor Chris: Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was a passionate and generous philanthropist. He founded the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation (COFI) a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization with the mission of helping the most disadvantaged communities and people in the poorest regions and countries across the globe.
Apart from preaching the gospel message, the Man Of God has also created NGOs that provide vital services and hope to the most vulnerable and neglected people. COFI has five partners who are dedicated to improving living standards in some of the most degraded regions.
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 organizations strives to improve lives, health and spirits for those in need.
His charitable organization also provides financial aid to children who are poor. Pastor Chris believes in building strong communities by encouraging good governance and accountable leadership. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals, Pastor Chris is also a proponent of sustainable development within Africa as well as other vulnerable regions of Africa through COFI. It’s simple for Pastor Chris to become an ambassador for Christ with such a varied and successful ministry.