Pastors are the ordained leaders of the Christian congregation. They are not just there to preach the word of God, they are also there to lead and serve as an example to the church members. In this post, we would talk about pastors that have served as role models, not just to their congregation, but also to the public.
1. Pastor E.A Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is definitely number begins the list. He was born on the 2nd of March 1942 in Osun state. He is the current General Overseer of the Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG) which is one of the biggest Pentecostal churches in Nigeria today. He is well-respected in the country by Christians and non-Christians alike
2. Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka
Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka is the most respected Catholic priest in Nigeria. He is the founder of the biggest Catholic ministry in the country, Adoration ministry in Enugu state. He is famous for the miracles he performs as well as his prophecies. One of his popular prophecies was in 2015 when he said that Buhari would win the presidential election in 2015 against Goodluck Jonathan.
3. Bishop David Oyedepo
The founder and General Overseer of Faith Tabernacle is one of the influential pastors in the country today. Also, he is the most respected pastor in Africa because of his rich lifestyle. In fact, his popularity has spread throughout the world and he has touched many lives worldwide due to the way he preaches and the life he lives. Although, he has received a lot of criticism from his fellow pastors due to the prosperity gospel he preaches.
4. Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi
Pastor Kumuyi is one of the most respected men of God and he is the founder of Deeper Life Bible Church. He preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ with great enthusiasm. Pastor Kumuyi was a lecturer at the University of Lagos before he became a pastor. He lost his wife a few years ago.
5. Pastor Poju Oyemade
Poju Oyemade is one of the youngest pastors in Nigeria and his followers are growing exponentially. He is the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos. Although much is not known about him, it is known that he is a big influence on youths and some politicians.
6. Prophet T. B Joshua
Here is another highly influential Nigerian pastors that work extraordinary miracles. Prophet T.B. Joshua is the General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN). Also, he is an ambassador to different countries of the world. His journey to prophethood has surprised many as he prophesied that his church was going to be one of the greatest in the world.
7. Reverend Father Emmanuel Obimma
He is a very popular and powerful man of God. Reverend Father Emmanuel is popularly known as Ebube Muonso. He is the current spiritual director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry in Anambra state Just like Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, he is also known for performing miracles and wonders using his God-given abilities.
8. Pastor Paul Adefarasin
Paul Adefarasin is a Christian minister and author. He is the head of the House on the Rock churches with its headquarter in Lagos. Also, he hosts the weekly television religious program, Something Is About to Happen!, which is watched in both Africa and Europe. Lastly, he is the host of The Experience Lagos music and worship concert, where top gospel artiste like Don Moen, Michael Smith, Nathaniel Bassey, and others performs.
9. Matthew Ashimolowo
Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo is the founder of KICC. In brief, he is one of the wealthiest Nigerian pastors today and lives in the United Kingdom.
10. Pastor Sam Adeyemi
Sam Adeyemi is both a pastor and a motivational speaker. He is the current General Overseer of Daystar Gospel Church and one of the respected men of God in the country.
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