Chris Oyakhilome Biography. The Man. The Mentor. The teacher. The Philanthropist.
Pastor, faith healer and author, Chris Oyakhilome is well-known to his fans as Pastor Chris. He is also the president of LoveWorld Incorporated. Also called Christ Embassy. It is based in Lagos. He has inspired millions worldwide with his unique telling of God's Word.
Pastor Chris: The Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born December 7th 1963, in Edo State in Nigeria. He was raised in a religious family with loving and dedicated parents. He was the oldest of four children of the elder T.E Oyakhilome, one of the pioneers of the Assemblies of God Church in Benin City, and Angelina who is the mother of the Oyakhilome family, who imprinted her faith in God's grace upon her son from a young age.
The LoveWorld ministry encompasses all members of the family. Reverend Ken, his brother, is the revered minister of Christ Embassy's Houston Texas Church and a member of the Christ Embassy Central Executive Council. KattyWorghiren serves as the director of the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry(LMAM) in which numerous gospel artists are among the top-selling in the world.
Pastor Chris has two daughters, Carissa Sharon and Charlene. Carissa Sharon has chosen to follow her father's model of sharing the Gospel of God with the world and is also known as CSO She is an accomplished gospel singer who has won awards and is a an active member of the LoveWorld Music and Arts family.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome attended Edo College before winning a scholarship to pursue a degree in architecture at Bendel State University, known today as Ambrose Ali University, where the student earned an BSc in Architecture and an honorary Doctor of Science award. He is a recipient of an honorary degree in divinity from Benson Idahosa University. Ambrose Ali University was his first university. He was called from God to be a minister and serve the Lord.
Chris: The Pastor Chris: The Mentor
While still at university, the Man of God established what would eventually be the largest church worldwide. It began as a small group of prayer known as 'Youth for Christ'. The group would eventually become the foundation for LoveWorld Incorporated and Christ Embassy with a later number of millions of followers across the globe.
The LoveWorld ministry under the direction of Chris the pastor, Chris was an early pioneer in satellite television and Christian TV programming. LOVEWORLDSAT was first Christian television station to broadcast from Africa throughout the day on free-to air channels. In the present, LoveWorld stations can be located on cable and satellite television networks throughout the world.
Christ Embassy has a strong presence throughout Pastor Chris's native Nigeria. The ministry has two healing schools, which are based in South Africa.
Music and Gospel Music play an integral part to worship. Chris Oyakhilome Biography Pastor Chris encourages Christ Embassy Churches and Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry choir training. Oyakhilome Many of the vocalists have been successful as soloists under the guidance of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's supervision.
Oyakhilome The Future African Leaders Foundation is focused on continuing the work of Pastor Chris. The goal of the foundation is to celebrate and encourage the remarkable achievements of the young, talented leaders. Pastor Chris invests in youth today to make them the leaders of tomorrow.
Pastor Chris says Jesus is the Teacher.
International conferences and events are arranged by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome that gather thousands of Christian believers across the globe. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of Nigeria's most powerful and well-known pastors. His teachings are bound to continue to move and inspire people for many more decades.
Pastor Chris is also an accomplished writer and author who has written hundreds of books and devotionals. The most well-known of his works is Rhapsody of Realities. The daily devotional provides an inspirational look at God's powerful Word. Rhapsody of Realities can be found in many different languages and is distributed to millions of people around the world.
Many of Pastor Chris's sermons as well as his prayers and reflections can be accessed online through The Pastor Chris Digital Library.
Pastor Chris has also gained a large social media following through Facebook. https://tribuneonlineng.com/virtual-healing-services-with-pastor-chris-oyakhilome-enters-third-day/ Twitter. https://www.celebsagewiki.com/chris-oyakhilome Youtube. His ministry's own social network, KingsChat. KingsChat is a virtual community of LoveWorld believers that allows them to interact with, share and follow one another on a spiritual level within a safe setting.
Pastor Chris: Philanthropist
A passionate philanthropist Pastor Chris Oyakhilome established the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI), an non-profit, non-governmental organisation with the aim of helping the most vulnerable people as well as communities in the poorest regions and countries in the world.
The Man of God founded NGOs to offer vital services and hope to the needy, poor and neglected. COFI is supported by five partners, all of whom is dedicated to improving the standard of living in the most remote regions.
COFI's umbrella includes the InnerCity Mission ICM (ICM) as well as the Volunteer Medical Corps VMC (VMC), Trauma Care International Foundation /TCIF, Future Africa Leaders Foundation and the Bible For All Mission. Chris Oyakhilome Each of the organizations works to improve lives, health and spirits for those most in dire need.
The charity also provides assistance for children who are in need. Pastor Chris believes in the development of strong communities by encouraging responsible governance and accountability in leadership. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals, Pastor Chris is also an advocate for sustainable development within Africa and other fragile parts of Africa through COFI. It's not difficult for Pastor Chris to serve as an ambassador for Christ by having such a broad and successful ministry.