Pastor, faith healer, writer, and TV host, Chris Oyakhilome is known to his followers as Pastor Chris, is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also called Christ Embassy, based in Lagos, Nigeria. His distinctive interpretation of the Bible has been a source of inspiration for thousands of people across the globe.
Pastor Chris The Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, born on December 7 7 1963 in Edo State, Nigeria, was raised in a family that was a faith-based one, and was surrounded by his loving and dedicated parents. He is the oldest son born to 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 divine grace on her son from a young age.
The LoveWorld ministry is a collaboration between the entire family. Chris Oyakhilome Biography Reverend Ken, his brother, is the revered pastor of Christ Embassy’s Houston Texas Church and a member on Christ Embassy Central Executive Council. KattyWorghiren serves as the director of the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry(LMAM) in which several gospel artists are among the top-selling in the world.
Pastor Chris is blessed with two daughters, Charlene and Carissa Sharon. Carissa Sharon chose to follow in her father’s footsteps of sharing God’s Word with all people. Also known as CSO (Community Service Organization), she is a skilled gospel artist and is a part of the LoveWorld Music and Arts community.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was educated in Edo College. He then won an award to study architecture in Bendel State University. He also has an honorary doctorate of divinity from Benson Idahosa University. While attending Ambrose Ali University, he got his calling from God to join the ministry and become an ambassador for the Lord.
Pastor Chris The Mentor
While in the university While still in university, the Man of God started what would later be the largest congregation in the world. It began as a small group of prayer known as ‘Youth for Christ’. The group would later become the foundation for LoveWorld Incorporated and Christ Embassy as well as eventually millions of followers across the globe.
The LoveWorld ministry, under the leadership of Pastor Chris, became an early pioneer in satellite television as well as Christian TV programming. LOVEWORLDSAT was first Christian television station broadcasting out of Africa throughout the day on free-to air channels. There are LoveWorld satellite and cable television stations around the globe.
Christ Embassy has a strong presence in Pastor Chris’s home country of Nigeria. The ministry has two Healing Schools that are located in South Africa. These schools are where Pastor Chris hosts sessions throughout the year which allow miracles to happen.
Music and Gospel Music are an important element of the worship. Pastor Chris encourages Christ Embassy Churches that a choir be trained by Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. Many of these singing talents go on to have success as solo artists under the guidance of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
The Future African Leaders Foundation (FALF) is an organization that is focused on continuing the inspiring work of Pastor Chris. Its mission is to identify and developing young, talented leaders, and preparing them for a positive future by recognizing and supporting their incredible achievements. Pastor Chris invests in the youth of today so that they will be tomorrow’s leaders.
Pastor Chris: The Teacher
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the host of international events and conferences which bring together hundreds of Christians from all corners of the globe. He is one of the most well-known and influential pastors of Nigeria and across the globe, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s teachings will continue to inspire and move souls for years to come.
Pastor Chris is also a prolific author and writer who has written a myriad of devotionals and books. The Rhapsody of Realities is his most popular publication. It’s a daily devotional study guide with inspirational insights about the Word of God. Rhapsody of Realities has been translated into a variety of languages and is distributed to millions of readers around the world.
Chris Oyakhilome Biography A large portion of Pastor Chris’s books can also be accessed on the internet through the Pastor Chris Digital Library. This repository provides access to hundreds of thousands of hours of audio and video recordings in multiple languages.
Pastor Chris has also established an extensive social presence on FB. Twitter, YouTube. Oyakhilome The ministry’s own social media platform KingsChat. KingsChat connects users of the LoveWorld believers on a virtual level and allows them to connect with one another and share their journeys in the spiritual realm in a safe environment.
Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris: The Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome created the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Internet (COFI) which is an international non-profit organisation. The organization’s goal is to assist those who are most vulnerable and communities within certain regions and countries of poverty around the world.
In addition to preaching the Gospel In addition, the Man of God has created NGOs with a a mission of delivering vital assistance and hope to poor, needy and forgotten souls. COFI’s five partners all have the same aim: to raise living standards and improve the quality of life in most disadvantaged areas.
COFI’s umbrella covers the InnerCity Mission ICM (ICM), the Volunteer Medical Corps VMC (VMC), Trauma Care 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 most in need.
His charity also provides sustenance to indigent children. Pastor Chris believes in empowering communities by establishing COFI and The InnerCity Mission. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome He encourages responsible governance, good governance leadership, and sustainable development in Africa and other regions of the world, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. As an ambassador for Christ and having an extensive and effective ministry, it’s not difficult to observe how the message of Pastor Chris has been heard by so many people.