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Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by walebabs3: 2:08pm On Jul 30, 2016
Religion is said to be beliefs people have in God or deities. In the world, Nigerian churches are force to reckon on religious matters.

Churches in Nigeria and their founders have, through deliverance services, evangelism, sermons, out reaches and crusades, brought liberations and solutions to many across the world. This some have adjudged to have aided the Nigerian economy.

Newsmath examines some churches in Nigeria and their founders.

These are list of some churches and their Founders. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general Overseer.


1. Christ Apostolic Church


Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) is the first Aladura Pentecostal church present in Nigeria and other countries. It has come into existence in the first half of the 20th century, in the then-British empire. It was formally established in 1941 after a split from the Apostolic Church which the original Aladura organization (Faith Tabernacle) had invited to Nigeria. Its growth was led by Joseph Ayo Babalola, a road construction driver who became its founder.

♦ Born : April 25, 1904
Odo-Owa, Oke-Afa LGA Kwara State, Nigeria

♦ Died :July 26, 1959 (aged 55)
Ede, Osun State, southwestern, Nigeria


2.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)

RCCG was founded in 1952 by Rev. Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi (1909–1980) after he had been involved in several other churches. Pastor Akindayomi then chose Enoch Adeboye, a lecturer in mathematics at the University of Lagos, who joined the church in 1973. Adeboye initially became one of the interpreters translating Akindayomi’s sermons from Yoruba to English. He was ordained a pastor of the church in 1975, and his appointment as leader of the church was formalized by the posthumous reading of Akindayomi’s sealed pronouncement.

♦ Governance : Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer (1981–Date)



3. Living Faith Church Worldwide


Living Faith Church Worldwide (also known as Winners Chapel) is a megachurch and a Christian denomination founded by Bishop David Oyedepo in 1981. The organization has since become a global network of churches with congregations in 49 countries.

The beginnings of the church can be traced back to May 1981 when Oyedepo claims to have had an 18-hour vision from God. In this vision God spoke to him saying, “Now the hour has come to liberate the world from all oppressions of the devil, through the preaching of the Word of faith; and I am sending you to undertake this task”. Two years later the church was formed with four members.

♦ Born : September 27, 1954 (age 61)
Omu Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria



4. Christ Embassy


Christ Embassy also known as Believers’ LoveWorld Incorporated, is a megachurch and a Christian denomination founded by pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 1990. The Church has since become a global network of churches with congregations in many countries, with millions of members. The headquarters of Lagos has over 40 000 members. The ministry was founded in Pastor Chris’ university. There are several major programs with thousands to millions of people in attendance.

Chris Oyakhilome began by leading a prayer group at the University of Edo State, while studying architecture. The church’s foundation dates back to 1990 in Lagos. The denomination has churches in many countries. It counts 1 million members. The headquarters of Lagos has 40 000 members.
♦ Born: December 7, 1961 (age 54)



5. Deeper Christian Life Ministry


Deeper Christian Life Ministry (also known as Deeper Life Bible Church)is anon-denominational Christian Church with its international headquarters,Deeper Life Bible Church Lagos
in Lagos, Nigeria. It is overseen by the General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi. It is a Holiness-Pentecostal church.In 1973, while serving as a Mathematics Lecturer at the University of Lagos, W.F. Kumuyi started a Bible study group with 15 university students who had come to him requesting training in the Scriptures. The church started as the Deeper Christian Life Ministry.
William Folorunso Kumuyi, was a former Anglican who joined the Apostolic Faith Church after being his baptism.In 1975, he was expelled from the church for preaching without credentials. He continued his independent ministry, which in 1982 became the Deeper Life Bible Church. By the early 1980s that small group had grown to several thousand, at which time Deeper Life Bible Church was formally established.
♦ born : 6 June 1941(age 75)
Erin-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria


6. Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries(MFM) is a Pentecostal organisation founded in Yaba, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria in 1989, now with churches in several English-speaking and non-English speaking countries. It was founded by Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya (DKO). Mountain Of Fire And Miracles Ministries was founded by Daniel Kolawole Olukoya at a prayer meeting in 1989 in his living room.

The prayer group purchased a large site at an abandoned slum near the University of Lagos, and converted it into the International Headquarters of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries of which Olukoya is the General Overseer. The first service there was on April 24, 1994.

♦ Born : 15th July
Akure, Ondo State



7. The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement

The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement (popularly called Lord’s Chosen) is a Nigerian Christian megachurch founded by Lazarus Muoka. The church which has its headquarters located along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Surulere local government area of Lagos State started with a few people and went on to experience rapid growth with over 300,000 branches all over the world. In 1994, Lazarus Muoka claimed to have had a vision from God instructing him to leave his former church to form what is now known as The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement. The church which was founded on 23 December 2002 commenced service on 24 December 2002 with a few pioneer members in a rented apartment at Ilasamaja, a town in Mushin, Lagos

Due to the increase in new converts in a short period, the church was moved to its present location in Ijeshatedo on a sixty plot of land which can contain over 30,000 members in a service.

♦Born : Mgbidi in Imo State



8. The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

Temitope Balogun Joshua (born June 12, 1963), commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua, is a Nigerian prophet and televangelist. He is the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a religious organisation that runs the
Emmanuel TV
television station from Lagos, Nigeria.

Joshua wrote that in a heavenly vision he had received divine anointing and a covenant from God to start his ministry.Following this, Joshua founded the ministry organisation The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) with only a handful of members. According to the organisation, more than 15,000 members attend its weekly Sunday service; visitors from outside Nigeria are accommodated in the accommodation blocks constructed at the church

♦Born : June 12, 1963 (age 53)
Arigidi, Nigeria


9.Celestial Church of Christ


The Celestial Church of Christ is an African Initiated Church founded by the Rev.
Samuel Biléhou Joseph Oshoffa on 29 September 1947 in Porto-Novo,Benin.Mainly located in Africa and in the Afro-descendant communities in the world, particularly in Benin and Nigeria.

The movement was founded by Samuel Joseph Bilewu Oschoffa, a former carpenter born in Dahomey (now Benin) in 1909. Raised as Protestant(Methodism), he had a divine revelation on 27 May 1947, during a solar eclipse, in a forest where he was lost. He felt called to pray, to heal the sick and raise the dead and founded his church in September 1947. Having appointed himself prophet, Reverend, pastor and founder, he occupied the highest office of the movement he had just founded.

♦ Born: 19 May 1909
Porto-Novo, Benin

♦ Died: 1985
Lagos, Nigeria


10. Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim

The Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim is the first African initiated church
established in 1925 by Moses Orimolade Tunolase. The church was born out of the Anglican
church community among the Yoruba people in Western Nigeria.

♦Born: c1879
Ayibiri in Ondo State of Nigeria.
♦Died: October 19, 1933

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by bullseye90(m): 3:00pm On Jul 30, 2016
that nice. front page things since I became a bonafide member of naira land. FTC n remember its bullseye.

God Bless these strong men of God as they spread d gospel far n wide

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Princewell2012(m): 3:47pm On Jul 30, 2016
Very soon my name will be on that list. By the grace of God!!!





But the most important question is,

Is your name in the book of life

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Lordgel(m): 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2016
Glory to God. I attend mfm.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by ValentineMary(m): 5:40pm On Jul 30, 2016
All claim to have visions from the same deity yet they have parallel teachings. They buy private jets at the expense of their members suffering. And yet they are celebrated. For what exactly spreding a jewish myth? undecided

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by frubben(m): 8:36pm On Jul 30, 2016
Different churches, different G O's, claim they have vision from same God
But different teaching contradicting each other.

Wahala dey

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Ekejoestar(m): 12:25pm On Jul 31, 2016
ValentineMary:
All claim to have visions from the same deity yet they have parallel teachings. They buy private jets at the expense of their members suffering. And yet they are celebrated. For what exactly spreding a jewish myth? undecided
u av spoken according to your ignorance

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by jamzzy28(m): 12:25pm On Jul 31, 2016
Abeg who gt small sugar, I wan mk eba?

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by martineinstein(m): 12:26pm On Jul 31, 2016
with all these,nigerians are getting more hostile,worldly and barbaric.....no sign of godliness in nigerians christians......nigerians are the biggest hypocrites in d world

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by veekid(m): 12:26pm On Jul 31, 2016
All na offices, they deal with money

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by promqueen247(f): 12:26pm On Jul 31, 2016
How come almost all of them started out by having vision and dream from God and till date new churches springing up up the same way. I probably might get my own vision and dream too lol.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by VocalWalls: 12:26pm On Jul 31, 2016
Rich men in Nigeria and their business... grin

Your money or your life? Give me your money, and I'll tell you how to save your life... That's just what some churches do...

There are no demons in your bedroom, See Why Your Bedroom Is Dark And How To Fix It

Religion can be much more easily exploited because most of the people don't even know what the purpose of religion is.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Integrityfarms(m): 12:27pm On Jul 31, 2016
God bless his faithful servants!
In my little way, I keep my little light shining!
Great to be A General in the Lord's House!

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by harrysjones(m): 12:27pm On Jul 31, 2016
joseph ayo babalola a great prophet dont forget to check my signatre.. cool cool cool

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Acrofab: 12:27pm On Jul 31, 2016
I rep the lords chosen
Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by luxs(m): 12:28pm On Jul 31, 2016
/THUMBZ UP
Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Elzends(m): 12:28pm On Jul 31, 2016
Catholic Church..
Founder... Jesus Christ.. 2000yrs ago
1st leader.... Saint Peter the apostle
Current leader pope Francis the 1st
Has millions of lay faithfuls all over the world
#proudlycatholic#


Muslims n Anglicans oya add ur own


For all the myopic ones quoting me https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Catholic_Church

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by ionsman: 12:28pm On Jul 31, 2016
We close from church today and the next song that comes from the P. A is the soundtrack of Nobody wey no fit make am by patoranking. Is this right or wrong?

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Nobody: 12:29pm On Jul 31, 2016
Op some of things up there are not churches but occultic gatherings....

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by DWJOBScom(m): 12:29pm On Jul 31, 2016
AWESOME RESEARCH

Well done
Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by IffaCatchYouEhn(m): 12:29pm On Jul 31, 2016
[size=15pt]Church of Satan nko?? undecided

Eckankar nko

Jehovah witness nko

Seventh day Adventist nko shocked[/size]

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by martineinstein(m): 12:29pm On Jul 31, 2016
frubben:
Different churches, different G O's, claim they have vision from same God

But different teaching contradicting each other.


Wahala dey
dont forget,they also inteprete d bible in d best way to favour themselves

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Brymo: 12:31pm On Jul 31, 2016
If the God of Ayo Joseph Babalola, shows His finger in your Life, óti pari. That's my cry everyday.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by timilehin007(m): 12:31pm On Jul 31, 2016
Celestial body

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by herzern(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
angels09:
Op some of things up there are not churches but occultic gatherings....

JESUS!

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by laurel03(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Them be CEO joor.... "Money Making Organization" fela

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by ephemm(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Church Business is the Most Lucrative business in Nigeria.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Shabib(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Nice story.
Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Umarlulu: 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Contradicting each other buying private jets living luxurious life with there family while members supring from sun to rainfall fighting landlords may god guide us to the right way and end this supring for us.

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by saintdennis(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Princewell2012:
Very soon my name will be on that list. By the grace of God!!!





But the most important question is,

Is your name in the book of life


Things have been digitised now na!

The the most important question now is

Is your name in the excel sheet/word document/ folder of life?

Mtcheeew

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Re: Churches In Nigeria And Their Founders - Newsmath by Handsomecole(m): 12:32pm On Jul 31, 2016
Proudly Roman Catholic, church found by no human other than our Lord Jesus Christ himself with Apostle Peter the Ist Pope. Over 2500 years of existence with unbroken tradition with over 4 billion worshippers around every corner of the Earth.

We are Catholics we are Proud... grin

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