Pastor of faith, faith healer writer, and TV host, Chris Oyakhilome, known by his fans as Pastor Chris, is the president and founder of LoveWorld Incorporated, also called Christ Embassy, based in Lagos, Nigeria. His unique presentation of God’s Word has inspired thousands across the world.
Chris: The Pastor Chris”The” Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was a child of faith who was nurtured by a family of faith and was supported by his parents. He is the oldest son of Elder T.E Oyakhilome and Angelina Oyakhilome. She was the pioneer of Assemblies Of God Church in Benin City and a matriarch of Oyakhilome families. She handed down her divine grace to her son from an early age.
The LoveWorld ministry is a collaboration between the entire family. His brother Reverend Ken (the revered Pastor of Christ Embassy Houston, Texas Church) and a member of Christ Embassy Central Executive Council are his two sisters. KattyWorghiren, the director of LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry is home of several top-selling gospel musicians.
Pastor Chris has two daughters, Carissa Sharon and Charlene. Carissa Sharon is following to follow the route of her father in sharing the gospel of God to the world. Also known as CSO She is a gospel singer who has won awards and a member of LoveWorld Music and Arts.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome started his education at Edo College. Then he was granted a scholarship to study at Bendel State University, now Ambrose Ali University. There he earned an BSc. in Architecture, as well as an honorary Doctor of Science. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate from Benson Idahosa University in divinity. Ambrose Ali University was where the Lord called him to serve the Lord and go into ministry.
Chris: The Pastor Chris: The Mentor
The Man of God was studying at the university, founded what would eventually become one of the most significant church in the world. A small group of prayer named Youth for Christ’ was established. It would grow into one of the most well-known organizations on campus. LoveWorld Incorporated would follow millions of people with the foundation of Christ Embassy and LoveWorld Incorporated.
Under the leadership of Pastor Chris, LoveWorld became a pioneer of satellite television and Christian programming. LoveWorldSAT was the first Christian television station broadcast from Africa to the the world 24/7 continuously on free-to air networks. There are LoveWorld satellite and cable television stations all over the globe.
Christ Embassy has a strong presence in Pastor Chris’s native Nigeria, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Two Healing Schools are situated in South Africa and Canada. There, Pastor Chris organizes seasonal sessions that allow miraculous healing to occur.
Music and Gospel Music form an integral element of worship. Pastor Chris supports Christ Embassy Churches and Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry choir in their training. Many of these singers are successful soloists under the guidance of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s supervision.
The Future African Leaders Foundation focuses its efforts on continuing the ministry of Pastor Chris. It’s focused on developing and rewarding young leaders and helping them become successful in the coming years. Pastor Chris is investing in the future of our youth to ensure they can become the leaders of tomorrow.
Pastor Chris The Teacher
International conferences and events are arranged by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. These events gather thousands of Christian believers across the globe. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, one of Nigeria’s most popular and influential pastors will continue to inspire and motivate souls for years to come.
Pastor Chris is also an accomplished author with many devotionals and books. The most well-known of his publications is Rhapsody of Realities. It’s an everyday devotional guide to prayer that offers his enlightening insights into the powerful Word of God. Rhapsody of Realities, which has been translated into a variety of languages and distributed worldwide to millions of readers, is now in its second edition.
Alongside his writings many of Pastor Chris’s sermons and prayers and thoughtful reflections can be downloaded online via the Pastor Chris Digital Library, which is a repository that provides access to hundreds of thousands of hours of videos and audio recordings in several different languages.
Pastor Chris is also well-known and has a massive following on facebook as well as Twitter. He also uses YouTube and his ministry’s social platform, KingsChat. KingsChat brings together the digital community of LoveWorld believers, allowing them to connect, share and interact with one another on a more spiritual level in a secure environment.
Pastor Chris: The Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who is a fervent philanthropist founded the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Inter (COFI) as an independent, non-profit organisation that seeks to help communities in need and those living in the most deprived parts of the world.
Alongside preaching the Gospel, The Man of God also established NGOs with the aim of providing vital services and hope to those who are poor, in need or uninformed. Five partners make up COFI, all working together to improve the living conditions in the poorest regions.
COFI supervises 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 groups works to enhance the health, life and spirits of the most in need.
His foundation offers food and shelter to the poor. Pastor Chris believes in strengthening communities through COFI as well as The InnerCity Mission. He encourages responsible governance, good governance leadership and sustainable development in Africa as well as other parts of the world as per the Sustainable Development Goals. As an ambassador for Christ and having an extensive and effective ministry, it’s easy understand how Pastor Chris’s message has touched so many hearts.