Pastor Faith healer, pastor. Author. Television host. Chris Oyakhilome is also known to his followers as Pastor Chris. He is the founder and president LoveWorld Incorporated. He has inspired millions around the world with his distinctive telling of the Word of God.
Pastor Chris The Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is a Nigerian Christian who was born on December 63 in Edo State. He was raised by his loving parents. He is the eldest child of Elder T.E Oyakhilome and Angelina Oyakhilome. She was a founder of the Assemblies of God Church in Benin City and a matriarch of the Oyakhilome families. She passed on her divine grace onto her son at an early stage.
The LoveWorld ministry is comprised of the entire family. His brother Reverend Ken is the highly regarded pastor of Christ Embassy’s Houston, Texas Church and is a member of the Christ Embassy Central Executive Council and his sister, KattyWorghiren, is the director of the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry (LMAM), where there are a number of top gospel artists in the world.
Pastor Chris is blessed with two daughters, Charlene and Carissa Sharon. Carissa Sharon has decided to follow in her father’s footsteps of sharing the Gospel of God with the world, also called CSO, she is an accomplished, award-winning gospel singer and part of the LoveWorld Music and Arts family.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome received his education in Edo College. He then received an award to study architecture in Bendel State University. He holds an honorary degree in divinity from Benson Idahosa University. Ambrose Ali University was the location where he sensed God calling him to become a minister to the Lord.
Chris: The Pastor Chris The Mentor
While still in university While still in university, the Man of God began what would become the largest church in the world. It started with a small group of prayer known as ‘Youth for Christ’. The group would later become the foundation of LoveWorld Incorporated and Christ Embassy with a later number of millions of followers around the world.
Pastor Chris directed the LoveWorld ministry to become an innovator in satellite television and Christian production and programming on television. LoveWorldSAT was the first Christian television channel that broadcasts 24/7 from Africa through free-to-air networks. Today, there are LoveWorld television stations that are available on satellite and cable networks throughout the world.
Christ Embassy has a strong presence throughout Pastor Chris’s native Nigeria. The ministry operates two healing schools located in South Africa.
Music and Gospel Music play an integral aspect of worship. Pastor Chris invites Christ Embassy Churches have a choir that is supervised and trained by the Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry. A lot of the singers have successful solo careers.
The Future African Leaders Foundation, (FALF), is an organization that strives to continue the inspiring work of Pastor Chris. It’s focused on developing and rewarding young leaders and helping them become successful in the coming years. Pastor Chris invests in the youth of today so they can become tomorrow’s leaders.
Pastor Chris: The Teacher
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome hosts international conferences and events which bring together thousands on thousands of Christians from all over the world. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of Nigeria’s most prominent and influential pastors is set to keep inspiring and inspire souls for a long time.
Pastor Chris is also an accomplished writer and author who has written hundreds of books and devotionals. His most famous publication is Rhapsody of Realities. This daily devotional prayer guide offers inspirational insights into God’s powerful Word. Rhapsody of Realities has been translated into thousands of different languages and is distributed to millions of people around the world.
A number 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 built an extensive social presence on FB. Twitter, YouTube. The ministry’s own social media platform KingsChat. KingsChat is a community on the internet that is comprised of LoveWorld believers that allows them to interact and share their experiences with one another on a more spiritual level within a safe setting.
Pastor Chris: Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome established the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Internet (COFI) as an international non-profit organization. Its purpose is to assist the most vulnerable individuals and communities in some areas and countries across the globe.
As well as preaching the Gospel In addition, the Man of God has also established a number of NGOs with the a mission of delivering vital services and hope to the poor, needy and lost souls. COFI is a partnership of five who are dedicated to improving the living conditions in some the most neglected areas.
The InnerCity Mission for Children The InnerCity Mission for Children Volunteer Medical Corps(VMC), Traga Care International Foundation [TCIF], Future Africa Leaders Foundation (FALF), and Bible For All Mission are all part of the COFI umbrella. Each of these organizations works to improve the lives and health of those in greatest need.
His charity also provides financial aid to children who are in poverty. Pastor Chris believes in building strong communities by promoting responsible governance and accountability in leadership. In accordance with The Sustainable Development Goals, Pastor Chris also promotes sustainable development in Africa as well as other vulnerable areas of Africa through COFI. As an ambassador for Christ and with an extensive and effective ministry, it’s easy to observe how the message of Pastor Chris has reached so many souls.