Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is a Nigerian minister and renowned man of God who is the founder of Believers’ Loveworld Incorporated, also known as “Christ Embassy”. He was born on December 7, 1961 as the eldest son of Elder T. Oyakhilome.
Christ Embassy is a Bible-based Christian ministry that has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria and several branches around the world.
The ministry with Pastor Chris as the head operates on several arms including the Healing School, the daily devotional Rhapsody of Realities which has 667 translations (perhaps the most translated book in the whole world), an NGO called the Innercity Missions for Children and three Christian television channels – LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus.
Pastor Chris’ Teaching
Through his various television programmes, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome spreads his faith, healings, miracles and large meetings which his ministry organizes around the world, with gatherings of over 2.5 million people in a single night’s event.
The television programmes attract millions of viewers seeking to hear the word of God or to experience a miracle in their lives. Many lives have been touched by just watching Pastor Chris’ Teaching.
Christ Embassy has grown rapidly beyond the coasts of Nigeria and South Africa to overseas. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome now holds large meetings in the United Kingdom and the United States and also has Healing school sessions in South Africa and Canada.
Oyakhilome captured the hearts of several youths who dominate his ministry. He also has a strong following among other ministers of the gospel in other ministries through his International School of Ministry.
Pastor Chris On Social Media
In the bid to spread the gospel, Christ Embassy also operates a global prayer network using social network platforms to send messages to Christians around the world regularly.
With over 1.2 million followers on Twitter, over 30 million followers on his own social networking website called Yookos and his personal Smartphone messenger called KingsChat, the word of God spread like wildfire.
Another strategy he uses in spreading the gospel is through his daily devotional “Rhapsody of Realities” which ranks as the second most translated book in the world because it is translated in 667 languages and distributed in all countries of the world as well s online on all chat messengers.
Pastor Chris Awards
Chris Oyakhilome also has a Future Africa Leaders Award aimed at exploring and expanding the leadership potential in Africa and for Africa.
This is done by identifying, celebrating and supporting young Africans who have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively through education, youth empowerment, mentoring, and other projects. More than 40 young Africans have been awarded from 2013 till date.
Pastor Chris Online
Pastor Chris Online is an internet television website of the Believers’ Loveworld Inc. (Christ Embassy) where the gospel of Jesus Christ as preached by Pastor Chris is streamed live on the go.
The platform is used to extend live Christian broadcasts from LoveWorld TV UK, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus satellite stations on a daily basis. The brilliant idea behind Pastor Chris Online is to interact, entertain, inspire and spiritually uplift the millions who visit the site.
Found on the website are video channels such as: Pastor Chris Teaching, Atmosphere for Miracles, Faith Speaks, Pastor Chris Online and lots more.
Apart from providing the word of God on the go, Pastor Chris Online also offers the opportunity to share your testimonies, join a social community, be a part of live blogs, share your thoughts and participate in prayer sessions among other things. A good number of people love to listen to Pastor Chris teaching.
On 11 June 2015, Oyakhilome received an honorary D.Sc. degree from his alma mater, Ambrose Alli University. Same year on the 23rd of October 2015, Oyakhilome received another honorary D.D. from the Benson Idahosa University.
Anita Oyakhilome who is also a pastor was happily married to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome until marital problems came knocking.
Anita asked for a divorce on the grounds of “unreasonable behaviour” and Adultery”. She gave detailed account of the maltreatment she received from her husband. The divorce with Suit No FD14D01650 was filed on April 9, 2014.
However, Pastor Chris denied all the allegations levelled against him maintaining that his wife was acting under the influence of bad friends.
All efforts to settle the problems between the couple proved abortive. Their marriage is blessed with two lovely daughters.