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Sunday, December 29, 2013

FORBES LIST OF TOP RICHEST PASTORS IN AFRICA

Bishop David Oyedepo

Forbes releases its list of the richest pastors in Africa, Below are the 5 richest pastors in africa.

BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO
Affiliation: Living Faith World Outreach Ministry, aka Winners Chapel
Estimated net worth: $150 million

David Oyedepo, the founder of Winners' Chapel  is Nigeria’s wealthiest preacher. Winners' Chapel also known as Living Faith Church worldwide is a megachurch founded  in 1981. The church has since become a global network of churches with congregations in 34 countries.

The international headquarters of Winners Chapel called Faith Tabernacle covers about 70 acres (280,000 m2) and is built inside an over 10,500-acre (42 km2) church complex called Canaanland.
Faith Tabernacle as from 1999-2008 was the largest church building in the world. It has a seating capacity of 50,400 people and an outside overflow capacity of over 250,000, with four services every Sunday.
The publishing house that grew out of Winner's Chapel was founded on 5 December 1992. Dominion Publishing House has published over 60 books, most of which have been written by David Oyedepo.
He founded and owns Covenant University, a private christian university , and Faith Academy; a christian secondary school.


CHRIS OYAKHILOME
Affliation: Believers’ Loveworld Ministries, a.k.a Christ Embassy
Estimated net worth: $30 million – $50 million
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Christian Oyakhilome popularly known as  "Pastor Chris" is a Nigerian televangelist faith healer who is the founder of the world renowned healing school and the founding president of Believers' LoveWorld Incorporated also known as "Christ Embassy", a Bible-based Christian ministry headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
His ministry runs several arms including the Healing School, Rhapsody of Realities (a daily devotional with global reach), and an N.G.O called the Innercity Missions as well as three Christian television channels: LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's television programs feature his faith healings, miracles and large meetings which his ministry organizes around the world, with gatherings over 2.5 million people in a single night's event. He is one of the most influential preachers in Africa.
Pastor Chris started preaching from his youth, holding large miracle meetings during his secondary and tertiary school days. His grandfather was also a Minister.
Pastor Chris' ministry has expanded rapidly beyond coasts of Nigeria and South Africa, and he now holds large meetings in the United states and has Healing school sessions in Canada, and United Kingdom. Pastor Chris has a strong following especially among youths.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome runs a global prayer network using social network platforms to send messages to Christians around the world regularly. His account is @PastorChrisLive on these platforms, he currently has over 1.2 million followers on Twitter, as well as his own social networking website called Yookos.


TEMITOPE JOSHUA
Affliation: Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN)
Estimated net worth: $10 million – $15 million
Prophet TB  Joshua

Temitope Balogun Joshua fondly called T. B. Joshua, is a Christian minister, televangelist and faith healer. He is leader and founder of the ministry organisation The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), which runs a Christian television station called Emmanuel TV, available on satellite and on the Internet via the Streaming Faith broadcast portal.
He is also a notable humanitarian, providing aid to minorities and the underprivileged on national and international scales via Another Ministry. He has been awarded various accolades, notably receiving the National Honour of OFR by the Nigerian government in 2008. He is recognised as one of Africa's  most influential people.
Joshua is known for his popularity across Africa and his online presence, with over 850,000 fans on Facebook and hundreds of YouTube videos which have proved controversial and amassed thousands of views.





MATTHEW ASHIMOLOWO
Affliation: Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC)
Estimated net worth: $6 million – $10 million
Pastor Matthew Asimolowo

Matthew Ashimolowo is the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) in London.
His Winning Ways programme is aired daily on Premier Radio (London) and Spirit FM (Amsterdam) and on television in Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, TV Africa, the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) and Europe on The God Channel and Inspirational Network.
Forbes estimated Ashimolowo's net worth is at between $6-10 million. KICC annual accounts confirmed that he earns an annual salary of £100,000 but the majority of his wealth comes from the sale of Christian literature and documentaries from his media company, Matthew Ashimolowo media. This is consistent with the fact that Ashimolowo subscribes to and teaches success in the vein of Prosperity theology, which in most respects is considered controversial.

CHRIS OKOTIE

Affliation: Household of God Church
Net worth: $3 million -$10 million

Pastor Chris Okotie

Chris Okotie  is a leading Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation in Lagos, Nigeria since February 1987.
In 1984, he graduated with a degree in law from the University of Nigeria at Nsukka. Okotie abandoned his schooling for a while to pursue a highly successful pop music career before his returning abruptly. He had a highly successful music career with his peers such as Dizzy K Falola, Jide Obi, and Felix Liberty and they stimulated the emerging music industry of Nigeria.
At the height of his pop music success he returned to school to complete his education and graduated with a law degree. Whilst undergoing law school he interrupted his schooling again to begin his religious ministries. Okotie attended the Grace Fellowship Bible School, and, soon after, established the Household of God Ministry.  An auto lover, he owns a Mercedes S600, Hummer and Porsche a part of several others.


2 comments:

  1. I wish like the Apostles they will use this wealth to help the poor.

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  2. a know dis men of God use their wealth to help poor people.

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