Chris Oyakhilome

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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Born  Nigeria
Occupation Televangelist, author, speaker, preacher, life coach
Spouse Pastor Anita Oyakhilome
Website
Christ Embassy

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (known popularly as "Pastor Chris") is a televangelist and founding president of Believers' LoveWorld Incorporated aka "Christ Embassy", a Christian organisation headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

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[edit] History

Pastor Chris was born in 1961 in to the family of T.E. Oyakhilome and was brought up in a Christian home, he got born again at the age of 9 and started his ministry fully as a young undergraduate at the then Bendel State University (now "Ambrose Alli University")[citation needed] where he studied Architecture.

He is married to Pastor Anita Oyakhilome, the Director of the Christ Embassy International Office who also pastors Christ Embassy Churches in the United Kingdom, including her own chapter, Christ Embassy Docklands, in North Woolwich, London.[citation needed]. She is the Co- Director of Loveworld Christian Network.

Through an anointed ministry spanning over 25 years, Pastor, teacher, healing minister, television host and best-selling author Rev. Chris Oyakhilome has helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God's Word.[citation needed]

He is the author of several bestsellers such as "None of These Diseases" and "Rhapsody of Realities" which he co-authors with his wife, Pastor Anita. His teachings are also available in all audio and video formats.[citation needed]

Presiding over an ever-widening network of Christ Embassy Churches and campus fellowships on all five continents, Rev. Chris also pastors one of the largest congregations in Africa. He holds massive teaching and healing crusades with crowds of over 3.5 million in a single night's event.[citation needed]

The world renowned Healing School is a ministry of Pastor Chris which manifests the healing works of Jesus Christ today, and has helped many receive healings and miracles through the gifts of the Spirit in operation.[citation needed]

In Year 2003, he pioneered the first 24-hour Christian Network from Africa to the rest of the world. He is also the host of "Atmosphere for Miracles", a programme on major television networks around the world, which brings God's divine presence right into your home.[citation needed]

[edit] Ministry and healing

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the author of several bestselling books including "Rhapsody of Realities" which he co-authors with his wife, Pastor Anita. His book "How to receive your miracle and retain it?" promotes Word of Faith theology.

Presiding over an ever-widening network of Christ Embassy Churches and campus fellowships on six continents, Pastor Chris also pastors one of the largest congregations in Africa. He holds teaching and healing crusades with crowds of over 3.5 million[citation needed] in a single night's event. Christ Embassy has an elite group of international professionals responsible for translating monthly English versions of the ministry's "Rhapsody of Realities" into over 80 languages.

In 2003, he pioneered the first 24-hour Christian Network from Africa to the rest of the world known as LoveWorld Christian Network. He is also the host of the television program “Atmosphere for Miracles”, which is oriented towards healing of physical and spiritual ailments and is broadcast on major television networks around the world.

The wider ministry includes the Healing School, Inner City Mission, and an expanding on-line ministry.

[edit] Controversies

A number of controversies have arisen with the pastor and his ministry. He has a very good following all over Africa and the world over and such controversies are normally quickly downplayed.

[edit] Money laundering charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria, an agency of the Nigerian government vested with the powers of prosecuting cases involving financial and economic crimes has placed Pastor Chris Oyakhilome under surveillance investigating an illegal transfer of $35 million USD from Nigeria to foreign bank accounts by his church.[5].

He has been accused by EFCC for using his church to launder funds which source could not be accounted for into foreign bank accounts [6].

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