Watch Out: Epistle To Pastor E.A Adeboye and Nigerian Church Leaders

Watch Out: Epistle To Pastor E.A Adeboye and Nigerian Church Leaders

By Bolaji O. Akinyemi

@ www.bolajioakinyemi.com

Excerpt:

…Daddy G. O is a man of outstanding grace; the flip side of grace is responsibility and accountability. The greater you are, the more you are lost to yourself and brand (denominations), you hold dear.

The God who called us think of His Church in context of Nations based on Revelation 1:11 where Jesus spoke to John on the Greek island of Patmos and instructed him to write what he sees and send it to the seven Churches: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamum, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

I believe that churches are identified by the Lord specifically, though, not as denomination, but according to the community or local congregations of Christians living in each city.

This position is further concretised by Paul’s model of addressing his Epistles.

Either directly to persons as with; Timothy, Titus and Philemon or to Churches by their communal identity; the epistle to the Ephesians, Galatians etc.

I therefore believe that the church in Nigeria will be known and identified in the same regards because of the peculiarities of the issues that we deal with.

Lack of this understanding is what has engendered needless rat race among church leaders and denominational faithfuls.

Same has been trading the interest of Christ’s Church in Nigeria for denominational interest by such ignorant groups and their members at every political season. More light on the dynamics of the Church of Nigeria when I write on the last in this series; Epistle to Pastor E. A. Adeboye and Nigerian Christians ….

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