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Pastor and faith healer. Author. TV host. Chris Oyakhilome is also known to his followers under the name Pastor Chris. Chris is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated. His unique interpretation of God’s Word has inspired thousands of people across the globe.
Pastor Chris: The Man
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born December 7th 1963, in Edo State in Nigeria. He was raised in a faith-filled family with loving, dedicated 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 Oyakhilome families, who passed her divine grace onto her son at an early age.
The LoveWorld ministry involves the whole family. His brother, Reverend Ken, is the esteemed pastor of Christ Embassy’s Houston, Texas Church and a member of Christ Embassy Central Executive Council as well as his sister, KattyWorghiren, is the director of the LoveWorld Music and Arts Ministry (LMAM), which houses a variety of top gospel artists in the world.
Pastor Chris is blessed with two daughters, Charlene and Carissa Sharon. Carissa Sharon follows in in her father’s footsteps of sharing God’s Word with the world. As well as being known by CSO as a singer, she is a talented, award winning gospel singer and is part of LoveWorld Music and Arts.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome received his education at Edo College. He then received a scholarship to study architecture at Bendel State University. He is a recipient of an honorary divinity degree from Benson Idahosa University. Ambrose Ali University was where he found his calling to serve the Lord and go into ministry.
Pastor Chris: The Mentor
The Man of God was a student at university started what would later become one of the most important churches in the entire world. A small group of prayer called Youth for Christ’ was established. It would evolve to become one of the largest and most popular groups on campus. LoveWorld Incorporated would follow millions through the base of Christ Embassy and LoveWorld Incorporated.
The LoveWorld ministry under the direction of Chris the pastor, Chris was an early pioneer in satellite television as well as Christian television programming. LoveWorldSAT was the first Christian television station that broadcast out of Africa to the rest of the world, 24/7, continuously on free-to air networks. There are LoveWorld television stations on cable and satellite networks around the world.
Chris Oyakhilome Family Christ Embassy has strong presence in Pastor Chris’s native Nigeria, South Africa and Canada. Chris Oyakhilome Two Healing Schools are situated in South Africa and Canada. In Canada, Pastor Chris holds seasonal sessions that permit miracles to be performed.
Music as well as Gospel Music are also an important part of the worship. Pastor Chris is a strong advocate for Christ Embassy Churches and Loveworld Music and Arts Ministry trained choirs. Many of these singers develop into accomplished solo artists thanks to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s spirit and guidance.
The Future African Leaders Foundation(FALF) is an organization which is focused on the ongoing inspiring work of Pastor Chris. Its mission is to find and nurture young, gifted leaders. They help them prepare for a an exciting future by assisting and recognizing their outstanding accomplishments. Pastor Chris invests in the young today in order to help them become the future leaders.
Pastor Chris: The Teacher
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome organizes international conferences and events that gather hundreds of Christians from all corners of the globe. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of Nigeria’s most powerful and well-known pastors. His teachings are sure to continue to touch and inspire souls for many more years.
Pastor Chris is also an author and prolific writer who has written many devotionals and books. Chris Oyakhilome Biography His most famous publication is Rhapsody of Realities, a daily devotional prayer study guide that gives insightful insights into the powerful Word of God. Rhapsody of Realities is available in over a thousand languages and is distributed to millions of people.
A large portion of Pastor Chris’s books are also available online through the Pastor Chris Digital Library. Chris Oyakhilome Biography The repository gives access to hundreds of hours of audio and video recordings in a variety of languages.
Pastor Chris has also built a large social media following on Facebook. Twitter. Youtube. Then his own ministry’s social networking, KingsChat. KingsChat connects people who are LoveWorld believers on a global level that allows them to connect to each other and share their personal journeys in a secure environment.
Pastor Chris: Philanthropist
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who is a fervent philanthropist , founded the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation Inter (COFI) as an independent, non-profit organization that aims to assist the most vulnerable communities and people in the poorest areas of the world.
In addition to preaching the Gospel, the Man of God also founded a number of NGOs that have the mission of offering vital aid and hope to the poor, needy, or forgotten. Chris Oyakhilome Biography COFI is a partnership with five other organizations that have all committed to improving the standard of living in the poorest areas.
COFI manages the InnerCity Mission, ICM for Children as well as the Volunteer Medical Corps and Trauma International Foundation (TCIF), Future Africa Leaders Foundation , and the Bible For All Mission. Each of these organizations works to enhance the health, lives, and spirits of those most in need.
His charitable organization also offers financial assistance for children in need. Pastor Chris believes in the need to build solid communities through COFI, The InnerCity Mission and the promotion of accountable governance, good governance leadership, and sustainable development in Africa and in other regions around the globe, as per the Sustainable Development Goals. With this kind of successful and varied ministry, it’s easy to see the reason why Pastor Chris has been an ambassador for Christ.