As a growing Christian, you need to choose a spiritual father as your mentor in order to emulate his footstep. The following are some list of spiritual fathers you can select. Please note that they are not in any particular order .
1.PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME😊😊
He is the founder and president of Love World Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, situated in Lagos, Nigeria. He was born on December 7 ,1963 in Edo, Nigeria. He is married to Anita Oyakhilome with two children. As at 2011,his net worth was $30-$50 million. The Man of God, Reverend Dr. Chris Oyakhilome, is the spiritual father to millions of followers. Christ Embassy is a huge Christian family spreading messages of love, hope, and encouragement.You might as well follow him and listen to his sermons .
2.TOUFIK BENEDICTUS HINN😎😎
He is popularly known as “Benny Hinn”. He is also a televangelist, of Israel origin. People love him thanks to "Miracle Crusades" – a faith healing summit, which is usually held in a stadium and translated throughout the world. Hinn originally comes from Jaffa, but the Arab-Israel War made his family move to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. When he was a young boy, he showed a great interest in religion. One of the most memorable events he was present at was a “miracle service” by the evangelist Kathhryn Kuhlman in Pittsburgh. He had never met her before, but he couldn’t miss listening to her “healing services”. In 1983, he went to Orlando, a city where he founded the Orlando Christian Center. He thought himself to be a man, appointed by God, whose main mission was to conduct healings in his church. Soon he started to hold his “Miracle Crusaders” on a large stadium.
Joel Osteen is one of the powerful pastors in the world. He is one of the most popular pastors in the USA. He is a televangelist and the author of numerous Christian books, which more than 7 million readers around the world in more than 100 countries. He was born in Houston, Texas, in the family of a pastor with five more children. After his father died later in 1999,he had to cope with his fear inside and hold a full length sermon at Lakewood. After he started preaching regularly, the number of people coming to his church increased. Osteen emphasizes on the power of a positive attitude and love. He says that one should concentrate more on God’s goodness rather than on sins. Osteen is famous not only in his occupation but also as an author of a book “Your Best Life Now", that was published in 2004 and soon became a best seller.
4.DAG HEWARD MILLS😉😉
Dag Heward-Mills (born 14 May 1963) is an African Evangelist pastor, author and conference speaker based in Accra ,Ghana. He is the founder and presiding Bishop of the United Denomination Originating from the Lighthouse Group Of Churches formerly known as the Lighthouse Chapel International and the United Organization of First Love Churches in 190 nations (FL-UO 190). He is also the founder of the Anagkazo Bible and Ministry Training Centre, located at Mampong in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
5.KENNETH MAX COPELAND🤞🤞🤞
is the most popular pastor in the world, and the first in the list of the most powerful pastors in the world. He is a public speaker, an American author, a musician, and a televangelist whose main aim is to help people and change their lives through the power of God’s Word. His Texas-based Kenneth Copeland Ministries (KCM) specializes in biblical teaching. Kenneth was born in Lubbock, Texas. His childhood was full of dreams about becoming a pilot. In 1967, he entered Oral Roberts University, where he became a chauffeur and pilot. At present, he is the leader of “Believer’s Voice of Victory.” His Ministries operate on a 1,500-acre campus, including various facilities for the community. Read more.
6.ARCHBISHOP DUNCAN WILLIAMS👏👏
Nicholas Duncan-Williams (born 12 May 1957) is a Ghanaian Charismatic Pioneer, the Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the Action Chapel International (ACI) ministry, headquartered in Accra, Ghana. He is the founder of the Charismatic Movement which started 20 years ago in Ghana and other parts of West Africa. CAFM, one church in many locations, has over 2000 affiliate and 250 branch churches located in North America, Europe, and Africa. He was the first non-American to lead the prayer for the United States President-elect and Vice-President-elect ahead of the inauguration.
7.BISHOP DAVID O.OYEDEPO✔✔
He is currently the president of World Mission Agency Incorporated (WMA) and Christian Ministry Organization. He was born in Osogbo, Nigeria, in a multi-national family. He was raised by his grandmother, who taught him to pray and other vital things in life. At school, the abilities of this young pupil surprised his teacher, Betty Lasher. He studied architecture at the Kwara State Polytechnic and even worked with the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin. He also got a Ph.D. in Human Development at Honolulu University, the USA. He also managed to found three universities, without any state assistance: Crown University at Calabar, Covenant University in Ota, and Landmark University at Omu Aran.
8.APOSTLE JOSHUA SELMAN NINMAK😃😃
Joshua Selman Nimmak (born 25 June 1980), also known as Apostle Joshua Selman is a Nigerian Gospel minister author, conference speaker and televangelist. He is the founder and senior pastor of the Eternity Network International (ENI). They (ENI) have a program, Koinonia, a gospel fellowship that holds weekly in Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna State, as well as Abuja, Nigeria. Selman began his Christian ministry as a preacher to student congregations while in campus alongside friends at various gatherings they get invited to. He afterwards founded Eternity Network International – ENI, commonly called Koinonia, created to impact lives by way of worship and studying the Word of God. He was listed by YNaija in December 2018 and April 2020 as one of the 100 most influential Christian ministers in Nigeria.
9.PASTOR MENSAH OTABIL😊😊😊
Mensa Otabil (born August 31, 1959), is a Ghanaian theologian, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. He is the founder of International Central Gospel Church headquartered in Accra, Ghana. He is also the founder and Chancellor of Central University College, and CEO of Otabil and Associates, an executive and Leadership Growth Consultancy. He currently oversees the International Central Gospel churches, which has a network of local assemblies in Ghana, Europe, the United States, Canada and other parts of Africa. He also serves as the senior pastor of Christ Temple, a ministry of the International Central Gospel Church. His work has centered on issues relevant to Africa, although he has spoken internationally at various conferences and churches.
10.PROPHET TEMITOPE BALOGUN JOSHUA🤗🤗
Temitope Balogun Joshua (born June 12, 1963), commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua, is a Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist and philanthropist. He is the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos. Joshua is known for his popularity across Africa and Latin America and his social media presence with 3,500,000 fans on Facebook. His YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, has over 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers and is the world's most viewed Christian ministry on the platform. Described as the "Oprah of Evangelism" and "YouTube's most popular Pastor". He has been awarded various accolades, notably receiving the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) by the Nigerian government in 2008 and being voted the Yoruba man of the decade by Pan-Yoruba media outlet Irohin-Odua. He has been called one of Africa's 50 most influential people by Pan-African magazines The Africa Report and New African Magazine. As of 2011, according to Forbes, Joshua was Nigeria's third-richest pastor, although the claim was immediately denied in a statement by the church. He is known to be controversial, and was even 'blacklisted' by the government of Cameroon in 2010.
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