Members of the Pastors/Ministers Prayer Network-Africa (PMPN-A) have urged religious and political leaders to examine themselves and how they carry out the assignments that God has committed into their hands.
They said such self examination would enable them to adjust and make the necessary corrections where necessary in order to remain focused on God and His kingdom.
The clerics made the call at the closing ceremony of the 20th annual All Nations Congress which held from 23-28 July, 2017 at Redeemed Christian Church of God‘s Christ Church, Gbagada, Lagos.
PMPN-A, a non-denominational faith based organization, is a part of the mainstream of Intercessors for Africa that is concerned with encouraging prayer and intercession to enable leaders, ministers, apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers and missionaries to build networks and fulfill their calls and ministries.
The event entitled, ‘Possessing the seven mountains of the nations,‘ had in attendance heads of Christian denominations, notable church leaders, seasoned preachers and delegates from Nigeria and other African countries.
It featured plenary session; school of ministry; 12 hours prayer watch; counselling and word ministrations as well as worship and prayers for the nation and its leaders particularly President Muhammadu Buhari‘s quick recovery from his current health challenges.
Different messages meant to address the challenges facing the society and the church were preached by seasoned preachers and teachers during the congress.
Some of the notable clerics that ministered at the event were the International Coordinator of (PMPN-A), Apostle Victor Uchegbulam; Very Rev. Dr. Godwin Ikechukwu; Founder, Intercessors for Africa, Barr. Emeka Nwankpa; Dr Steve Ogan; Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Rev Sam Adeyemi; Founder of Christ Living Spring Apostolic Ministry (CLAM), Apostle Wole Oladiyun; Engr Steve Olumuyiwa; Pastor Mrs. Ebus Uchegbulam; Mrs. Agnes Nwankpa; Senior Pastor, Dominion City and the President of the New Covenant Family Ministries Worldwide, Pastor David Ogbueli and the Core-East Regional Coordinator of Intercessors for Nigeria, Pastor David Dimoji.
Others were Pastor Mrs. Grace Oby-Johnson; Apostle Elishama Ideh; South Africa based-Prophetess Laurette Mkati; Pastor Remi Morgan; Founder of Dominion Life Cathedral, Pastor Ben Ndobe; Bishop Victor Uzosike; Presiding Bishop of Love Aglow Ministries Int’l, Bishop Ola Ore; Bishop Sosthenes Eze; Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu of the Charismatic Revival Ministries; President of Lady Ecclesia Foundation, Pastor Mrs. Juliet Binitie; Senior Pastor of Tower of Victory Assembly, Rev T.F Okafor; Dr Kola Christwealth; President of Coscharis Group, Dr Cosmas Maduka; Bishop Uche Praise; Senior Pastor of God’s Family, Rev Samuel Igwebuike; Mr. Nneotaobase Egbe; Dr Godwin Oruh; Mr. Stanley Anyim; Iheanyi Thompson and Dr Hannatu Bayo among others.
With such caliber of ministers, the event’s venue was saturated with divine presence for the duration of the week-long congress and delegates had life-changing encounter with God through His word.
Chairman of the Congress Planning Committee, Pastor Dayo Akintunde, aptly described the atmosphere during the event as “awesome.”
He said, “We had a great time of teaching and exposition of the word of God; various ministers of God delivered messages which have challenged leaders and focus of church leaders to the kingdom of God. Many messages have come that would have prompted the church leaders to examine themselves and the way they run ministries, where and where they need to make adjustments or corrections.”
Apostle Uchegbulam,had in his welcome address emphasized the benefit of worshipping God in unity under the atmosphere devoid of discrimination and commended the delegates for coming together from diverse background to fellowship with the Holy Spirit and one another.
Uchegbulam said, “It is always a pleasure to gather together as one people irrespective of nationality, denomination, culture and gender to fellowship with one another and with the Holy Spirit.”
Uchegbulam said that the continuation of the theme, “Possessing the Seven mountains of the nations,” for the 5th year running was aimed at achieving the desired purpose in the targeted areas of business; education; entertainment; family; government; media and religion.
Governance and politics; education; religion and culture; economy; youth; family; leadership; media; agriculture were extensively addressed by the various speakers as sub-themes of the congress.
Also, the event’s school of ministry, focused on various topics such as ‘Taking responsibility; The role of the church in the mountain of education; Bringing God into politics; Education, power to national transformation; Church growth and Islamic challenge; The gospel and cultural transformation; Africa’s economy and growth challenges; Youths and entrepreneurial education; Conflict resolution in marriage and Raising a cyber space church among others.
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