Pastor Chris was born on 7 December 1963 to the family of Tim and Angelina Oyakhilome in Edo State, Nigeria. He is the 3rd child of 7 children and 1st of two sons. He has five sisters and all his siblings play active roles in Loveworld and Christ Embassy.
He attended Edo College, and on scholarship, gained admission into Bendel State University, which was later renamed Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma where he studied and obtained a first degree in Architecture.
Pastor Chris who is married to Anita Ebhodaghe on the 2nd of February, 1991. they had two daughters; Sharon and Charlene.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s ministry began to crystallize while a student on campus at Ambrose Alli University. As an undergraduate, he founded a Youth Ministry called Youth For Christ, which became the largest fellowship at Bendel State University.
He later changed the name of the student fellowship to Believers Loveworld, known popularly by the acronym BLW began spreading to other higher institutions in Nigeria.
Upon graduation in 1987, he started a Church in Benin-City and relocated to Lagos in 1989,
Today, there are BLW Campus Fellowships and CE Churches in higher institutions and major cities around the world.
His ministry holds crusades in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ghana, South Africa etc, and has “Healing Streams” that streamed to Billions of people.
He was also the first to pioneer a Christian-based television network from Africa to the rest of the world. He also held the largest single-night event held in Nigeria in 2006 with 3.5 million people in attendance “Good Friday Miracle Night”.
He operates the Inner City Mission Project, which works to assist orphaned and indigent children in inner cities in several countries. The organization is under the auspices of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International, which works to help the poor and those in the inner cities.
The organization sends relief materials to countries when disasters strike and works with government parastatals to improve social well-being. in Africa managed by Pushaboo, an organisation spearheading the care of mothers and babies around the world.
He is the author of several books, including Rhapsody of Realities, distributed monthly in All countries and also shared via social media platforms.
-Recreating Your World in 1998,
-Gates of Zion in 1998,
-Your Rights In Christ in 1998,
-The Oil And The Mantle in 1999,
…and many more.
– Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from Benson Idahosa University.
– Honorary Doctorate of Science Award, Ambrose Alli University.
– Honorary Doctorate of Science Award, Igbenidion University, Okada, Edo State.
– Recently conferred the university Chancellor and Head of Government/Chairman of Weldios University, Republic of Benin.
HERE ARE SEVERAL THINGS MANY DON’T KNOW ABOUT PASTOR CHRIS
In remote and recent past, several tabloids and publications have made headlines on several TV stations and Newspapers around the world about Pastor Chris. But the puzzle is: the more the gossip, or the tabloids, the more undeterred and unshaken this Celestial Phantom in Human Frame is, posing a question: Who is Pastor Chris? Now follow me to find out some salient truths about this Apostolic wonder walking the earth as I share with you just one infallible secret about him in diverse shades. Interesting hun!
1. Pastor Chris had an early Childhood encounter with Jesus Christ and on or before the age of 15, he already began his ministry.
2. Pastor Chris Speaks in tongue more than his neighbours in faith; a deep truth learned from Apostle Paul which has made his Journey a Smart Option.
3. Pastor Chris is Selfless and Lavishly Invests in the gospel to the tune of billions.
4. Pastor Chris found his purpose for living pretty early in life and embarked on his journey without distraction.
5. Pastor Chris is viewed as a very debonair man, in fact many think he is too handsome to be in human frame, yet you will cry if you ever get to see his knees because of the impact of unlimited kneeling in the place of prayer.
6. Pastor Chris is the First African Pastor to own a 24hour Gospel Satellite TV station reaching the world from Africa.
7. Pastor Chris’ operation in the revelation of God’s word, demonstration of the anointing, and Relationship with the Holy Spirit is a wonder that is uncommon in any man of God since the modern history of the Church.
8. Pastor Chris became the first and only worldwide Pastor who has proven the wonder of the use of technology in running a global evangelism and ministry operation in very fascinating scope.
9. Pastor Chris premiered “Future Africa Leaders Awards” (FALA) in 2014; an honour platform to develop and challenge the new world of extraordinary Leaders for the next future of Africa, under “Chris Oyakhilome Foundation”.
10. Pastor Chris is the Owner of KingsChat; The fastest-growing social media network in the world which is built with security wares that disallow profane and explicit content.
11. In 2007, Pastor Chris made a Legendary teaching that provided a timeless insight and infallible truth about “Nationhood” beyond what Geographers and Social Scientists ever knew or thought: a lesson to the United Nations.
12. In 2020, when the news of Covid came, Pastor Chris was the lone voice that insisted that Covid was man-made and targeted at the church. His message which was opposed by many, later became clear to all that the globalists didn’t just have a hand in the evil that was going on but were actually responsible for the virus.
13. Pastor Chris has raised the LoveWorld Singers, a choir singing New Testament songs that truly praise and glorify God.
14. Christ Embassy is a Pacesetter Church in the whole world.
15. Pastor Chris is the best teacher of the Word of God in this age and time.
Study one of such teachings titled: WHAT CAN MAKE THE PRESENCE OF GOD TO LEAVE A MAN
16. Everyone who associates with Pastor Chris becomes a huge success. According to him, no one who listens to him will ever be a failure. Profound!
17. Christ Embassy owns one of the largest internet multimedia platforms and App content factory in the world.
18. Pastor Chris is a Professor of Theology and holds a PhD in Pneumatology study of the Holy Spirit and other Celestial Beings. He is a Doctor of Divinity and Doctor of Science.
19. Pastor Chris holds global services which are beamed live to teeming audiences across 7 Continents of the World at a time through satellite and web technology. His TV stations, media content, and Multimedia platforms are some of the best in the world.
20. Pastor Chris owns multiple platforms that are amongst the biggest employers of Labour in the world. His Satellite and Cable TV channels reach over half of the world’s population on a daily basis.
21. Christ Embassy has some of the best set and stage designs in the world. No argument.
22. LCA-LoveWorld Convocation Arena is a popping edifice, built without pillars; a building that has only one of its’ kind of Africa, making it one of the most wondrous Architectural Lustre in the world. You need to be there yourself.
23. We are adding this extra special thing about Pastor Chris. On Easter Sunday 2020, Pastor Chris pulled 3.25 Billion people to watch his Special Easter Service with Pastor Chris.
24. His Healing Program, Healing Streams Live Healing Services with Pastor Chris holds the record of a single gathering with over 7 Billion people connected and watching.
25. One of his books, Rhapsody of Realities, now in its 23rd year in print, is the most translated and most distributed book in the whole world. It is available in 242 countries and cities and in all known languages.
26. Pastor Chris is also known for his generosity. He gives out cars so much so that his giving cars no longer makes the news.
27. We will leave you to fill out any one we may have left out in the comment section below.
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