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Pastor Enoch Adeboye – how influential is he in Nigeria?

Find out more about this prominent persona in Nigerian church. Get his biography and achievements.

Nigeria is blessed with many men of God to serve in it. One of them is Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye. He serves at Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). How influential is this person?

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

In February 2016 Pastor Adeboye visited two of the highest officials in Nigeria – president Buhari and vice president Osinbajo. He visited presidential villa in Abuja. There are rumors that the meeting lasted for over 20 minutes, but there are no details yet on its purpose or outcomes. They only comment given by Pastor Adeboye was: God bless you all!

Pastor Adeboye and president buhari handshake

The measure of influence of this pastor is great. The congregation of the RCCG church includes over 2 million people from different states of Nigeria. He has been entrusted by God to impact their lives for good and to carry Good News to this nation.

Redeemed Christian Church of God

Pastor Adeboye biography

Here are few interesting facts you should learn about this man of God.

Pastor Adeboye and wife

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How old is pastor Adeboye?

He was born in March 1942 in Osun State. The person is also known as the Daddy GO or Daddy and Prophet of the World. Such loving names were given to him by his congregation. In 1973 he started his ministry at the Redeemed Christian Church of God as an interpreter. The founder and former pastor of it Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi used to preach in Yoruba and Enoch Adeboye translated his sermons into English.  

Pastor Adeboye praying

His appointment to be the minister of the church took place in 1981. At that time the congregation had over 14 000 in it. His education allowed him to teach mathematics in higher schools. In fact, he was a professor of math before he entered the full ministry.

Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi

In 2008 pastor Adeboye was named among the 50 most influential people in the world (by Newsweek magazine). Redeemed Christian Church of God is one of the most populated churches in Nigeria.

So, how influential is Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye? We can say God is using this person, who soon would turn 74 years of age to attain His purposes on earth. God bless you. 

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We all believe in God, visiting churches and temples. We read the Bible, but sometimes not all understand. I do not understand those interpretations were written there. So at this moment we need a mentor who would give us the interpretation of this or that parable. This mentor in Nigeria is Pastor Enoch Adeboye.Very interesting his life, the way to God. It was interesting to learn before becoming a pastor and a minister of the church he was a professor of mathematics.It is good that people go to church to God. Some devote all his life to serving God.

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In every country, people have faith in God. Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is influential because people trust him. Listen to his advice and all calls to serve God. A simple man can not be a pastor. There should be a strong faith. The pastor should instruct people on the right path. In the most difficult moments we seek the help of God and believe in him. I think the pastor should not do bad deeds. And no one to obey the laws of God. Be kind to people. And give the latter the poor. To help everyone not only in word but also in deed.

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